Sunday, May 13, 2012
May 13/14: What to watch, where to go SUNDAY, MAY 13
ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE
Queens Park Rangers at Manchester City
ESPN and ESPN Deportes, 6:55 a.m. Man City needs to win to ensure its first EPL title since 1968 -- as long as archrival Man United doesn't overcome an eight-goal disadvantage in the tiebreaker. QPR might need at least a draw to hold off Bolton in the battle for the last relegation spot. All nine EPL games, all kicking off at 7 (and most with pregame shows beginning at 6:30), will be shown live, seven of them on a variety of networks (see below) and the other two on online platforms.
Manchester United at Sunderland, FX and Fox Deportes, 7 a.m.; Fox Soccer Channel, 2 p.m.
Blackburn at Chelsea, Speed, 7 a.m.
Liverpool at Swansea City, Fuel TV, 7 a.m.
Arsenal at West Bromwich Albion, Fox Sports West, 7 a.m.; Fox Deportes, 9 a.m.; Fox Soccer Channel, 10 a.m.
Fulham at Tottenham, Fox Soccer Channel, 7 a.m. and 8 p.m.; Fox Deportes, 2 p.m.
Bolton at Stoke City, Fox Soccer Plus, 7 a.m. and 9 p.m.
Scottish Premier League
Hearts at Celtic, Fox Soccer Plus, 4:25 a.m.
ITALIAN SERIE A
Inter Milan at Lazio
Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 11:30 a.m.
The Italian season finishes with a showdown of giants, with something on the line. The final Champions League and both Europa League berths are to be determined, and fourth-place Lazio could vault past Udinese and into the big competition with a victory. A loss could leave the Romans out of Europe entirely -- with Inter nabbing a Europa League spot. Replay: FSC, midnight.
Atalanta at Juventus, Fox Soccer Plus, 9:30 a.m. and 1 a.m.
Siena at Napoli, Fox Soccer Plus, 11:40 a.m.
Spanish La Liga
Athletic Bilbao at Levante, ESPN Deportes, 10:50 a.m.
Mallorca at Real Madrid, GolTV, 11 a.m.
Atletico Madrid at Villarreal, GolTV, 5 p.m.
French Ligue 1
Stade Rennes at Paris Saint-Germain, TV5Monde, 11:55 a.m.
Lille at Montpellier, Fox Soccer Plus, 2 p.m.
UEFA U-17 Championship
Semifinal: Germany vs. Poland, GolTV, 8:30 a.m. and midnight
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER
Chivas USA at San Jose Earthquakes
Galavision, 4 p.m.
Can the Goats stop Chris Wondolowski, who has 11 goals already this season and 45 in two years plus two months? As big a question: Can they score on the Quakes?
New York Red Bulls at Philadelphia Union, ESPN2, 9:30 a.m.; ESPN Deportes, 2 p.m.
MEXICAN PRIMERA DIVISION
UANL Tigres at Santos Laguna
Univision Deportes, 5:55 p.m.
Santos is on target for a fourth title-series appearance in five competitions after scoring first in a 1-1 draw at Apertura champ Tigres in the semifinal first leg. A win or tie in Torreon leaves the Guerreros 180 minutes (against Monterrey) from the trophy.
Brazilian Campeonato Paulista
Guarani at Santos, GolTV, 1 p.m.
Argentine Primera Division
Velez Sarsfield at Boca Juniors, GolTV, 3 and 10 p.m.
ON LOCAL FIELDS
USL PREMIER DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE
Ventura County Fusion at L.A. Misioneros
Carver Middle School (Los Angeles), 6 p.m. Misioneros surprised the powerful Fusion with a 1-1 draw in Ventura last weekend. Ventura County looks to assert command in the rematch.
Pali Blues at L.A. Strikers
Patterson Field, Occidental College (Eagle Rock), 6 p.m.
The women's summer season kicks off in So Cal, with two-time W-League champ Pali taking on a restructured Strikers squad.