Games to Watch: Premier League, Serie A, Liga MX, MLS and more

Norwich City at Arsenal

10:00 a.m. Saturday (Fox Soccer Channel)

After a rough start to the season, Arsenal has quietly re-established itself as one of the Premier League’s best teams. A win in this game would see the Gunners rise to third place in the standings. 

Club Tijuana at Cruz Azul

5:55 p.m. Saturday (ESPN2) 

U.S. national team fans get a chance to watch Tijuana’s American stalwarts, Joe Corona and Edgar Castillo, as part of ESPN’s deal to broadcast Mexican league games in English.

United States under-17 boys vs. Honduras

6:00 p.m. Sunday (Fox Soccer Channel) 

It’s a do-or-die quarterfinal for the U.S. at the CONCACAF Under-17 championship. If the U.S. wins, it will qualify for the World Cup later this year. The U.S. has never failed to make the tournament. 

Los Angeles Galaxy at FC Dallas

7:30 p.m. Saturday (NBC Sports Network)

With former MLS MVP David Ferreira leading the way, Dallas has quietly taken over first place in the Western Conference. L.A. lurks in third, and has yet to lose this year. 19-year-old Galaxy midfielder Jose Villareal is having a breakout season. 

Sunderland at Newcastle United

6:55 a.m. Sunday (ESPN Deportes, ESPN3.com)

The Tyne-Wear Derby between Sunderland and Newcastle is one of English soccer’s most famous rivalries. This game will get extra spice thanks to Sunderland’s controversial new manager, Paolo Di Canio, a former avowed Facist. 

Juventus at Lazio

2:30 p.m. Monday (beIN Sport)

This battle of traditional Italian powers features two of Serie A’s most dynamic midfielders, Juventus’ Andrea Pirlo and Lazio’s Hernanaes.

AS Roma at Inter Milan

2:30 p.m. Wednesday (beIN Sport)

U.S. national team star Michael Bradley leads Roma in the second leg of the Coppa Italia semifinals. Roma won the first leg at home, 2-1, and will have to defend that advantage at Inter’s famed San Siro stadium.

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