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The English Premier League season is still a week away, but the first real taste of the new European club season takes place this morning, with Arsenal taking on Manchester City in the Community Shield.
The Gunners will look to show off new signing Alexis Sanchez and begin life without Thomas Vermaelen, who has been sold to Barcelona, while Manchester City starts to figure out a first-choice lineup from its loaded roster.
In Brazil, Sao Paulo-based rivals Santos faces Corinthians in a battle of South American powerhouses. Brazilian star Robinho could make his debut in this clash after joining Santos from AC Milan.
In MLS action, the Houston Dynamo travel to Seattle to take on the Sounders, while the New York Red Bulls head to Toyota Park to take on the Chicago Fire.
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Enjoy the action (Today’s Soccer TV schedule is after the jump):
TODAY’S SOCCER ON TV
7 a.m. – Liverpool vs. Borussia Dortmund – NBC Sports Network
10 a.m. – Arsenal vs. Manchester City – Fox Sports 1
11 a.m. – Lyon vs. Rennes – beIN Sports en Español
1 p.m. – Pumas UNAM vs. Atlas – Univision
1:45 p.m. – Ferencvaros vs. Chelsea – beIN Sports USA
3 p.m. – AS Monaco vs. Lorient – beIN Sports en Español
3 p.m. – Santos vs. Corinthians – GolTV USA
6 p.m. – Universidad de Guadalajara vs. Toluca – Univision Deportes
8 p.m. – Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Sporting Kansas City – MLS Direct Kick
8 p.m. – Chicago Fire vs. New York Red Bulls – Univision Deportes
10:30 p.m. – Seattle Sounders vs. Houston Dynamo – ESPN2