Soccer fans in the United States have little reason to complain this weekend. Games air on television every afternoon and evening over the next three days, and the usual European leagues will be featured during the morning on Saturday and Sunday. ESPN3/Watch ESPN will again have multiple matches with both English and Spanish commentary. Those of you who want to follow the African Cup of Nations should definitely check that service out on Saturday and Sunday.
All times listed below are ET
Live soccer games on US TV for January 18
beIN Sport/beIN Sport en Español: These channels begin your midweek with a duo of CONMEBOL U-20 games. Uruguay will play against Venezuela at 3:35 pm. Brazil vs. Peru starts at 5:55 pm.
GolTV: GolTV hooks you up with four live games on Friday. Schalke 04 vs. Hannover 96 starts things off at 2:30 pm. Three Copa Centroamericana matches will air in the evening. Guatemala vs. Nicaragua begins at 5:00 pm. Honduras vs. El Salvador follows at 7:00 pm. Costa Rica vs. Belize ends the night at 9:00 pm.
Univision Deportes: Tune into this station for Lyon vs. Evian FC at 3:30 pm. Later on that night, UA de Tamaulipas will take on Murciélagos FC at 10:00 pm.
Live soccer games on US TV for January 19
FOX Soccer: Liverpool host Norwich City at 10:00 am. West Brom host Aston Villa at 12:30 pm. Both of these games will also air live on FOX Deportes.
FOX Soccer Plus: St. Mirren will play against Ross County at 7:40 am. Newcastle United vs. Reading immediately follows at 9:53 am.
beIN Sport: The morning begins when Derby County host Nottingham Forest at 9:55 am. Real Sociedad will take on Barcelona at 11:55 am, and that same game will also air live on beIN Sport en Español. Juventus vs. Udinese airs at 2:40 pm.
beIN Sport en Español: Granada vs. Rayo Vallecano begins at 9:55 am. Getafe host Sevilla at 1:55 pm. Malaga face off against Celta de Vigo at 3:55 pm.
GolTV: Four more live games will air on GolTV on Saturday. Bayern Munich vs. Greuther Furth will start at 9:30 am. Werder Bremen will play against Borussia Dortmund at 12:30 pm. Puma Morelos will take on Estudiantes at 5:00 pm. Coverage of the Copa Bimbo Final will start at 7:15 pm.
ESPN2/ESPN Deportes: The ESPN Premier League match of the weekend, Manchester City vs. Fulham, begins at 9:55 am.
Univision/Univision Deportes: America vs. Atlante will air on both of these channels at 6:00 pm.
Univision Deportes: Marseille host Montpellier at 11:00 am. Pachuca will take on Querétaro at 7:55 pm. San Luis vs. Monarcas follows at 9:55 pm.
UniMas: UniMas has Tigres vs. Atlas at 8:00 pm.
Live soccer games on US TV for January 20
FOX Soccer: "Epic Sunday 2" begins early in the morning when Brisbane Roar host Western Sydney at 1:00 am. Chelsea host Arsenal at 8:30 am. Manchester United look to avenge a September defeat when they travel to White Hart Lane to face Tottenham Hotspur at 11:00 am. Those two Premier League games will also be showcased live on FOX Deportes.
FOX Soccer Plus: Motherwell vs. St. Johnstone begins at 9:10 am.
beIN Sport: AC Milan host Bologna at 8:55 am. Atletico Madrid vs. Levante follows at 12:55 pm. Valencia will take on Real Madrid at 2:55 pm. Those last two games will also air live on beIN Sport en Español.
beIN Sport en Español: Along with the matches mentioned above, this channel will also show Real Valladolid vs. Real Zaragoza at 10:55 am.
GolTV: Back-to-back Bundesliga games begin the station's Sunday. Nuremberg will take on Hamburg at 9:30 am. Fortuna Dusseldorf vs. Augsburg follows at 11:30 am. Three more Copa Centroamericana games end GolTV's weekend. Belize vs. Guatemala begins at 3:00 pm. El Salvador vs. Panama will start at 5:00 pm. Costa Rica vs. Nicaragua will begin at 7:00 pm.
ESPN Deportes: Feyenoord vs. Ajax is slated to start at 8:25 am. Santos Laguna will play against Puebla at 12:55 pm.
Univision/Univision Deportes: Both channels will show UNAM vs. Tijuana live at 1:00 pm.
Telemundo: Telemundo will show Cruz Azul vs. Guadalajara Chivas at 6:00 pm.
As always, check your local listings for channel availability and also to learn about all of the games showing via tape-delay and replay on the the stations mentioned throughout this piece.
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