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June 2/3: What to watch, where to go

SATURDAY, JUNE 2

  • TELEVISION

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

Chicago Fire at New England Revolution

MLS Direct Kick, 4:30 p.m.

One of MLS's most enduring rivalries is the lone match this weekend. The Fire and Revs met in the playoff every year from 2005 through 2009, three times in Eastern Conference finals. Both are looking to return to the postseason this year.

Beach Soccer Il Mundialito de Clubes

Sporting Lisbon (Portugal) vs. Lokomotiv Moscow (Russia), Fox Deportes, midnight

  • ON LOCAL FIELDS

USL W-LEAGUE/PREMIER DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE

Santa Clarita Blue Heat at Pali Blues

Ogden Outlaws at Pali Blues

Palisades High School (Pacific Palisades), 4 and 7 p.m.

Pali had to fight to get past the L.A. Strikers on Wednesday night, and Blue Heat just routed the Strikers last weekend. So Cal's two best W-League powers face off to start a doubleheader involving teams in the Blues organization.

Also

PDL: BYU Cougars at Southern California Seahorses, Biola University, 7 p.m.

NATIONAL PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE

Sacramento Gold at Fullerton Rangers

Santa Ana Stadium, 5:30 p.m.

A possible playoff preview, with the Gold on top in the Western Division's North Conference and the Rangers battling for the No. 2 spot in the South.

Also

FC Hasental vs. Real San Jose, Rancho Santa Susana Community Park (Simi Valley), 5 p.m.

Women's Premier Soccer League

L.A. Vikings vs. San Diego SeaLions, Home Depot Center Field 7 (Carson), noon

SUNDAY, JUNE 3

  • TELEVISION

INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY

United States at Canada

NBC Sports Network, 4 p.m.

The last of the pre-qualifying friendlies takes the U.S. to Toronto to face our northern neighbors. Jurgen Klinsmann is looking for a “nastier” side in advance of the games that count.

Also

Mexico vs. Brazil, Univision (KMEX/Channel 34), 11:30 a.m.

China at Spain, ESPN Deportes, 12:55 p.m.

Beach Soccer Il Mundialito de Clubes

Flamengo (Brazil) vs. Vasco da Gama (Brazil), Fox Deportes, noon

Flamengo (Brazil) vs. Lokomotiv Moscow (Russia), Fox Deportes, 1 p.m.

  • ON LOCAL FIELDS

USL PREMIER DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE

L.A. Misioneros at Orange County Blue Star

Concordia University (Irvine), 5 p.m.

Blue Star was on top of the Southwest Division until Ventura County destroyed Fresno on Thursday night. A victory here sends O.C. back to the top.