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It's a busy Thursday across the soccer landscape as one American star takes the field in Europe while a pair of American teams face continental action.

Christian Pulisic and Borussia Dortmund take on Atalanta on Thursday in the second leg of their Europa League clash. Dortmund picked up a 3-2 win in the home leg, giving them a slight advantage heading to Italy.

MLS Playoff Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

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After an extended break, the MLS playoffs return on Tuesday with the start of the conference finals.

Tuesday night's festivities begin in Columbus as Toronto FC visits the Columbus Crew for the first leg of the Eastern Conference final (8 p.m., ESPN). The Supporters' Shield winners enter Tuesday's match shorthanded with both Jozy Altidore and Sebastian Giovinco out of action due to suspension, while the Crew possess a full complement of players after holding off NYCFC in the conference semifinal round.

Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Seattle Sounders: Your Running Commentary

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Two Cascadia powerhouses go head-to-head on Sunday night to kickstart the conference semifinal portion of the MLS playoffs.

After taking care of the San Jose Earthquakes in a 5-0 rout, the Vancouver Whitecaps have booked their date with the Seattle Sounders in the second round of the postseason.

UEFA Champions League

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Between three continents of Champions Leagues, a makeup match featuring one of the largest clubs in the world, and some preseason friendlies, it's turning out to be a pretty entertaining hump day of soccer.

The Europa League serves as an appetizer for some key UEFA Champions League round of 16 matches, but there is also an early afternoon Real Madrid offering to get soccer fans ready for the continental action.

Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

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The UEFA Champions League is back with a pair of intriguing clashes on Tuesday.

The marquee match of the two is between Juventus and Tottenham, while FC Basel will try to perfectly fit into the underdog role, like it has in the past, against Manchester City.

Tuesday's soccer action doesn't end in Europe, as there are a pair of Liga MX contest to be played at night.

Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

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Christian Pulisic returns to action in the Champions League for a struggling Borussia Dortmund as they bring Apoel Nicosia of Cyprus into the Signal-Iduna-Park. The American teen is yet to score or record an assist in the Champions League this season and his club has only one point in three matches in the competition.

Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

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It's another day filled with UEFA Champions League group stage matches as several global giants take the pitch.

Neymar's Paris Saint-Germain plays, as does his former side of Barelona, and German champions Bayern Munich. The main match comes from London, though, as Chelsea plays host to a tough Roma team.

Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

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Wednesday has plenty of soccer from the afternoon to the evening, as the UEFA Champions League, MLS, and Liga MX will be in session.

Another slate of Champions League matches is on the schedule, with European powerhouses Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich battling in a highly anticipated group stage encounter.

Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

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Wednesday's schedule begins across the Atlantic in European continental competition, and ends back in the Americas with MLS, USL, and the CONCACAF U-17 Championship.

Kicking off the day's slate is a UEFA Europa League semifinal showdown as Dutch regulars Ajax take on Alexandre Lacazette and Lyon in leg one of their match-up.

Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

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Tuesday's slate isn't too loaded, but there is one can't-miss match on tap for the afternoon.

The semifinals of the UEFA Champions League begin with a Madrid derby between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at theSantiago Bernabeu. This is a rematch of the 2014 and 2016 finals, with Real succeeding in both.

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

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Chelsea and Tottenham are preparing for a fierce battle in the coming weeks for the English Premier League title, but first they must settle things in the FA Cup.

The London clubs square off in the FA Cup semifinals on Saturday at Wembley Stadium, with the winner taking on the winner of Sunday's Arsenal-Manchester City semifinal.

Soccer Thursday: Your Running Commentary

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The UEFA Champions League semifinals dominated the midweek slate, but Thursday turns towards eight Europa League sides looking to lock up a semifinal berth of their own.

Europa League action is headlined by Manchester United, who take on Anderlecht in Thursday's quarterfinal headliner. Jose Mourinho's side earned a 1-1 draw with the Belgian club as they now return to Old Trafford for the second leg.

Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

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Wednesday is full of Champions League action, spanning several continents.

In the afternoon, the UEFA Champions League continues play as Monaco battles Manchester City while Atletico Madrid take on Bayer Leverkusen as each seeks to earn a place in the quarterfinals. Monaco have a hole to dig themselves out of, as Man City lead, 5-3, after leg one, as do Leverkusen, who trail Atletico, 4-2.

Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

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It's a Champions League-packed day in socceras several continental competitions resume on Tuesday.

The round of 16 in the UEFA Champions League continues with Leicester City trying to overcome a 2-1 deficit at home against Sevilla. A 1-0 win at the King Power Stadium would be enough for the Premier League champions to advance to the quarterfinals.

Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

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Two teams booked their places in the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals on Tuesday and two more can seal a spot in the final eight on Wednesday afternoon.

Barcelona will have to overcome quite the odds to battle their way to the next round. Facing off for a second leg clash with Paris Saint-Germain, Barca must overturn a 4-0 deficit from the opening leg, making them a longshot for a quarterfinal berth.

Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

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UEFA Champions League returns on Tuesday, plus the U.S. Women's National Team aims for a bounceback performance in the SheBelieves Cup.

The day begins with the second legs of the round of 16 in the Champions League. Napoli hosts Real Madrid and will try to overturn a 3-1 deficit. Elsewhere, Bayern Munich takes a commanding 5-1 lead into London as it faces Arsenal.

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After Tuesday's Champions League fireworks between Juventus and Tottenham, the European continent is looking to deliver again with another clash between global giants

Paris Saint-Germain travel to the Spanish capital to play Real Madrid in what figures to be the biggest match of the Round of 16.

Soccer Friday: Your Running Commentary

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The weekend's soccer begins today, with several leagues in play, featuring multiple Americans.

Fresh off securing a spot in the Champions League quarterfinals, Borussia Dortmund and Christian Pulisic host FC Ingolstadt, featuring fellow American Alfredo Morales in Bundesliga action. Meanwhile, in the English Championship, German-American manager David Wagner continues in the hunt for promotion with Huddersfield Town as they face a Bristol City side looking to avoid relegation.

Manchester United

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The biggest rivalry in Germany puts the German Cup in the spotlight on this busy Wednesday afternoon leading into the Christmas season.

Christian Pulisic, fresh off his 89th minute winner against Hoffenheim last Saturday, will lead Borussia Dortmund into a round of 16 match against Bayern Munich as they look to keep their DFB-Pokal title defense alive.

Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

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Spain's two title challenges both take the field on Sunday while English action sees two of the league's elite collide with major implications for one side.

Tottenham's title hopes ended on Friday as Chelsea clinched the league crown, but Manchester United has plenty to play for when the two collide on Sunday.

Europa League Semifinals: Your Running Commentary

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The UEFA Champions League final is officially set, and on Thursday, the two finalists for the UEFA Europa League will be determined in a pair of semifinal second legs.

After earning a narrow 1-0 win over Celta Vigo in the opening leg of their semifinal clash, Manchester United returns home to Old Trafford as they look to seal advancement past the Spanish side.

Major League Soccer

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The MLS Conference Final second legs get underway on Wednesday with a pair of Eastern Conference teams squaring off.

Tonight's action comes from BMO Field as defending Eastern Conference champs Toronto FC welcome the Columbus Crew to town. The sides played out a 0-0 draw at Mafpre Stadium last Tuesday, with the Crew having the majority of the attacking efforts towards goal.

MLS Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

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Just two weeks remain in MLS play, and some vital matchups will take place across the league on Sunday afternoon.

The schedule starts in the East which is, at this point, fairly locked up. New York City FC has plenty on the line, though, heading into Sunday's match against the Houston Dynamo.

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

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Saturday's MLS action is an all-day affair.

Action begins at 1 p.m. as NYCFC faces off with the Seattle Sounders, kickstarting a long day on the MLS schedule. Saturday concludes with a late-night kickoff between the LA Galaxy and Houston Dynamo, leaving plenty of options for the day's soccer viewing.

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Wednesday's soccer action takes place across a trio of separate competitions, ranging between Canada and the United States.

A second-leg semifinal in the Canadian Championship sees the Ottawa Fury looking to eliminate Toronto F.C. away from home.

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

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Saturday's action is headlined by amajor rivalry clashin the Premier League.

The day kicks off with a Merseyside Derby as Liverpool takes on Everton, providing an early-morning clash between two of the league's fiercest rivals. Several of the league's other heavy-hitters, like Tottenham and Chelsea, also take the field with the hopes of furthering their push atop the table.

MLS Week 3: Your Running Commentary

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While international soccer dominates the weekend's schedule, MLS returns on Saturday with a trio of interesting matches.

