With another exciting weekend of European football action waiting to kick off, here are the top games you should be tuning into.
From an American taking over Berlin to a battle royale in Spain, these are the top games to wake up early for on this side of the pond.
Top Match: Union Berlin-Bayern Munich
When and Where To Watch: Saturday, 6:30 am PST, ESPN+
Scouting Report: USMNT forward Jordan Pefok will lead the upstart Union Berlin against Sadio Mane’s Bayern Munich in a classic Bundesliga battle for the top stop. Expect fast-paced, high-flying, blitzkrieg football in a thrilling Saturday morning exhibition.
Prediction: 4-3, Union Berlin
Top Match: Real Madrid-Real Betis
When and Where To Watch: Saturday, 7:15 am PST, ESPN+
Scouting Report: Just like in the Bundesliga, this is another unexpected #1 versus #2 battle. Real Betis, the other team from Sevilla, looks surprisingly dominant as they are currently the only other undefeated LaLiga team than the kings, Karim Benzema’s Real Madrid. Expect balls-to-the-walls performances from both teams’ French forwards and an exciting finish.
Top Match: Nantes-PSG
When and Where To Watch: Saturday, Noon, beIN Sports
Scouting Report: Undeniably the only game to feature Messi, Mbappe, and Neymar, PSG again claims Ligue 1’s game of the week slot. At this point, Ligue 1 should be renamed PSG 1.
Prediction: 5-0, PSG
Top Match: Manchester United-Arsenal
When and Where To Watch: Sunday, 8:30 am PST, NBC Sports
Scouting Report: Both teams are coming into this one HOT, with Arsenal on a five-game winning streak and Man U on a three-game streak. Something has got to give (or they could just tie), and fans will eagerly watch this game as a real test for both squads. Both clubs will want to gain the upper hand in this historic rivalry.
Prediction: 2-1, Arsenal
Top Match: AC Milan-Inter Milan
When and Where To Watch: Saturday, 9:00 am, Paramount+
Scouting Report: This year’s Milan derby will be another classic affair in the two clubs’ long shared history. Hopefully, USMNT defender Sergiño Dest will be ready in time to play in this one, which is sure to be a brawl for a spot in the top four. Expect an intense, gritty, and emotional defensive battle.
Prediction: 3-1, Inter Milan
Which game are you going to watch this weekend?! Let us know below!
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