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This Weekend’s Soccer on TV

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The summer of international soccer continues this weekend, as Copa America joins the FIFA U-17 World Cup and FIFA Women's World Cup among the on-going international tournaments.

Host Argentina and defending champion Brazil open their Copa America campaigns on Friday and Sunday against Bolivia and Venezuela, respectively.

Over in Germany, the U.S. women's national team looks to make more headway in reaching the knockout stage of the Women's World Cup by taking on Colombia for the first time ever in its second Group C game on Saturday.

There are plenty of quality MLS matches on the slate as well, as new-look D.C. United and the Philadelphia Union renew their regional rivalry, FC Dallas and Columbus meet in a battle of in-form teams and New York and San Jose square off in a rematch from the 2010 postseason.

Here is the long weekend's soccer on TV:



8 p.m. – Fox Soccer Channel – FC New York vs. Antigua Barracuda FC

8:45 p.m. – Telefutura/YouTube – Argentina vs. Bolivia (Copa America)


8 a.m. – ESPN2/ – Korea DPR vs. Sweden (Women's World Cup)

12 p.m. – ESPN/ – USA vs. Colombia (Women's World Cup)

2:30 p.m. – Univision/YouTube – Colombia vs. Costa Rica (Copa America)

7 p.m. – Fox Soccer Channel – D.C. United vs. Philadelphia Union

9 p.m. – MLS Direct Kick/MatchDay Live – FC Dallas vs. Columbus Crew

10 p.m. – Galavision – Chivas USA vs. Chicago Fire

10:30 p.m. – ESPN2/ Deportes – San Jose Earthquakes vs. New York Red Bulls

11 p.m. – MLS Direct Kick/MatchDay Live – Portland Timbers vs. Sporting Kansas City


8 a.m. – ESPN2/ – Australia vs. Equatorial Guinea (Women's World Cup)

12 p.m. – ESPN/ – Brazil vs. Norway (Women's World Cup)

3 p.m. – Univision/YouTube – Brazil vs. Venezuela (Copa America)

3:45 p.m. – – Uruguay vs. Uzbekistan (U-17 World Cup)

5:30 p.m. – Telefutura/YouTube – Paraguay vs. Ecuador (Copa America)

6:45 p.m. – ESPNU/ – Japan vs. Brazil (U-17 World Cup)

9 p.m. – ESPN2/ Deportes – Colorado Rapids vs. Houston Dynamo


4 p.m. – – Germany vs. England (U-17 World Cup)

6:15 p.m. – Telefutura/YouTube – Uruguay vs. Peru (Copa America)

7 p.m. – – France vs. Mexico (U-17 World Cup)

8:30 p.m. – ESPN2/ Deportes – Real Salt Lake vs. New England Revolution

8:45 p.m. – Univision/YouTube – Chile vs. Mexico (Copa America)

10:30 p.m. – ESPN2/ Deportes – Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders


  1. what makes it more pure?

    I used to hear that about the WNBA, too, now those same people aren’t even watching that league.

    Pure = polite way of saying lower skill level & more of an even playing-field?

    ^^ Kinda lame if thats the definition.

  2. Turns out it was about the Belgium friendly.

    (False Fire Alarm. Everyone back to their rooms….nothing to see here!)

  3. Then don’t watch it! Personally I find it much more enjoyable than that horrible U17 tournament which doesn’t resemble soccer. FIFA should not have an official tournament for kids that young — it is obviously to sell players.

  4. Ives, I was wondering where your “Top 10 Matches to Watch List” was. However, I looked at the list above of matches this weekend and I now know why.

  5. I hope so, though I’ve heard from reports in Ireland it’s about BB, however I’ll have to say tuned to find out more, maybe the announcement is either later tonight or tomorrow.


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