UEFA Champions League Group Stage Concludes on Fox Family of Networks December 7 and 8
High-Stakes Showdown between Arsenal FC and FK Partizan on Fox Soccer Channel Highlights Matchday 6 Coverage
LOS ANGELES - Itís decision day in the UEFA Champions League as Group Stage play concludes on Fox Soccer Channel, Fox Soccer Plus and FOX Sports Net (FSN) on Tuesday, Dec. 7 and Wednesday, Dec. 8.
Four of the 16 Knockout Stage berths remain up-for-grabs, while clubs are also vying for third-place group finishes that will qualify them for Europa League competition. Englandís Arsenal FC and AS Roma of Italy are among the high-profile teams which have yet to assure themselves of a Round of 16 spot. Beginning at 2 p.m. ET each day, live and exclusive English-language HD match telecasts on the FOX family of networks is complimented by coverage on partners FOX Deportes and DIRECTV.
Coverage kicks off Tuesday, Dec. 7 live on FSN as English giants Manchester United FC hosts Spainís Valencia CF, which can win Group C with a surprise upset at Old Trafford. Simultaneously, Fox Soccer Channel features FC Twente of Holland vs. Tottenham Hotspur FC, looking to finish atop Group A in its first-ever UEFA Champions League appearance. Finally, SV Werder Bremen takes on reigning champion FC Internazionale Milano live on Fox Soccer Plus in another Group A clash.
On Wednesday, Dec. 8 Fox Soccer Channel showcases one of the most intriguing contests of Matchday 6. London-based powerhouse Arsenal FC hosts FK Partizan, knowing it could win Group A, place second, or be relegated to the Europa League. The Gunners will keep a watchful eye on the other match in their group between FC Shakhtar Donetsk and SC Braga. Live on Fox Soccer Plus, Olympique de Marseille hosts Chelsea FC in a battle of two clubs bound for the Knockout Stage.
UEFA Champions League Pregame, presented by Geico, kicks off the continued coverage of the worldís most prestigious club soccer competition on The Ultimate Soccer NetworksTM and FSN. Host Eric Wynalda and expert analysts Warren Barton and Christopher Sullivan break down the dayís upcoming action during the live 30-minute studio program simulcast on FSN, Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Soccer Plus on Tuesdays, and airing Wednesday on Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Soccer Plus during Wednesday matchdays
UEFA Champions League Matchday 6 Live Telecast Schedule Ė Coverage Begins at 2 p.m. ET
Date Teams Network
Tues., Dec 7 Manchester United FC (ENG) vs. Valencia CF (ESP) FSN
FC Twente (NED) vs. Tottenham Hotspur FC (ENG) Fox Soccer Channel
SV Werder Bremen (GER) vs. FC Internazionale Milano (ITA) Fox Soccer Plus
Wed. Dec 8 Arsenal FC (ENG) vs. FK Partizan (SRB) Fox Soccer Channel
Olympique de Marseille (FRA) vs. Chelsea FC (ENG) Fox Soccer Plus
For a complete telecast schedule, including live matches on FOX Deportes and DIRECTV, visit championsonfox.com
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