Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary


Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

James Milner of Manchester City celebrates his goal, 2-4

Photo by Joe Toth/


Two days removed from an entertaining Boxing Day of action, a jam-packed stretch in the English Premier League schedule continues Saturday with six matches to kick off the weekend.

After West Bromwich Albion and West Ham United kick off the day at Upton Park, second-place Manchester City could take over the top spot in the league for at least a temporary basis with a home victory against Crystal Palace. Man City have been dominant at the Ethiad Stadium so far this season, posting a 9-0-0 record and a +31 goal differential. A surprise result for Crystal Palace could be a big boost in their campaign to stay out of the relegation zone.

Elsewhere, Manchester United will look to follow up their comeback road win against Hull City with a road win against Norwich City. The day’s action will wrap up in South Wales as Cardiff City try to end their disappointing run in recent weeks with a victory against Jozy Altidore and last-place Sunderland, who are coming off a shock 1-0 victory at Everton.

If you will be watching today’s action, please feel free to share your thoughts, opinions and some play-by-play in the comments section below.

Enjoy the action. (Today’s TV schedule is after the jump):


7:45am – West Ham United vs. West Bromwich Albion – NBC Sports Network

10am – Manchester City vs. Crystal Palace – Premier League Extra Time

10am – Norwich City vs. Manchester United – Premier League Extra Time

10am – Aston Villa vs. Swansea City – Premier League Extra Time

10am – Hull City vs. Fulham – Premier League Extra Time

12:30pm – Cardiff City vs. Sunderland – NBC

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