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Posted: August 03, 2012

Brazil women vs. Japan

Friday at noon (NBC-SN)

 The Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, hosts what should be the best of the four Olympic women's soccer quarterfinals.

New York Red Bulls

at Houston Dynamo

Friday at 8 p.m. (NBC-SN)

The game of the weekend in Major League Soccer features the top two teams in the Eastern Conference, with first place at stake.

Brazil men vs. Honduras

Saturday at noon (MSNBC)

Cinderella Honduras reached the quarterfinals thanks in part to a 1-0 upset of world power Spain. With Spain eliminated, Brazil becomes the clear favorite to win the gold medal.

Los Angeles Galaxy

at Seattle Sounders

Sunday at 9 p.m. (ESPN2)

Galaxy star David Beckham should be back Stateside for this game.

Real Madrid vs. AC Milan

Wednesday at 8 p.m. (ESPN2)

Between Madrid's star power and Milan's big fan base in New York, this game has become one of the summer's toughest soccer tickets.

Seattle Sounders at Sporting Kansas City

Wednesday at 9 p.m. (GolTV)

No team in the 98-year history of the U.S. Open Cup has won it four consecutive times. Seattle can do it here. To do so, it will have to win a championship game on the road for the first time since 2009..

- Jonathan Tannenwald

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