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April 10/11: What to watch, where to go

TUESDAY, APRIL 10

  • TELEVISION

ITALIAN SERIE A

AC Milan at Chievo Verona

Fox Soccer Plus and Fox Deportes, 11:30 a.m.

Milan fell to second in Italy's top league with a home loss Saturday to Palermo, a point behind unbeaten Juventus with seven games to go. A win over Michael Bradley and the Flying Donkeys is a must. Replay: Fox Soccer Plus, 6 p.m.

German Bundesliga

Cologne at FSV Mainz 05, GolTV, 11 a.m.

ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE

Liverpool at Blackburn

Fox Soccer Channel, noon

We can be pretty certain that Wolves is headed back to the second-tier Championship, and two more teams will be relegated from this quartet: Bolton, QPR, Blackburn and Wigan. The Rovers would be heading down in the season ended now, and they need to beat Liverpool, just like QPR and Wigan did late last month. Replay: 5 p.m.

COPA LIBERTADORES

Defensor Sporting (Uruguay) at Deportivo Quito (Ecuador)

Fox Deportes, 2:30 p.m.

It looks like one round-of-16 berth from Group 7 in South America's club championship is available -- Argentina's Velez Sarsfield is almost through -- and one of these or Guadalajara will grab it. Defensor has the edge, with two points on the other two and two games to play.

Also

Arsenal Sarandi (Argentina) at Zamora (Venezuela), Fox Deportes, 4:30 p.m.

Peñarol (Uruguay) at Atletico Nacional (Colombia), Fox Deportes, 7 p.m.

Bolivar (Bolivia) at Union Española (Chile), Fox Deportes, 11 p.m.

  • ON LOCAL FIELDS

MLS RESERVE FRIENDLY

Fullerton Rangers at Chivas USA

Home Depot Center Field 4 or Track and Field Stadium (Carson), 10 a.m.

The Goats are coming off a big win in Portland, and a few from that game figure to see the field in a scrimmage against one of the fourth-tier NPSL's U.S. Open Cup reps.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11

  • TELEVISION

GERMAN BUNDESLIGA

Bayern Munich at Borussia Dortmund

GolTV, 11 a.m.

Defending champion Dortmund surely will make it two in a row with a victory over second-place Bayern, which sits three points back with five games to go. Any other result and the sprint to the finish is on. Replay: midnight.

Also

Borussia Mönchengladbach at Werder Bremen, ESPN Deportes, 7 a.m.

English Premier League

West Bromwich Albion at Manchester City, ESPN2, 11:30 a.m.; ESPN Deportes, 1 p.m.

Manchester United at Wigan Athletic, Fox Soccer Channel, 11:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.; Fox Deportes, 11:30 a.m.

Swansea City at Queens Park Rangers, Fox Soccer Channel, 2 p.m.

ITALIAN SERIE A

Lazio at Juventus

Fox Soccer Plus, 11:40 a.m.

Juve hasn't lost in 31 Serie A games, but it's taken failures by AC Milan -- the latest a home loss to Palermo on the weekend -- to assume command in the Scudetto race. Third-place Lazio has lost three of its last five and is clinging to Italy's final Champions League berth. Replay: 6 p.m.

Also

Siena at Inter Milan, Fox Soccer Plus, 2 and 9 p.m.

SPANISH LA LIGA

Real Madrid at Atletico Madrid

GolTV, 1 p.m.

Real's once-commanding lead in Spain's top league has been whittled to four points by Barcelona following the Merengues' scoreless draw with Valencia, and now the other archrival can give the Catalans a real chance at the trophy. Replay: 5 p.m.

Also

Athletic Bilbao at Granada, ESPN Deportes, 10:55 a.m.

COPA LIBERTADORES

Velez Sarsfield (Argentina) at Guadalajara (Mexico)

Fox Deportes, 3:30 p.m.

Velez is more or less certain to advance to the knockout stage of South America's club championship. Chivas isn't, not unless they can win here.

Also

Boca Juniors (Argentina) at Fluminense (Brazil), Fox Deportes, 6 p.m.

Corinthians (Brazil) at Nacional (Paraguay), Fox Deportes, 10 p.m.