via press release:

ESPN’s media platforms (ESPN3, ESPN Deportes and ESPN2) will feature 21 live soccer matches, mostly from eight different leagues, beginning today, Thursday, September 29, through Tuesday, Oct. 4.  Highlights:

  • Tonight at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes, the Philadelphia Union will host DC United as both teams fight for the 2011 MLS Cup Playoffs.  The match will also feature Union’s Freddy Adu as he faces his former DC United club for the first time;
  • The first meeting of two Merseyside derbies (Everton vs. Liverpool) in the season, the Premiership’s longest-running top-flight derby, will be carried on ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes, on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 7:30 a.m.;
  • ESPN3 will feature two matches with the top-two Italian Serie A teams in 2010-2011 season – Inter Milanvs. Napoli on Saturday, Oct. 1, at 2:40 p.m., and Juventus vs. AC Milan on Sunday, Oct. 2, at 2:40 p.m.;
  • Espanyol vs. Ronaldo and Real Madrid FC on ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes (Sunday, Oct. 2, at 3:55 p.m.), highlights a weekend of three matches from Spain’s La Liga on ESPN platforms;
  • New York Red Bulls vs. Los Angeles Galaxy, the matchup of Major League Soccer’s greatest collection of talent with five designated players (Red Bulls – Thierry Henry, Rafa Márquez and Frank Rost; Galaxy – David Beckham, Landon Donovan and Robbie Keane), will be aired on ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes, on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at 8 p.m.

The schedule:

Date Time (ET) Matchup Networks
Thu., 9/29 7 p.m. Florida State University vs. North Carolina (College) ESPN3
8 p.m. Philadelphia Union vs. DC United (MLS) ESPN2 / ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
Fri., 9/30 2:30 p.m. FC Kaiserslautern vs. FC Stuttgart (German Bundesliga) ESPN3
7:30 p.m. Notre Dame vs. Connecticut (College) ESPNU
8 p.m. Arkansas vs. Georgia (College) ESPN3
9 p.m. Jaguares vs. Atlas (Mexican Primera División) ESPN Deportes
Sat., 10/1 7:30 a.m. Everton vs. Liverpool (Barclays Premier League) ESPN2 / ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
11:55 a.m. AS Roma vs. Atalanta (Italian Serie A) ESPN3
12:30 p.m. Hertha Berlin vs. FC Cologne (German Bundesliga) ESPN3 / 

ESPN Deportes

2:40 p.m. Inter Milan vs. Napoli (Italian Serie A) ESPN3
Sun., 10/2 8:55 a.m. Parma vs. Genoa (Italian Serie A) ESPN3
8:55 a.m. Fiorentina vs. Lazio (Italian Serie A) ESPN3
10 a.m. Real Betis vs. Levante (Spanish La Liga) ESPN3 / 

ESPN Deportes

10:30 a.m. NEC Nijmegen vs. PSV Eindhoven (Dutch Eredivisie) ESPN3
12 p.m. Athletico Madrid vs. Sevilla (Spanish La Liga) ESPN3 / 

ESPN Deportes

2 p.m. Florida University vs. Kentucky (College) ESPN3
2:40 p.m. Juventus vs. AC Milan  (Italian Serie A) ESPN3
3 p.m. South Carolina vs. Vanderbilt University (College) ESPNU
3:15 p.m. Academica vs. FC Porto (Portuguese Liga) ESPN3
3:55 p.m. Espanyol vs. Real Madrid  (Spanish La Liga) ESPN2 / ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
Tue., 10/4 8 p.m. New York Red Bulls vs. Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS) ESPN2 / ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
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