Inter Milan – Napoli headlines This Week’s Soccer on TV and Online

The return of Serie A action in Italy this week puts the spotlight back on Napoli, which might have been the best team in the world heading into the World Cup break.

Napoli has an eight-point lead over the field in the Scudetto race and looks primed to shore up its first title since 1990, but returns to domestic action against ever-formidable Inter Milan on Wednesday. Inter’s re-start agenda has them looking to be the first team to defeat Napoli this season and pop back into Italy’s Champions League picture.

We also have a busy slate of Premier League action this week, and Tuesday’s Arsenal – Newcastle contest should be a telling one. You would have been bold to predict Arsenal to be leading the league in Week 17, and a clairvoyant if you had Newcastle in third. Both look to extend their historic seasons and should see this as a must-win.

Chelsea hosts Manchester City on Thursday in another critical matchup. Manchester City’s weekend tie with Everton gifted Arsenal a seven-point cushion that is looking more and more maintainable with each passing week. Chelsea is obviously good enough to challenge Manchester City on any day, making it a true trap game.

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Here is a look at This Week’s Top 5 Matches to Watch, as well as a full rundown of This Week’s Soccer on TV and Online:


This Week’s Top 5 Matches to Watch


1. Inter Milan vs Napoli – Can Napoli continue to run the table after a 53-day break from league competition?

2. Arsenal vs Newcastle – Newcastle can prove its sustainability and shake up the title race with an upset.

3. Chelsea vs Manchester City – Is it too early to say Manchester City is in desperation mode? They will certainly be if they can’t find a win here.

4. Crystal Palace vs Tottenham Hotspur – Tottenham is winless in both games since the restart and takes on a Crystal Palace side that’s always liable to pull off an upset.

5. Manchester United vs Bournemouth AFC – Manchester United has quietly put together a three-game winning streak in all competitions since the Cristiano Ronaldo saga ended. If the chips fall at the top of the table, they’re in line to be a competitor in the sprint to the end of the season.


This Week’s Soccer on TV and Online


Monday


English Premier League

12:30pm – USA, fuboTV, UNIVERSO – Brentford vs Liverpool

French Ligue 1

9 am – beIN SPORTS, fuboTV – Strasbourg vs Troyes
11 am – beIN SPORTS, fuboTV – Lille vs Reims
1 pm – beIN SPORTS, fuboTV – Montpellier vs Olympique Marseille
3pm – beIN SPORTS, fuboTV – Rennes vs Nice

English Championship

10 am – ESPN+ – Norwich City vs Watford
3 pm – ESPN+ – Queens Park Rangers vs Sheffield United


Tuesday


English Premier League

2:45pm – USA, fuboTV, UNIVERSO – Arsenal vs Newcastle United
2:45pm – Peacock – Everton vs Brighton & Hove Albion
2:45pm – Peacock – Leicester City vs Fulham
3pm – Peacock – Manchester United vs Bournemouth AFC

Spanish Copa del Rey

1pm – ESPN+ – La Nucia vs Valencia
1pm – ESPN+ – Cartagena vs Villarreal
1pm – ESPN+ – Espanyol vs Celta de Vigo
3 pm – ESPN+ – Cacereño vs Real Madrid
3 pm – ESPN+ – Ceuta vs Moose
3pm – ESPN+ – Levante vs Getafe
3 pm – ESPN+ – Sporting Gijon vs Rayo Vallecano

Turkish Super League

12 pm – beIN SPORTS, fuboTV – Antalyaspor vs Fenerbahçe

Major Arena Soccer League

9 pm – Twitch – Empire vs Florida Tropics SC


wednesday


English Premier League

2:30pm – Peacock – Southampton vs Nottingham Forest
2:45pm – Peacock – Leeds United vs West Ham United
3pm – Peacock – Aston Villa vs Wolverhampton Wanderers
3 pm – USA, fuboTV, UNIVERSO – Crystal Palace vs Tottenham Hotspur

Italian Serie A

6:30 am – Paramount+ – Salernitana vs Milan
6:30 am – Paramount+ – Sassuolo vs Sampdoria
8:30 am – Paramount+ – Spezia vs Atalanta
8:30 am – Paramount+ – Torino vs Hellas Verona
10:30 am – CBS Sports Network, Paramount+, fuboTV – Roma vs Bologna
10:30 am – Paramount+ – Lecce vs Lazio
12:30pm – CBS Sports Network, Paramount+, fuboTV – Cremonese vs Juventus
12:30pm – Paramount+ – Fiorentina vs Monza
2:45pm – Paramount+ – Inter Milan vs Napoli
2:45pm – Paramount+ – Udinese vs Empoli

Spanish Copa del Rey

1 pm – ESPN+ – UD Logroñés vs Real Sociedad
1pm – ESPN+ – Pontevedra vs Mallorca
1pm – ESPN+ – Linares Deportivo vs Seville
2 pm – ESPN+ – Real Oviedo vs Atlético Madrid
3pm – ESPN+ – Intercity vs Barcelona
3 pm – ESPN+ – Deportivo Alaves vs Real Valladolid

Turkish Super League

12 pm – beIN SPORTS, fuboTV – Galatasaray vs Ankaragucu


Thursday


English Premier League

3pm – Peacock – Chelsea vs Manchester City

Portuguese Primeira Liga

3:15pm – fuboTV – Santa Clara vs Sporting Braga

Spanish Copa del Rey

10 am – ESPN+ – Ibiza Islas Pitiusas vs Real Betis
10 am – ESPN+ – Gimnàstic Tarragona vs Osasuna
3pm – ESPN+ – Eldense vs Athletic Club

Turkish Super League

12 pm – beIN SPORTS, fuboTV – Trabzonspor vs Giresunspor
12 pm – fuboTV – Adana Demirspor vs İstanbulspor

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