What to watch on Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Tottenham vs Brighton at 14:45 ET/18:45 GMT
Broadcast listings: NBC Sports and SiriusXM FC in the USA; Sky Sports and BBC Radio 5 Live in the UK; Sportsnet in Canada; Optus Sport in Australia
Preview: Tottenham's sole aim will be to return to winning ways. Spurs currently sit in third, a point ahead of Chelsea who has played an extra game, as the north London aim continues their fight to finish in the top four. With all their remaining clashes with the top six out of the way, next up for Pochettino's men is a showdown with relegation-threatened Brighton. This is a must-win fixture.
Alaves vs Barcelona at 15:30 ET/19:30 GMT
Broadcast listings: beIN Sports, Radio Barca, and Fanatiz USA in the USA; Eleven Sports 1 UK and Premier Sports 1 in the UK; DAZN, beIN Sports, and Radio Barca in Canada; beIN Sports, Radio Barca, and Kayo Sports in Australia; Movistar+ and beIN Sports in Spain
Preview: Two years ago to the date since scoring his 500th league goal against Real Madrid, and celebrating it in epic style, Messi will likely lead Barcelona in a crucial away game at Alaves. While there has been speculation that Valverde will rest the Argentine, the Blaugrana boss knows the importance of this game, as his side is only six points away from the title. Win and it will be within their fingertips. Don't miss this tie.
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What to watch on Wednesday, April 23, 2019
Wolves vs Arsenal at 14:45 ET/18:45 GMT
Preview: NBC Sports Gold in the USA; TSN in Canada; Optus Sport in Australia
Broadcast listings: After that embarrassing 3-2 home loss to Crystal Palace, Arsenal's odds of finishing ahead of Spurs in the Premier League are all but gone. Although it's still mathematically possible, the safest bet would be on the Gunners finishing in fourth at the most. A lot hinges on their next away game, a trip to this season's surprise package: Wolves. Can they bounce back? Tune in to find out.
Man United vs Man City at 15:00 ET/19:00 GMT
Broadcast listings: NBC Sports, SiriusXM FC, UNIVERSO, and Telemundo in the USA; Sky Sports and BBC Radio in the UK; TSN and RDS in Canada; Optus Sport in Australia
Preview: This is the game everyone is anticipating. After halting their title celebrations last season, will Man United stop Man City from winning the title with a win in the Manchester Derby? While Liverpool will be hoping that's the case, form does not favor the Red Devils.
Since eliminating PSG form the Champions League, Solskjaer's side has lost six of their last eight games in all competitions. It's for this reason that Klopp stated that Man United is unlikely to stop the rampant Guardiola side.
Klopp has no confidence in Man Utd
AC Milan vs Lazio at 14:45 ET/18:45 GMT
Broadcast listings: FloFC, Rai Italia America, and ESPN+ in the USA; BT Sport in the UK; Rai Italia America and FloFC in Canada; Rai Italia Australia in Australia; RAI Italia and Lazio Style Channel in Italy
Preview: A spot in the Coppa Italia final is at stake. All is even in this tie, having played out a goalless draw in the first leg. Home advantage favors the Rossoneri, as the San Siro will be the venue this time around. With rumors linking Gattuso with the axe, winning silverware could be a nice parting gift for the Milan icon.
Today's big headlines
Pep offers update on De Bruyne
De Bruyne sadly picked up an injury in the weekend victory over Tottenham. Guardiola has now confirmed that the Belgian will miss the Manchester Derby due to that muscular injury.
Emery planning to sell 10 players
That's right. With a limited budget being allocated for this summer, the Gunners boss will have to raise extra funds through selling a few players. According to the reports, 10 could be headed out the door. They are Shkodran Mustafi, Mesut Ozil, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Carl Jenkinson, Mohamed Elneny, Calum Chambers and David Ospina