This Weekend’s Soccer on TV

The Rafa Benitez era begins this weekend for Chelsea against the top team in the Premier League at the moment as the Blues take on Manchester City in the weekend’s marquee match-up.

There is a ton of soccer on tap for the coming holiday weekend, but few matches carry more intrigue than Chelsea-Man City, what with Benitez managing his first match since taking over for fired Chelsea boss Roberto DiMatteo.

In Italy, AC Milan has enjoyed a recent surge and will look to knock off a Juventus side that has shown cracks in their once unbeatable facade in recent weeks.

Here is a rundown of the holiday weekend’s offerings of Soccer on TV:

This Weekend’s Soccer on TV

FRIDAY

2:45pm- Univision Deportes- Saint-Etienne vs. Valenciennes

3:30pm- beIN Sport en Espanol- Real Sociedad vs. Osasuna

6pm- beIN Sport- Real Sociedad vs. Osasuna (Tape Delay)

1:30am- Fox Soccer Channel- Melbourne Heart vs. Newcastle Jets

SATURDAY

7:40am- Fox Soccer Plus- Motherwell vs. Heart of Midlothian

8:55am- beIN Sport- Saint-Etienne vs. Valenciennes

9:30am- GolTV- Bayern Munich vs. Hannover 96

10am- Fox Soccer Channel- Manchester United vs. Queens Park Rangers

10am- Fox Soccer Plus- Stoke City vs. Fulham

10am- beIN Sport en Espanol- Rayo Vallecano vs. Mallorca

10am- FoxSoccer2Go.com- Wigan vs. Reading

10am- FoxSoccer2Go.com- Everton vs. Norwich City

10am- FoxSoccer2Go.com- St. Mirren vs. Dundee

11am- beIN Sport- Univision Deportes- Paris St. Germain vs. Troyes

11:30am- GolTV- Mainz vs. Borussia Dortmund

Noon- beIN Sport en Espanol- Valladolid vs. Granada

12:30pm- Fox Soccer Channel- Aston Villa vs. Arsenal

12:55pm- beIN Sport- Wolves vs. Nottingham Forest

2pm- beIN Sport en Espanol- Malaga vs. Valencia

2pm- Univision Deportes- Nancy vs. Ajaccio

2:30pm- Fox Soccer Channel- Everton vs. Norwich City (Tape Delay)

3pm- Telemundo- Santa Fe vs. Newell’s Old Boys

3pm- GolTV- Independiente vs. River Plate

3:30pm- ESPN3.com- Benfica vs. Olhanense

3:55pm- beIN Sport- Real Betis vs. Real Madrid

4:30pm- Fox Soccer Channel- Wigan vs. Reading (Tape Delay)

6pm- beIN Sport- Malaga vs. Valencia  (Tape Delay)

6pm- beIN Sport Espanol- Palermo vs. Catania  (Tape Delay)

SUNDAY

6:30am- ESPN Deportes- Roda vs. Ajax

8am- Univision Deportes- Montpellier vs. Bordeaux

8:30am- ESPN2/ESPN3.com- Swansea vs. Liverpool

8:30am- No TV- AZ Alkmaar vs. Feyenoord

9am- beIN Sport- Pescara vs. Roma

9am- beIN Sport Espanol- Torino vs. Fiorentina

9:30am- GolTV- Freiburg vs. Stuttgart

10am- FoxSoccer2Go.com- Southampton vs. Newcastle

11am- Fox Soccer Channel- Chelsea vs. Manchester City

11am- Fox Soccer Plus- Tottenham vs. West Ham United

11am- beIN Sport- Toulouse vs. Lyon

11am- beIN Sport Espanol- Athletic Bilbao vs. Deportivo La Coruna

11am- ESPN Deportes- PSV Eindhoven vs. Vitesse Arnhem  (Tape Delay)

11:30am- GolTV- Hoffenheim vs. Bayer Leverkusen

1pm- Univision- Toluca vs. Club America (Mexican League playoff semifinals)

1pm- Fox Soccer Plus- Southampton vs. Newcastle (Tape Delay)

1pm- beIN Sport- Torino vs. Fiorentina

1pm- beIN Sport Espanol- Atletico Madrid vs. Sevilla

2pm- ESPN Deportes- FC Twente vs. Zwolle

2pm- GolTV- Ponte Preta vs. Sao Paulo

2:40pm- beIN Sport- AC Milan vs. Juventus

3pm- beIN Sport Espanol- Levante vs. Barcelona

5pm- beIN Sport- Levante vs. Barcelona  (Tape Delay)

7pm- Univision Deportes- Club Tijuana vs. Leon (Mexican League Playoff semifinals)

8:30pm- beIN Sport- Marseille vs. Lille (Tape Delay)

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20 Responses to This Weekend’s Soccer on TV

  1. jones says:

    This team really needs Dembele…

  2. Mc says:

    trying to be a tottenham fan and not sure if i can do it. they are so incredibly boring to watch. dempsey doesn’t do anything. bale is exciting but has no support. lame.
    i had more fun watching fulham.

    • jones says:

      They are clearly having issues creating (among other problems). Last year I found them exciting to watch and they still have the potential this year – I mean Bale, Lennon, Defoe, etc despite no Modric. They just don’t seem to have all of the right pieces in the formation they are using. I still think part of this is AVB (…not a huge fan).

      I don’t know when Dembele is supposed to come back, but this would be a real improvement. Oh wait, just as I type this, he’s about to come on!

      • jones says:

        Interesting stat – they just said that Spurs are unbeaten in the 7 games Dembele has played for them

        • Mc says:

          adebayor seems really sluggish also. i’ll keep watching, i also like dembele. i hope something starts to click for them. thankfully they have two great keepers.

      • Bryan says:

        Dempsey was useless today, again. Man, it hurts watching him struggle so much…

  3. Dank says:

    Mix get’s in behind, and then gets tripped up in the box, but no PK called.

  4. Joey Joe Joe says:

    Mex games today?

  5. MemRook says:

    Anyone see Boyd’s goal today?

  6. surfguyi says:

    Si Mex matches hoy!

    TELEMUNDO
    Mexico LEON-TIJUANA, Semifinal, 1st Leg (live) 10 pm.
    Lo mejor que todo! Vamos TJ!!!!!

    UNIVISION DEPORTES
    Mexico CLUB AMERICA-TOLUCA, Semifinal, 1st Leg (live) 7:55 pm.
    ALL TIMES EASTERN!
    Desfrute!

    • Ives Galarcep says:

      Thanks Mike. Missed those.

    • PanchoMiguelMoralesdeConejo says:

      Corona & Castillo both start for the Xolos. Corona playing in front of Castillo in a USMNT left side, (though it is Arce on the other side who the offense flows through).
      Corona picked up a yellow earlier in game for a 50-50 tackle in which he lunged in, deserved the yellow.
      Castillo – funny line from the announcer. “It’s as if he doesn’t have a 2nd gear…he goes from 1st to 4th without switching to 2nd and 3rd”1 :)

      Tijuana seems to be content to play counter in this game, sitting back further than I’ve seen them in the past., They are on the road for this first leg.

  7. DaveW says:

    To the moderator: In light of corrections made to your schedule my 1st comment is no longer useful(except the mention of streaming for Xolos game) and I would prefer both my comments be removed from this thread.

  8. yikes says:

    So when is Wondo leaving for Europe?

  9. yikes says:

    Hope Gooch starts for Malaga this weekend

  10. Becks says:

    They need to put the date the game was played next to the score. Every game. All the time. Every broadcast. Unless its live.