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Feb. 23/24: What to watch, where to go

THURSDAY, FEB. 23

  • TELEVISION

UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE

Lokomotiv Moscow (Russia) at Athletic Bilbao (Spain)

GolTV, 10 a.m.

The Basques let an early lead slip away in a first-leg loss in Moscow and will need home success to advance to the final 16 in Europe's No. 2 club competition.

Also

Ajax Amsterdam (Netherlands) at Manchester United (England), GolTV, noon

English Championship

Leicester City at Derby County, Fox Soccer Plus, 11:40 a.m. and 6 p.m.

CLUB FRIENDLY

New York Red Bulls vs. Pumas UNAM (Mexico)

ESPN Deportes, 6:55 p.m.

The Red Bulls lost their opener Wednesday in the Desert Diamond Cup in Tucson, and now they head to Phoenix for a test against the Mexico City giant.

Brazilian Campeonato Paulista

Oeste at Palmeiras, ESPN Deportes, 1:25 p.m.

  • ON LOCAL FIELDS

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS' SOCCER

Palisades at Bell

Bell High School, 3 p.m.

Bell, the CIF Los Angeles City Section's No. 1 seed, overcame a strong test from Canoga Park in he second round. Pali looks for a quarterfinal upset after pummeling Torres and Taft by a combined 9-0 scoreline.

Also

Belmont (Los Angeles) at Fremont (Los Angeles), 3 p.m.

Jefferson (Los Angeles) at San Fernando, 3 p.m.

Narbonne (Gardena) at El Camino Real (Woodland Hills), 3 p.m.

Foshay Learning Center (Los Angeles) at Annenberg (Los Angeles), 3 p.m.

East Valley (North Hollywood) at Academia Avance (Highland Park), 3 p.m.

Camino Nuevo (Los Angeles) at Fulton College Prep (Van Nuys), 3 p.m.

Los Angeles CES at Sun Valley, 3 p.m.

Servite (Anaheim) at Marina (Huntington Beach), 3 p.m.

San Clemente at Ventura, 3 p.m.

St. John Bosco (Bellflower) at Loyola (Los Angeles), 3 p.m.

Los Alamitos at Millikan (Long Beach), 3 p.m.

Claremont at La Sierra (Riverside), 3 p.m.

Indio at Capistrano Valley (Mission Viejo), 3 p.m.

Coachella Valley (Thermal) at Foothill (Tustin), 3 p.m.

Valley View (Moreno Valley) at Ocean View (Huntington Beach), 3 p.m.

Palmdale at Warren (Downey), 3 p.m.

Channel Islands (Oxnard) at Fontana, 3 p.m.

Knight (Palmdale) at Santa Ana Valley, 3 p.m.

Paramount at Oxnard, 3 p.m.

South Torrance at El Rancho (Pico Rivera), 3 p.m.

Cathedral (Los Angeles) at Santa Monica, 3 p.m.

Crescenta Valley (La Crescenta) at Salesian (Los Angeles), 3 p.m.

Oak Hills at Artesia (Lakewood), 3 p.m.

Perris at Cajon (San Bernardino), 3 p.m.

Granite Hills (Apple Valley) at Santa Paula, 3 p.m.

Mountain View (El Monte) at Lakeside (Lake Elsinore), 3 p.m.

Rosamond vs. Crossroads (Santa Monica) at Santa Monica Airport Field, 3 p.m.

Citrus Hill (Perris) vs. Windward (West Los Angeles) at Mar Vista Recreation Center (West Los Angeles), 3 p.m.

Cate (Carpinteria) at Don Bosco Tech (Rosemead), 3 p.m.

Academy of Academic Excellence (Apple Valley) at Paraclete (Lancaster), 3 p.m.

University Prep (Victorville) at Thacher (Ojai), 3 p.m.

Lennox MTSA (Inglewood) at Mary Star of the Sea (San Pedro), 3 p.m.

FRIDAY, FEB. 24

  • TELEVISION

GERMAN BUNDESLIGA

Hamburger SV at Borussia Mönchengladbach

GolTV, 11:30 a.m.

Gladbach, on the verge of relegation last year, sits second in the Bundesliga, three points behind Borussia Dortmund and a point in front of Bayern Munich. The club's hot, too: 7-0-1 since back-to-back losses in mid-December.

MEXICAN LIGA DE ASCENSO

Cruz Azul Hidalgo at Correcaminos

GolTV, 6:30 p.m.

Correcaminos already has a slot in the promotion final come May, reward for winning the fall Apertura title. Good thing, because the Roadrunners are the only winless side in the second tier following six games. Cruz Azul's second team isn't much better, at 1-3-3.

  • ON LOCAL FIELDS

MLS EXHIBITION

Chivas USA vs. Loyola Marymount University

Home Depot Center, 12:30 p.m.

The Goats added one final game at HDC before departing for Portland, a breather of sorts in a steady diet of MLS foes.