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Where can I watch the Netherlands vs Costa Rica World Cup quarter final?

The last World Cup 2014 quarter final takes place this Saturday, July 5. The Netherlands will do battle with Costa Rica to decide who goes through to play the winner of the Argentina vs Belgium match. But where can you watch it?

The Netherlands vs Costa Rica game kicks off at 9:00pm here in the UK and the BBC will be broadcasting the action live on BBC One and BBC One HD.

If you need to set up a reminder on your Freeview, Freesat, YouView, Sky+HD or Virgin Media TiVo box we’ve got all of the channel information listed below for you.

If you’re not able to watch the game on TV, then you can stream the game live on BBC iPlayer or TVPlayer or head over to the BBC Sport site, where you’ll be able to access a live stream as well as fill your boots with bucketloads of stats, commentary and analysis before, during and after the game.

Without further ado, we show you where you can watch the Netherlands vs Costa Rica game on Saturday night. 

Where can I watch the Netherlands vs Costa Rica World Cup game on…

Freeview and YouView

Tune into BBC One on channel 1 or BBC One HD on channel 101 on both Freeview and YouView.  


Freesat viewers in England can get BBC One in SD at channel 101 and BBC One HD channel 108. 

Football fans tuning in from Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales can watch BBC One in standard definition at channel 108 and in HD on channel 101. 


Sky TV customers in England can get the regular BBC One at channel 101 and BBC One HD at channel 141. 

Viewers in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales can get standard definition BBC One at channel 141 and BBC One HD at channel 101. 

Virgin Media

Virgin Media TV customers can watch BBC One in SD at channel 101 or in HD at channel 108. 

Online – BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport and TVPlayer

As well as being able to stream the game on BBC iPlayer, the BBC is promising the to deliver ‘the first ever 24/7 World Cup’ over on the BBC Sport site. Heading over to BBC Sport on your phone and tablet browser will let you stream games and immerse yourself in a universe of stats and social media streams. Smart TV viewers with the BBC Sport app will also be able to stream games live over a broadband connection. 

The TVPlayer app for iOS, Android and Amazon Kindle tablets will also let you stream the BBC’s live coverage of Netherlands vs Costa Rica. 

For information on all the other World Cup 2014 quarter finals, don’t forget to check out our feature.


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