Whether you call it soccer or football, the beautiful game is gaining popularity in the United States. Swipe down to see the latest soccer games today schedules from across the most popular leagues, including the MLS and Premier League schedules.
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There are no soccer games today in the Premier League. Action resumes on Saturday, with eight games on the Premier League schedule as action begins with Everton vs Liverpool at 7:30 AM ET.
You can find EPL games in the United States on the USA Network, Universo, fuboTV, DirecTV Stream, and Sling Blue.
For a second straight season, Manchester City stood above all the rest in winning the EPL championship. They ended the season with a 3-2 win over Aston Villa. They have now won a half dozen EPL titles over the last 11 seasons.
From August to May, the 20 teams in the EPL play each other twice — once at home and away — in a double round-robin system. In total there are 38 game weeks in the Premier League season.
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FIFA contends that truly organized soccer games began in England in 1863. However, there is evidence that kicking a ball around with an actual purpose dates back to a China military manual from the second and third centuries.
There are no soccer games today in Major League Soccer. The 2022 MLS schedule resumes on Saturday with five matchups, including Minnesota vs Dallas at 3:30 PM ET.
The next set of games on the MLS schedule can be viewed on either ESPN+, TUDN, Univision, Fubo TV, and DirecTV Stream
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Following a tie at the end of regulation and overtime, New York City FC and the Portland Timbers went toe-to-toe in a penalty kick shootout in December. When all was said and done, NYC FC reigned supreme 4-2 in the shootout and became the 2021 MLS champions.
In total, the 26 teams in MLS — 23 in the US and three based in Canada — play 34 games. With a set of 17 each at home and away. The regular season starts in April and ends in November.
Similar to American football, soccer has 22 players on the field at once, 11 for each side. The groups feature one goalie and the other 10 broken up in positions like defenders, midfielders, and forwards.
There are no soccer games today in LigaMX. Play resumes on Sept. 3 with three contests, including Atlas FC vs Pumas UNAM at 8:05 PM ET.
You can find Liga MX games in the United States on TUDN, Univision, fubo TV, and DirecTV Stream.
Liga MX has 18 teams that play in two single-table tournaments during the season. The first set of games takes place between January and May, and then the second from July to December. Meaning Liga MX has two champions each year.
At the end of a long and hard-fought season, the Liga MX champion for the 2021 season was Cruz Azul. It was the club’s ninth league championship and first since 1997. There was only one tournament in 2021.
The purpose of soccer is to work with a team of players — usually 11 — to move a ball up the pitch, using your feet only, and past the line of the opposing team’s goal. Official games last 90 minutes with two 45-minute halves.
There is one soccer game today in LaLiga. Friday’s LaLiga schedule features Celta Vigo vs Cádiz at 3 PM ET, with the matchup on ESPN Deportes and ESPN+.
You can watch LaLiga games in the United States exclusively on ESPN+.
In May, Real Madrid — one of the most storied franchises in LaLiga history — won the 2021-2022 season title with a 4-0 win over Espanyol. It was the club’s 35th league championship.
During a season that stretches from August to May of the following year, the 20 teams in LaLiga play a schedule of 38 matches. Facing each team in the league at least once at home, and away.
UEFA released its full 2022-’23 Champions League schedule on Saturday. The group stage of the Champions League will start on September 6-7.
You can catch Champions League action in the United States on Paramount+.
In the 30th edition of the UEFA Champions League final, Real Madrid captured their 14th league title by beating Liverpool 1-0. They are the most dominant team in the history of the Champion’s League and have more than twice as many titles as the next best team.
During the league season, which spans from August to May, 32 teams play in round-robin group games where they face the other clubs of their group twice each. Then they advance to the next round which begins the knockout or playoff phase.
The person that is believed to be the first official soccer player has led to some debate among the sport’s historians. However, the two possible options, for the sport first organized in England, are allegedly Englishman Robert Walker and Scotland’s Andrew Watson.
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