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USMNT midweek viewing guide: A smattering of games

PSV rolls on, Juve in Serie A, plus an Inter Miami friendly against El Salvador at the Cuscatlán.

PSV v PEC Zwolle - Dutch Eredivisie Photo by Photo Prestige/Soccrates/Getty Images

Midweek USMNT action is here. Let’s get into it!

Monday

No USMNT players in action.

Tuesday

  • Juventus vs Sassuolo, 2:45p on Paramount+: Weston McKennie, Tim Weah, and Juve host Jeremy Toljan and Sassuolo in Serie A. Toljan is US-eligible, but not interested in playing for the USMNT.

Also in action:

  • Excelsior Maassluis vs ADO Den Haag, 12:45p: Justin Che and Den Haag (second division) play Maassluis (third division) on the road in the KNVB Cup round of 16.

Wednesday

  • Everton vs Crystal Palace, 2:45p on ESPN+ (free trial): Chris Richards and Palace visit Goodison Park for an FA Cup match.
  • PSV vs Twente, 3p on Fubo (free trial), Fanatiz, GolTV USA, GolTV Español: Sergiño Dest, Malik Tillman, Ricardo Pepi, and PSV host Twente in the KNVB Cup.

Also in action:

  • Leuven vs Antwerp, 12:45p on ESPN+: Sam Vines is rumored to come home to the Colorado Rapids in MLS, but for now he’s Antwerp’s player; they’re in Belgium’s cup quarterfinal.
  • Valencia vs Celta Vigo, 2p on ESPN+: Luca de la Torre and Celta Vigo visit Valencia in the Copa del Rey round of 16.
  • Blackpool vs Nottingham Forest, 2:45p on ESPN+: Matt Turner and Forest visit third-tier Blackpool in the FA Cup.
  • Bristol Rovers vs Norwich City, 2:45p on ESPN+: Josh Sargent and Norwich go on the road against third-division Bristol Rovers in the FA Cup.

Thursday

  • Vizela vs Sporting CP, 3:45p on Fubo, Fanatiz, GolTV USA, GolTV Español: Alex Méndez and Vizela will be underdogs as they face Sporting CP in Liga Portugal play.

Friday

  • Mainz vs Union Berlin, 2:30p on ESPN+: Brenden Aaronson and Union host Mainz in the Bundesliga.
  • El Salvador vs Inter Miami, 8p: Inter Miami plays a friendly against El Salvador at Estadio Cuscatlán, their first match since Luis Suárez joined up Messi and company. American players to watch include Benja Cremaschi, Drake Callender, Noah Allen, DeAndre Yedlin, and newly-signed Julian Gressel.

Also in action:

  • Vendsyssel vs Göteborg, 9:15a: José Gallegos and Vendsyssel (Danish second division) have a friendly against a top-tier Swedish club.
  • Holstein Kiel vs Braunschweig, 12:30p: Johan Gómez and Braunschweig visit Holstein Kiel in the 2. Bundesliga. Nico Carrera plays with Kiel’s reserves in the Regionalliga.
  • VVV-Venlo vs ADO Den Haag, 2p: Justin Che and Den Haag visit VVV-Venlo in the Eerste Divisie.

That’s it! Did I miss anything that matters? Let me know in the comments below. Let’s see who impresses this week!