Best Bets Nov. 24/25: What to watch, where to go
THURSDAY, NOV. 24
Velez Sarsfield (Argentina) at LDU Quito (Ecuador)
Fox Deportes, 4 p.m.
Twelfth-seeded Liga knocked off one higher seed despite losing the second leg, then survived against another on penalties. Now, in the semifinals of South America's No. 2 club competition, they've got top-seeded Velez, which has tied one game in all three of its Sudamericana series.
Fox Deportes, 10 a.m.
Only 13 of the 38 entrants have been determined -- including Velz Sarsfield, Santos, Vasco da Gama, U de Chile, Nacional, Atletico Nacional and Mexico's Guadalajara, Cruz Azul and Tigres -- but it's time to divide them all up anyway. Live from Luque, Paraguay.
Borussia Mönchengladbach at Cologne
ESPN Deportes, 11:25 a.m.
Gladbach had to win a playoff to remain in the Bundesliga, and now it's in third place -- at 8-3-2 -- fueled by Marco Reus, who has hit double-digit goals in just 13 games.
ITALIAN SERIE A
AS Roma at Udinese
Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 11:30 a.m.
Udinese is starting to slide, down to fourth after two shutout losses in its last four league games -- and another in the Europa League. Roma is fifth, four points back. Replay: FSC, 5 p.m.