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Best Bets Dec. 9/10 What to watch, where to go

FRIDAY, DEC. 9

  • TELEVISION

GERMAN BUNDESLIGA

Schalke 04 at Hertha Berlin

ESPN Deportes, 11:25 a.m.

Dutchman Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has 13 goals after 15 games, and the club from Gelsenkirchen is fourth in Germany's top league, just three points off the lead, heading to the capital.

Australian A-League

Perth Glory at Wellington Phoenix, Fox Soccer Channel, 8 p.m.

COLLEGE MEN

UCLA vs. North Carolina

ESPNU, 5:30 p.m.

The Bruins are back in the NCAA final four for the first time since falling to UC Santa Barbara in the 2006 title game, and their semifinal foe is top-seeded North Carolina, making its fourth straight College Cup appearance.

Also

Charlotte vs. Creighton, ESPNU, 3 p.m.

  • ON LOCAL FIELDS

CLUB FRIENDLY

Guadalajara U20 at Ventura County Fusion

Ventura College, 7 p.m.

Chivas' youngsters are in SoCal for three games this weekend, the first one against the local USL Premier Development League power.

SATURDAY, DEC. 10

  • TELEVISION

ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE

Everton at Arsenal

Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 7 a.m.

Robin van Persie has 14 goals in 14 league games for the Gunners, who look to climb into the top four against Tim Howard and the Toffees. Replay: FSC, 5 p.m.

Also

Blackpool at Southampton, Fox Soccer Plus, 4:40 a.m.

Wolverhampton at Manchester United, ESPN2, 6:50 a.m.; ESPN Deportes, 6:55 a.m.

Queens Park Rangers at Liverpool, Fox Soccer Plus, 6:55 a.m.

Newcastle United at Norwich City, Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 9 a.m.

Fulham at Swansea City, Fox Soccer Plus, 11 a.m.

Aston Villa at Bolton, Fox Soccer Channel, 2 p.m.

Championship

Ipswich Town at Barnsley, Fox Soccer Plus, 1 p.m.

SPANISH LA LIGA

Barcelona at Real Madrid

ESPN Deportes and GolTV, 1 p.m.

The world's two best sides face off in the globe's biggest rivalry with a decent number of the world's finest players, such as Real's Cristiano Ronaldo and Barca's Lionel Messi and Xavi, the three finalists for FIFA's world player-of-the-year honor. Replay: GolTV, 8 p.m.

Also

Sevilla at Levante, GolTV, 9 a.m.

German Bundesliga

VfL Wolfsburg at Werder Bremen, GolTV, 6:30 a.m. and 10 p.m.

Italian Serie A

Lazio at Lecce, Fox Soccer Plus, 8:55 a.m. and 1 a.m.

Fiorentina at Inter Milan, Fox Soccer Channel, 11:30 a.m. and 8 p.m.; Fox Deportes, 11:30 a.m.

MEXICAN LIGA DE ASCENSO

Correcaminos at La Piedad

GolTV, 4 p.m.

Two late goals by Antonio Gonzalez were the difference in the first leg for Correcaminos, who won their home leg, 3-1, to open the title series in Mexico's second division. Regular-season champs La Piedad looks to fight back. Replay: midnight.

FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP

Esperance (Tunisia) vs. Al-Saad (Qatar)

Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 11 p.m.

The African and Asian champions face off in the quarterfinals of FIFA's official club championship, with the winner moving on to face Barcelona. Replay: Fox Deportes, 4:30 a.m. (Sunday).

Also

Monterrey (Mexico) vs. Kashiwa Reysol (Japan), Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 2:30 a.m. (Sunday).

  • ON LOCAL FIELDS

CLUB FRIENDLY

Guadalajara U20 at Santa Ana Winds

Santa Ana Stadium, 7 p.m.

Chivas' youngsters make their second SoCal appearance, against the ambitious National Premier Soccer League side from Orange County.