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Three international matches every Bayern Munich fan should watch this break

Are you excited for the international break? Either way, you're going to watch soccer and we've saved you the trouble of identifying the games you should watch.

Dean Mouhtaropoulos

Must Watch International Matches

Netherlands vs. Mexico - Friendly - Wed Nov. 12, 2014, 2:30pm ET - TV & Streaming

The Netherlands vs. Mexico. Two teams who proved their doubters wrong and put in excellent showings at the World Ciup over the summer. While it may be a just a friendly, watching Arjen Robben torch Rafa Marquez repeatedly should be enormous amounts of fun and should at the top of your to watch list today.

USA vs. Colombia - Friednly - Fri Nov. 14, 2014 - 2:45PM ET - TV & Streaming

The USA is undergoing an extensive youth trial right now and Julian Green falls smack dab in the middle of it. A Friday fixture against the likes of Colombia is going to be a fantastic test for the young Bayern Munich loanee and how far his pedigree has advanced in the months since the World Cup.

Germany vs Spain - Friendly - Tue Nov.18, 2014, 2:45pm ET - TV & Streaming

With a star studded roster on both sides, the Germany-Spain friendly is the cream of the crop in terms of games on the international docket for Bayern Munich's stars. With a grand total of 5 Bayern Munich players potentially in action (along with another 5 on the injured list), it's a match with an enormous amount of impact to Bayern Munich players. While the match may just be a friendly, it is also the only match of the international break to feature two European powerhouses.

Must Follow International Watches


vs. Gibraltar - Euro 2016 Qualifying - Fri Nov. 14, 2014, 2:45pm ET - TV & Streaming

Germany take on Gibraltar in Euro 2016 qualifying. With a less then stellar record through three matches, Germany desperately need a win to secure some points in their group to erase the bitter defeat to Poland the the draw with Ireland. Playing a game against the Gibraltar national team composed almost entirely of amateur players is a great way to exorcise some competitive demons while also ensuring the youngest players get a chance to shine in front of Joachim Low.


vs. Belarus - Euro 2016 Qualifying - Sat Nov. 15, 2014, 2:45pm ET - TV & Streaming

Spain take on Belarus in Euro 2016 qualifying. It won't be competitive and unless you're in love with Juan Bernat or Spain in general, there's probably no reason to watch this game over other Saturday activities.


vs. Lithuania - Euro 2016 Qualifying - Sat Nov 15, 2014, 2:45pm ET - TV & Streaming

vs. Poland - Friendly - Tue Nov 18, 2014, 2:45pm ET

While Switzerland's Euro 2016 qualifying match is considerably less then exciting, their friendly next Tuesday against Poland should be more then enough to make up for the dull nature of their first encounter. Poland represents the next coming in European powerhouse internationals and and Switzerland's impressive youth core will be able to gauge just how far above that level they can reach.


vs. Georgia - Euro 2016 Qualifying - Fri Nov. 14, 2014, 12:00pm ET - TV & Streaming

vs. Switzerland - Friendly - Tue Nov. 18, 2014, 2:45pm ET

Their competitive match against Georgia can be skipped, but try and tune in for their clash against Switzerland.


vs. Latvia - Euro 2016 Qualifying - Sun Nov 16, 2014, 2:30pm ET - TV & Streaming

Netherlands vs. Latvia. Skip. This seem to be a recurring theme. Monsters pounding on minnows all in the name of "fairness"


vs. Serbia - Euro 2016 Qualifying - Fri Nov 14, 2014, 2:45pm ET - TV & Streaming

vs. Romania - Friendly - Tue Nov 18, 2014, 1:30pm ET - TV & Streaming

Finally, an actual Euro 2016 qualifying match that should be an exciting matchup. Both Denmark and Serbia are nations with a diverse crop of exciting young players and are national sides that could really start to make some noise in Europe. While this may not be the most technically exciting of games, it will probably be one of the most evenly matched and one of the more fun clashes of the international break. This match would easily be on the ones to watch if not for the looming question of if it will be available for you to watch on any platform.

Pierre-Emil Hojbjerg guys. Jump on this train.


vs. Ireland - Friendly - Tue Nov. 18, 2014, 2:45pm ET - TV & Streaming

The USA and Ireland are another very exciting matchup from what is a very excellent slate of international games for this break for the USA. While Ireland hovers much farther down the international fixture list, that's mainly because they lose to a lot to powerhouse nations, not from any real lack of quality. Oh, who am I kidding, Robbie Keane is their best player, and he probably be the only player who could start for the USA. Watch Germany vs. Spain instead.

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