Sunday, March 29, 2015

Europe

Games to Watch: MLS conference finals, Milan derby, UEFA Champions League

Friday, November 21, 2014, 8:36 AM
Real Madrid at Eibar 11:55 a.m. Saturday (beIN Sports, beIN Sports Español) There isn't much to be surprised by with regard to Real Madrid anymore. Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo, James Rodriguez and Toni Kroos are just part of the blindingly bright constellation of galacticos that call the... Read more

Games to Watch: U.S. national team and other international friendlies

Friday, November 14, 2014, 10:51 AM
United States vs. Colombia 2:30 p.m. Friday (ESPN, UniMás) Jurgen Klinsmann takes the U.S. to Europe for a two-game swing that features a rare neutral-ground contest. First up is a trip to picturesque Craven Cottage in London. Fulham’s home stadium has been called home by many Americans... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS Playoffs, France's Classique

Friday, November 7, 2014, 9:48 AM
Chelsea at Liverpool 7:45 a.m. Saturday (NBCSN, mun2) Liverpool signed Mario Balotelli to be a superstar replacement for Luis Suárez. The Italian has brought a lot of sizzle - and controversy off the field - but very little steak. He has scored just two goals in 14 appearances in all competitions... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS playoffs, Manchester derby, UEFA Champions League

Friday, October 31, 2014, 7:41 AM
New England Revolution at Columbus Crew 4:00 p.m. Saturday (Univision Deportes) The conference semifinals in Major League Soccer’s playoffs begin with a matchup of dynamic midfields. American World Cup star Jermaine Jones has added steak to a Revs squad with plenty of sizzle in Lee Nguyen,... Read more

Games to Watch: Barcelona-Real Madrid, MLS regular season finale, Premier League crises

Friday, October 24, 2014, 7:45 AM
Costa Rica women vs. Trinidad & Tobago 4:30 p.m. Friday (Fox Sports 2) The first game of tonight's CONCACAF Women's World Cup semifinal doubleheader at PPL Park has what might be the tournament's best storyline. I wrote earlier this month about the financial hardship that Trinidad & Tobago... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS Supporters' Shield race nears climax

Friday, October 17, 2014, 11:42 AM
Real Salt Lake at Portland Timbers 10:00 p.m. Friday (NBCSN) Diego Valeri and the Timbers are running out of time to make the MLS playoffs for the second year in a row. If they want to overtake Vancouver in the fight for the Western Conference’s last playoff spot, they must find a way past... Read more

Games to Watch: Landon Donovan's farewell, Women's World Cup qualifying

Friday, October 10, 2014, 1:28 PM
Ecuador at United States 6:40 p.m. Friday (ESPN, UniMás) The U.S. national team heads to Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., for its first home game since the World Cup. It will also be the finale for retiring legend Landon Donovan. He’ll start and wear the captain’s armband... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS, La Liga, EPL

Friday, October 3, 2014, 11:18 AM
Sporting Kansas City at D.C. United 8:00 p.m. Friday (NBCSN) The top two teams in Major League Soccer’s Eastern Conference face off on October’s opening weekend. D.C. has strengthened its hold on first place thanks to Luis Silva and Fabián Espíndola. Matt Besler and Kansas... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS, EPL derbies, La Liga

Friday, September 26, 2014, 9:31 AM
New England Revolution at Sporting Kansas City 8:00 p.m. Friday (NBCSN) Major League Soccer’s Western Conference has bigger star power, but the East may have the more dramatic playoff race. With six games to go in the season, nine of the conference’s 10 teams are still in contention.... Read more

Games to Watch: Bundesliga, MLS, EPL, UEFA and CONCACAF Champions Leagues

Thursday, September 11, 2014, 11:17 PM
Werder Bremen at Bayer Leverkusen 2:30 p.m. Friday (GolTV) After two years in the wilderness, the Bundesliga is at long last once again accessible to the American soccer community. GolTV’s decision to finally allow itself to be streamed online via KlowdTV means that you can watch all of the... Read more
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