World Football Update
Jon Forget
Apr 11th 2016
World Football Update
Feature Matches

The second leg of the Champions League and Europa League Quarterfinals feature mid week, with some mouth watering clashes on tap! Tuesday Manchester City host Paris St. Germain with a chance at the Champions League Semifinals on the line. The score is 2-2 on aggregate, and if City advance it will be their first ever foray into this level of the competition. In Tuesday's other match, Real Madrid will be trying to dig themselves out of a 2-0 deficit against German side Wolfsburg! Madrid will be at home, but cannot afford to concede a goal, as it would demand at least a four goal performance on their part to advance!

Wednesday's Champions League action has the top two La Liga sides, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, meeting at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid! Barca has seen a recent slip in form, but hold the 2-1 aggregate advantage here. If this match is anything like last week's leg 1 encounter, we are in for some thrilling football! In Wednesday's other Champions League clash Bayern Munchen travel to Portugal to face Benfica! The German Champions only managed a 1-0 at home in the first leg, leaving the door open for the Portugese to pull off what could be a massive upset!

In the Europa League all eyes are on the Liverpool v Borussia Dortmund clash! The aggregate score is 1-1, as this fixture returns to Anfield for the second leg. Whomever advances from this one will be seen as a favorite to win the entire competition, and earn a berth in next year's Champions League tourny!

In addition to Wednesday's Champs League action, West Ham battle Manchester United in an FA Cup Quarterfinal replay! The winner will advance to face Everton in a weeks time. Later in the evening on Wednesday the Colorado Rapids travel to Kansas to face Sporting K.C.! The match kicks off at 6:30pm, and the Pub will be hosting an Away Game Viewing Party!

Weekend EPL highlights include Chelsea v Manchester City Saturday morning, and Leicester City v West Ham on Sunday morning! The Colorado Rapids are back at home on Saturday night to face the New York Red Bulls! This will be Jermaine Jones first ever match representing the Rapids, as the big signings continue to arrive for the Club!

On the Horizon

Next week we feature EPL make up matches in the mid week, including the Merseyside Derby between Liverpool and Everton! On the weekend, highlights include the two FA Cup Semifinals live from Wembley, and the Colorado Rapids have a huge home clash with the Seattle Sounders!

This Week's Football

Monday April 11th
Deportivo la Coruna v Las Palmas 12:30pm (La Liga)
Roma v Bologna 12:45pm (Serie A)

Tuesday April 12th
Manchester City v Paris St. Germain 12:45pm (UEFA Champions League Quarterfinal)
Real Madrid v Wolfsburg 12:45pm (UEFA Champions League Quarterfinal)

Wednesday April 13th
West Ham v Manchester United 12pm (FA Cup Quarterfinal Replay)
Atletico Madrid v Barcelona 12:45pm (UEFA Champions League Quarterfinal)
Benfica v Bayern Munchen 12:45pm (UEFA Champions League Quarterfinal)
Crystal Palace v Everton 1pm (EPL)
Sporting K.C. v Colorado 6:30pm (MLS Away Game Viewing Party)
Portland v Dallas 8:30pm (MLS)
San Jose v New York Red Bulls 8:30pm (MLS)

Thursday April 14th
Liverpool v Borussia Dortmund 1pm (Europa League Quarterfinals)
Sevilla v Athletic Club 1pm (Europa League Quarterfinal)
Sparta Praha v Villareal 1pm (Europa League Quarterfinal)

Friday April 15th
Lyon v Nice 12:30pm (Ligue 1)
Hannover v B. M'Gladbach 12:30pm (Bundesliga)
Levante v Espanyol 12:30pm (La Liga)
Houston v L.A. Galaxy 5pm (MLS)

Saturday April 16th
Norwich v Sunderland 5:45am (EPL)
Manchester United v Aston Villa 8am (EPL)
Everton v Southampton 8am (EPL)
Newcastle v Swansea 8am (EPL)
West Brom v Watford 8am (EPL)
Getafe v Real Madrid 8am (La Liga)
Chelsea v Manchester City 10:30am (EPL)
Bayern Munchen v Schalke 10:30am (Bundesliga)
Inter v Napoli 12:45pm (Serie A)
Chicago v Montreal 3pm (MLS)
D.C. United v Toronto 3pm (MLS)
Columbus v NYC 5:30pm (MLS)
Colorado v NYRB 7pm (MLS Home Match)
RSL v Vancouver 8pm (MLS)
Seattle v Philadelphia 8pm (MLS)
Portland v San Jose 8:30pm (MLS)

Sunday April 17th
Bournemouth v Liverpool 6:30am (EPL)
Leicester City v West Ham 6:30am (EPL)
Borussia Dortmund v Hamburg 7:30am (Bundesliga)
Arsenal v Crystal Palace 9am (EPL)
Mainz v Koln 9:30am (Bundesliga)
Atletico Madrid v Granada 10:15am (La Liga)
Barcelona v Valencia 12:30pm (La Liga)
Sampdoria v AC Milan 12:45pm (Serie A)
Orlando City v New England 1:30pm (MLS)
Dallas v Sporting K.C. 5pm (MLS)

Monday April 18th
Stoke City v Tottenham 1pm (EPL)
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