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SBS Guide

15 Jun 2018 - 3:25 PM  UPDATED 15 Jun 2018 - 4:53 PM

We know millions of Aussies are excited for the Socceroos massive first match in Russia 2018, taking on France this Saturday night, so we want to make sure it’s as easy as possible for football fans to watch the match live and free on SBS wherever they are.

If you plan on live streaming the match:

  1. Log in to your existing SBS account on the device and application you plan on using to watch your match via SBS On Demand | The World Game | SBS 2018 FIFA World Cup App (Android and iTunes)
  2. If you’re not already registered, sign up for a new SBS account via SBS Australia
  3. If you’re an existing user but you’ve forgotten your password, make sure you retrieve your password and log in before your match via SBS Australia

Once you create your SBS account, this will give you free access to SBS and our coverage of the World Cup on any device.

If you’re planning to watch the Socceroos live and in HD on TV, tune in to SBS from 7pm Saturday to get comprehensive pre-game analysis from our trusted team of experts including Craig Foster, Craig Moore, Lucy Zelić and David Basheer.

Don’t miss a minute of the most exciting action from weekend one:

  • Portugal v Spain (4am Saturday)
  • Australia v France (8pm Saturday)
  • Germany v Mexico (1am Monday)

For more information on how to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup live and free visit The World Game site.

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