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FA Cup: Arsenal faces Liverpool Sunday

Posted By James Williams On February 14, 2014 @ 1:13 PM In 1080 Sports,Florida News,Insider - Sports: Media and Money,main feature,soccer,Sports Media | No Comments

Liverpool vs Arsena in a big FA Cup battle Sunday. [1]

Liverpool vs Arsena in a big FA Cup battle Sunday.

The best of the FA Cup battles this weekend has Arsenal, coming off a 5-1 beating by Liverpool last weekend, clash again with Liverpool in a highly anticipated rematch on Sunday, Feb. 16 (10:30 AM ET) on FOX Sports 2.

Starting this weekend the FA Cup, UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, Europe’s elite soccer competitions, return to FOX Sports with many of the year’s biggest matches, featuring league leaders from England, Germany, Italy and Spain.

It all begins this weekend with a pair of exciting encounters in England’s FA Cup competition featuring the top four teams in the Barclays Premier League. League-leading Chelsea takes on Manchester City on Saturday, Feb. 15 (12:00 PM ET) on FOX Sports 2.

Just two days later, all eyes turn to the UEFA Champions League Round of 16. Manchester City, facing a quick turnaround, takes on La Liga leaders Barcelona and star forward Lionel Messi in a first leg matchup onTuesday, Feb. 18 (2:00 PM ET) on FOX Sports 1.  Arsenal confronts another difficult task against Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League, as last year’s German champions and current Bundesliga leaders travel to London to meet the Gunners on Wednesday, Feb. 18 (2:00 PM ET on FOX Sports 2). The following week’s action includes Manchester United against Greek side Olympiacos on Tuesday, Feb. 25 and Real Madrid vs. Schalke on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Both games begin at 2:00 PM ET on FOX Sports 1.

The UEFA Europa League Round of 32 is highlighted by Italy’s Serie A leaders Juventus against Turkish side Trabzonspor on Thursday, Feb. 20 (12:30 PM ET on FOX Soccer Plus). The return legs are set for Thursday, Feb. 27, including Napoli vs. Swansea City (12:30 PM ET) and Tottenham vs. Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk (3:00 PM ET), live on FOX Sports 1.

Will Selva hosts this Saturday’s FA Cup coverage with analysts Eric Wynalda and Warren Barton. Former Chelsea and Netherlands defender Mario Melchiot joins FOX Sports’ coverage for Manchester City vs. Chelsea. Host Rob Stone returns to the panel with Wynalda and Barton to break down Sunday’s FA Cup action. Sunday’s pregame includes interviews with Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard, discussing the transitional year with new coach Roberto Martinez, and Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard, as he reflects on his club’s successful season thus far. The pregame show also features exclusive coverage of the FA Cup sixth round draw as the matchups are revealed. FA CUP GOALS, with highlights, analysis and commentary, airs immediately after all the weekend action wraps up on Sunday, Feb. 16 (1:00 PM ET) on FOX Sports 2.

The FOX Sports’ lead soccer studio team continues with Brian McBride for UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League coverage beginning on Tuesday, Feb. 18, with the remaining matches set for the following week. Coverage kicks off at 2:00 PM ET on Tuesday and Wednesday for the UEFA Champions League and at 12:30 PM ET on both Thursdays for the UEFA Europa League.

 

The FOX Sports GO and FOX Soccer 2Go apps live stream all 29 matches to authenticated online, mobile and tablet devices. Fans can also follow minute-by-minute commentary via @FOXSoccer and @FOXSoccerTrax Twitter accounts using #FACupOnFOX, #UCLonFOX and #UELonFOX.

 

See below for the complete television schedule.

Competition Match-up Date/Time (ET) Network
FA Cup Sunderland vs. Southampton Sat., Feb. 15, 7:30 AM FOX Sports 2
FA Cup Cardiff City vs. Wigan Athletic Sat., Feb. 15, 10:00 AM FOX Sports 2
FA Cup Sheffield Wednesday vs. Charlton Athletic Sat., Feb. 15, 9:55 AM FOX Soccer Plus
FA Cup Manchester City vs. Chelsea Sat., Feb. 15, 12:00 PM FOX Sports 2
FA Cup Everton vs. Swansea City Sun., Feb. 16, 8:00 AM FOX Sports 1
FA Cup Sheffield United vs. Nottingham Forest Sun., Feb. 16, 9:55 AM FOX Soccer Plus
FA Cup Arsenal vs. Liverpool Sun., Feb. 16, 10:30 AM FOX Sports 2
FA Cup FA CUP GOALS Sun., Feb. 16, 1:00 PM FOX Sports 2
FA Cup Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Hull City Mon. Feb. 17, 2:30 PM FOX Soccer Plus
UCL Manchester City vs. Barcelona Tues., Feb. 18, 2:00 PM FOX Sports 1
UCL Bayer Leverkusen vs. Paris Saint-Germain Tues., Feb. 18, 2:00 PM FOX Sports 2 and FOX Soccer Plus
UCL Arsenal vs. Bayern Munich Wed., Feb. 19, 2:00 PM FOX Sports 2

 

UCL AC Milan vs. Atletico Madrid Wed., Feb. 19, 2:00 PM FOX Soccer Plus
UEL Dnipro vs. Tottenham Thurs., Feb. 20, 12:30 PM FOX Sports 2
UEL Dynamo Kyiv vs. Valencia Thurs., Feb. 20, 12:30 PM FSN
UEL Juventus vs. Trabzonspor Thurs., Feb. 20, 12:30 PM FOX Soccer Plus
UEL Swansea City vs. Napoli Thurs., Feb. 20, 3:00 PM FOX Sports 2
UEL Porto vs. Eintracht Frankfurt Thurs., Feb. 20, 3:00 PM FSN
UEL Ajax vs. Salzburg Thurs., Feb. 20, 3:00 PM FOX Soccer Plus
UCL Zenit vs. Borussia Dortmund Tues., Feb. 25, 11:30 AM FOX Sports 1
UCL Olympiacos vs. Manchester United Tues., Feb. 25, 2:00 PM FOX Sports 1
UCL Galatasaray vs. Chelsea Wed., Feb. 26, 2:00 PM FOX Sports 1
UCL Schalke vs. Real Madrid Wed., Feb. 26, 2:00 PM FOX Sports 2 and FOX Soccer Plus
UEL Napoli vs. Swansea City Thurs., Feb. 27, 12:30 PM FOX Sports 1
UEL Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Porto Thurs., Feb. 27, 12:30 PM FOX Sports 2
UEL Salzburg vs. Ajax Thurs., Feb. 27, 12:30 PM FOX Soccer Plus
UEL Tottenham vs. Dnipro Thurs., Feb. 27, 3:00 PM FOX Sports 1
UEL Trabzonspor vs. Juventus Thurs., Feb. 27, 3:00 PM FOX Sports 2
UEL Valencia vs. Dynamo Kyiv Thurs., Feb. 27, 3:00 PM FOX Soccer Plus

 

 


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