Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

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Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal and Yaya Toure of Manchester City chase the ball

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By IVES GALARCEP

Chelsea may be leading the English Premier League at the moment, but two teams planning to challenge the Blues for the top spot face off in one of Saturday’s marquee matches.

Arsenal faces Manchester City at the Emirates in an early-morning showdown. Arsenal topped City in the Community Shield last month, but City should be a tougher team this time around.

In Spain, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid renew their rivalry. Atletico got the better of their big-spending rivals in the Spanish Super Cup, but the Merengues will look to ride the excellent form of Gareth Bale to victory.

In MLS, the Philadelphia Union take on the New York Red Bulls in a key MLS clash at PPL Park. The Union are riding high lately and will look to put a dent into the Red Bulls’ playoff hopes while also building some momentum before Tuesday’s U.S. Open Cup Final.

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 soccer TV schedule is after the jump):

TODAY’S SOCCER ON TV

7:15am — beIN Sports USA — Birmingham City vs. Leeds United

7:45am — NBC Sports — Arsenal vs. Manchester City

7:45am — Fox Soccer Plus — Celtic vs. Aberdeen

9:30am — GOLTV USA — Bayern Munich vs. VfB Stuttgart

10am — NBC Sports — Chelsea vs. Swansea City

10am — NBC Sports Live Extra — Crystal Palace vs. Burnley

10am — NBC Sports Live Extra — Southampton vs. Newcastle United

10am — NBC Sports Live Extra — Stoke City vs. Leicester City

10am — NBC Sports Live Extra — Sunderland vs. Tottenham Hotspur

10am — NBC Sports Live Extra — West Bromwich Albion vs. Everton

10am — beIN Sports Connect — Charlton Athletic vs. Watford

10am — beIN Sports USA — Barcelona vs. Athletic Bilbao

10:45am — beIN Sports Connect — Rennes vs. Paris Saint-Germain

12pm — beIN Sports USA — Empoli vs. Roma

12pm — beIN Sports en Español — Málaga vs. Levante

12:30pm — NBC — Liverpool vs. Aston Villa

12:30pm — GOLTV USA — Borussia Monchengladbach vs. Schalke 04

2pm — beIN Sports USA — Real Madrid vs. Atlético Madrid

2:30pm — beIN Sports Connect — Juventus vs. Udinese

3pm — NBC Sports — Philadelphia Union vs. New York Red Bulls

3:15pm — Univision Deportes — Sporting CP vs Belenenses

4pm — beIN Sports en Español — Celta de Vigo vs. Real Sociedad

5:30pm — GOLTV USA — Fluminense vs. Palmeiras

6pm — Univision Deportes — Cruz Azul vs Toluca

6:30pm — USsoccer.com — U.S. Women’s National Team vs. Mexico

7pm — One World Sports — New York Cosmos vs. Atlanta Silverbacks

7pm — ESPN3 — Notre Dame vs. Syracuse (men’s soccer)

7:30pm — ESPN3 — Carolina RailHawks vs. San Antonio Scorpions

7:30pm — MLS Live — New England Revolution vs. Montreal Impact

8pm — Univision Deportes — Monterrey vs. Guadalajara

8:30pm — MLS Live — Houston Dynamo vs. Columbus Crew

8:30pm — MLS Live — FC Dallas vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

8:30pm — MLS Live — Chicago Fire vs. Toronto FC

9pm — MLS Live — Colorado Rapids vs. Portland Timbers

9pm — Telemundo — Pachuca vs. Tijuana

10pm — Univision Deportes — Universidad Guadalajara vs Club America

10pm — Univision Deportes 2 — Chiapas vs. Morelia

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