The FIFA international break rolls through the start of the midweek, robbing soccer fans in the United States of club contests that would usually air on Monday through Thursday. Tuesday will be a very exciting day for US Soccer supporters, as the men's national team will be involved in a contest that could prove to be one big step in the right direction for that squad, or the beginning of the end of the Jurgen Klinsmann era. Those of you looking to kill some time in the hours leading up to that important showdown can choose from a variety of contests airing via the ESPN3/Watch ESPN services.
All times listed below are ET
List of live soccer games on US TV for October 16
ESPN2: ESPN2 will have two World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday. The fun begins with Spain vs. France at 2:55 pm. ESPN Deportes will also have this game. Coverage of the United States vs. Guatemala game will begin at 6:30 pm. ESPN3 will also have a post-match show for that game.
beIN Sport: Back-to-back qualifiers will be featured on beIN Sport on Tuesday. Paraguay will play against Peru at 5:55 pm. Chile vs. Argentina will immediately follow at 7:55 pm. That second match will also air on beIN Sport en Español.
TeleFutura: TeleFutura will also have the US vs. Guatemala game starting at 7:15 pm.
List of live soccer games on US TV for October 17
NBC Sports Network: NBC Sports Network saves your evening with a late-night Major League Soccer contest. Seattle Sounders host Real Salt Lake, and that game will begin at 10:00 pm.
List of live soccer games on US TV for October 18
FOX Soccer: Tune into FSC at 7:00 pm for a women's soccer match. West Virginia will play against Oklahoma at 7:00 pm.
GolTV: GolTV will have a Brazilian football match on Thursday evening at 8:00 pm. The two teams participating in that game were not listed on the station's official Web page as of the posting of this piece.
beIN Sport/beIN Sport en Español: Both of those stations will have a Copa del Rey match on Thursday afternoon. Las Palmas will take on Racing at 2:55 pm.
As always, check your local listings for channel availability and for a list of match replays/games showing via tape-delay on all of the stations mentioned in this piece.