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April 24/25: What to watch, where to go

4/24/2012

TUESDAY, APRIL 24

  • TELEVISION

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Chelsea (England) at Barcelona (Spain)

Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 11:30 a.m.


Barça has looked out of sorts in successive losses last week to Chelsea in the semifinal first leg and Saturday against Real Madrid, which ensures the Merengues will win La Liga. The Catalans must overcome a 1-0 deficit to reach the final against Bayern Munich or Real Madrid. Replays: Fox Soccer Plus, 2 p.m.; FSC, 5 and 8 p.m.; Fox Deportes, 6 p.m.

English Premier League

Bolton at Aston Villa, Fox Soccer Plus, 11:40 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25

  • TELEVISION

ITALIAN SERIE A

Genoa at AC Milan

Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 9 a.m.


Milan is trying to chase down Juventus for the Scudetto: The Rossoneri are three points back with five games to go. Genoa is trying to stave off relegation: Il Grifone is just one point above the drop.

Also

Fiorentina at AS Roma, Fox Soccer Plus, 5:55 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Juventus at Cesena, Fox Soccer Plus, 8:55 a.m. and 9 p.m.

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Bayern Munich (Germany) at Real Madrid (Spain)

FX and Fox Deportes, 11:30 a.m.

Bayern impressed in the home leg, but the result -- a 2-1 victory -- might have played perfectly for mighty Real. A 1-0 win at the Bernabeu sends the Merengues to the title game in Europe's club championship. Replays: Fox Soccer Channel, 2 and 9 p.m.; Fox Deportes, 3 and 10 p.m.; Fox Soccer Plus, 5 p.m.

CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Monterrey (Mexico) at Santos Laguna (Mexico)

Fox Soccer Channel and Telefutura (KFTR/Channel 46), 5 p.m.

Humberto Suazo
's second-half goals took Monterrey to a 2-0 win in the first leg. Hold on, and the Rayados retain CONCACAF's club championship. Replay: FSC, midnight.

Copa Libertadores

Santos (Brazil) at Bolivar (Bolivia), Fox Deportes, 5:30 p.m.

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

Real Salt Lake at FC Dallas

MLS Direct Kick, 5:30 p.m.

RSL absorbed two red cards and still was bound for a point in San Jose before the Quakes struck twice in stoppage, handing the Utahns successive losses. They're still legitimate contenders. FC Dallas might be, too, but more evidence is required.