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The second week of the English Premier League kicks off this weekend, but it is MLS with the quality match-ups that headline today's soccer on TV.
First-place Columbus takes on second-place Philadelphia in a vital Eastern Conference clash, while FC Dallas battles Seattle in a match-up of top Western Conference foes. West leader Los Angeles will unveil newly-signed striker Robbie Keane tonight against San Jose.
If European soccer is your thing, then Arsenal-Liverpool will be the match to watch. Arsenal will be seriously short-handed, but will still make things tough at the Emirates against a Liverpool side looking to improve on its opening-week draw.
On the international front, Brazil takes on Portugal tonight in the Under-20 World Cup Final. American referee Mark Geiger will officiate the match between Brazil's deadly attack and Portugal's stingy defense.
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):
TODAY'S SOCCER ON TV
7 a.m. - ESPN3.com - Sunderland vs. Newcastle
7:45 a.m. - ESPN2/ESPN3.com - Arsenal vs. Liverpool
9:30 a.m. - ESPN3.com/ESPN Deportes - Bayern Munich vs. Hamburger SV
10 a.m. - Fox Soccer Channel - Everton vs. Queens Park Rangers
10 a.m. - FoxSoccer.tv - Aston Villa vs. Blackburn
10 a.m. - FoxSoccer.tv - Swansea City vs. Wigan Athletic
10 a.m. - Fox Soccer Plus/FoxSoccer.tv - Nottingham Forest vs. Leicester City
12:20 p.m. - Fox Soccer Plus/FoxSoccer.tv - Peterborough United vs. Ipswich Town
12:30 p.m. - Fox Soccer Channel - Chelsea vs. West Brom
12:30 p.m. - GOLTV - FC Cologne vs. Kaiserslautern
1 p.m. - FoxSoccer.tv - Bordeaux vs. Auxerre
1 p.m. - FoxSoccer.tv - Brest vs. Lyon
1 p.m. - FoxSoccer.tv - Caen vs. Lille
1 p.m. - FoxSoccer.tv - Dijon vs. Lorient
1 p.m. - FoxSoccer.tv - Nice vs. Toulouse
2:30 p.m. - GOLTV - Nacional vs. Defensor Sporting
3 p.m. - FoxSoccer.tv - Ajaccio vs. Evian Thonon Gaillard
5 p.m. - Azteca America/ESPN Deportes - Tijuana vs. Cruz Azul
6 p.m. – Galavision - Queretaro vs. Jaguares
6 p.m. - ESPNU/ESPN3.com - Mexico vs. France (U-20 World Cup third-place game)
7:30 p.m. - MLS Direct Kick/MatchDay Live - Columbus Crew vs. Philadelphia Union
7:30 p.m. - MLS Direct Kick/MatchDay Live - New England Revolution vs. New York Red Bulls
8 p.m. - Telefutura - Santos Laguna vs. Morelia
8 p.m. - Telemundo - Chivas de Guadalajara vs. Monterrey
8:30 p.m. - MLS Direct Kick/MatchDay Live - Houston Dynamo vs. Real Salt Lake
9 p.m. - MLS Direct Kick/MatchDay Live - Colorado Rapids vs. Chivas USA
9 p.m. - MLS Direct Kick/MatchDay Live - FC Dallas vs. Seattle Sounders
9 p.m. - ESPNU/ESPN3.com/Galavision - Brazil vs. Portugal (U-20 World Cup final)
10 p.m. - Fox Soccer Channel - Portland Timbers vs. Vancouver Whitecaps
10:30 p.m. - MLS Direct Kick/MatchDay Live - Los Angeles Galaxy vs. San Jose Earthquakes