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February 16, 2016

Feature Matches

Champions League features mid week, as the Round of 16 gets underway!  Paris St. Germain host Chelsea in this afternoon's feature match, and Roma battle Real Madrid in Wednesday's feature clash!

Tottenham, Manchester United, and Liverpool have first leg Europa League matches on Thursday!  Friday the USWNT have a semifinal date with the winner of the Guyana v Trinidad & Tobago match.  If they win they will have qualified for this Summer's Olympic Games in Brazil!

On the weekend we have 5th Round FA Cup action to look forward to.  Arsenal and Hull City kick things off early Saturday morning in a rematch of the 2014 FA Cup Final.  Watford face Championship side Leeds at 8am, and then Bournemouth battle Everton at 10am to finish the day's FA Cup action!  Sunday morning, Blackburn take on West Ham early, followed by Tottenham v Crystal Palace at 8am. The 9am kick off is our feature FA Cup 5th Round match of the weekend, with Premier League giants Chelsea and Manchester City battling!

Other matches of note Sunday include the Bayer Leverkusen v Borussia Dortmund Bundesliga fixture, and the Women's Olympic Qualifying Final!

Last but not least the Copa America draw will be shown live at 5:30pm Sunday evening, where we will finally learn who the USMNT will face in this Summer's big tournament!

On the Horizon

Next week Champions League Round of 16 continues, with Arsenal v BarcelonaJuventus v Bayern Munchen, and Dynamo Kiev v Manchester City headlining!  Tottenham, Liverpool, and Manchester United feature in the Europa League on Thursday.  In La Liga the Madrid Derby falls Saturday morning.  Manchester United battle Arsenal Sunday morning, before Liverpool meet Manchester City in the League Cup Final!

This Week's Football

Tuesday February 16th
Paris St. Germain v Chelsea 12:45pm (UEFA Champions League)
Benfica v Zenit 12:45pm (UEFA Champions League)

Wednesday February 17th
Sporting Gijon v Barcelona 10:30am (La Liga)
Gent v Wolfsburg 12:45pm (UEFA Champions League)
Roma v Real Madrid 12:45pm (UEFA Champions League)

Thursday February 18th
Fiorentina v Tottenham 11am (Europa League)
Midtjylland v Manchester United 11am (Europa League)
Villareal v Napoli 11am (Europa League)
Augsburg v Liverpool 1pm (Europa League)
Sporting v Bayer Leverkusen 1pm (Europa League)

Friday February 19th
Levante v Getafe 12:30pm (La Liga)
Eintracht Frankfurt v Hamburg 12:30pm (Bundesliga)
Bologna v Juventus 12:45pm (Serie A)
Womens Olympic Qualifying Semifinals  3:30pm 
Womens Olympic Qualifying Semifinals USWNT 6pm

Saturday February 20th
Arsenal v Hull City 5:45am (FA Cup 5th Round)
Bayern Munchen v Darmstadt 8am (Bundesliga)
Hertha v Wolfsburg 7:30am (Bundesliga)
Watford v Leeds 8am (FA Cup Fifth Round)
Las Palmas v Barcelona 8am (La Liga)
Espanyol v Deportivo La Coruna 10am (La Liga)
Bournemouth v Everton 10:15am (FA Cup Fifth Round)
Real Betis v Sporting Gijon 12:30pm (La Liga)
Inter v Sampdoria 12:45pm (Serie A)
Celta Vigo v Eibar 2pm (La Liga)

Sunday February 21st
Blackburn v West Ham 6:30am (FA Cup Fifth Round)
Bayer Leverkusen v Borussia Dortmund 7:30am (Bundesliga)
Tottenham v Crystal Palace 8am (FA Cup Fifth Round)
Malaga v Real Madrid 8am (La Liga)
Chelsea v Manchester City 9am (FA Cup Fifth Round)
Schalke v Stuttgart 9:30am (Bundesliga)
Athletic v Real Sociedad 10am (La Liga)
Granada v Valencia 10am (La Liga)
Atletico Madrid v Villareal 12:30pm (La Liga)
Roma v Palermo 12:45pm (Serie A)
Women's Olympic Qualifying Final 3:30pm 
Copa America Draw 5:30pm

Monday February 22nd
Shrewsbury Town v Manchester United 12:30pm (FA Cup Fifth Round)
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