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Best Bets Nov. 22/23: What to watch

TUESDAY, NOV. 22

  • TELEVISION

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Benfica (Portugal) at Manchester United (England)

Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 11:30 a.m.

This is the showdown for the Group B title, at least if there's a winner. There wasn't in Lisbon, where Ryan Giggs answered Oscar Cardozo just before the break. Replays: Fox Soccer Plus, 2 p.m. and 1 a.m.; FSC and Fox Deportes, 6 p.m.

Also

Manchester City (England) at Napoli (Italy), Fox Soccer Plus, 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.; Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 4 p.m.

Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia) at Real Madrid (Spain), Fox Sports West, 11:30 a.m.; Fox Soccer Channel, 2 p.m.; Fox Deportes, 2 and 8 p.m.; Fox Soccer Plus, 9 p.m.

Ajax Amsterdam (Netherlands) at Lyon (France), Fox Soccer Channel, 9:30 p.m.

Inter Milan (Italy) at Trabzonspor (Turkey), Fox Soccer Channel, midnight

  • ON LOCAL FIELDS

JUNIOR COLLEGE WOMEN

San Bernardino Valley at College of the Canyons

Cougar Stadium (Santa Clarita), 2 p.m.

Don't count out SBVC -- the defending state champs finished the regular season by beating No. 1 Cerritos, then as 15th seed took care of No. 2 Santa Barbara in their playoff opener.

Also

Cuyamaca at Santiago Canyon (Orange), 2 p.m.

Cypress at Ventura, 5:30 p.m.

JUNIOR COLLEGE MEN

Golden West at Cerritos

Cerritos College Socer Field (Norwalk), 2 p.m.

The Falcons have been thinking state titles, and now it's up to the men after the women, ranked No. 1 in the nation, was upset by 16th-seeded Orange Coast. Cerritos is No. 2 in So Cal, but Huntington Beach's Golden West -- OCC's big rival -- is a rising side.

Also

Long Beach City at Oxnard, 2 p.m.

San Diego City at Mt. San Antonio (Walnut), 5 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23

  • TELEVISION

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Barcelona (Spain) at AC Milan (Italy)

Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 11:30 a.m.

Barca and Milan have snared Group H's berths in the knockout stage with two games to go, as you might expect from two of the biggest names in the game. Barcelona has three shutout wins in a row, with Lionel Messi scoring five times, since the 2-2 draw at Nou Camp in the group opener. Replays: Fox Soccer Plus, 2 p.m. and 1 a.m.; Fox Deportes, 6 p.m.; FSC, 9 p.m.

Also

Borussia Dortmund (Germany) at Arsenal (England), Fox Soccer Plus, 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.; Fox Deportes, 1:30 p.m.; Fox Soccer Channel, 2 p.m.

Chelsea (England) at Bayer Leverkusen (Germany), Fox Sports West, 11:30 a.m.; Fox Soccer Channel, 4 p.m.; Fox Soccer Plus, 9 p.m.

Olympiakos (Greece) at Olympique Marseille (France), Fox Soccer Channel, 9:30 p.m.

Racing Genk (Belgium) at Valencia (Spain), Fox Soccer Channel, midnight

COPA SUDAMERICANA

U de Chile (Chile) at Vasco da Gama (Brazil)

Fox Deportes, 3:30 p.m.

U has marched into the semifinals of South America's No. 2 club championship by winning seven of eight games, the other a draw, while conceding just once. Vasco has dropped half of its matches, rallying the last two rounds after losing in first legs.