Vietnam vs Malaysia, KL Major, ATP Finals: What to watch this week

By Seng Foo 14 November 2018 350
Vietnam vs Malaysia, KL Major, ATP Finals: What to watch this week
If you're feeling down that club football is taking a backseat this week, cheer up and keep yourself entertained with international football matches as well as other sporting action we've got for you (coverage is subject to change).

2018 MLB Japan All-Star Series

Date & Time: Wednesday, November 14 @ 6pm
Channel: Fox Sports
A Major League Baseball All-Star team is in Japan once again for a end-of-the-season tour of the country to take on the Japan national men's baseball team. Ahead of Wednesday's match, the Japanese have taken a 3-1 lead in the best-of-six series.

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup: South Korea vs Spain

Date & Time: Thursday, November 15 @ 3am
Channel: Astro Supersport 3
The sixth edition of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup takes place from November 13 to December 1, but you don’t have to wait until the knockout stage for interesting match-ups. Take this Group D match as an example, pitting 2010 winners South Korea against 2014 runners-up Spain.

NBA: Golden State Warriors vs Houston Rockets

Date & Time: Friday, November 16 @ 9am
Channel: Astro Supersport 3
Both teams have struggled of late, but the first rematch of the 2018 Western Conference Finals should remain a feisty affair as a win for either teams will be a morale-boosting result for them to get their season back on track.

STL: Penang Black Panthers vs Kuala Lumpur Thunder

Date & Time: Friday, November 16 @ 8:15pm
Channel: Astro Arena, Stadium Astro
Defending champions Penang, currently second in the 2018 Sepak Takraw League (STL) Premier standings, and third-place Kuala Lumpur clash at the Gem In Mall, Cyberjaya, as both sides aim to keep pace with league leaders ATM Guardians. With only four matches left to play, neither could afford to lose this match.

AFF Suzuki Cup: Vietnam vs Malaysia

Date & Time: Friday, November 16 @ 8:30pm
Channel: Fox Sports
Malaysia have started their 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup with wins over Cambodia and Laos, but their real test comes this Friday against Vietnam, the highest-ranking Southeast Asian country in the latest FIFA World Rankings at 102nd. Can the Tigers make it three wins out of three and secure their place in the semi-finals?

ONE: Warrior’s Dream

Date & Time: Saturday, November 17 @ 9:30pm
Channel: Astro Supersport 3
In ONE Championship's latest show in Jakarta, Sweden's Zebaztian Kadestam and American fighter Tyler McGuire face off in a battle for the vacant ONE Welterweight World Title in the main event. But if kickboxing is more of your cup of tea, there's a 78kg catchweight bout between 2015 Kickboxer of the Year Nieky Holzke and multiple-time world champion Cosmo Alexandre.

BWF: Hong Kong Open Finals

Date & Time: Sunday, November 18 @ 2pm
Channel: Astro Supersport
Did you know men's doubles pair Takeshi Kamura and Keigo Sonoda were the only Japanese players to win at the Hong Kong Open since 1982 when they emerged victorious in 2016? Indeed, Japan hasn't had much luck in Hong Kong, but it could all change this year with several of their shuttlers in fine form especially Kento Momota, who takes on the legendary Lin Dan in the first round. 

Kuala Lumpur Major Grand Finals

Date & Time: Sunday, November 18 @ 4pm
Channel: eGG Network
Who will take home the grand prize of US$350,000 when the first-ever Dota 2 Major tournament concludes on Sunday? At the time of writing, the remaining teams are Team Secret, PSG.LGD, Ninjas in Pyjamas,, TNC Predator, Vici Gaming, Fnatic and Evil Geniuses. If you want to enjoy the tournament live at the Axiata Arena instead of on screen, tickets are still available

England vs Croatia

Date & Time: Sunday, November 18 @10pm
Channel: Astro Supersport 3
After failing to take their World Cup revenge in their first UEFA Nations League meeting in October, which finished 0-0, England have another opportunity to do so this weekend. Even if revenge is not on the cards, a win against Croatia will ensure the Three Lions’ spot in the League A for another term.

ATP Singles Finals

Date & Time: Monday, November 19 @2am
Channel: Astro Supersport 2
The best men’s singles and doubles tennis players have gathered in London, England, since November 11 to determine who are the best of the best at the ATP Finals. For the men’s singles event, there will be a new champion as Grigor Dimitrov failed to qualify for the finals.

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