10 of 12 MLS games exclusively on ESPN+ on Saturday, March 5: Columbus Crew, D.C United, NY Red Bulls, Orlando City SC, Nashville SC, Atlanta United FC
LaLiga Leader Real Madrid exclusively on ESPN+ Saturday, March 5
Xavi’s Unstoppable FC Barcelona exclusively on ESPN+ Sunday, March 6
Bundesliga’s No.1 FC Bayern München on ESPN2, ESPN+ and ESPN Deportes Saturday, March 5
Fulham FC competing in English League Championship game on Saturday, March 5 on ESPN+
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MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER
After a thrilling opening weekend with a high score count – Columbus beat Vancouver 4:0, Austin FC defeated Cincinnati 5:0 - the MLS Live on ESPN+ continues this weekend. Highlights include:
New England Revolution vs FC Dallas | 1:30 p.m. ET
Toronto FC vs New York Red Bulls | 2 p.m. ET
CF Montréal vs Philadelphia Union | 4 p.m. ET
San Jose Earthquakes vs Columbus Crew | 5:30 p.m. ET
Chicago Fire FC vs Orlando City SC | 6 p.m. ET
Colorado Rapids vs Atlanta United FC | 6 p.m. ET
FC Cincinnati vs D.C. United | 6 p.m. ET
Minnesota United FC vs Nashville SC | 6 p.m. ET
Real Salt Lake vs Seattle Sounders FC | 6 p.m. ET
Vancouver Whitecaps vs New York City FC | 6 p.m. ET
Austin FC vs Inter Miami CF | 4 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN Deportes
Studio Coverage on ESPN+
ESPN FC – the daily soccer news, information, highlights, and analysis program exclusively on ESPN+, will carry MLS segments throughout the 2022 season, including newsmaker interviews and recap of key match weeks.
Futbol Americas – Hosted by Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar, the soccer studio show exclusively on ESPN+ on Mondays and Thursdays at 8:30 p.m., will continue to cover Major League Soccer throughout the season
MLS Review – Weekly MLS show featuring the previous week’s highlights, and post-game interviews with players and coaches, available every Monday.
LALIGA EXCLUSIVELY ON ESPN+
Eight LaLiga matches will stream live on Saturday and Sunday, two weeks ahead of ElClásico, the epic battle between Xavi’s resurgent FC Barcelona and league leader Real Madrid, exclusively on ESPN+ on March 20.
Real Madrid vs Real Sociedad on Saturday at 3 p.m. ET
Top-ranked Real Madrid and forwards Karim Benzema and Viní Jr. host Real Sociedad at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium on Saturday. Benzema’s winning goal against Rayo Vallecano secured Real Madrid’s lead, a winning momentum they expect will continue this weekend against their opponent from the Basque country.
Elche FC vs FC Barcelona on Sunday at 10:15 a.m. ET
After scoring four goals (4-1 vs. Athletic Club on Sunday, and 4-1 at Valencia CF the previous Sunday, Feb. 20), Xavi’s FC Barcelona, led by Pedri, forwards Memphis Depay, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and US Men’s National Team defender Sergiño Dest appear unstoppable as they travel to Estadio Martínez Valero to face Elche FC. FC Barcelona will vault into third place with a victory on Sunday, and a tie or loss for Real Betis, which currently is No. 3 in the standings with 46 points and a one-point lead over the Blaugrana.
LaLiga Studio Coverage:
LaLiga Confidential with Kay Murray: Benzema - Vini Jr connection
Power Rankings with Dan Thomas
La Tribuna de LaLiga con Fernando Palomo: Sevilla FC un gran candidato
ESPN2, ESPN+ and ESPN Deportes: FC Bayern München vs FC Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. ET on
Two of the top three teams in Bundesliga standings - FC Bayern München and FC Bayer Leverkusen – will go head-to-head at Allianz Arena in Munich on Saturday. With 58 points in 24 games, FC Bayern München is having their best Bundesliga season so far in four years as they chase their historic 10th straight Bundesliga title.
Additional Highlights on ESPN+
George Bello and Arminia Bielefeld vs Ricardo Pepi and FC Augsburg on Friday at| 2:30 p.m. ET
Tyler Adams and RB Leipzig vs SC Freiburg on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. ET
Kevin Paredes and VfL Wolfsburg vs 1. FC Union Berlin on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. ET
Mainz vs Gio Reyna and Borussia Dortmund on Sunday at 9:30 a.m. ET
FC Köln vs Justin Che and TSG Hoffenheim on Sunday at 11:30 a.m. ET
Fulham FC vs Blackburn Rovers on Saturday at 7:30 a.m. ET
Ranked first in EFL Championship standings, Fulham FC host Blackburn Rovers at Craven Cottage on Saturday.
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SOCCER EN ESPAÑOL
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Romelu Lukaku y la 'maldición' del nueve en el Chelsea (Contenido Exclusivo)
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