Women’s World Cup: Germany vs. Sweden, 3 p.m. Saturday, Fox Sports 1. The first game of the knockout round is one of the best, as top-ranked Germany plays Sweden — fifth in the world but only third place in difficult Group D in this tournament.

Women’s World Cup: Brazil vs. Australia, noon Sunday, Fox Sports 1. Brazil dominated its group, but it will face a much stiffer test against the Matildas, who believe they can compete with the best at this tournament.

MLS: New England at D.C. United, 4 p.m. Sunday, ESPN2. D.C. still leads the Eastern Conference but looks shaky after consecutive losses. New England is second but is facing the near future without midfielder Jermaine Jones (sports hernia).

Copa America: Brazil vs. Venezuela, 4:30 p.m. Sunday, beIN Sports. After a surprise loss to Colombia, Brazil needs a win to be assured of going through to the knockout round — and it’ll have to do it without star Neymar, who was sent off in his last game.