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USMNT Weekend TV Guide & Open Thread (10/14-10/16)

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With just under a month to go until the final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying begins, the USMNT contingent all return to their clubs to try to find their best form and assure themselves the best chance of making November’s roster.

This weekend offers up several interesting match-ups, specifically in the Bundesliga. Borussia Dortmund vs. Hertha Berlin on Friday afternoon has to be the pick of the bunch with there being a chance that John Brooks faces off against Christian Pulisic. That one can be seen on FS1 at 2:45.

Another American vs. American affair in Germany is Borussia Monchengladbach vs. Hamburg as Fabian Johnson and Bobby Wood meet.

MLS is also coming down the wire with just two weeks of play remaining and the playoff picture becoming clearer. Here’s all the notable matches featuring USMNT players on TV this weekend (all times Eastern):

Friday, Oct. 14

Christian Pulisic, John Brooks: Borussia Dortmund vs. Hertha Berlin, 2:45 p.m., Fox Soccer 1


Saturday, Oct. 15

Fabian Johnson, Bobby Wood: Borussia Monchengladbach vs. Hamburg, 9:30 a.m., Fox Sports 2

Alfredo Morales: Koln vs. Ingolstadt, 9:30 a.m., Fox Soccer 2GO

Julian Green, Timmy Chandler: Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Bayern Munich, 9:30 a.m., Fox Sports 1

Emerson Hyndman: Bournemouth vs. Hull City, 10:00 a.m., Premier League Extra Time

Bob Bradley: Arsenal vs. Swansea City, 10:00 a.m., CNBC

Geoff Cameron, Lynden Gooch: Stoke City vs. Sunderland, 10:00 a.m., Premier League Extra Time

Cameron Carter-Vickers: West Brom vs. Tottenham, 10:00 a.m., Premier League Extra Time

Aron Johannsson: Werder Bremen vs. Bayer Leverkusen, 12:30 p.m., Fox Deportes

Omar Gonzalez: Pachuca vs. Santos Laguna, 8:00 p.m., Telemundo

Paul Arriola, Michael Orozco: Club America vs. Club Tijuana, 10:00 p.m., Univision Deportes


Sunday, Oct. 16

Terrence Boyd: Wolfsburg vs. RB Leipzig, 11:30 a.m., Fox Sports 2

Steve Birnbaum, Bill Hamid: D.C. United vs. NYCFC, 3:00 p.m., MLS Live & YES Network

Jozy Altidore, Michael Bradley: Montreal Impact vs. Toronto FC, 3:00 p.m., ESPN

Sacha Kljestan: Columbus Crew vs. New York Red Bulls, 3:00 p.m., MLS Live

Jordan Morris: FC Dallas vs. Seattle Sounders, 5:00 p.m., MLS Live

Tim Howard, Darlington Nagbe: Colorado Rapids vs. Portland Timbers, 5:00 p.m., ESPN

Kyle Beckerman, Graham Zusi, Matt Besler: Real Salt Lake vs. Sporting Kansas City, 5:00 p.m., MLS Live

Chris Wondolowski: San Jose Earthquakes vs. Vancouver Whitecaps, 5:00 p.m., MLS Live


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