Your Running Commentary

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary


Saturday provides another busy day of soccer action, featuring the FA Cup, Bundesliga and a vital match for the U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team.

In England, the FA Cup continues with the tournament’s fifth round as several of the Premier League’s heavy-hitters take the field. Manchester City faces off with David Wagner’s Huddersfield Town in one of the day’s more interesting matchups while title favorites Chelsea battles Wolverhampton Wanderers. Leicester City and Middlesbrough are also in action, facing Millwall and Oxford United, respectively.

German action features several contenders, including both Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund. The former faces John Brooks and Hertha Berlin while the latter takes on Wolfsburg as Bayern looks to further their dominance in Bundesliga play.

Elsewhere, the U.S. Under-20’s take on Panama in the first game of the CONCACAF Championships as Tab Ramos and co. look to start World Cup qualifying on the right foot.

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

Enjoy the action (Today’s TV schedule below):


7:30 a.m. — Fox Sports 1/Fox Sports Go/Fox Deportes/Fox Soccer 2Go — Burnley vs. Lincoln City

10 a.m. — Fox Sports 1/Fox Sports Go/Fox Deportes/Fox Soccer 2Go — Huddersfield Town vs. Manchester City

10 a.m. — Fox Soccer 2Go — Middlesbrough vs. Oxford United

10 a.m. — Fox Soccer 2Go — Millwall vs. Leicester City

12:30 p.m. — Fox Sports 2/Fox Sports Go/Fox Deportes/Fox Soccer 2Go — Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. Chelsea


7 a.m. — beIN Sports USA/beIN Sports en Español/beIN Sports Connect — Sporting Gijón v. Atlético Madrid

10:15 a.m. — beIN Sports USA/beIN Sports en Español/beIN Sports Connect — Real Madrid vs. Espanyol

12:30 p.m. — beIN Sports en Español/beIN Sports Connect — Deportivo La Coruña vs. Deportivo Alavés

2:45 p.m. — beIN Sports en Español/beIN Sports Connect — Sevilla vs. Eibar


9:30 a.m. — Fox Sports 2/Fox Sports Go/Fox Soccer 2Go — Hertha Berlin vs. Bayern Munich

9:30 a.m. — Fox Sports Go/Fox Soccer Plus/Fox Soccer 2Go — Borussia Dortmund vs. VfL Wolfsburg

9:30 a.m. — Fox Soccer 2Go — Mainz 05 vs. Werder Bremen

9:30 a.m. — Fox Soccer 2Go — Hoffenheim vs. Darmstadt 98

9:30 a.m. — Fox Soccer 2Go — Eintracht Frankfurt vs. FC Ingolstadt

12:30 p.m. — Fox Soccer Plus/Fox Soccer 2Go — Hamburg SV vs. Freiburg


Noon — beIN Sports Connect — Atalanta vs. Crotone

2:45 p.m. — beIN Sports USA/beIN Sports Connect — Empoli vs. Lazio


11 a.m. — beIN Sports Connect — Marseille vs. Stade Rennes

2 p.m. — beIN Sports Connect — Lorient vs. Nice

2 p.m. — beIN Sports Connect — Angers vs. Nancy

2 p.m. — beIN Sports Connect — Caen vs. Lille

2 p.m. — beIN Sports Connect — Metz vs. Nantes


6 p.m. — Univision Deportes — Cruz Azul vs. Atlas

8 p.m. — Univision/Univision Deportes/Univision NOW — Monterrey vs. Pachuca

8 p.m. — Azteca America — Morelia vs. Toluca

8:06 p.m. — Galavision/Univision NOW — Club León vs. Santos Laguna

10 p.m. — ESPN Deportes/WatchESPN — Necaxa vs. Querétaro

10:06 p.m. — Univision/Univision Deportes/Univision NOW/Facebook Live — Guadalajara vs. Club América


10 a.m. — beIN Sports Connect — Barnsley vs. Brighton & Hove Albion


3:50 a.m. — ESPN3/WatchESPN — Western Sydney Wanderers vs. Sydney FC


2 p.m. — beIN Sports Connect — Young Boys vs. St. Gallen


3:30 p.m. — Univision Deportes — United States vs. Panama


8 p.m. — YES Network — New York City FC vs. Houston Dynamo

  • Dennis

    “What a cup tie! One of the greatest shocks – one of the greatest matches – in the entire history of the oldest major competition in world football! Lincoln City have become the first non-league side to reach the quarter-finals of the FA Cup since Queens Park Rangers managed it in 1914. (That was the year Burnley lifted the trophy, a lovely additional historical quirk.) Their victory was hugely deserved; the Imps were magnificent from front to back. Burnley weren’t at their best, but they simply weren’t allowed to be, as the comical rolling spat between an irate Joey Barton and the uncowed Matt Rhead illustrated. So Lincoln’s hero, the goalscorer Sean Raggett, has become an instant FA Cup legend, not least because of that post-match interview. “No time for celebrations, it’s North Ferriby on Tuesday.” The unique glamour of the FA Cup right there. What a goal! What a quote! What a cup tie!”


  • Gary Page

    Unbelievable how Bayern was able to salvage a point at the death. It was literally the last play of the game. And what was Hertha’s GK doing playing in the middle of the box instead of in front of goal?Never seen that before in that kind of situation.

    Liked by 1 person

    • whammmm

      There were also 5 minutes of stoppage added, which was a stretch to begin with. The leveler was then scored in the 6+ minute of stoppage.


      • Philip'n

        I personally thought the stoppage time was fair, with all the cramping that happened before the 90′ and the ~30 seconds of delay afterwards (leading to the free kick that had to be taken before the final whistle).


      • whammmm

        Fair enough, the free kick did have to be taken at that point. we will just have to disagree on the Initial 5. It shouldn’t have gotten to that free kick.


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