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Jul 20, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA; LA Galaxy midfielder Nigel de Jong (34) moves the ball defended by Seattle Sounders FC forward Herculez Gomez (9) during the first half at StubHub Center. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

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The post-Sigi Schmid era begins this weekend for the Seattle Sounders.

Since the club’s inaugural season in MLS in 2009, the Sounders have only had Schmid at their head coach. The 63-year-old Schmid, however, mutually parted ways with the club on Tuesday and assistant Brian Schmetzer will assume the role of interim head coach ahead of Sunday’s home fixture against the LA Galaxy.

The Sounders have lost twice to the Galaxy this month already, with a 1-0 loss coming on July 9 in league play and a 4-2 defeat on July 17 in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open Cup.

Most other MLS fixtures will take place on Sunday due to the All-Star break. New York City FC and Colorado Rapids, however, provide the lone fixture on Saturday. NYCFC looks to bounce back from a difficult 4-1 loss to the Red Bulls while the Rapids look to extend their 15-match unbeaten streak.

Elsewhere, International Champions Cup and a couple of club friendlies get the fans geared up for the return of European soccer. Tottenham will face Atlético Madrid on Friday while Arsenal, fresh off their MLS All-Star game on Thursday, will take on Chivas de Guadalajara on Saturday.

Here is a rundown of all the soccer action on TV this weekend, with all times Eastern:

FRIDAY

INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONS CUP

6 a.m. — WatchESPN/ESPN3/ESPN Deportes — Tottenham Hotspur vs. Atlético Madrid

MEXICAN LIGA MX

10 p.m. — Azteca America — Tijuana vs. Guadalajara

MEXICAN COPA MX

4 a.m. — WatchESPN/ESPN Deportes — Morelia vs. Alebrijes de Oaxaca

SATURDAY

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

3 p.m. — YES Network/MLS Live/MLS Direct Kick — New York City FC vs. Colorado Rapids

NASL

7 p.m. — ESPN3/NASL Live — Fort Lauderdale Strikers vs. Jacksonville Armada

7 p.m. — ESPN3/NASL Live — Ottawa Fury vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies

7:30 p.m. — One World Sports/NASL Live — New York Cosmos vs. Puerto Rico

8 p.m. — beIN Sports USA/beIN Sports en Español/beIN Sports Connect/NASL Live — Miami FC vs. Indy Eleven

9 p.m. — ESPN3/NASL Live — Rayo OKC vs. Minnesota United

MEXICAN LIGA MX

6 p.m. — Univision Deportes — Querétaro vs. Puebla

8 p.m. — Univision/Univision Deportes — Monterrey vs. Cruz Azul

10 p.m. — Univision/Univision Deportes — Club América vs. Tigres UANL

CLUB FRIENDLY

4:05 a.m. — ESPN3/WatchESPN — Juventus vs. South China

10 a.m. — ESPN3 — Watford vs. Queens Park Rangers

6 p.m. — Fox Sports 1/Fox Sports Go — Guadalajara vs. Arsenal

SUNDAY

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

2 p.m. — Fox/Fox Sports Go/Fox Deportes/Fox Soccer 2Go — Sporting Kansas City vs. Portland Timbers

4 p.m. — ESPN/ESPN Deportes — Seattle Sounders vs. LA Galaxy

6 p.m. — MLS Live/MLS Direct Kick — FC Dallas vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

6:30 p.m. — MLS Live/MLS Direct Kick — D.C. United vs. Montreal Impact

7 p.m. — TCN Philadelphia/MLS Live/MLS Direct Kick — Philadelphia Union vs. Real Salt Lake

7 p.m. — MSG/CSN Chicago/MLS Live/MLS Direct Kick — Chicago Fire vs. New York Red Bulls

7:30 p.m. — MLS Live/MLS Direct Kick — Toronto FC vs. Columbus Crew

7:30 p.m. — CSN New England/MLS Live/MLS Direct Kick — Orlando City SC vs. New England Revolution

9 p.m. — CSN California/MLS Live/MLS Direct Kick — Houston Dynamo vs. San Jose Earthquakes

NASL

4 p.m. — ESPN3/NASL Live — FC Edmonton vs. Carolina RailHawks

MEXICAN LIGA MX

1 p.m. — Univision Deportes — Pumas UNAM vs. Club León

6 p.m. — Univision Deportes — Chiapas vs. Toluca

CLUB FRIENDLY

Midnight — ESPN3 — Melbourne Victory vs. Atlético Madrid

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