By MICHAEL KLINE
The Under-20 World Cup quarterfinals headline this weekend’s international soccer action, with all three teams from the U.S. Under-20 team’s group still alive.
On Saturday, France will face Uzbekistan in the first quarterfinal match of the weekend. Later in the day, the Uruguayan Under-20 national team will host Spain in another pivotal quarterfinal matchup.
Sunday will conclude the quarterfinals when Iraq meets South Korea, and Ghana squares off with Chile.
There is plenty of MLS action on tap, and the weekend kicks off tonight with USA-Guatemala.
Here is a rundown of This Weekend’s Soccer on TV:
11pm – NBC Sports Network – United States vs. Guatemala
11am – ESPNU – France vs. Uzbekistan – U20 World Cup
2pm – ESPNU – Uruguay vs Spain – U20 World Cup
7pm – ESPN – Messi All-Stars vs. World All-Stars
7:30pm – MLS Direct Kick – New England Revolution vs. San Jose Earthquakes
9pm – MLS Direct Kick – Houston Dynamo vs Philadelphia Union
10pm – UniMás – Chivas vs Pumas
11pm – NBC Sports Network – Whitecaps vs Seattle Sounders
11am – ESPNU – Iraq vs Korea Republic – U20 World Cup
2pm – ESPNU – Ghana vs Chile – U20 World Cup
3pm – ESPN – Chicago Fire vs Sporting Kansas City
5pm – MLS Direct Kick – Columbus Crew vs Portland Timbers
5:30pm – Fox Soccer Channel – Canada vs Martinique
7pm – MLS Direct Kick – Montreal Impact vs Chivas USA
8pm – Fox Soccer Channel – Mexico vs Panama
9:30pm – MLS Direct Kick – Colorado Rapids vs DC United
10:30pm – MLS Direct Kick – LA Galaxy vs Dallas