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  • Saturday, February 06

    Hertha Berlin vs. Dortmund, 9:30am ET, FOX Soccer 2GO

  • Saturday, February 06

    Atletico Madrid vs. Eibar, 10am ET, beIN SPORTS & fuboTV

  • Saturday, February 06

    Leverkusen vs. Bayern Munich, 12:30pm ET, FOX & FOX Soccer 2GO

  • Saturday, February 06

    Club America vs. Santos Laguna, 6pm ET, Univision Deportes & fuboTV

  • Saturday, February 06

    Temperley vs. Boca Juniors, 7pm ET, NGSN

  • Saturday, February 06

    Chivas vs. Toluca, 10pm ET, Univision Deportes & fuboTV

World Cup Group E Preview: World Cup Buzz Podcast

In the first of eight group previews, I am joined by Laurence McKenna and Kartik Krishnaiyer to – with a little help of Andy Brassel, Simon Hill, and Simon Kuper – look at Group E.  The Netherlands are the seeded nation in a group with no easy points.  Denmark won […]

World Cup Group E Preview: World Cup Buzz Podcast

In the first of eight group previews, I am joined by Laurence McKenna and Kartik Krishnaiyer to – with a little help of Andy Brassel, Simon Hill, and Simon Kuper – look at Group E. The Netherlands are the seeded nation in a group with no easy points. Denmark won […]

Japan v England: Open Thread

In the United States, it’s one of those long holiday weekends, which are a rarity. It’s time to remember the fallen heroes who have died while in military service for the United States. It’s also an opportunity to spend time with the family, have BBQ’s, visit the beach and more […]

Germany v Hungary: Germans Finish Strong

Germany’s warm-up match against Hungary on Saturday proved to be a successful run-out for the Nationalelf, and a good assessment tool for head coach Joachim Low, just before this summer’s World Cup. As I predicted yesterday, Germany finished with three goals in the bag and did it with relative ease. […]

Do Top European Players View MLS as a Retirement League?

England and Chelsea star Frank Lampard recently stated he’d consider pulling an Eddie Murphy in the 1988 John Landis vehicle Coming to America, and, well, head stateside and over to the prestigious MLS in the future. The only problem with super Frank’s comments were that they were followed by the […]

Hanno Balitsch Signs For Bayer Leverkusen

Battling midfielder Hanno Balitsch has completed his move to Bayer Leverkusen from Hannover 96 on a free transfer. Balitsch will fit wonderfully into Jupp Henckyes side, and will cover the space usually occupied by Simon Rolfes, who is rather injury-prone. Rolfes will not feature in this summer’s World Cup because […]

Pre-Match: Germany v Hungary

In what will be Germany’s last warmup before the World Cup, it will be interesting to see how the Germans lineup, and who will ultimately deserve their place in Low’s final 23-man squad. Hungary, who miss out on this year’s World Cup after being beaten to qualification by Denmark and […]

Lahm Named German National Team Captain

Following the withdrawal of Michael Ballack, who has captained his national team since 2004, Joachim Low faced the task of having to appoint a successor to the injured ex-captain. Reportedly, the armband was expected to go to either Bastian Schweinsteiger, who occupies a similar position on the field to Michael […]

Wayne's World: The Importance of Rooney

It seems every World Cup, England puts together a solid team, that somehow depends upon the brilliance of a single man, who can take the merely good players around him, and make them into world beaters. In years past it was Beckham, and this year it’s Wayne Rooney. Ask the […]

MLS Weekend Preview

FC Dallas and Chicago battled to a 1-1 draw Thursday night, but that still leaves seven matches on the Saturday schedule – all slated for well after the U.S./Turkey send-off game in Philadelphia. The Columbus Crew welcome in the Galaxy for a battle of conference leaders – the first of […]

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