A pair of teams featuring Americans will look to take a step closer to the group stage of the UEFA Champions League, as RSC Anderlecht (Sacha Kljestan) and Hapoel Kiryat Shmona (Bryan Gerzicich) look to earn favorable road results in the opening legs of their respective final qualifying-round ties. Some of the more notable teams in the qualifying round are in action as well, as Portuguese power Sporting Braga take on Serie A's Udinese, and Malaga meet perennial Greek power Panathinaikos.
There is a Premier League match on the docket also, as defending UCL champion Chelsea look to make it 2-for-2 in the new season in England when taking on newly promoted Reading in their first match at Stamford Bridge since they were crowned champions of Europe.
Here is the viewing schedule for the day's afternoon matches (MLS and CONCACAF Champions League have games later on tonight):
2:45 p.m. – ESPN2/ESPN3.com – Chelsea vs. Reading
2:45 p.m. – Fox Soccer Channel/FoxSoccer2Go – Sporting Braga vs. Udinese
2:45 p.m. – Fox Soccer Plus/FoxSoccer2Go – AEL Limassol vs. Anderlecht
2:45 p.m. – FoxSoccer2Go – BATE Borisov vs. Kiryat Shmona
2:45 p.m. – FoxSoccer2Go - Malaga vs. Panathinaikos
2:45 p.m. – FoxSoccer2Go – Dinamo Zagreb vs. Maribor
If you will be watching any of the action, please feel free to share any thoughts, opinions and some play-by-play in the comments section below. Enjoy the games.