Seven Hot Matches
Bulgaria vs. England 2:15 p.m. Friday (ESPN Deportes/ ESPN3.com) Now that the international club transfer window has closed, attention turns mostly to national teams for the next few days. This is the best of the weekend's 2012 European Championship qualifying matches.
Bulgaria vs. England
2:15 p.m. Friday (ESPN Deportes/ESPN3.com)
Now that the international club transfer window has closed, attention turns mostly to national teams for the next few days. This is the best of the weekend's 2012 European Championship qualifying matches.
Spain vs. Chile
2:30 p.m. Friday (Fox Soccer Channel)
Barcelona's newest star, Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez, will face off against Spanish teammates Xavi, Andres Iniesta, and David Villa in this friendly match in Geneva, Switzerland.
United States vs. Costa Rica
11 p.m. Friday (ESPN2/Galavision)
Chestnut Hill Academy product Jeff Larentowicz could get playing time as these regional rivals meet at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. Keep your remote handy at kickoff, as the channel might change if the night's U.S. Open tennis matches run long.
Scotland vs. Czech Republic
10 a.m. Saturday (ESPN3.com)
If the Tartan Army wants to have any chance of traveling to Euro 2012, third-place Scotland will have to win this home game against the second-place Czechs.
Orlando City vs. Harrisburg City Islanders
7:00 p.m. Saturday (Fox Soccer Channel)
The Union's USL PRO affiliate has reached the championship game of American soccer's third division. Harrisburg's roster includes a number of local products, including former Union reserve J.T. Noone and former U.S. youth national team prospect Vincenzo Bernardo.
Sporting Kansas City vs. Los Angeles Galaxy
5:30 p.m. Monday (Fox Soccer Channel)
Red-hot Kansas City hosts Major League Soccer's best team in a Labor Day special. L.A. will be without Landon Donovan and Robbie Keane, but it's still a marquee matchup.
Belgium vs. United States
2:30 p.m. Tuesday (ESPN)
Clint Dempsey will join the squad in Brussels as the U.S. national team heads overseas for the first time in Jurgen Klinsmann's tenure as head coach.
- Jonathan Tannenwald