THURSDAY, FEB. 9
ITALIAN COPPA ITALIA
Napoli at Siena
GolTV, 11:45 a.m.
Tuscan side Siena is the outsider in a powerful final four in Italy's cup competition, but after squeaking past Palermo and Chievo Verona to reach the semifinals, a win at home in the first leg could fuel a date with Juventus or AC Milan in May.
Olimpia (Paraguay) at Emelec (Ecuador)
Fox Deportes, 6:30 p.m.
The Paraguayans celebrate the 10th anniversary of their last South American club title -- and third overall -- with a Group 3 opener in Guayaquil.
Junior (Colombia) at Union Española (Chile), Fox Deportes, 11 a.m.
Juan Aurich (Peru) at Internacional (Brazil), Fox Deportes, 2 p.m.
Bolivar (Bolivia) at Universidad Catolica (Chile), Fox Deportes, 4 p.m.
Brazilian Campeonato Paulista
Comerical at São Paulo, GolTV, 3:45 p.m.
FRIDAY, FEB. 10
SC Freiburg at VfL Wolfsburg
ESPN Deportes, 11:25 a.m.
Things are getting desperate for Freiburg, the Black Forest club that once employed local boy Paul Caligiuri. The Breisgau-Brasilianer are last in Germany's top league, three points deep into the relegation zone. And Wolfsburg posted shutouts in its first two home games since the end of winter break.
MEXICAN PRIMERA DIVISION
Santos Laguna at Morelia
Azteca America (KAZA/Channel 54), 5:55 p.m./Fox Deportes, 6 p.m.
Unbeaten Santos -- a potential semifinal opponent if the Galaxy beats Toronto FC in the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals -- has won four in a row to open a three-point lead after just five games, but the Monarcas are starting to hit stride, with two wins (over San Luis and at Guadalajara) in their last three games.
Liga de Ascenso
Leon at Leones Negros, GolTV, 6:45 p.m.
Alianza Lima (Peru) at Libertad (Paraguay), Fox Deportes, 10 a.m.
Argentine Primera Division
Olimpo at Boca Juniors, GolTV, 4:15 p.m.
ON LOCAL FIELDS
Portland Timbers vs. Montreal Impact
Home Depot Center Field 4 (Carson), 10:30 a.m.
The MLS Cup rematch -- Galaxy vs. Houston -- kicks off at the same time on the other side of the HDC complex, but it's a closed-door match. Fans must be content with this one instead.