Austria vs. Germany

2:30 p.m. Friday (ESPN2;

With the league seasons over in Europe, national teams take center stage this weekend for Euro 2012 qualifiers.

Los Angeles Galaxy vs. D.C. United

11 p.m. Friday (Fox Soccer Channel)

Visitors D.C. United ended the Portland Timbers' five-game MLS home unbeaten streak last weekend.

Brazil vs. Netherlands

3 p.m. Saturday (Telefutura;

Two of the world's most entertaining teams meet in a friendly in the Estádio Serra Dourada as Brazil gets ready for the Copa America.

United States vs. Spain

4:30 p.m. Saturday (ESPN; Univision)

Andres Iniesta, David Villa, and Fernando Torres are on Spain's roster for this friendly at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.

United States women vs. Mexico

2 p.m. Sunday (ESPN2/Univision)

Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J., hosts the last friendly for Delran's Carli Lloyd and the United States squad before they head to Germany for the women's World Cup.

United States vs. Canada

8 p.m. Tuesday (Fox Soccer Channel;


The U.S. begins its quest to win the CONCACAF Gold Cup with a border showdown - in Detroit, appropriately enough, at Ford Field.

Sporting Kansas City vs. Chicago Fire

10 p.m. Thursday (ESPN2;

Kansas City joins the ranks of MLS teams with their own stadiums as Livestrong Sporting Park makes its debut.

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