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This Weekend’s Soccer on TV

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While the English Premier League takes a break this weekend, the legendary FA Cup returns with a couple of must-watch games.

For the second time in a week, Arsenal face Liverpool, which thrashed the Gunners, 5-1, on Sunday. Though both teams played a midweek match, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admitted that his side is showing signs of fatigue and said he would make a number of lineup changes. In Manchester, Chelsea return to the Etihad Stadium to face Manchester City, with the home side hoping to exact revenge for a 1-0 league defeat to Jose Mourinho’s men.

Only 33 miles and six points separate Bayer Leverkusen and FC Schalke as both top-four German squads get set to face off on Saturday. Second-place Leverkusen are way back of Bayern Munich for the league title but a win against Schalke would help cement a UEFA Champions League place for next season.

Other matches to keep an eye on this weekend include Fiorentina taking on Inter Milan, Saint-Etienne vs. Marseille, and Club Tijuana hosting Santos Laguna.

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


2:30pm – Paris Saint-Germain vs. Valenciennes – beIN Sports USA

2:45pm – AC Milan vs. Bologna – beIN Sports en Español

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

10pm – Santos Laguna vs. Club Tijuana – Univision Deportes


7:45am – Sunderland vs. Southampton – Fox Sports 2

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

9:30am – Bayern Munich vs. Freiburg – GolTV USA

10am – Atletico Madrid vs. Real Valladolid – beIN Sports USA

10am – Cardiff City vs. Wigan Athletic – Fox Sports 2

10am – Sheffield Wednesday vs. Charlton Athletic – Fox Soccer Plus

11am – Bastia vs. AS Monaco – Univision Deportes

12pm – Real Madrid II vs. Barcelona II – beIN Sports en Español

12:15pm – Manchester City vs. Chelsea – Fox Sports 2

12:30pm – Bayer Leverkusen vs. Schalke 04 – GolTV USA

12:45pm – Twente vs. Vitesse – ESPN3

2pm – Barcelona vs. Rayo Vallecano – beIN Sports USA/beIN Sports en Español

2pm – Nice vs. Nantes – Univision Deportes

2:45pm – Fiorentina vs. Inter Milan – beIN Sports USA

4pm – Villarreal vs. Celta de Vigo – beIN Sports en Español

6pm – Cruz Azul vs. Puebla – Univision

6pm – Veracruz vs. Toluca – Univision Deportes

8pm – Monterrey vs. Club Leon – UniMás

8pm – Pachuca vs. Atlante – Univision Deportes

10pm – Chiapas vs. Tigres UANL – Univision Deportes


1am – Brisbane Roar vs. Newcastle Jets – Fox Sports 2

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

8:30am – Everton vs. Swansea City – Fox Sports 1

9am – Juventus vs. Chievo – beIN Sports USA

9am – Sassuolo vs. Napoli – beIN Sports en Español

10am – Sheffield United vs. Nottingham Forrest – Fox Soccer Plus

10am – Ajax vs. Heerenveen – GolTV USA

11am – Arsenal vs. Liverpool – Fox Sports 1

11am – Getafe vs. Real Madrid – beIN Sports USA

1pm – Athletic Bilbao vs. Espanyol – beIN Sports en Español

1pm – Pumas UNAM vs. Atlas – Univision Deportes

2pm – Corinthians vs. Palmeiras – GolTV USA

2:45pm – AS Roma vs. Sampdoria – beIN Sports USA

3pm – Sevilla vs. Valencia – beIN Sports en Español

3pm – Saint-Etienne vs. Marseille – Univision Deportes

5pm – Sud America vs. Nacional – GolTV USA

6pm – Chivas de Guadalajara vs. Queretaro – UniMás

7:30pm – Boca Juniors vs. Belgrano – GolTV USA


  1. Wow, what a game tomorrow! I am not complaining as 20 years ago I was dreaming about more games on TV, but is this getting to be too much?

    12pm – Real Madrid II vs. Barcelona II – beIN Sports en Español

  2. FA Cup getting bumped to FS2 for various NASCAR events.

    Early notice that the Arsenal/Bayern game next Wednesday is also on FS2…due to a NASCAR Truck Series practice. Not a game, not a game…practice.
    Not to mention…truck series is what? 3rd or 4th tier?

    Signing up for a FS2Go free trial and connecting to Chromecast. Will cancel after Europa games next Thursday.

      • Seems like after losing the Premier League rights, these guys treat soccer as an afterthought. Do rednecks have more disposable income than people who follow international soccer?

      • It’s always been a second thought. Look at the production and resources NBC puts into their broadcasts versus FOX.

      • I’m an equally enthusiastic motorsports and soccer fan, and I think it boils down to dollars for fox on this one. Speed/race week at daytona is a huge spectacle to open the nascar season and is a first chance for fans and press to see new equipment, drivers who have switched teams, etc. With late sunday mornings being their usual viewing spot on race days, this and next week are probably two of the higher-viewership weekends all year.

        Hopefully the guide is wrong and they show the match. But unfortunately since i am in fact an arsenal fan it looks like I’ll be streaming this one.

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