FRIDAY, DEC. 9
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.
Perth Glory at Wellington Phoenix, Fox Soccer Channel, 8 p.m.
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.
Charlotte vs. Creighton, ESPNU, 3 p.m.
ON LOCAL FIELDS
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
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.
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.
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.
Sevilla at Levante, GolTV, 9 a.m.
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).
Monterrey (Mexico) vs. Kashiwa Reysol (Japan), Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 2:30 a.m. (Sunday).
ON LOCAL FIELDS
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.