Mexico Takes on Host Russia as Road to FIFA World Cup 2018 Continues Followed By Battle of MLS’ Two New York Teams

LOS ANGELES, CA – FOX Sports presents another action-packed soccer weekend highlighted by a FIFA Confederations Cup – Major League Soccer doubleheader on the FOX broadcast network on Saturday, June 24, 2017 beginning at 10:00 AM ET.

Rob Stone anchors pregame studio coverage for Saturday’s doubleheader and Sunday’s Confederations Cup coverage from the FOX broadcast center in Los Angeles with a rotation of analysts including Alexi Lalas, Fernando Fiore, Ian Wright and Arne Friedrich, with Kate Abdo, Eric Wynalda, coaching icon Guus Hiddink and German legend Lothar Matthaus contributing live from Saint Petersburg, Russia. Pregame coverage for both days begins at 10:00 AM ET.

Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez’s Mexico kicks off Saturday’s game action on the FOX broadcast network when they battle host Russia at Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, at 11:00 AM ET. Jorge Perez-Navarro and former U.S. MNT Cobi Jones are on the call with Francisco X. Rivera reporting from the sidelines.

Following the Mexico-Russia match, Mark Followill and Tony Meola have the call live from Red Bull Arena for MLS’ only current intra-city rivalry featuring Bradley Wright-Phillips’ New York Red Bulls and David Villa’s New York City FC at 1:30 PM ET. Katie Witham and Ian Joy host from a field-level set, and are joined by MLS Commissioner Don Garber during the halftime show.

Also on FS1 at 11:00 AM ET, Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal clashes against New Zealand in Saint Petersburg. Lead play-by-play announcer John Strong and analyst Stu Holden call the action live from Krestovsky Stadium with Maria Komandnaya reporting from the sidelines.

On Sunday, June 25, defending World Cup champion Germany squares off against Cameroon on the FOX broadcast network at 11:00 AM ET. Strong and Holden call the action live from Sochi, with Komandnaya reporting from the sidelines. On FS1 at the same time, Chile battles Australia, with JP Dellacamera and Aly Wagner calling the match.

FOX Sports Soccer Schedule:

Saturday, June 24
10:00 AM ET – FIFA CONFEDERATIONS CUP PREGAME, FOX / FS1
11:00 AM ET – Mexico vs. Russia, FOX
11:00 AM ET – New Zealand vs. Portugal, FS1
1:00 PM ET – FIFA CONFEDERATIONS CUP POSTGAME SHOW, FOX / FS1
1:30 PM ET – New York Red Bulls vs. New York City FC, FOX / FOX Deportes

Sunday, June 25
10:00 AM ET – FIFA CONFEDERATIONS CUP PREGAME, FOX / FS1
11:00 AM ET – Germany vs. Cameroon, FOX
11:00 AM ET – Chile vs. Australia, FS1
1:00 PM ET – FIFA CONFEDERATIONS CUP POSTGAME SHOW, FOX / FS1