Argentina vs Ecuador LIVE with Lionel Messi: Kick-off time, TV channels and where to stream the Copa America 2024 quarter-finals online for free | EN

With Lionel Messi on the field, Argentina will be confronted Ecuador in the Copa America 2024 Quarterfinals of this Thursday, July 4 At the NRG Stadium in Houston, TexasHere is your ultimate guide to check the live stream, TV channel, date, start time, lineups as well as where and how to watch this exciting clash for free.

Ecuador reached this CONMEBOL Tournament round after a complicated start and a path full of ups and downs. The tricolour opened with a defeat against unbeatable Venezuela (2-1)marked by the early sending off of Enner Valencia, their captain and all-time top scorer.

They recovered with a 3-1 win against Jamaica and a 0:0 against Mexicoand secured second place in the group based on goal difference (+1). The Albiceleste got the ticket as absolute leader of Group A after several victories against Canada (2:0), Chile (1:0) And Peru (2:0).

Besides the tough opponent, the coach’s biggest concerns are Felix Sanchez Bas Focus on the performance of his team, which has shown inconsistency throughout the tournament and will have to improve significantly to have a chance against the Argentine team.

At the side of Lionel Scaloni's team, key players like Lionel Messi, Emiliano Martinez, Nicolas Otamendi, Marcos Acuña or Julian Alvarez (to name a few) will return to the starting line-up and give it their all to reach the next round of the tournament.

Information about the match Argentina vs. Ecuador

  • Gameday: Thursday, July 4, 2024
  • Kick-off time: 9:00 p.m. ET / 8:00 p.m. CT / 7:00 p.m. MT / 6:00 p.m. PT
  • Venue: NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas
  • TV channels / streaming: DGO, TyC Sports Play, Televisión Pública, Telefe, DIRECTV Sports, TyC Sports (Argentina) / DGO, DIRECTV Sports, Ecuavisa (Ecuador)

Where and how can you watch the quarter-finals of the Copa America 2024 between Argentina and Ecuador today?

In Mexicothe games of The Albiceleste will be broadcast exclusively on television on Azteca Sports, Canal 5 Television, Aztec 7 and TUDN and its streaming platform, ViX; and in Ecuadorthe games of The tricolour will be broadcast on Football channel and EcuaVisa. In Mexico and Ecuador, as well as the rest of Latin America, this game will also be available through DirecTV Sports and its streaming platform DirecTV Go.

In the United States, FOX Sports (FS1) owns the rights to broadcast all Copa America 2024 matches in the United States through the streaming services of Fubo TV, DIRECTV Stream,, SiriusXM FC, TUDN RadioAnd Univision NOW. If you want to see it in Spanish, you must sign a contract TUDN, Univision or ViX Premium.

If you are in Spainyou can watch Argentina vs Ecuador and the remaining matches of the Copa America 2024 on Movistar+, 3Cat, TV3, Movistar Copa America and Movistar Plus+Remember the time difference: The duel between Mexicans and Ecuadorians starts in the European country on Monday, July 1, at 2:00 a.m.

Finally, if you are in the Great Britainyou can experience every exciting moment of the Copa America 2024 with Premier Sports, the official broadcaster of the tournament in the UK. Subscribe today from just £9.99 per month and easily access live streams of all matches Premier Sports App (Android/iOS) or website.

When is the Argentina vs Ecuador match at the Copa America 2024 today?

Here are the schedules by country so you know when the Argentina vs Ecuador match in the quarter-finals of the Copa America 2024 starts:

  • 10pm – Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil
  • 9 p.m. ET – Miami (USA), Chile, Venezuela and Bolivia
  • 8:00 p.m. CT – Chicago (USA), Peru, Ecuador and Colombia
  • 19:00 MT – Colorado (USA)
  • 6:00 p.m. PT – Arizona, California (USA), Mexico
  • Friday, July 5, 3am – London
  • Friday, July 5, 3am – Spain, France, Italy and Germany
  • Friday, July 5, 11am – Australia

Possible lineups for today's Argentina vs Ecuador match in the quarter-finals of the Copa America 2024

  • Argentina: Julio Jose Gonzalez; Jorge Sanchez Ramos, Cesar Montes, Johan Vasquez, Gerardo Arteaga; David Silva; Uriel Antuna; Carlos Rodriguez, Luis Gerardo Chavez, Julian Andres Quinones; Santiago Giménez. Coach: Jaime Lozano.
  • Ecuador: Alexander Dominguez; Antonio Conte, Carlos Gomez, Fernando Torres; Alan Franco Palma, Moises Caicedo; John Yeboah, Kendry Paez, Jeremy Sarmiento; Kevin Rodriguez. Coach: Felix Sanchez Bas.

How is the Argentine national team developing?

La Scaloneta won Group A of the Copa América comfortably, beating Canada 2-0, Chile 1-0 and Peru 2-0 to finish the tournament with a perfect record as leaders. So far, the national team has been far superior to all its rivals, conceding no goals and knowing when to strike. In addition, Lautaro Martínez, who scored 4 of the national team's 5 goals in the tournament (the other goal was scored by Julián Álvarez), was unbeatable.