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Best Bets Jan. 31/Feb. 1: What to watch

TUESDAY, JAN. 31

  • TELEVISION

ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE

Manchester City at Everton

Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, noon

Landon Donovan and the Toffees need a league win badly, and EPL leader Man City, with just two losses in 22 games, is no pushover. Replay: FSC, 5 p.m.

Also

Liverpool at Wolverhampton, Fox Soccer Plus, 11:40 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Stoke City at Manchester United, ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes, 11:55 a.m.

Chelsea at Swansea City, ESPN Deportes, 2 p.m.

English F.A. Cup

Tottenham at Watford, Fox Soccer Plus, 7 a.m.

COPA LIBERTADORES

El Nacional (Ecuador) at Libertad (Paraguay)

Fox Deportes, 3 p.m.

Juan Luis Anangono's goal just before halftime gave the Ecuadorans a first-leg victory they'll be hard-pressed to hold onto in Asuncion.

Also

Arsenal de Sarandi (Argentina) at Sport Huancayo (Peru), Fox Deportes, 5:30 p.m.

ITALIAN SERIE A

Juventus at Parma

Fox Soccer Channel, 8 p.m.

Juve takes its unbeaten record and one-point lead on AC Milan to Parma, which has drawn six of its last eight games.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1

  • TELEVISION

SPANISH COPA DEL REY

Barcelona at Valencia

ESPN Deportes, 11:55 a.m.

The league title might be out of reach for Barca, given the way Real Madrid is playing, but the Catalans -- after beating their hated rival in the quarterfinals -- are the best bet for the cup title. The semifinal second leg is a week away.

Antalya Cup

Terek Grozny (Russia) vs. Rapid Bucharest (Romania), Fox Soccer Plus, 4:55 a.m. and 1 a.m.

ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE

Arsenal at Bolton

Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, noon

Might we see U.S. national-teamer Tim Ream's debut for Bolton? Perhaps not, but the Wanderers, just one point above the relegation zone, need points, and Arsenal has lost its last three EPL games.

Also

West Bromwich Albion at Fulham, Fox Soccer Plus, 11:55 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Queens Park Rangers at Aston Villa, Fox Soccer Plus, 2 and 9 p.m.

ITALIAN SERIE A

AC Milan at Lazio

Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 2 p.m.

Milan is chasing Juventus in the Scudetto race. Lazio is trying to leapfrog Udinese for the third Champions League berth next season while holding off Inter. This means everything to both sides.

Also

Genoa at Atalanta, Fox Soccer Plus, 8:55 a.m.; Fox Deportes, 9 a.m.

COPA LIBERTADORES

Internacional (Brazil) at Once Caldas (Colombia)

Fox Deportes, 6 p.m.

Leandro DamiĆ£o's early goal was enough for Internacional in the first leg in Porto Alegre. Once ought to be in better shape at home.

Also

Real Potosi (Bolivia) at Flamengo (Brazil), Fox Deportes, 4 p.m.

Brazilian Campeonato Paulista

Mogi Mirim at Palmeiras, ESPN Deportes, 3:55 p.m.