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Copa America Day 6: Brazil vs. Haiti and Ecuador vs Peru. TV and Streaming Listings

Group B takes center stage today as Brazil plays a historic game against Haiti and Peru look to secure a Quarterfinal berth after only two matches at the expense of Ecuador. This is your Sounder at Heart Gamethread and How to Watch

With Neymar out, Dani Alves Captain's Brazil in Copa America.
With Neymar out, Dani Alves Captain's Brazil in Copa America.
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Brazil (FIFA Rank 7) v Haiti (74)

Brazil drew their opener 0-0 with Ecuador only after a fortuitous out of bounds call kept Brazil from giving up an embarrassing own goal, they will be looking to use this game to get back on track after a rough start.  Orlando boasts a large Brazilian community and Kaka plays for Orlando City thus after disappointing attendance in the first two games in Orlando (17,155 and 13,466 out of capacity 60,219, the second of which was played in a tropical storm) this should be a raucous pro-Brazil crowd.

This is the biggest game in modern memory for the Haiti National Team, they have not qualified for the World Cup since 1974 where they finished 15th out of 16 teams, and a nation that has rallied behind their team since the earthquake that devastated the country in 2010 will be watching in unprecedented numbers.  Haiti plays a very solid defensive style and will look to steal a goal on the counter, with Brazil struggling to create chances with a makeshift lineup that might be the key to a historic upset.

Note: Mark Geiger is assigned as the center referee for this game, look for Mr. Geiger to provide a talking point or two.

Ecuador (13) v Peru (48)

Ecuador comes in with confidence after dominating much of the game against Brazil in their opener.  With Brazil eventually expected to turn it around and get results against Peru and Haiti, this match is essentially to see who will advance from Group B.  Group B is matched up with the USMNT's Group A, so this game will have a big impact to see who will play in the Quarterfinals and likely play the USMNT if they can get a result against Paraguay on Saturday.

Peru earned a 1-0 win in Seattle on Saturday against Haiti.  While Peru have struggled in CONMEBOL's World Cup Qualifying they have finished 3rd in the last two Copa America's.  This was supposed to be a rebuilding squad for Peru with management turning over the defense and a good portion of the roster to a youth movement.  With a win against Ecuador, they will exceed all expectations and advance to the Quarterfinals with a game to play.

Note: This match has been scheduled for the lesser distributed Fox Sports 2, immediately signalling that it will probably be the most entertaining match of the round.

How to Watch:

Brazil v Haiti
Monday, 4:30 PM
Location: Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
TV: FS1, UniMas and Univision Deportes
Streaming: Fox Sports Go and Univision Deportes

Ecuador v Peru
Monday, 7 PM
Location: University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona
TV: FS2, UniMas and Univision Deportes
Streaming: Fox Sports Go and Univision Deportes

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