Best Bets Dec. 3/4 What to watch

December, 2, 2011
12/02/11
11:18
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SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • TELEVISION

FRIENDLY
Galaxy at Philippines
Fox Soccer Channel, 3:30 a.m.

The second stop on the MLS Cup champions' postseason Pacific tour is to Manila, where David Beckham and Co. take on the national team.
Australian A-League
Brisbane Roar at Sydney FC, Fox Soccer Channel, 10 p.m.

ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE
Chelsea at Newcastle United
ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes, 4:30 a.m.
We're just one-third into the season, and already it all makes sense. Man City wins the title, Man United finishes second, and a few teams battle for the third Champions League berth. These are two of those few.
Also
Arsenal at Wigan Athletic, Fox Soccer Plus, 6:55 a.m.
Norwich City at Manchester City, Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 7 a.m.
Swansea City at Blackburn, Fox Soccer Plus, 9 a.m.
Manchester United at Aston Villa, Fox Deportes, 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.; Fox Soccer Channel, 9:30 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Bolton at Tottenham, Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 2 p.m.
Championship
Middlesbrough a Bristol City, Fox Soccer Plus, 11 a.m.
F.A. Cup
Aldershot Town at Sheffield Wednesday, Fox Soccer Channel, 5 p.m.
Torquay United at Sheffield United, Fox Soccer Plus, 3 p.m.

SPANISH LA LIGA
Levante at Barcelona
GolTV, 11 a.m.
Levante was really rolling until a three-game losing streak, which ended with a 4-0 romp last weekend over lowly Gijon. Barcelona, obviously, is a sterner challenge, and the way Real Madrid is blowing foes away, every win is a must if the Catalans are serious about winning the league crown. Replay: 6 p.m.
Also
Real Madrid at Sporting Gijon, ESPN Deportes, 8:55 a.m.
Villarreal at Racing Santander, GolTV, 9 a.m. and midnight
Espanyol at Valencia, ESPN Deportes, 12:55 p.m.
German Bundesliga
Borussia Dortmund at Borussia Mönchengladbach, GolTV, 6:30 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Werder Bremen at Bayern Munich, ESPN Deportes, 6:45 a.m.
Italian Serie A
Udinese at Inter Milan, Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 11:30 a.m.

MEXICAN PRIMERA DIVISION
Morelia at Santos Laguna
Galavision, 5 p.m.
The Monarcas scored two early goals in a 2-1 victory in their home leg and need only play even in Torreon to advance to the Apertura final against UANL Tigres or Gallos Blancos.
Argentine Primera B Nacional
River Plate at Boca Unidos, GolTV, 2 p.m.
Colombian Liga Postobon
Once Caldas at America de Cali, GolTV, 4 p.m.
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INDOOR SOCCER
Docemas at Anaheim Bolts
Anaheim Convention Center, 8 p.m.
The Bolts debut in the U.S. Open Arena Cup against a local amateur side.

SUNDAY, DEC. 4
  • TELEVISION

ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE
Stoke City at Everton
Fox Soccer Plus, 7 a.m.

The Toffees have won two in a row, and Stoke is celebrating passage from group play in the Europa Cup, but these are midtable sides just shy of .500 looking to make a move.
Also
Sunderland at Wolverhampton, Fox Soccer Channel, 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.; Fox Deportes, 8 a.m.
F.A. Cup
Notts County at Sutton United, Fox Soccer Plus, 9 a.m.
Bristol Rovers at AFC Totton, Fox Soccer Plus, 6 p.m.

ITALIAN SERIE A
Palermo at Parma
Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 11:30 a.m.
A dozen games in and there appear to be four clubs -- Milan, Juventus, Udinese and Lazio -- battling for the Scudetto. There's a Europa League berth awaiting the No. 5 team, and Palermo is atop the midtable clubs fighting for it.
Also
Cagliari at Catania, Fox Soccer Plus, 3:25 a.m.; Fox Deportes, 10 a.m.
Cesena at Juventus, Fox Soccer Channel, 6 a.m. and midnight; Fox Deportes, 6 a.m.
Dutch Eredivisie
PSV Eindhoven at Feyenoord Rotterdam, ESPN Deportes, 3:30 a.m.
German Bundesliga
Augsburg at Schalke 04, GolTV, 8:30 a.m.
French Ligue 1
Toulouse at Lyon, Fox Soccer Plus, 11:55 a.m.

COLLEGE WOMEN
Stanford vs. Duke
ESPNU, 1 p.m.
The top-ranked Cardinal head into their third successive NCAA Division I title game looking for their first championship.
Also
Duke vs. Wake Forest, ESPNU, 11 a.m.
International friendly
Brazil U17 at United States U17, Fox Soccer Channel, 2 p.m.

MEXICAN PRIMERA DIVISION
Gallos Blancos at UANL Tigres
Telemundo (KVEA/Channel 52), 5 p.m.
Tigres has the advantage after a scoreless draw in Queretaro in the first leg of this semifinal series, with Morelia or Santos waiting in the Apertura final.
Liga de Ascenso
Toros Neza at Correcaminos, GolTV, 4 p.m.
Brazilian Brasileirão Petrobras
Palmeiras at Corinthians, GolTV, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Argentine Primera Division
Banfield at Boca Juniors, GolTV, 2 and 9 p.m.

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