UEFA Europa League, Gameweek 1: Open Thread

Today kicks off the Group Stage of the 2013/14 Europa League with a whopping 24 matches available to watch on US television and Internet.

Take your pick from the matches to watch. Personally, I’ll be watching my beloved Swans take on Valencia.

Starting line-ups:

Swansea: Vorm, Rangel, Chico Flores, Amat, Tiendalli, de Guzman, Canas, Pozuelo, Dyer, Michu, Bony

Valencia: Guaita, Barragán, Rami, Mathieu, Guardado, Fuego, Éver, Feghouli, Fede, Canales, Postiga

Tottenham: Lloris; Naughton, Dawson, Kaboul, Rose; Dembele, Sandro; Lamela, Holtby, Sigurdsson; Defoe.

Here are today’s 24 matches:

Valencia vs Swansea, 1pm, ESPN Deportes, WatchESPN, FOX Sports 1 and FOX Soccer 2Go
Zulte Waregem vs Wigan, 1pm, ESPN3 and FOX Soccer 2Go
PSV Eindhoven vs. PFC Ludogorets, 1pm, ESPN3 and FOX Soccer 2Go
Maccabi Tel Aviv vs. APOEL FC, 1pm, ESPN3 and FOX Soccer 2Go
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Bordeaux, 1pm, FOX Soccer 2Go
Fiorentina vs Pacos Ferreira, 1pm, FOX Soccer 2Go
Dinamo Zagreb vs Chornomorets, 1pm, FOX Soccer 2Go
St Gallen vs Kuban Krasnodar, 1pm, FOX Soccer 2Go
SV Salzburg vs Elfsborg, 1pm, FOX Soccer 2Go
Standard Liege vs Esbjerg, 1pm, FOX Soccer 2Go
NK Maribor vs Rubin Kazan, 1pm, FOX Soccer 2Go
Pandurii Targu vs Dnipro, 1pm, FOX Soccer 2Go

Tottenham vs Tromso, 3pm, FOX Sports 1, ESPN3 and FOX Soccer 2Go
Estoril vs. Sevilla, 3pm, ESPN Deportes, WatchESPN and FOX Soccer 2Go
Ael Limassol FC vs. Trabzonspor, 3pm, ESPN3 and FOX Soccer 2Go
Freiburg vs. FC Slovan Liberec, 3pm, ESPN3 and FOX Soccer 2Go
Real Betis vs. Olympic Lyonnais, 3pm, ESPN3 and FOX Soccer 2Go
Lazio vs Legia, 3pm, FOX Soccer 2Go
Macabi Haifa vs AZ Alkmaar, 3pm, FOX Soccer 2Go
Sheriff Tiraspol vs Anzhi, 3pm, FOX Soccer 2Go
Paok Salonika vs Shakhter Karagandy, 3pm, FOX Soccer 2Go
Dynamo Kiev vs Genk, 3pm, FOX Soccer 2Go
Thun vs Rapi Vienna, 3pm, FOX Soccer 2Go
Guimaraes vs Rijeka, 3pm, FOX Soccer 2Go

Before, during or after today’s matches, join the conversation with other soccer fans from around the globe in the comments section below.


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