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Best Bets Dec. 6/7 What to watch

12/6/2011

TUESDAY, DEC. 6

  • TELEVISION

CLUB FRIENDLY

Galaxy at Melbourne Victory

Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 12:30 a.m.

Is this David Beckham's last game for the Galaxy? No official word either way, but we know it's Gregg Berhalter's finale, if he gets onto the field. L.A. looks to wrap up its Pacific tour with a third victory. Replay: FSC, 8 a.m.

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Valencia (Spain) at Chelsea (England)

Fox Soccer Channel, 11:30 a.m.

Germany's Bayer Leverkusen has already clinched a round-of-16 berth in the most balanced of Champions League groups, and E's other spot goes to the winner here. Or Chelsea, if it's a 0-0 draw. Or Valencia, if it's a tie with goals. Replay: Fox Deportes, 2 p.m.; Fox Sports Plus, 2 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Also

Zenit St. Petersburg (Russia) at FC Porto (Portugal), Fox Sports West, 11:30 a.m.; Fox Soccer Channel, 9:30 p.m.

Arsenal (England) at Olympiakos (Greece), Fox Soccer Plus, 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.; Fox Soccer Channel, 2 p.m. and midnight; Fox Deportes, 4 p.m.

BATE Borisov (Belarus) at Barcelona (Spain), Fox Deportes, 11:30 a.m. and 9 p.m.; Fox Soccer Channel, 4 p.m.; Fox Soccer Plus, 9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7

  • TELEVISION

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Bayern Munich (Germany) at Manchester City (England)

Fox Soccer Plus, 11:30 a.m.

Bayern has mowed through the Group A competition to clinch its knockout-stage berth after just five games, but Man City -- England's richest and now, it appears, best side -- needs a victory win (and for Napoli not to win at Villarreal) to avoid dropping into the second-tier Europa League. Replays: Fox Soccer Channel, 4 p.m.; Fox Deportes, 6 p.m.; Fox Soccer Plus, 9 p.m.

Also

Olympique Marseille (France) at Borussia Dortmund (Germany), Fox Soccer Channel, 8 a.m.; Fox Deportes, 9 a.m.

Real Madrid (Spain) at Ajax Amsterdam (Netherlands), Fox Sports West, 11:30 a.m.; Fox Soccer Channel, 2 p.m. and midnight; Fox Deportes, 2 p.m.; Fox Soccer Plus, 5:30 p.m.

Manchester United (England) at FC Basel (Switzerland), Fox Soccer Channel, 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Fox Deportes, 11:30 a.m. and 8 p.m.; Fox Soccer Plus, 2 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Napoli (Italy) at Villrreal (Spain), Fox Deportes, 4 p.m.; Fox Soccer Channel, 9:30 p.m.

MEXICAN LIGA DE ASCENSO

La Piedad at Correcaminos

GolTV, 6:30 p.m.

La Piedad rode a pair of former Chivas USA forwards -- Roberto Nurse and Jesus Padilla, combining for 17 goals -- to the top spot in Mexico's No. 2 league and into the Apertura final against second-place Correcaminos. The winner of the two-game series, at the least, advances to a playoff in May for a Primera Division berth next season.

Argentine Primera Division

Boca Juniors at Arsenal de Sarandi, GolTV, 2 p.m.