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Best Bets Jan. 19/20: What to watch

THURSDAY, JAN. 19

  • TELEVISION

COPPA ITALIA

Genoa at Inter Milan

GolTV, noon

Inter looks to follow the weekend win over AC Milan in the Derby della Madonnina with a round-of-16 triumph in Italy's national cup. The winner gets Napoli in the quarterfinals.

Argentine preseason

River Plate vs. Racing Club, Fox Deportes, 4 p.m.

Uruguayan preseason

Nacional vs. Pe├▒arol, GolTV, 4 p.m. and midnight.

FRIDAY, JAN. 20

  • TELEVISION

GERMAN BUNDESLIGA

Bayern Munich at Borussia M├Ânchengladbach

GolTV, 11:30 a.m.

Germany's league returns from winter break with a real battle, between frontrunning Bayern and fourth-place Gladbach, which was a surprise leader early in the season.

MEXICAN PRIMERA DIVISION

America at Estudiantes Tecos

Galavision, 6 p.m.

The beloved Aguilas, trying to bounce back to respectability after the horrific Apertura showing, have already won on the road against one patsy. Here's another.

Also

San Luis at Morelia, Azteca America (KAZA/Channel 54), 5:55 p.m.

Liga de Ascenso

Leones Negros at Altamira, GolTV, 5 p.m.

2012 OLYMPIC WOMEN'S QUALIFYING

United States vs. Dominican Republic

Universal Sports, 7:30 p.m.

The U.S. women begin their march toward London in a Group B opener of the CONCACAF tournament in Vancouver. Anything other than a lopsided win will be a shock.