Football on TV: How to watch, stream the best games with Man United vs Tottenham, Inter Milan focused on Serie A
The weekend soccer slate shifts to the United States as parity in Major League Soccer continues to stick out like a sore thumb. Going into the third week of the season, only four teams have won their first two matches so far. Will they be able to continue the good races or will they join others who have lost points? Tottenham will also travel to Old Trafford and will be hoping to win their third game on the rebound instead of returning to their rollercoaster form this season as we finish with Serie A and their race wide open for the scudetto.
Here’s what we’re looking at this weekend:
5. New York Red Bulls vs Minnesota United
Dated: Sunday March 13 | Time: 7:00 p.m. ET
Caesars Sportsbook odds: New York -150; Draw +280; Minnesota United +440
Why watch: The Red Bulls are one of four remaining teams to have won their first two league games to start the season, but hosting the Loons will be a test to see what they are made of. Lewis Morgan is fresh off a hat trick against Toronto and summer signing Luquinhas has arrived. They’re a team that could improve between now and the season, but containing the attack led by Franco Fragapane and Emanuel Reynoso will be a tough test for the defense even with Aaron Long back in the fold. The Loons have drawn their first two games despite attacking too well to be limited to one goal per game.
4. Torino vs Inter Milan
Dated: Sunday March 13 | Time: 3:45 p.m. ET
Caesars Sportsbook odds: Torino +440; Draw +275; Inter-150
Why watch: Inter Milan will look to hold their heads high despite being eliminated in their Champions League win at Anfield over Liverpool as the focus shifts to winning a second scudetto in a row. The Serie A title race is tight with AC Milan, Inter and Napoli separated by just three points. If one of them slips, Juventus are waiting to pounce. The midfield duo of Hakan Calhanoglu and Nicolo Barella will be tough for Torino to deal with, but they have one of the best defensive records in the league when it comes to battling the Nerazzurri. Allowing just 28 goals, Torino has the fourth-best defensive record in Italy and is the only team with less than 30 goals allowed to not feature in the top five due to their lack of goalscoring. Can they get a signature win to end their bad form streak?
3. Chelsea v Newcastle United
Dated: Sunday March 13 | Time: 10:00 a.m. ET
Caesars Sportsbook odds: Chelsea -300; Draw +400; Newcastle +900
Why watch: While the potential sale of Chelsea and the looming problems with travel to away games grab the headlines, there are still football games to play. Meanwhile, Eddie Howe threatened relegation as Newcastle United climb the table with three rebound wins. Up to 14th in the league they are pretty much safe and that is with Allan Saint-Maximin who has missed the last few games with muscle injuries. This is a game where if Chelsea slip up, Newcastle can make them pay unlike the Norwich side who Chelsea knocked out in midweek.
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2. Seattle Sounders vs. LA Galaxy
Dated: Saturday March 12 | Time: 3:30 p.m. ET
TV: Fox | Direct: fuboTV (Try for free)
Caesars Sportsbook odds: Seattle Pollsters +118; Draw +230; Los Angeles Galaxy +245
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Why watch: Two teams that should be near the top of the Western Conference face off. While the Sounders struggle with injuries to Nicolas Lodeiro, Will Bruin and Raul Ruidiaz, they managed to dismantle Leon at home in the Concacaf Champions League. Meanwhile, the Galaxy left him late in their opening two matches as their defense gave them a win at every opportunity. Raheem Edwards is proving to be a fine addition to Greg Vanney’s squad, but can they use form to their advantage to open up an early points gap on the Sounders?
1. Manchester United v Tottenham
Dated: Saturday March 12 | Time: 12:30 p.m. ET
Caesars Sportsbook odds: Manchester United +115; Draw +245; Tottenham+235
Why watch: Two teams that have not fared well against top opponents meet in a critical clash to determine the race to the Premier League‘s top four. Antonio Conte is blackmailing Tottenham with nine goals scored in his last two matches, but things are set to be a little tougher against Manchester United even after the side fell flat in a 4-1 derby against Manchester City. Cristiano Ronaldo will be fit and available this weekend, but that could prove a distraction for United given he has just one goal in eight Premier League appearances this calendar year.
(all US/Eastern times)
Friday March 11: A game to follow in…
- Spain: Atletico Madrid vs Cadiz, 3 p.m. (ESPN+)
- France: Lille vs Saint-Etienne 3 p.m. (beIN Sports and fuboTV — Free trial)
- Argentina: Arsenal v Velez Sarsfield, 5:15 p.m. (Paramount+)
Saturday March 12: A game to follow in…
- MLS: DC United vs. Chicago Fire, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN+)
- England: Brighton v Liverpool, 7:30 a.m. (Peacock)
- Spain: Villarreal v Celta de Vigo, 12:30 p.m. (ESPN+)
- Italy: Sampdoria v Juventus, 12 p.m. (Paramount+)
- Germany: Hoffenheim vs. Bayern Munich, 9:30 a.m. (ESPN+)
- France: Troyes vs Nantes, 3 p.m. (beIN Sports and fuboTV — Free trial)
- Argentina: Sarmiento vs. Newell’s Old Boys, 5:15 p.m. (Paramount+)
Sunday March 13: A game to follow in…
- MLS: Atlanta United vs. Charlotte, 4:30 p.m. (FS1 and fuboTV — Try it for free)
- England: West Ham United vs. Aston Villa, 10 a.m. (US and fuboTV – Try Free)
- Spain: Barcelona vs. Osasuna, 4 p.m. (ESPN+)
- Italy: Udinese v Roma, 1 p.m. (Paramount+)
- Germany: Bayer Leverkusen vs. Cologne, 10:30 a.m. (ESPN+)
- France: PSG vs Bordeaux, 8 a.m. (beIN Sports and fuboTV — Try for free)
- Argentina: Estudiantes vs. Boca Juniors, 8:30 p.m. (Paramount+)
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