The day starts at Gillette Stadium as the New England Revolution host Minnesota United. The Loons return to action after sealing their first ever point last time out.

FIFA Confederations Cup

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It's a busy Wednesday in the soccer world as the Confederations Cup, U.S. Open Cup, and an international friendly all grace your television and/or computer screens today.

Everything starts with the FIFA Confederations Cup. The knockout rounds for the World Cup dress rehearsal are upon us with Portugal and Chile kicking things off this afternoon on FS1.

Soccer Monday: Your Running Commentary

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A quiet Monday kicks off in Russia, before traversing West into Europe and finally across the Atlantic for some USL action in the U.S.

Australia and Germany headline a slow day with an 11 a.m. kickoff in Russia. The defending World Cup champions take on the Asian Football Confederation representative in the FIFA Confederations Cup on Fox Sports 1 as the lone match of the day.

English Premier League

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Trophies are on the line on Saturday as several of Europe's top teams look to lock up one final piece of silverware before the season ends.

Action is headlined by the FA Cup final, which pits Premier League champions Chelsea against Arsenal. Spain's Copa del Rey finishes up with a David vs.

Soccer Thursday: Your Running Commentary

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It's derby day in both Manchester and the Basque region on Thursday, as the Premier League and La Liga take center stage on Thursday.

The Manchester derby between Manchester City and Manchester United highlights the day as both sides square off in a massive game with top-four implications. A win could move United into the top four, while a City victory moves them one step closer to a Champions League spot.

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

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It's another loaded Saturday of soccer, with leagues from Europe to North America to Australia in action.

The English Premier League sees Geoff Cameronand Stoke City take on league leaders Chelsea, while a resurgent Leicester City heads to West Ham.

In the Bundesliga, second place RB Leipzig takes on relegation contenders Werder Bremen, featuring Aron Johannsson.

Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

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Several of Europe's top teams will take the field on Sunday while one of the world's premier rivalries takes centerstage in Scotland.

In English action, both the Premier League and FA Cup feature one game on Sunday as two heavy-hitters headline the schedule. Tottenham kickstarts the day with a clash with Millwall in FA Cup action while Liverpool faces Burnley in the lone game on the Premier League schedule.

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Manchester United's chancesof qualifying for the UEFA Champions League next season have taken hits recently due to a pair of draws, but with two matches in hand, Jose Mourinho's squad still has hope.

The Red Devils can boost their chances with a win on Sunday against basement-dwelling Sunderland, which sits in last place in the standings.

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Real Madrid's hunt for the Spanish Premier League title could depend quite a bit on whether Zinedine Zidane's men can win Saturday's Madrid derby.

Atletico Madrid will look to play spoiler, while also solidifying its own hold on a Champions League place in La Liga.

In Germany, powerhouses Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund square off as Dortmund looks to climb into the top three in the Bundesliga table.

The Rest

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All American eyes will be on Christian Pulisic as he tackles the Europa League after a disappointing showing for Borussia Dortmund in Europe's superior club competition.

Dortmund is at home against Atalanta in the first leg of their round of 32, but that isn't the only match worth watching this afternoon.

MLS Playoff Thursday: Your Running Commentary

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The MLS Playoffs continue tonight with a pair of matches that bring a lot of intrigue with them.

Tonight's action gets started with Atlanta United hosting a playoff game in the inaugural season. The youngest team in the Eastern Conference takes on one of the oldest as the Columbus Crew come to town.

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The pickings may be slim, but the matchups should be entertaining, with Confederations Cup and MLS in action.

The afternoon will see the second semifinal of the Confederations Cup, this one between an inexperienced but impressive Germany and Mexico, who have struggled at times during the tournament.

USMNT vs. Venezuela: Your Live Commentary

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Before facing two vital World Cup qualifiers, the U.S. Men's National Team faces off with Venezuela to prepare for the task ahead.

The U.S. takes on Venezuela at Rio Tinto Stadium on Saturday in a pre-qualifying friendly, allowing Bruce Arena a look at his first-choice squad before facing Trinidad & Tobago and Mexico.

Juventus vs. Monaco: Your Running Commentary

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A spot in the UEFA Champions League final is on the line Tuesday, but Monaco will surely need something special if they hope to overcome a big deficit heading into the second leg of their clash with Juventus.

Monaco will look to turn around a 2-0 deficit to Juventus in Tuesday's second leg clash at Juventus Stadium.