This Weekend's Soccer on TV

This Weekend's Soccer on TV

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This Weekend's Soccer on TV


Etienne Capoue of Tottenham Hotspur and Tomas Rosicky of Arsenal

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The first weekend of 2014 is kicked off with an exciting three days of soccer action across the globe, including the return of Serie A, the FA Cup, and Liga MX.

Weary English Premier League clubs head into their fifth game in two weeks as the world’s oldest cup competition begins it’s third round, with plenty of the lower league teams hoping to take out an EPL side. Headlining the round is the classic North London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham on Saturday while Manchester United host Swansea City on Sunday.

In Italy, Serie A resumes with a top-of-the-table clash that could determine who wins this season’s Scudetto. Once leaders AS Roma travel north to face three-time defending champions Juventus on Sunday and fans will be able to see both team’s veteran leaders play. Roma have their ace Francesco Totti back to full fitness as do Juventus with Andrea Pirlo. With five points standing in between Juventus and Roma, a win for the Bianconeri could set themselves up for a fourth straight Serie A title.

Finally, Liga MX returns this weekend with the start of the Clausura campaign, just 19 days after Club Leon won the Apertura title. Club America, who lost in the final, enter the season as favorites to win, as does Leon and Morelia. The biggest test in the first match of the year though goes to America, who host Tigres UANL.

Here’s a rundown of this weekend’s soccer on TV:


8:30pm – Morelia vs. Querétaro – ESPN Deportes/Azteca America

10:30pm – Santos Laguna vs. Chivas de Guadalajara – Univision Deportes


1:30am – Newcastle Jets vs. Perth Glory – Fox Soccer Plus

3:45am – Melbourne Victory vs. Brisbane Roar – One World Sports

7:45am – Motherwell vs. Inverness CT – Fox Soccer Plus

7:45am – Blackburn vs. Manchester City – Fox Sports 1/Fox Deportes

10am – Malaga vs. Atletico Madrid – beIN Sport en Español

10am – Rochdale vs. Leeds United – Fox Sports 1/Fox Deportes

10am – Grimsby Town vs. Huddersfield Town – Fox Sports 2

10am – Macclesfield Town vs. Sheffield Wednesday – Fox Soccer Plus

12pm – Real Valladolid vs. Real Betis – beIN Sport en Español

12:15pm – Arsenal vs. Tottenham – Fox

2pm – Valencia vs. Levante – beIN Sport USA

2pm – Rennes vs. Valenciennes – Univision Deportes

4pm – Almeria vs. Granada – beIN Sport USA

6pm – Club America vs. Tigres UANL – Univision

8pm – Monterrey vs. Cruz Azul – UniMas

8pm – Pachuca vs. Toluca – Univision Deportes

10pm – Atlas vs. Club Tijuana – Univision Deportes

10pm – Chiapas vs. Veracruz – Univision Deportes 2


1am – Central Coast Mariners vs. Melbourne Heart – Fox Sports 2

7am – Nottingham Forest vs. West Ham United – Fox Sports 2/Fox Deportes

7:45am – St. Mirren vs. Celtic – Fox Soccer Plus

9:15am – Derby County vs. Chelsea – Fox Sports 1

10am – Barcelona vs. Elche – beIN Sport USA

11:30am – Manchester United vs. Swansea City – Fox Sports 1

12pm – Fiorentina vs. Livorno – beIN Sport USA

12pm – Osasuna vs. Espanyol – beIN Sport en Español

1pm – Pumas vs. Puebla – Univision

2pm – Real Sociedad vs. Athletic Bilbao – beIN Sport en Español

2:45pm – Juventus vs. Roma – beIN Sport USA

6pm – Atlante vs. Club Leon – Univision Deportes

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