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Austria vs. Brazil live stream: Time, TV schedule and how to watch online

Austria plays host to Brazil as they try to continue their recent rise in eyes of public opinion.

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Some friendlies are high-profile "glamour" affairs designed to attract eyeballs and money to the federations in question. While Brazil is frequently involved in such friendlies, a match against a side generally seen as a lower-tier footballing nation like Austria doesn't so much qualify as glamorous.

While Brazil may feel like they're playing beneath themselves, Austria have been on a roll lately and are starting to pop up on some people's radars. While they certainly stand to benefit financially from the extra fan attention that a match against one of the best international teams in the world brings, putting in a good performance against a side like Brazil could do more than just get them popping up on radars; especially in light of their early successes in Euro 2016 qualifying, a good performance today could really put them on the map.

Key player - Roberto Firmino (Brazil)

Firmino has been impressing in the Bundesliga for the last two years, but he only just earned his first cap for the Seleção last week against Turkey when he came on for Luiz Adriano as a substitute. Considering the lower-profile nature of this match, this would be a good chance for Brazil's new manager Dunga to experiment with the depth available for him, including largely untested players like Firmino.

The Hoffenheim star is very dynamic in his attacking and creation, and his versatility lets him play several different positions, something that is always useful in international play. He deserves a chance to strut his stuff for Brazil from the first kick, and this would be the perfect opportunity for Dunga to give him that special moment.

Key Question - Can Austria pull out two miracles in a row?

Austria pulled a big win out of their hats on Saturday when they took down Russia. They're a team on the rise right now, and if they can get a result or at least push one of the best sides in the world it could go a long ways towards giving them legitimacy in the eyes of many observers around the world.

It won't be easy for the home side to pull anything off; Brazil are on a hell of a run and have a pretty large talent advantage over Austria. Of course, that would just make any positive performance Austria manages all the more impressive, so unless they get just blown off the pitch and half their players get hurt, almost anything else they manage can be a good sign of their progress. Austria shouldn't just be satisfied with good though, they should be aiming for great.

Match Date/Time: Tuesday, 7:00 P.M. local, 1:00 P.M. ET

Venue: Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna, Austria

TV: beIN Sport USA (U.S. - English), ORF 1 (Austria), Globo (Brazil)

Online: beIN Sports Connect (U.S.), ORF Streaming (Austria)

Listings via LiveSoccerTV.