Soccer TV streaming guide: AC Milan vs. Inter Milan, Salah vs. Mane in AFCON final headline top weekend games

The international break has ended but the weekend has a star-studded mix of club soccer and other competitions as the Africa Cup of Nations final along with the AFC Women’s Asian Cup final is this weekend. The FIFA Club World Cup is also underway and the FA Cup resumes in England while the Derby della Madonnina — featuring Inter and AC Milan — comes your way on Paramount+ with our broadcast team live in Italy.

Just when you think there can’t be more highlight reel matches this weekend, Lille host PSG and Barcelona host Atletico Madrid in a game where some of their January transfers could take make their debuts.

Here are some of the top matches to watch this weekend.

5. Lille vs. PSG

Date: Sunday, Feb. 6 | Time: 2:45 p.m. ET
TV: beIN Sports | Live stream: fuboTV (Try for free)  
Caesars Sportsbook Odds: Lille +305; Draw +270; PSG -115

Why watch: The reigning Ligue 1 champs face the likely Ligue 1 title winners as PSG has an 11-point lead on Nice heading back into league play. After falling out of the Coupe de France in a penalty shootout loss to Nice — although South American-based players were away on international duty — PSG will want to bounce back to assert their dominance when not under pressure. Lille will consider themselves lucky to make it through the transfer window with Jonathan David and Sven Botman still in the squad, but if they can’t make a late charge up the table for a Champions League spot, recruitment during the summer could be what breaks them.

4. Barcelona vs. Atletico Madrid

Date: Sunday, Feb. 6 | Time: 10:15 a.m. ET
Live stream: ESPN+
Caesars Sportsbook Odds: Barcelona +135; Draw +230; Atletico Madrid +210

Why watch: Barcelona’s new recruits Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Adama Traore could make their debuts in this match facing quite the challenge. Both teams are in the midst of a down season by their standards, but Barcelona could jump Atletico for a Champions League spot with a victory. Both teams are on similar runs of form, but Atletico Madrid have turned up their scoring a little bit as Yannick Carrasco is having an excellent season setting up the team in attack.

3. Bayern Munich vs. RB Leipzig

Date: Saturday, Feb. 5 | Time: 12:30 p.m. ET
Live stream: ESPN+
Caesars Sportsbook Odds: Bayern -275; Draw +450; Leipzig +650

Why watch: RB Leipzig have won three matches on the bounce but traveling to face Bayern will test their improvement. Bayern have been on a roll, winning four of their past five matches. Robert Lewandowski is in the middle of another tear with 23 goals while Thomas Muller is leading the league in assists with 16. Christopher Nkuku and Andre Silva have powered RB Leipzig but they’ll need a team effort to keep Bayern in check.

2. Inter vs. AC Milan

Date: Saturday, Feb. 5 | Time: 12 p.m. ET
TV: CBS Sports Network| Live stream: Paramount+
Caesars Sportsbook Odds: Inter -125; Draw +280; Milan +330

Why watch: First and third will clash in a match that will be critical in the scudetto race. Nicolo Barella will look to power Inter as they can open a seven-point gap atop Serie A depending on how results go elsewhere. AC Milan have slightly turned their form around, but without a win in the match, they can kiss their title hopes goodbye.

1. Senegal vs. Egypt

Date: Sunday, Feb. 7 | Time: 2 p.m. ET
TV: beIN Sports | Live stream: fuboTV (Try for free)  
Caesars Sportsbook Odds: Senegal -102; Draw +170; Egypt +300

Why watch: After a penalty shootout victory over tournament hosts Cameroon, Egypt enter the AFCON final in a showdown between Liverpool clubmates Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah. Senegal had a more impressive victory to get here, taking down Burkina Faso 3-1, but Egypt’s defense caused everyone trouble during the competition. Salah has two goals and one assist for Egypt while Mane has three goals and two assists for Senegal.

Honorable mentions

(All times U.S./Eastern)

Friday, Feb. 4: A game to watch in … 

  • Germany: Hertha Berlin vs. Bochum, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN+)
  • France: Olympique Marseille vs. Angers, 3 p.m. (beIN and fuboTV — Try for free)    
  • England (FA Cup): Manchester United vs. Middlesbrough, 3 p.m. (ESPN+)

Saturday, Feb. 5: A game to watch in …

  • England (FA Cup): Manchester City vs. Fulham, 10 a.m. (ESPN+)
  • Spain: Celta de Vigo vs. Rayo Vallecano, 12:30 p.m. (ESPN+)
  • Italy: Fiorentina vs. Lazio, 2:45 p.m. (Paramount+)
  • Germany: Augsburg vs. Union Berlin, 9:30 a.m. (ESPN+)
  • France: Monaco vs. Olympique Lyon, 3 p.m. (beIN and fuboTV — Try for free)  
  • Club World Cup: Al Ahly vs. Monterrey, 11:30 a.m. (Fox Deportes and fuboTV — Try for free)

Sunday, Feb. 6: A game to watch in …

  • England (FA Cup): Liverpool vs. Cardiff City, 7 a.m. (ESPN+)  
  • Spain: Real Madrid vs. Granada, 3 p.m. (ESPN+)
  • Italy: Juventus vs. Hellas Verona, 2:45 p.m. (Paramount+)
  • Germany: Borussia Dortmund vs. Bayer Leverkusen, 9:30 a.m. (ESPN+)
  • France: Strasbourg vs. Nantes, 9 a.m. (beIN and fuboTV — Try for free)   
  • Club World Cup: Al Hilal vs. Al Jazira, 11 a.m. (FS2 and fuboTV — Try for free)  
  • England (Women’s Super League): Chelsea vs. Manchester City, 7:30 a.m. (CNBC and fuboTV — Try for free)  
  • AFC Women’s Asian Cup final: China vs. South Korea, 6 a.m. (Paramount+)

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