THURSDAY, FEB. 16
UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE
Manchester United (England) and Ajax Amsterdam (Netherlands)
GolTV, 2 p.m.
What a costly tumble for Man United, which finished third in its Champions League group -- behind Benfica and Basel -- and missed out on the big tournament's lucrative knockout stage. The No. 2 tournament's round of 32 is consolation.
Atletico Madrid (Spain) at Lazio (Italy), GolTV, 10 a.m.
Valencia (Spain) at Stoke City (England), GolTV, noon
Peñarol (Uruguay) at Godoy Cruz (Argentina)
Fox Deportes, 4:30 p.m.
Uruguay's most legendary club heads to lovely Mendoza for a Group 8 opener in South America's club championship.
Libertad (Paraguay) at Nacional (Uruguay), Fox Deportes, 2 p.m.
Corinthians (Brazil) at Deportivo Tachira (Venezuela), Fox Deportes, 6:30 p.m.
FRIDAY, FEB. 17
ITALIAN SERIE A
Bologna at Inter Milan
Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 11:30 a.m.
Inter is clinging to fifth place, which supplies Serie A's last Europa League berth, and that's likely enough to cost Claudio Ranieri his job. Andre Villas-Boas, in turmoil at Chelsea, could be his replacement. Replays: FSC, 5 p.m. and midnight.
Burnley at Reading, Fox Soccer Plus, 11:55 a.m., 6 p.m. and 1 a.m.
MEXICAN PRIMERA DIVISION
Atlante at Estudiantes Tecos
Galavision, 6 p.m.
Tecos, the No. 3 club from Guadalajara, are going down, bound for the second-tier Liga de Ascenso unless it starts stockpiling points pronto. The Owls have just two from the first six games and have fallen five points back in the relegation fight. Atlante, at 3-2-1, won't succumb easily.
Brazilian Campeonato Paulista
Palmeiras at Guaratingueta, GolTV, 3 p.m.
ON LOCAL FIELDS
Montreal Impact vs. UCLA and Ventura County Fusion
Home Depot Center Field 4 or University Field 2 (Carson), 10 a.m.
The expansion Impact wrap up their Home Depot Center camp with games against the NCAA semifinalists (minus a half-dozen players now with MLS clubs) and the Premier Development League power.