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April 6/7: What to watch, where to go

FRIDAY, APRIL 6

  • TELEVISION

ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE

Newcastle United at Swansea City

Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 8:30 a.m.

Papiss Demba Cisse has five goals in the past three games, all wins, as Newcastle makes its bid for a Europa Cup berth next season. The Magpies are even on points with Chelsea, which sits in fifth and has a towering edge on goal difference.

Championship

Leeds United at Reading, Fox Soccer Plus, 5:55 a.m. and 9 p.m.

West Ham United at Barnsley, Fox Soccer Plus, 9:10 a.m.

MEXICAN PRIMERA DIVISION

Atlas at Morelia

Azteca America (KAZA/Channel 54), 5:55 p.m./Fox Deportes, 6 p.m.

The third-place Monarcas look to bounce back from last week's lopsided loss to second-place Tigres as jockeying for Clausura playoff positions continues.

SATURDAY, APRIL 7

  • TELEVISION

ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE

Tottenham at Sunderland

ESPN2, 4:30 a.m.

Spurs' win last weekend over Swansea City ended a five-game winless streak, and they sit behind third-place Arsenal, their archrival, on goal difference with seven EPL games to play. Third place advances into the Champions League proper, fourth place has to endure qualifying.

Also

Aston Villa at Liverpool, Fox Soccer Plus, 6:55 a.m.

Wigan Athletic at Chelsea, Fox Soccer Channel, 7 a.m. and 8 p.m.; Fox Deportes, 7 a.m.

Wolverhampton at Stoke City, Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 9:30 a.m.

Fulham at Bolton, Fox Soccer Channel, 2 p.m.

Everton at Norwich City, Fox Soccer Plus, 2 p.m.

Championship

Bristol City at Nottingham Forest, Fox Soccer Plus, 4 p.m.

Scottish Premier League

Celtic at Kilmarnock, Fox Soccer Plus, 3:55 a.m.

Australian A-League

Brisbane Roar at Central Coast Mariners, Fox Soccer Channel, midnight

ITALIAN SERIE A

Napoli at Lazio

Fox Soccer Channel, noon

Lazio is desperately trying to hang on to Italy's final Champions League berth for next season, but the advantage over fourth-place Napoli is just three points after losses in three of the Romans' last four matches.

Also

Juventus at Palermo, Fox Soccer Plus, 9:25 a.m.

Fiorentina at AC Milan, Fox Deportes, 11:30 a.m.; Fox Soccer Channel, 5 p.m.

German Bundesliga

Borussia Dortmund at VfL Wolfsburg, GolTV, 6:30 a.m. and 9 p.m.

French Ligue 1

Sochaux at Montpellier, TV5Monde, 9:55 a.m.

Auxerre at Lyon, Fox Soccer Plus, noon

Spanish La Liga

Real Sociedad at Espanyol, ESPN Deportes, 11 a.m.

Barcelona at Real Zaragoza, GolTV, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Atletico Madrid at Levante, ESPN Deportes, 1 p.m.

Villarreal at Real Betis, GolTV, 3 p.m. and midnight

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

Galaxy at Sporting Kansas City

ESPN, 1 p.m.

The struggling Galaxy look to bounce back from last weekend's pathetic display against New England, and they do so possibly without David Beckham and Landon Donovan and against the best team, currently, in MLS. Replay: ESPN Deportes, 6 p.m.

Also

Toronto FC at Montreal Impact, MLS Direct Kick, 9 a.m.

New York Red Bulls at Columbus Crew, Univision Deportes, noon

Vancouver Whitecaps at San Jose Earthquakes, MLS Direct Kick, 4 p.m.

Seattle Sounders at D.C. United, MLS Direct Kick, 4:30 p.m.

Colorado Rapids at Real Salt Lake, MLS Direct Kick, 6 p.m.

Chivas USA at Portland Timbers, KDOC/Channel 56 and KWHY/Channel 22, 7:30 p.m.

MEXICAN PRIMERA DIVISION

Atlante at Club Tijuana

Azteca America (KAZA/Channel 54), 7 p.m.

The Xolos have lost their last two road games, and to good competition: Tigres and Pachuca. Winning at home against CancĂșn's club is a must if Tijuana wants to make the playoffs.

Also

Jaguares at San Luis, Galavision, 4:55 p.m.

Estudiantes Tecos at Santos, Univision Deportes, 5 p.m.

UANL Tigres at Monterrey, Univision Deportes, 7 p.m.

Liga de Ascenso

Pumas Morelos at Irapuato, GolTV, 5 p.m.

Argentine Primera Division

Argentinos Juniors at Boca Juniors, GolTV, 1 p.m.