TOP 10 games of August/ September
FIFA Friendly – Mexico vs. USA, August 10, 2011.
The Mexican and U.S. National teams will once again meet each other this year in a friendly match in Philadelphia. Mexico beat the U.S. in this year’s Gold Cup Final by dramatically coming from behind two goals and an end score of 4-2. In all competitions, Mexico leads the U.S., 33-15-11.
FIFA Friendly – Spain vs. Italy, August 10, 2011
2006 and 2010 World Cup Winners, Italy and Spain, will face off for the first time since Spain became World Champions. The two National teams will play in Bari, Italy for a chance to prove who really is best.
EPL – Arsenal vs. Liverpool, August 20, 2011
It is only the second week of the EPL and there is already a very good match to watch. Liverpool will pay a visit to Emirates Stadium for a chance to make this year’s campaign a lot better than last’s. Arsenal and Liverpool played the first game of the season last year ending in a 1-1 draw.
La Liga – Real Betis vs. Sevilla F.C., August 21, 2011
The only notable Spanish La Liga game to look forward to this month is the Sevilla derby. Real Betis has spent the last two seasons in la Segunda Division (Second Division) and Sevilla is coming off of a 5thplace finish in last season’s La Liga. The last time they met, Real Betis beat Sevilla F.C. 2-0.
EPL – Arsenal vs. Manchester United, August 28, 2011
Arsenal will conclude a tough August as they challenge defending EPL Champions, Manchester United at Old Trafford. Arsenal defeated United at the Emirates 1-0, May 1, 2011, as United went on to win the league.
La Liga Mexicana – UNAM vs. Cruz Azul, August 28, 2011
In La Liga Mexicana, Pumas and Cruz Azul will battle each other out in a city rival game. The only game against each other this year ended in a 3-3 tie. UNAM was the Clausura 2011 Champions however, Cruz Azul was just as good, making the semifinals in the tournament.
MLS – New York Red Bulls vs. Los Angeles Galaxy, August 28, 2011
What more can be said of this match than Thierry Henry vs. David Beckham? This game will be a clash of MLS superstars.
Euro 2012 Qualifying – England vs. Wales, September 6, 2011
England will continue their Euro 2012 qualifying against neighbors Wales. While the rivalry is not as big as that of England and Scotland, the game has some significance as both teams are vying for a spot in next year’s Euro competition.
MLS – Houston Dynamo vs. San Jose Earthquakes, September 17, 2011
Robertson Stadium will host former San Jose Earthquakes vs. Current San Jose Earthquakes as the Dynamo continue their run for a 2011 MLS play-off spot.
EPL – Manchester United vs. Chelsea, September 18, 2011
After playing Arsenal a few weeks before, Manchester United take on Big Four rival Chelsea at Old Trafford. The two are the past two seasons EPL Champions. Who will win this big game on their way to glory?