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Best Bets Feb. 20/21: What to watch/where to go

SUNDAY, FEB. 20

  • TELEVISION

GERMAN BUNDESLIGA

VfB Stuttgart at Bayer Leverkusen

GolTV, 7:30 a.m.

Hard to conceive of the Bundesliga without Stuttgart, which has been in the top flight without pause since 1977, won the title just four years ago and is still alive in the UEFA Europa League. But Die Schwaben are 5-14-3 in the domestic battles, 17th of 18th in the standings and facing the drop if they can't piece together a couple of wins. Leverkusen is second, 10 points behind Borussia Dortmund.

Italian Serie A

AC Milan at Chievo Verona, Fox Soccer Channel, 6 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Fox Deportes, 6 a.m.

Juventus at Lecce, Fox Deportes, 8 a.m.; Fox Soccer Channel, 10 a.m.

Catania at Napoli, Fox Soccer Channel, 11:30 a.m. and midnight; Fox Deportes, noon.

Dutch Eredivisie

NAC Breda at PSV Eindhoven, ESPN Deportes, noon

ENGLISH F.A. CUP

Bolton at Fulham

Fox Soccer Plus, 8 a.m.

A spot in the quarterfinals awaits the winner here, which pits two of the best Yanks in England: Bolton's Stuart Holden against Fulham's Clint Dempsey.

Also

Notts County at Manchester City, Fox Soccer Plus, 6 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Arsenal at Leyton Orient, Fox Soccer Channel, 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.; Fox Deportes, 5 and 11 p.m.

Premier League

Wolverhampton at West Bromwich Albion, Fox Soccer Plus, 4 a.m. and 2 p.m.

SPANISH LA LIGA

Athletic Bilbao at Barcelona

GolTV, noon

The Basques face a long evening -- Barca is coming off a dramatic loss to Arsenal, just its third defeat in 38 games this season, and you know what happened directly following the first two losses: 5-1 and 3-0.

Also

Racing Santander at Getafe, ESPN Deportes, 7:55 a.m.

Hercules at Sevilla, GolTV, 10 a.m.

MEXICAN PRIMERA DIVISION

Morelia at America

Univision (KMEX/Channel 34), 2 p.m.

America had scored eight goals in a little more than two full games (while winning their first three under Carlos Reinoso), but last week against last-place Necaxa: nothing. (In Necaxa's defense, nobody's scored more than one against them.) Morelia is unbeaten in five games since that 5-0 loss to Atlas in its Clausura opener.

Also

Necaxa at Toluca, Telemundo (KVEA/Channel 52), 10 a.m.

Jaguares at Puebla, Azteca America (KAZA/Channel 54), 10 a.m.; Fox Deportes, 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.

  • ON LOCAL FIELDS

MLS/PDL PRESEASON

D.C. United vs. Ventura County Fusion

Oxnard College, 10:30 p.m.

The Fusion and their third MLS foe of the month try again, after rain washed away Saturday's planned friendly, pushing it back 19 hours. U.S. international forward Charlie Davies is expected to play his first game with the club since his loan deal from Sochaux was finalized.

MONDAY, FEB. 21

  • TELEVISION

ENGLISH F.A. CUP

Burnley at West Ham United

Fox Soccer Plus, 11:55 a.m.

The Hammers made it to the final five years ago, and a win here -- over a visitor from the second-tier Championship -- would send them into the quarterfinals of the sport's oldest competition. Replay: 5 p.m.