Thursday, November 26, 2015


Games to Watch: MLS conference finals, El Clásico, UEFA Champions League

Thursday, November 19, 2015, 3:16 PM
MLS Cup Playoffs E1. New York Red Bulls at E2. Columbus Crew 5:00 p.m. Sunday ESPN: Adrian Healey and Taylor Twellman call the game; Mónica González reports from the sideline ESPN Deportes: Richard Mendez and Giovanni Savarese After taking a break for last weekend’s FIFA international... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS Cup Playoffs conference semifinals quadrupleheader

Sunday, November 1, 2015, 12:56 AM
I'm including broadcasters this time, and I'm including Canadian coverage too since I have a lot of readers up there these days. The return legs for all four series will be played next Sunday, with the exact order of games still to be determined. E1. New York Red Bulls at E4. D.C. United, 3:00 p... Read more

Games to Watch: EPL, Serie A, UEFA Champions League

Friday, October 30, 2015, 10:32 PM
Liverpool at Chelsea 8:45 a.m. Saturday (NBCSN) When Jurgen Klopp took over as Liverpool’s coach, he introduced himself as “The Normal One.” It was a tribute to Chelsea’s Jose Mourinho, who called himself “The Special One” when the Blues first hired him in 2004... Read more

Games to Watch: Dramatic end to MLS regular season

Friday, October 23, 2015, 1:58 PM
Manchester City at Manchester United 10:00 a.m. Sunday (NBCSN, Telemundo) The Manchester derby always produces fireworks, especially in recent years when both teams have been powerhouses. Expect the same in the 170th all-time meeting of the city's red and blue halves. Sergio Agüero and City... Read more

Games to Watch: Last shot for some MLS playoff contenders

Friday, October 16, 2015, 9:30 AM
New York City FC at Orlando City 7:00 p.m. Friday (UniMás) Orlando still has slim hopes of making the Major League Soccer playoffs, but must win its last two games and get help from teams above it. The Lions have the attacking prowess in playmaker Kaká and striker Cyle Larin, the likely... Read more

Games to Watch: Judgment day for U.S. national teams

Friday, October 9, 2015, 4:08 PM
There are Euro 2016 qualifiers across the pond this weekend, and CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers down in South America. But for just about everyone in the United States, the only games worth highlighting this weekend will be played in the United States. So this column focuses on those two contests exclusively... Read more

Games to Watch: All-American edition

Friday, September 25, 2015, 9:11 AM
Why? Because I can. Orlando City at New York Red Bulls 7 p.m. Friday (UniMás) Sacha Kljestan’s Red Bulls are already the first team to qualify for the Major League Soccer playoffs. Now they’re taking aim at finishing atop the Eastern Conference, and at the best overall record... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS, Bundesliga, EPL

Friday, September 18, 2015, 7:50 AM
FC Dallas at Sporting Kansas City 7:00 p.m. Friday (UniMás) Dallas has the best points-per-game average in Major League Soccer, and not just because of midfield stars Fabián Castíllo and Mauro Díaz. The team has made a serious commitment to playing homegrown academy talents... Read more

Games to Watch: NWSL playoffs, MLS, European rivalries

Friday, September 11, 2015, 10:52 AM
Chicago Fire at New York Red Bulls 7:00 p.m. Friday (UniMás) Major League Soccer’s playoff race enters its final furlongs this weekend. Sacha Kljestan’s Red Bulls are taking aim at first place in the Eastern Conference and the league’s best overall record. That would put... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS rivalries, Serie A, EPL

Friday, August 28, 2015, 5:31 PM
Los Angeles Galaxy at San Jose Earthquakes 11 p.m. Friday (UniMas) The Galaxy are on a hot streak the likes of which has rarely ever been seen in Major League Soccer. With the superstar trio of Giovani dos Santos, Robbie Keane and Steven Gerrard firing on all cylinders - and with clutch contributions... Read more
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