Manchester United stumbled out of the block with a season-opening loss to Swansea, but Louis Van Gaal isn’t standing by and settling for the team he has at Old Trafford.
Amid reports that Argentinian winger Angel DiMaria is on his way to the Red Devils, Manchester United will look for a victory on the road against Jozy Altidore’s Sunderland, which came back for a dramatic draw last week.
In Spain, Barcelona kicks off their season with a match against Elche. Neymar looks set to miss the La Liga opener, but Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta will be ready to go for new manager Luis Enrique.
The match of the day just might be in Portland, where the Timbers take on arch-rival Seattle in a key Western Conference showdown. The Timbers are fighting for a playoff place, while the Sounders are fighting to move to the top of the Supporters Shield race.
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Enjoy the action (Today’s TV schedule is after the jump):
TODAY’S SOCCER ON TV
8:00 a.m. - Olympique Lyonnais vs Lens – beIN Sports Connect
8:30 a.m. – Tottenham Hotspur vs. Queens Park Rangers – CNBC
8:30 a.m. – Hull City vs. Stoke City - Premier League Extra Time
9:30 a.m. - Paderborn 07 vs Mainz 05 – GOLTV USA
11:00 a.m. - Saint-Etienne vs Rennes – beIN Sports USA
11:30 a.m. – Borussia Monchengladbach vs. Stuttgart – GOLTV USA
11:00 a.m. – Sunderland vs. Manchester United – NBCSN
1:00 p.m. - Eibar vs. Real Sociedad – beIN Sports USA
1 p.m. – Pumas UNAM vs. Club Tijuana – Univision
3:00 p.m. – Nantes vs. Monaco – beIn Sports USA
3:00 p.m. - Celta de Vigo vs. Getafe – beIN Sports USA
3:00 p.m. – Barcelona vs. Elche – beIN Sports USA
5:00 p.m. – Portland Timbers vs. Seattle Sounders – ESPN 2
5:00 p.m. - Levante vs. Villarreal – beIN Sports USA
6:00 p.m. – Universidad de Guadalajara vs. Club Leon – Univision Deportes
8:00 p.m. – Philadelphia Union vs. San Jose Earthquakes – Univision Deportes
11:00 p.m. – Seattle Reign FC vs. Washington Spirit – ESPN2