Soccer Thursday: Your Running Commentary

Soccer Thursday: Your Running Commentary

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Soccer Thursday: Your Running Commentary


Aron Johannsson AZ Alkmaar 2 (Getty Images)


If this week’s UEFA Champions League matches were not enough to satisfy your cravings, you are in luck.

There is a host of interesting matches on tap on Thursday, as the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 gets underway. One of the main games of the day pits Eredivisie heavyweights Ajax vs. Salzburg while another sees FC Porto tangle with Eintracht Frankfurt.

From an Americans Abroad perspective, Aron Johannsson should take to the field as AZ Alkmaar look to grab a win in their first leg against Slovan Liberec. Johannsson is coming off a goal-scoring performance over the weekend, so he will be trying to carry the momentum gained from that into the Europa League fixture.

If you will be watching today’s matches, please feel free to share your thoughts, opinions and some play-by-play in the comments section below.

Enjoy the action (TV schedule is after the jump):

12pm- Anzhi Makhachkala vs. Genk– Fox Soccer 2Go

1pm- Dnipro vs. Tottenham– ESPN3/Fox Soccer 2Go

1pm- Juventus vs. Trabzonspor– ESPN Deportes/Fox Soccer Plus

1pm- Chornomorets vs. Olympique Lyon– Fox Soccer 2Go

1pm- FC Esbjerg vs. Fiorentina– Fox Soccer 2Go

1pm- Dynamo Kiev vs. Valencia– ESPN3

1pm- PAOK vs. Benfica– Fox Soccer 2Go

1pm- Slovan Liberec vs. AZ Alkmaar– Fox Soccer 2Go

3:05pm- Real Betis vs. Ruban Kazan– Fox Soccer 2Go

3:05pm- Swansea City vs. Napoli– Fox Soccer 2Go

3:05pm- Maribor vs. Sevilla– ESPN Deportes/Fox Soccer 2Go

3:05pm- Viktoria Pizen vs. Shakhtar Dontesk– Fox Soccer 2Go

3:05pm- Lazio vs. Ludogorets– ESPN3/Fox Soccer 2Go

3:05pm- Ajax vs. Salzburg– Fox Soccer Plus/Fox Soccer 2Go/ESPN3

3:05pm- Maccabi Tel Aviv vs. FC Basel– Fox Soccer 2Go

3:05pm- Porto vs. Eintracht Frankfurt– ESPN3

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