ESPN soccer features Chelsea vs. Man City, Mexico vs. Nigeria

Soccer on ESPN networks features 28 live matches from May 23-June 7, highlighted by the USMNT vs. Belgium and vs. Germany in international friendlies, Mexico vs. Nigeria in an international friendly, the first leg of the Liga MX Final between Cruz Azul and Club America, and 14 World Cup qualifiers June 7.

Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez

Highlights:

Two of the top three teams in the 2012-13 Barclays Premier League compete in an international club friendly at Busch Stadium in St. Louis with Chelsea FC vs. Manchester City FC May 23 at 9:30pm ET on ESPN2.

Following Chelsea vs. Man City is the first leg of the Liga MX Final between Cruz Azul and Club America at Estadio Azul in Mexico City.

The U.S. Men’s National Team prepares for 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches with international friendly contests against Belgium (May 29, 8pm ET, ESPN2) from FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio, and against Germany (June 2, 2pm ET, ESPN2) from RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C.

CONCACAF Gold Cup champion Mexico takes on African Cup of Nations champion Nigeria in an international friendly at Houston’s Reliant Stadium (May 31, 9pm ET, ESPNEWS English-language broadcast).

On Friday, June 7, ESPN networks air 14 European qualifying matches for the 2014 FIFA World Cup highlighted by Czech Republic vs. Italy (2:45pm ET, ESPN).

Soccer on ESPN networks May 23-June 7 (subject to change):

Date Time (ET) Match Networks
Thu, May 23 8:20 p.m. Chelsea FC vs. Manchester City (International Club Friendly) ESPN2 / WatchESPN
  10 p.m. Cruz Azul vs. Club America (Liga MX Final) ESPN Deportes / ESPN2 / WatchESPN
Sun, May 26 11 p.m. Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders (MLS) ESPN2 / WatchESPN
Wed, May 29 2:25 p.m. Germany vs. Ecuador (International Friendly) ESPN2 / WatchESPN
  8 p.m. USA vs. Belgium (International Friendly) ESPN2 / WatchESPN
Fri, May 31 2:55 p.m. Bordeaux vs. Evian TG (French Cup) ESPN3
9 p.m. Mexico vs. Nigeria (International Friendly) ESPNEWS
Sat, June 1 2 p.m. Bayern Munich vs. VfB Stuttgart (German Cup Final) ESPNEWS / WatchESPN
Sun, June 2 2 p.m. USA vs. Germany (International Friendly) ESPN2 / WatchESPN
  4:30 p.m. Canada vs. USA (Women’s International Friendly) ESPNEWS
Wed, June 5 11:45 a.m. Israel vs. Norway (U21 Euro Championship) ESPN Deportes / WatchESPN
  2:15 p.m. England vs. Italy (U21 Euro Championship) ESPN Deportes / ESPNU / WatchESPN
Thu, June 6 11:45 a.m. Spain vs. Russia (U21 Euro Championship) ESPN Deportes / WatchESPN
  2:15 p.m. Netherlands vs. Germany (U21 Euro Championship) ESPN Deportes / ESPNU / WatchESPN
Fri, June 7 12 p.m. Armenia vs. Malta (World Cup Qualifier) ESPN3
  12 p.m. Azerbaijan vs. Luxembourg (World Cup Qualifier) ESPN3
  12 p.m. Finland vs. Belarus (World Cup Qualifier) ESPN3
  12:30 p.m. Latvia vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina (World Cup Qualifier) ESPN3
  1:45 p.m. Lithuania vs. Greece (World Cup Qualifier) ESPN Deportes / ESPN3
  2 p.m. Liechtenstein vs. Slovakia (World Cup Qualifier) ESPN3
  2:15 p.m. Croatia vs. Scotland (World Cup Qualifier) ESPN3
  2:15 p.m. Moldovia vs. Poland (World Cup Qualifier) ESPN3
  2:30 p.m. Albania vs. Norway (World Cup Qualifier) ESPN3
  2:30 p.m. Montenegro vs. Ukraine (World Cup Qualifier) ESPN3
  2:45 p.m. Czech Republic vs. Italy (World Cup Qualifier) ESPN / WatchESPN
  2:45 p.m. Belgium vs. Serbia (World Cup Qualifier) ESPN3
  3 p.m. Iceland vs. Slovenia (World Cup Qualifier) ESPN3
  3:45 p.m. Portugal vs. Russia (World Cup Qualifier) ESPN Deportes / ESPN3

 

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