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  • Monday, February 08

    Sporting vs. Rio Ave, 2pm ET, Univision Deportes & fuboTV

  • Monday, February 08

    Espanyol vs. Real Sociedad, 2:30pm ET, beIN SPORTS & fuboTV

  • Monday, February 08

    Estudiantes vs. Lanus, 5pm ET, NGSN

  • Tuesday, February 09

    West Ham vs. Liverpool, 2:30pm, FS1 & FOX Soccer 2GO

Tactically, the US Need DaMarcus Beasley

The last time many of us saw DaMarcus Beasley, his miss on a corner launched a Brazilian counter-attack that led to the eventual trouncing of the US in the group phase of the Confederations Cup.  It was the culmination of a number of mediocre and lackluster performances from him in […]

Champions League Matchday 5 Preview

There are some pivotal battles to be fought in the upcoming Matchday and while some groups look to have clear patterns emerging, others could go down to the wire. Let’s take a whirlwind tour of the current state of the groups along with my speculations on the ties on Matchday […]

Champions League Matchday 4 — Tuesday Preview

Matchday 4 should be a pivotal one as many groups may well be decided once the games are completed. Who needs a win and who can afford to slip? Let’s take a look at Tuesday’s games. Group A Roma need to win at home against Chelsea but that is looking […]

Why Pick Lee?

Young-Pyo Lee has joined Dortmund after the club agreed to terms with Tottenham Hotspur for the South Korean fullback. Lee’s survival at Spurs this long has been something of a oddity for us Lilywhites as he had fallen behind Gareth Bale, Benoit Assou-Ekotto, Jamie O’Hara and Gilberto in Juande Ramos’ […]

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Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 2: Open Thread

The best word to summarize today’s matches in the Premier League is fascinating. Why? Because now that the first gameweek of the 2011-12 Premier League season is out of the way, we will learn a lot today from each of the six games — which all feature clubs who are […]

US Squad Revealed: Talking Points

All the pomp and circumstance of ESPN yielded us a predictable 24 for the upcoming qualifiers versus Costa Rica and Honduras.  Here is the squad: GOALKEEPERS (2): Brad Guzan (Aston Villa: 5/3 SO), Tim Howard (Everton: 9/7 SO) DEFENDERS (9): Carlos Bocanegra (Rennes: 19/2), Jonathan Bornstein (Chivas USA: 1/0), Danny […]

UEFA Champions League: What We’ve Learnt From This Week’s Round of 16 Games

We have the first four of the eight Champions League quarterfinalists, as Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain all booked their place in the final eight after their respective second leg ties this week. There were no major upsets in this quartet of last 16 encounters, but the […]

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Leicester are title favorites now, says Wenger

Arsene Wenger admits Leicester are now favorites to win the Premier League title but insists his Arsenal side’s challenge is back on course. The Gunners’ 2-0 win at Bournemouth was their first in five league games and moved Wenger’s side up to third place, five points adrift of Leicester before […]

Liverpool may review ticket prices after protest

Liverpool’s owners will consider a review of controversial ticket price hikes after being shocked by a walkout protest by 10,000 fans, media said Monday. The Fenway Sports Group held emergency talks after Saturday’s protest and again Sunday, British newspapers reported. Fans have meanwhile threatened more walkouts in looming key games […]

FOX and Bundesliga dealt blow as Leverkusen-Munich ratings fail to beat EPL on NBC

The overnight TV ratings for Saturday’s dueling broadcasts between Leverkusen-Bayern Munich on FOX and Southampton-West Ham on NBC are in, and the Bundesliga/FOX duo have been dealt a crushing blow as their game failed to beat NBC’s coverage of the Premier League. NBC delivered an overnight rating of 0.56 compared to FOX’s […]