What to Watch this Weekend (Nov 6-8)

November 5, 2010 — by Suman

We know Lazio was Il Duce's fave team, but take it easy on the Roman salutes this weekend, ok?

Listings for what’s on TV taken again from Soccer Insider courtesy of the kind and gracious Steven Goff at the Washington Post:


England, Bolton-Spurs 8:30 a.m. ESPN2, ESPN Deportes Will be funny to see if Steinsson handles Gareth Bale better than Maicon did on Tuesday.  Guessing the first yellow will appear inside 5 minutes.  Maybe ole ‘Arry will rest Bale as he is now the best player in the world.

Germany, Moenchengladbach-Bayern Munich 10:30 a.m. ESPN Deportes (Out of respect for the Bayern fan that was in the bar with us Wednesday afternoon..and who is Gründer, Gesellschafter und Berater of

England, Fulham-Aston Villa 11 a.m. FSP Key Americans on both sides: Clint Dempsey for Fulham, who scored both their goals last weekend; and Brad Friedel is still a rock in goal for Villa

England, Blackpool-Everton 5 p.m. FSP Is it possible that NW England is the best area for football in the world?

Brazil, Atletico Mineiro-Santos 5:30 p.m. GolTV What’s up with Neymar these days?

Mexico, Chivas-Cruz Azul 9 p.m. Telemundo Big guns, both.


England, Arsenal-Newcastle 8:30 a.m. FSP Another test of strength for Arsenal against a powerful Newcastle team who’ve just squashed arch rivals Sunderland by a wide margin.

Italy, Lazio-Roma 9 a.m. FSC Derby della Capitale! The fans do not like each other at all, and the facist/neo groups for both are as vicious as anybody outside of the former Yugoslav republics.

England, Liverpool-Chelsea 11 a.m. FSC Will Hodgson work the same kind of magic Benitez seemed to always manage against the Blues?

Spain, Real Madrid-Atletico Madrid 3 p.m. GolTV El Derbi madrileño!

MLS playoffs, Los Angeles-Seattle 9 p.m. ESPN, ESPN Deportes Another upset looming in the MLS playoffs?


Spain, Sevilla-Valencia 3:30 p.m. ESPN Deportes La Liga’s Monday fixture is usually a throwaway game, but this one is actually worth watching.