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Week of Sept. 25-Oct. 1


MONDAY, SEPT. 25
What: Portsmouth vs. Bolton Wanderers
Station: Fox Soccer Channel
When: 3 p.m. ET
Why: Portsmouth has a chance to jump back into first place in the EPL with a win. Yes, we said first place.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 26
What: Benfica vs. Manchester United
Station: ESPN2
When: 2:30 p.m. ET
Why: Manchester United stumbled against Reading this weekend and will try to get on the winning end of their Match Day 2 fixture.

What: Real Madrid vs. Dynamo Kyiv
Station: ESPN Classic
When: 5 p.m. ET
Why: Real Madrid should win, but you never know in the Champions League.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 27
What: Levski Sofia vs. Chelsea
Station: ESPN2
When: 2:30 p.m. ET
Why: Chelsea is on top of the EPL, but we all know the Champions League is what they want.

What: Werder Bremen vs. Barcelona
Station: ESPN Classic
When: 5 p.m. ET
Why: One of the better match-ups on Wednesday, Barcelona will face a tough test against Werder Bremen.

What: Chicago vs. LA Galaxy (Open Cup Final)
Station: Fox Soccer Channel
When: 8 p.m. ET
Why: The Fire just defeated the Galaxy on Saturday, but can they do it four days later for their fourth Open Cup title?

FRIDAY, SEPT. 29
What: UEFA Champions League Highlights Show
Station: ESPN2
When: 2 p.m. ET
Why: Considering you probably don’t have the time to watch all the CL games this week (part of the reason we don’t list them all), you can just catch up with the highlight show.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 30
What: Everton vs. Manchester City
Station: Fox Soccer Channel
When: 2:15 p.m. ET
Why: Everton’s Tim Howard goes up against his U.S. teammates – Claudio Reyna and DaMarcus Beasely.

What: Kansas City Wizards vs. Real Salt Lake
Station: MLS Direct Kick
When: 8: 30 p.m. ET
Why: Of all the MLS games this weekend, this one may have the most impact on the playoffs. RSL needs the win to get into the playoff picture, while K.C. is trying to hold off the Red Bulls.

SUNDAY, OCT. 1
What: U.S. WNT vs. Chinese Taipei
Station: ESPN2
When: 4 p.m. ET
Why: The U.S. WNT is still plugging away toward qualifying in November and invite Chinese Taipei to The Home Depot Center for the first time.

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