UFC 246, Asia Challenge Cup, Liverpool vs Man United: What to watch this week

By Seng Foo 14 January 2020 1958
UFC 246, Asia Challenge Cup, Liverpool vs Man United: What to watch this week
There's a little bit of everything for Astro Sports Pack subscribers this week! Keep an eye on our top 10 picks on what to watch in the next few days on Astro and Astro GO (coverage is subject to change).
 

ODI: Australia's Tour of India


Schedule: January 14, 17 & 19
Channels: Fox Sports 3 (CH817 & CH837), Astro Cricket (CH824)
Fresh from a morale-boosting Test series victory over New Zealand, Australia travel to India for a three-match ODI against Virat Kohli and Co, hoping to replicate last year's tour success. They clinched their first-ever T20I series win against the home side before bagging a 3-2 ODI comeback win, which was also their first ODI series victory in India since 2009.
 

Tournament of Champions


Schedule: January 16 - 18
Channel: Astro Supersport 2 (CH812 & CH832)
With a record-breaking purse of US$390,000 up for grabs, the world's best squash players, including defending champions Ali Farag and Nour El Sherbini, make their way to New York's Grand Central Terminal to battle it out among each other.
 

BWF World Tour: Indonesia Masters


Schedule: January 17 - 19
Channel: Astro Supersport 4 (CH814 & CH834)
After the BWF season opener in Malaysia, top badminton shuttlers such as Anders Antonsen, Jonathan Christie and Chen Yufei head over to Istora Gelora Bung Karno in Indonesia for the second competition of the year. 
 

A-League: Adelaide United vs Melbourne Victory


Schedule: Friday, January 17 @ 4:30pm
Channel: beIN Sports (CH818)
Since Adelaide United came out on top in the first Original Derby of the season, winning 3-1 in November, both teams have enjoyed contrasting fortunes. Ahead of their second league match-up, Gertjan Verbeek's side have suffered five defeats in their last six league matches, while Victory have picked up three wins and one draw in as many games.
 

Asia Challenge Cup

Schedule: January 18 - 19
Channel: Astro Arena (CH801 & CH802)
As part of their preparations for the 2020 Malaysian Super League season, Selangor play host to a four-team tournament featuring V.League 1 champions Hanoi FC, Indonesia's Persib Bandung and Thai club Bangkok United.
 

LaLiga: Real Madrid vs Sevilla


Schedule: Saturday, January 18 @ 11:00pm
Channel: beIN Sports (CH818)
Newly crowned Spanish Super Cup winners Real Madrid return to the capital to take on high-flying Sevilla, who are just five points behind Zinedine Zidane's men and Barcelona on the league table.
 

Formula E: Santiago E-Prix


Schedule: Sunday, January 19 @ 2:00am 
Channel: Fox Sports 3 (CH817 & CH837)
After a short break, the 2019/20 Formula E season resumes in Santiago, Chile, with two-time champions Jean-Eric Vergne hoping to bounce back from his poor start to the season. The DS Techeetah driver retired in the first race and finished eighth in the second in Saudi Arabia last November.
 

NBA: Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Lakers


Schedule: Sunday, January 19 @ 9:30am
Channel: Astro Supersport 4 (CH814 & CH834)
Billed as LeBron James and Anthony Davis vs James Harden and Russell Westbrook, the upcoming Toyota Center showdown is the first meeting of the season between the two Western Conference heavyweights.
 

UFC 246: McGregor vs Cowboy



Schedule: Sunday, January 19 @ 11:00am
Channel: Fox Sports (CH815 & CH835)
After being inactive for more than a year, former two-division champion Conor McGregor makes his UFC return to face Donald Cerrone in a welterweight clash in Las Vegas. Questions have been raised on the Irish fighter's shape, but the same can be said about the Cowboy, who enters the octagon on the back of TKO losses to Justin Gaethje and Tony Ferguson.
 

EPL: Liverpool vs Manchester United


Schedule: Monday, January 20 @ 12:30am
Channel: Astro Supersport 3 (CH813 & CH833)
The seemingly unstoppable Liverpool have had record-breaking Premier League season to date with just one blemish: a 1-1 draw with the Red Devils at Old Trafford, which has been the only league game they have failed to win. Can Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men repeat the feat at Anfield or even do better by handing the league leaders their first loss of the season?

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