The weekend soccer TV schedule has the opening of the 2018 MLS season with LAFC playing their first game at Seattle on Sunday. Also on Sunday's schedule, a big Premier League match-up with Manchester City hosting Chelsea. The US Women are also in action, playing France on Sunday on ESPN2.
Seattle Sounders vs LAFC on Sunday at 5pm on ESPN. LAFC plays their first MLS game that counts at CenturyLink Field against a team many consider favorites to win the Western Conference. There's nothing like a first impression, with LAFC looking to show from the beginning that they're more than just another expansion team. Seattle is working to move past the season-ending injury to Jordan Morris. They'll be working on the diamond they used to put four second-half goals by Santa Tecla in the CONCACAF Champions League on Thursday.
"From the beginning, LAFC set out to be a club that connected with the heart of LA," LAFC coach Bob Bradley said. "That understood the diversity of the city. And made sure that we could be a team that people could look at, be a part of, and feel proud,” Bradley said following training. “Everyone that has been a part of LAFC from the beginning, has done an incredible job of building momentum. We’ve got to take that on the field."
Saturday Soccer TV
Premier League on NBCSN: Burnley vs Everton at 7:30am, Spurs vs Huddersfield Town at 10am, and Liverpool vs Newcastle United at 12:30pm. CNBC has Southampton vs Stoke City at 10am. Scottish Cup on GolTV: Rangers vs Falkirk at 11:15am.
Serie A on beIN Sport: SPAL vs Bologna at 9am and Lazio vs Juventus at 1pm. Bundesliga on FS1: Schalke vs Hertha BSC at 9:30am. FS2 has Wolfsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen at 9:30am and RB Leipzig vs Borussia Dortmund at 12:30pm. La Liga on beIN en Espanol: Sevilla vs Athletic at 10:15am and Leganes vs Malaga and Deportivo vs Eibar at 12:30pm. beIN Sport has Real Madrid vs Getafe at 2:45pm. Ligue 1 on beIN Sport: Troyes vs PSG at 11am.
MLS on Univision: Houston vs Atlanta at 3:30pm. Liga MX on Univision Deportes: Cruz Azul vs Queretaro at 6pm. Galavision has Monterrey vs Puebla at 8pm. On ESPN Deportes: Leon vs UNAM Pumas at 8pm and Necaxa vs Santos Laguna at 10pm. Univision has Chivas vs Club America at 10pm.
Sunday Soccer TV
US Women vs France at 12pm on ESPN2.
Premier League on NBCSN: Brighton vs Arsenal at 8:30am and Manchester City vs Chelsea at 11am.
Bundesliga on FS1: Cologne vs Stuttgart at 9:30am and Freiburg vs Bayern Munich at 12pm. La Liga on beIN Sport: Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid at 10:15am. beIN en Espanol has Real Sociedad vs Alaves at 12:30pm and Valencia vs Real Betis at 2:45pm. Serie A on beIN Sport: Milan vs Inter Milan at 2:45pm.
Liga MX on Univision: Toluca vs Pachuca at 1pm. Univision Deportes has Veracruz vs Tigres at 7pm. MLS on ESPN: Seattle vs LAFC at 5pm. FS1 has Sporting KC vs NYCFC at 7:30pm and LA Galaxy vs Portland Timbers at 10pm.
Monday Soccer TV
Premier League on NBCSN: Crystal Palace vs Manchester United at 3pm. La Liga on beIN Sport: Celta Vigo vs Las Palmas at 3pm. All Times Eastern