D.C. United at Orlando City
7 p.m. Friday (UniMás)
It hasn't taken Brazilian great Kaká long to settle in to Major League Soccer. The electrifying Orlando star has brought huge crowds to the Citrus Bowl. Expect the same this weekend as the Lions host Chris Pontius and a D.C. United squad fresh off a dramatic 1-0 win over the reigning champions, the Los Angeles Galaxy.
Liverpool at Arsenal
7:45 a.m. Saturday (NBC-SN, NBC Universo)
In London, Alexis Sánchez and Olivier Giroud lead third-place Arsenal against Liverpool's Raheem Sterling and Philippe Coutinho in a battle of English Premier League powers. The fifth-place Reds need a win to stay in the chase for the Champions League.
New Zealand women at United States
4 p.m. Saturday
(Fox Sports 1)
U.S. coach Jill Ellis is set to pick her roster for the women's World Cup soon. She's under pressure to find a way to get all of her attacking stars, including Abby Wambach, Megan Rapinoe, and Alex Morgan, time on the field without hurting a defense led by rising star Julie Johnston.
Paris Saint-Germain at Olympique de Marseille
3 p.m. Sunday
Zlatan Ibrahimovic's PSG and André-Pierre Gignac's OM sit in first and third in the French league standings, respectively, but are separated by just two points.
Real Salt Lake at San Jose Earthquakes
5 p.m. Sunday
(ESPN2, ESPN Deportes)
Keep an eye on San Jose's Fatai Alashe, a 21-year-old midfielder who's turning heads with the U.S. under-23 national team. He'll be up against his U-23 teammate, RSL's Luis Gil.
Montreal Impact at Alajuelense
10 p.m. Tuesday
(Fox Sports 2, Univision Deportes)
Montreal's 2-0 win in the first leg of this CONCACAF Champions League semifinal series in Canada was solid. But it won't be easy for former Union forward Jack McInerney and the Impact to defend that lead in Costa Rica. McInerney will see at least one familiar face when he looks across the field: Alajuelense defender Porfirio López, whose one-year tenure at PPL Park still stands as one of the biggest busts in team history.
- Jonathan Tannenwald