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The kids are coming and you aren't going to want to miss it.
The U.S. Under-20 national team takes the field at the Under-20 World Cup in Egypt on Saturday and its first match, against Germany, should tell us plenty about what kind of chances the United States has of matching the 2007 Under-20 team, which reached the World Cup quarterfinals.
USA-Germany is just one of several quality matches to choose from this weekend. Hamburg-Bayern Munich, Bordeaux-Rennes and Sao Paulo-Corinthians are just a few of the better games available to American soccer fans this weekend.
Here is a rundown of the Top Ten Matches to Watch as well as the full weekend TV schedule:
This Week's Top 10 Match-ups to Watch
1. USA vs. Germany (Under-20 World Cup). The future of American soccer is on display as the Under-20 team opens World Cup play.
2. Hamburg vs. Bayern Munich. First place Hamburg can open a six point game on Bayern with a win here, but Bayern Munich is playing better than it did to start the season.
3. Bordeaux vs. Rennes. Can Rennes' stingy defense, which includes Carlos Bocanegra, hold up
4. Sampdoria vs. Inter Milan. Sampdoria was unbeaten before the mid-week loss to Fiorentina. This test will be much tougher against the defending champions.
5. Sao Paulo vs. Corinthians. This Sao Paulo Derby is a can't-miss, with plenty of talent and passion on display.
5. Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Columbus Crew. Say it with me: Potential MLS Cup Final preview.
6. Fulham vs. Arsenal. Can Clint Dempsey and the Cottagers battle the Gunners in another London Derby.
7. New England Revolution vs. Seattle Sounders. Vital points on the line for two teams battling for playoff spots.
8. Toluca vs. Cruz Azul. Two teams in first place in their Mexico League groups square off in what should be an intense match.
9. England vs. Uruguay (Under-20 World Cup). Some of England's better young stars are on this squad, which makes watching them one of the joys of the tournament.
T10. Liverpool vs. Hull City. Jozy Altidore should get his first chance to play one of the Big Four EPL clubs since making the move to England.
T10. Brazil vs. Costa Rica (Under-20 World Cup). Can you ever pass up a chance to see Brazil's top youngsters play?
This Weekend's Soccer on TV
3:15pm– ESPN360.com- SC Olhanense vs. Sporting Braga
3:25pm– ESPN360.com- Spain vs. Tahiti (U-20 World Cup)
5:30am– FSC- North Queensland Fury FC vs. Adelaide United
7:30am– ESPN2- Portsmouth vs. Everton
8am– Setanta Sports USA- Zenit St. Petersburg vs. CSKA Moscow
9:30am– Setanta Sports USA- Stoke City vs. Manchester United
10am– FSC- Liverpool vs. Hull City
10am– ESPN360.com- Coventry City vs. Middlesbrough
10am- ESPN Classic/ESPN360.com/Galavision- USA vs. Germany (U-20 World Cup)
Noon– ESPN Deportes- Real Madrid vs. CD Tenerife
12:15pm– FSC- Fulham vs. Arsenal
12:30pm– GolTV- Hamburg vs. Bayern Munich
12:30pm– ESPN360.com/Setanta USA- Ipswich Town vs. Newcastle United
12:40pm– ESPN360.com- Ghana Uzbekistan (U-20 World Cup)
12:40pm– ESPN360.com- Cameroon vs. Korea Republic (U-20 World Cup)
1:45pm– ESPN360.com- PSV Eindhoen vs. Willem II
2pm– ESPN Deportes/GolTV- Malaga vs. FC Barcelona
2:45pm– FSC- Livorno vs. Fiorentina
3pm- Setanta Sports USA- Lyon vs. Toulouse
3:25pm– ESPN360.com- England vs. Uruguay (U-20 World Cup)
5pm– Setanta Sports USA- Wigan vs. Chelsea (Delayed)
5pm– FSC- Sampdoria vs. Inter Milan
5:30pm– GolTV- Palmeiras vs. Atletico Paranaense
6pm– Telemundo- Monterrey vs. Puebla (Delayed)
6pm– Azteca America- Cruz Azul vs. Toluca
7pm– FSC- Tottenham vs. Burnley (Delayed)
7:30pm- Direct Kick- New England Revolution vs. Seattle Sounders
7:30pm– Direct Kick- Columbus Crew vs. Los Angeles Galaxy
8pm– Azteca America- Indios vs. Tecos
8:30pm-Direct Kick- Kansas City Wizards vs. Colorado Rapids
8:30pm– Direct Kick- FC Dallas vs. Real Salt Lake
8:30pm– Direct Kick- Chicago Fire vs. Toronto FC
8:30pm– Setanta Sports USA- Blackburn vs. Aston Villa (Delayed)
10pm– Telemundo- Atlas vs. Tigres
10pm– Telefutura- San Luis vs. Jaguares
10:15pm– Setanta Sports USA- Wigan vs. Chelsea (Delayed)
10:30pm- FSC- Chivas USA vs. New York Red Bulls
8am– Setanta Sports USA- Plymouth Argyle vs. Nottingham
9am– FSC- Juventus vs. Bologna
9:30am– ESPN Deportes- SC Freiburg vs. Borussia Moenchengladbach
10am– ESPN360.com/Galavision- Brazil vs. Costa Rica (Under-20 World Cup)
11am– FSC- Sunderand vs. Wolverhampton
11am– GolTV- Almeria vs. Racing Santander
12:40pm– ESPN360.com- United Arab Emirates vs. South Africa (Under-20 World Cup)
12:40pm– ESPN360.com- Czech Republic vs. Australia
1pm– ESPN2/ESPN360.com/ESPN Deportes/GolTV- Real Zaragoza vs. Getafe
1pm– Telemundo- UNAM Pumas vs. Chivas de Guadalajara
2:45pm– ESPN360.com/ESPN Deportes- Ajax Amsterdam vs. ADO Den Haag
2:45pm– FSC- AC Milan vs. Bari
3pm– GolTV- Deportivo La Coruna vs. Villarreal
3pm– Setanta Sports USA vs. Bordeaux vs. Rennes
3pm– Telefutura- DC United vs. San Jose Earthquakes
3pm– Azteca America- Morelia vs. Queretaro FC
3:25pm– ESPN360.com- Honduras vs. Hungary (Under-20 World Cup)
5pm– Telefutura- Santos Laguna vs. Pachuca
5pm- Univision- Club America vs. Atlante
5pm– GolTV- Sao Paulo vs. Corinthians
What do you think of this weekend's schedule? Which matches are you most looking forward to? Excited for the start of the Under-20 World Cup?
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