Premier League: Arsenal at Chelsea, 6:30 a.m. Saturday, NBCSN. After Arsenal’s loss at home to lowly Watford on Tuesday, even the most optimistic of its fans would have to admit that the Premier League title appears to be Chelsea’s to lose. This game may well be the last chance for any club to haul the Blues back to the pack, even a little. A Chelsea victory might just about wrap things up.
Bundesliga: RB Leipzig at Borussia Dortmund, 11:30 a.m. Saturday, FS2. Leipzig just won’t go away at the top of the German standings. The upstarts defeated previously unbeaten Hoffenheim last week, and are still just three points from Bayern Munich. A trip to Borussia Dortmund is never easy, even if the home team isn’t playing well this year. Can Leipzig keep up its glorious run?
Premier League: Manchester United at Leicester City, 10 a.m. Sunday, NBCSN. Don’t look now, but league defending champion Leicester City is in very real danger of being relegated. Last season, a visit from Manchester United would have been met confidently by the Foxes. This season, the squad is in disarray. Leicester desperately needs a result to get pointed in the right direction.
Africa Cup of Nations Final: Egypt vs. Cameroon, 1 p.m. Sunday, beIN. Plenty of devoted soccer fans swear by the entertainment provided this oft-forgotten continental championship. Egypt won three consecutive titles from 2006-10, but hasn’t qualified since. Cameroon had eight players decline to come to the tournament, but is in position for a shock tournament victory.