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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.

Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

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Sunday morning is another busy one for Europe's elite, while the evening is headlined by some big-time MLS playoff clashes.

The action starts early in England, as the North London Derby kickstarts the day's action as Tottenham takes on Arsenal. Fellow title contender Liverpool joins the fray a bit later against Watford, while Bob Bradley's Swansea City hosts Manchester United as the American coach searches for his first win with the Welsh club.

Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

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European Cup action headlines Wednesday afternoon before the MLS playoffs kick off in the evening.

A Manchester Derby serves as the main event, as Manchester United hosts Manchester City in the EFL Cup. The match is a virtual must-win for Man United, who have struggled for form under Jose Mourinho.

Liverpool vs. Manchester United: Your Running Commentary

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Two of the Premier League's best teams, and fiercest rivals, collide on Monday afternoon.

Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool are firmly in the title race, but will need a win on Monday to keep pace. In their way stands Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Manchester United, a team still finding their feet after several big-name additions over the summer.

UEFA Champions League

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.

Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

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It's a day of continental competition on Wednesday, as UEFA's two contests return to action, while CONCACAF continues their own Champions League play, and the CONMEBOL Copa Libertadores continues as well.

Early on, the UEFA Europa League returns to action at noon with three matches on today's schedule.

Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

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The UEFA Champions League headlines a busy Tuesday, but it's far from the only competition boasting interesting matchups throughout the day.

Manchester City's clash with Monaco serves as the main event, as Pep Guardiola and co. look to push on in continental play. Bayer Leverkusen and Atletico Madrid collide in the day's other match as last year's runners-up look to start hot on the road.

Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

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The final round of the group stage in the UEFA Champions League highlights the action on Tuesday.

Group B is still up for grabs as Benfica hosts Napoli and Besiktas travels to Dynamo Kyiv. The former three teams are battling for the top two spots in the group as they are all separated by one point.

Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

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The UEFA Champions League returns on Tuesday with some of Europe's heavy-hitters set to take the field in group stage action.

Headlining the proceedings is a clash between German and English contenders as Bayer Leverkusen plays host to Tottenham, the latter of whom have Cameron Carter-Vickers listed among bench options.

English Premier League

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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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.

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.

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

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Premier League heavyweights collide to headline a Saturday with a loaded soccer schedule.

Chelsea has run rampant through the league in recent months, cruising en route to a semi-comfortable lead atop the Premier League table. Their latest test comes in the form of Arsenal, who are looking to rebound from a difficult loss to Watford midweek while keeping their title hopes alive.

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

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El Clasico takes centerstage on what should be a busy Saturday of soccer action.

Real Madrid and Barcelona collide in Saturday's marquee match, pitting La Liga's heavyweights against one another in the latest chapter of their historic rivalry. Entering Saturday's match, Real Madrid has a six-point lead over their longtime rivals, making the clash a pivotal one in the early stages of the La Liga title race.

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

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If AC Milan is going to turn its surprising start to the Series A season into a full-blown title challenge, then the Rossoneri will need to beat Juventus to close the gap.

The Italian rivals square off in Milan, with Juventus currently holding a five-point lead atop Serie A. The match will feature the old guard and new guard, as Gianluigi Buffon and Gianluigi Donnarumma face off.

Soccer on TV

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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.

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

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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.

FC Barcelona

Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

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Wednesday provides a full slate of soccer action, offering everything from cup clashes to international matches to CONCACAF Champions League deciders.

The day starts in Spain as both Barcelona and Real Madrid take the field in an effort to further their push for the La Liga crown. Barcelona is in action first for a clash with Sporting Gijon before Real Madrid plays host to Las Palmas.

Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

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A pair of Premier League sides clash in the English Football League Cup Semifinals on Wednesday afternoon, as each seeks to reach the finals of the prestigious knockout tournament.

Southampton play the hosts as they welcome Liverpool to St. Mary's Stadium in leg one of their semifinal match.

African Cup of Nations

Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

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Cup action takes center stage on Wednesday with England and Spain highlighting the day's slate of games.

TheEFL Cup resumes as Liverpool and Southampton play the second leg of their semifinal at Anfield. Saints hold a 1-0 lead on aggregate after their win on Jan. 11. The winner of the semi will face either Hull City or Manchester United in the final.

Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

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The FA Cup resumes with third-round replays on Tuesday, while the African Cup of Nations continues with Group D action.

Three Premier League teams are involved in the FA Cup replays as Lynden Gooch's Sunderland takes on Burnley, while Crystal Palace faces Bolton. However, the televised match will be Lincoln City against Ipswich Town.

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MLS Playoffs: Your Running Commentary

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The MLS playoffs continue on Sunday with a slate of four games to open the conference semifinal round.

Sunday's action begins in Montreal, as the Impact host the New York Red Bulls in Eastern Conference action. The Impact are fresh off a win over D.

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

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The international break is in full swing, as Saturday presents a busy slate of clashes across the world of soccer.

Headlining Saturday's action are several World Cup qualifiers throughout Europe. In England, the Three Lions take the field for the first time since Sam Allardyce's dismissal, adding a bit if intrigue to a clash with minnows Malta.

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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.

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.

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.

U.S. U-20s vs. Panama: Your Running Commentary

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The road to South Korea starts on Saturday for the U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team.

Saturday brings the beginning of the CONCACAF U-20 Championships as the U.S. U-20s collide with Panama to open their push towards the World Cup. The competition begins with a group stage with the U.S. needing to finish in the top two of a group featuring Panama, Haiti and Saint Kitts & Nevis to reach the second round.

Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

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Edinson Cavani's impeccable form as of late has Paris Saint-Germain thinking of yet another Coupe de La Ligue title this season, and the club will try to take its next step toward accomplishing that feat on Tuesday.

The three-time reigning champion of the competition will travel to take on Bordeaux in the semifinals today with its Argentine striker playing at his personal best.

Soccer Thursday: Your Running Commentary

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Copa del Rey action is on the agenda once again, as Spain's prestigious cup continueson Thursday afternoon.

At 1:00 p.m., Celta de Vigo faces a visit from Valencia while Eibar welcome Osasuna in Spanish cup play. The hosts both lead after leg one, Celta de Vigo with a 4-1 advantage and Eibar with a 3-0 lead, and seek to batten down the hatches and hold on in leg two.

Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

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First place in the Bundesliga in on the line on Wednesday, as the perennial title favorite takes on the upstart challenger.

Bayern Munich and Red Bull Leipzig enter the final matchday before the winter break tied on 36 points. Bayern enters the match in first due to a superior goal differential.

USMNT vs. Costa Rica: SBI Live Commentary

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Following Friday's loss, the U.S. Men's National Team returns to action on Tuesday night for another vital World Cup qualifier.

The Hexagonal continues on Tuesday night at Costa Rica's Estadio Nacional as the USMNT visits Los Ticos for the second game of the qualifying round.