The opening weekend in May is a big one for all of the European clubs hoping to secure Champions League and Europa League spots between now and the end of the campaign. Multiple Major League Soccer matches will also be featured on television in The US this weekend. Those of you looking for more action and also those of you who just want to watch games via computer and/or mobile devices should check out the ESPN3/Watch ESPN service, which will offer several games over the next three days.
All times listed below are ET
Live soccer games on US TV for May 3
GolTV: Borussia Monchengladbach host Schalke 04 at 2:30 pm.
ESPN Deportes: ESPN Deportes will show Jaguares de Chiapas vs. Pachuca at 8:25 pm.
Univision Deportes: Saint-Étienne will play against Bordeaux at 2:30 pm. Later that night, Tijuana will take on Guadalajara at 10:30 pm.
Live soccer games on US TV for May 4
FOX Soccer Plus: West Brom vs. Wigan will start at 9:53 am.
FOX Deportes: Manchester City travel to Swansea City for a match that will begin at 10:00 am.
beIN Sport: Hull City vs. Cardiff City begins the morning early at 7:40 am. This game will also air live on beIN Sport en Español. Chievo Verona host Cagliari at 11:55 am. Real Madrid vs. Real Valladolid follows at 1:55 pm. This match will also air live on beIN Sport en Español.
GolTV: Tune into GolTV at 9:30 am when Nuremberg take on Bayer Leverkusen. Borussia Dortmund vs. Bayern Munich, a Champions League Final preview, gets started at 12:30 pm. Mogi Mirim vs. Santos starts at 5:30 pm.
ESPN2/ESPN Deportes: Coverage of Tottenham Hotspur vs. Southampton, a massive match for both clubs, begins at 9:55 am.
NBC Sports Network: Columbus Crew host New York Red Bulls at 4:00 pm.
Univision Deportes: Marseille vs. Bastia begins at 11:00 am. Stade de Reims host AC Ajaccio at 2:00 pm. América vs. Tigres begins at 6:00 pm, and that match will also air live on Univision. Santos Laguna will play against Monarcas at 8:00 pm. Atlas vs. León finishes things off at 10:00 pm.
UniMas: Coverage of Monterrey vs. Cruz Azul kicks off at 8:00 pm.
Live soccer games on US TV for May 5
FOX Soccer: Liverpool vs. Everton, a game that will play some factor in the top-five race, begins at 8:30 am. Manchester United host Chelsea in a game that begins at 11:00 am. FOX Deportes will also feature those two matches live.
FOX Soccer Plus: Plan to wake up early. Ross County will play against Celtic at 6:55 am.
GolTV: Boca Juniors vs River Plate begins at 3:30 pm. One evening match, Universidad de Guadalajara vs. Neza, is scheduled to start at 8:00 pm.
ESPN2: It's a late night for MLS fans. LA Galaxy host Houston Dynamo at 11:00 pm. ESPN Deportes will also show this game live.
ESPN Deportes: Ajax vs. Willem II gets underway at 6:25 am.
Univision Deportes: Toluca vs. San Luis begins at 1:00 pm. Univision will also offer this match live. Sporting Kansas City will take on Chivas USA at 5:00 pm. You can also watch that contest live on UniMas. Atlante vs. UNAM ends the channel's weekend of live games at 7:00 pm.
As always, remember to check your local listings for channel availability and for a list of matches airing via replay and tape-delay on each of the stations listed above.
Zac has been covering Tottenham Hotspur, Major League Soccer, RBNY, the USMNT and other soccer leagues for Yahoo! Sports since 2010.
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