Real Madrid have watched FC Barcelona run away with the early lead in the Spanish First Division, and have seen their own struggles leave them far behind city rival Atletico Madrid.
If Real Madrid wants any hope of catching unbeaten Barcelona, they must knock off an Atletico side enjoying an outstanding first half of the season. Led by Colombian star Falcao, Atletico can extend their own lead on Real Madrid to 11 points with a win.
In England, Tim Howard and Everton travel to the Etihad to take on Manchester City. The Toffees will look to hand the Citizens their first loss of the season, while also boosting their own modest hopes for a Top Four place after slipping to sixth place in recent weeks.
Clint Dempsey returns to Craven Cottage today to face his former club for the first time as Tottenham take on Fulham. Spurs sit in fifth place heading into the day, and will look to beat a Fulham side that is sliding after a promising early start to the season.
As you know, the 2012 MLS Cup Final is also being played later today, so look out for SBI’s own Match Day Commentary covering all the action.
For now, 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 TV Schedule is after the jump):
TODAY’S SOCCER ON TV
10am- Fox Soccer Channel- Manchester City vs. Everton
10am- Fox Soccer Plus- Arsenal vs. Swansea City
10am- FoxSoccer2Go.com- Fulham vs. Tottenham
10am- FoxSoccer2Go.com- Liverpool vs. Southampton
10am- FoxSoccer2Go.com- Queens Park Rangers vs. Aston Villa
10am- FoxSoccer2Go.com- West Bromwich Albion vs. Stoke City
10am- FoxSoccer2Go.com- Rotherham vs. Notts County
10am- FoxSoccer2Go.com- Sheffield United vs. Port Vale
10am- FoxSoccer2Go.com- Crawley Town vs. Chelmsford City
11am- Univision Deportes- Lyon vs. Montpellier
Noon- beIN Sport en Espanol- Valencia vs. Sociedad
12:30pm- Fox Soccer Channel- Reading vs. Manchester United
12:30pm- GolTV- Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund
2pm- Univision Deportes- Nice vs. Paris St. Germain
2pm- beIN Sport- Barcelona vs. Athletic Bilbao
2:45pm- RAI- Juventus vs. Torino
4pm- beIN Sport- Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid
4:3pm- ESPN/Telefutura- LA Galaxy vs. Houston Dynamo
9:30pm- Fox Soccer Channel- USA Women vs. Ireland