Sunday, May 6, 2012
May 6/7: What to watch, where to go SUNDAY, MAY 6
ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE
Manchester City at Newcastle United
Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 5:30 a.m. Last week's dramatic victory over archrival Man United gave City command, sort of, in the EPL title race. The Blues are ahead on goal difference with two games left, but if they can't overcome The Toon at St. James' Park, United likely swoops in for the trophy. Replay: Fox Deportes, 2 p.m.
Stoke City at Queens Park Rangers, Fox Soccer Plus, 5:55 a.m. and 9 p.m.
Swansea City at Manchester United, Fox Soccer Channel, 7:30 a.m. and 8 p.m.; Fox Deportes, 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Sunderland at Fulham, Fox Soccer Plus, 8 a.m.
Tottenham at Aston Villa, ESPN Deportes, 8:30 a.m.
West Bromwich Albion at Bolton, Fox Soccer Plus, 11:30 a.m.
Scottish Premier League
Celtic at Dundee United, Fox Soccer Plus, 10 a.m.
ITALIAN SERIE A
AC Milan at Inter Milan
Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 11:30 a.m.
Milan is one point behind unbeaten Juventus with two games to go in the Scudetto chase. San Siro rival Inter is one point behind Lazio in the fight for the final Europa Cup slot. One likely will be disappointed.
Parma at Siena, Fox Soccer Plus, 5:55 a.m. and 1 a.m.
Juventus at Cagliari, Fox Soccer Plus, 2 p.m. and midnight
Ajax Amsterdam at Vitesse Arnhem, ESPN Deportes, 5:25 a.m.
Spanish La Liga
Getafe at Athletic Bilbao, GolTV, 8 a.m.
Villarreal at Valencia, GolTV, 10 a.m.
French Ligue 1
Paris Saint-Germain at Valenciennes, Fox Soccer Plus, 12:10 p.m.
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER
Colorado Rapids at FC Dallas
Galavision, 4 p.m.
The Rapids awoke from a little slumber with three late goals against Chivas last week. FC Dallas has drawn its last two games, with Brek Shea converting penalty kicks for the Hoops' lone goals in each. This one is vital in what's expected to be a tight Western race for playoff berths.
MEXICAN PRIMERA DIVISION
UANL Tigres at Morelia
Azteca America (KAZA/Channel 54), 5:55 p.m.
Hector Mancilla's 22nd-minute goal gave the Apertura champs a 1-0 home win in the first leg. If they can hold on in Michoacan, Tigres heads to the semifinals.
Jaguares de Chiapas at Santos Laguna, Univision Deportes, 3:55 p.m.
Brazilian Campeonato Paulista
Santos at Guarani, ESPN Deportes, 11:55 p.m.
Uruguayan Liga Profesional de Primera Division
Liverpool at Peņarol, GolTV, noon and midnight
Argentine Primera Division
Boca Juniors at Atletico Rafaela, GolTV, 3 and 9 p.m.
ON LOCAL FIELDS
USASA REGION IV CHAMPIONSHIP
Cal FC vs. PSA Elite
Ontario Soccer Park, 9 a.m. Thousand Oaks' Cal FC, run by Eric Wynalda, and Irvine's PSA have already qualified for the U.S. Open Cup. The winner heads to the U.S. Adult Soccer Association's national championships.
Soccer in the Sand Nationwide Series
Huntington City Beach (Huntington Beach), 10 a.m.
Recreational beach tournament, with teams in three divisions, takes over a swath of sand south of the pier. Finals are at 2:15 p.m.
Wilmington Hammerheads at L.A. Blues
Titan Stadium, Cal State Fullerton, 5 p.m.
The Blues scored their first goals and won their first game Friday against Wilmington. Now they look for a weekend sweep.
USL Premier Development League
Orange County Blue Star at L.A. Misioneros, Carver Middle School (Los Angeles), 6 p.m.
MONDAY, MAY 7
ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE
Wigan Athletic at Blackburn
ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes, 11:55 a.m. Wigan beat Manchester United, Arsenal and Newcastle United in the past month to climb out of the relegation zone, and although it's not yet safe, it's close. Blackburn needs a quick run of its own to keep from falling to the second-tier Championship.
FRENCH LIGUE 1
Montpellier at Stade Rennes
Fox Soccer Channel, noon
Three games left in the season. Montpellier has a three-point lead on Paris Saint-Germain in the title race. Rennes is two points out of a Europa League berth. Replay: 5 p.m.