Vissel Kobe vs JDT, Lazio vs Inter, NBA All-Star: What to watch this week

By Seng Foo 12 February 2020 1955
Vissel Kobe vs JDT, Lazio vs Inter, NBA All-Star: What to watch this week
With an entertaining week awaiting Astro Sports Pack subscribers, here are 10 of the best events and games that you should not miss on Astro and Astro GO (coverage is subject to change). 
 

ACL: Vissel Kobe vs Johor Darul Ta'zim

Schedule: Wednesday, February 12 @ 6:00pm
Channel: Fox Sports (CH815 & CH835)
The Malaysian Super League champions kick off their 2020 AFC Champions League campaign ith a visit to Vissel Kobe in Japan. Fresh from lifting the Japanese Super Cup, the 2020 Emperor's Cup winners feature Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta and former Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen among their players. 
 

ATP World Tour: Rotterdam Open


Schedule: February 13 - 16
Channel: Astro Supersport Plus (CH825)
Gael Monfils returns to the ATP World Tour 500 series to defend his title, which he won last year by beating Stan Wawrinka, as the likes of Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas aim to dethrone him.
 

Badminton Asia Team Championships

Schedule: February 14 - 16
Channel: Astro Arena (CH801 & CH802)
The third edition of the regional badminton competition is scheduled to go on at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum in Manila, Philippines, despite the withdrawals of several teams including China and Hong Kong in light of a recent novel coronavirus outbreak.
 

NBA All-Star Weekend


Schedule: February 15 - 17
Channel: Astro Supersport 4 (CH814 & CH834)
Giannis Antetokounmpo has an opportunity to avenge his last year's All-Star Game defeat to LeBron James as they face off once again as captains in the main event of the 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend. Besides that, the basketball festival is packed with classic and new events such as the Rising Stars Challenge, the Slam Dunk Contest and more.
 

LaLiga: Barcelona vs Getafe


Schedule: Saturday, February 15 @ 11:00pm
Channel: beIN Sports (CH818)
Getafe, who have found themselves unexpectedly in the title race this season, can close their gap with second-placed Barcelona from seven points to four if they can beat Lionel Messi and Co. at Camp Nou.
 

Men's FIH Pro League: Argentina vs Netherlands


Schedule: February 16 & 17
Channel: Astro Supersport (CH811 & CH831)
Two of the top four teams in the international men's hockey scene face off in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with both aiming to keep up with league leaders Belgium.
 

Formula E: Mexico City ePrix


Schedule: Sunday, February 16 @ 5:00am
Channel: Fox Sports 3 (CH817 & CH837)
The 2019/20 Formula E season resumes in the Mexico City after Panasonic Jaguar Racing driver Mitch Evans finished ahead of the racing pack at the Santiago ePrix in January. Ahead of the race, Stoffel Vandoorne is leading the drivers' championship with 38 points, while defending champion Jean-Eric Vergne, who has struggled all season long, are 34 points behind.
 

UFC Fight Night: Anderson vs Blachowicz 2

Schedule: Sunday, February 16 @ 9:00am
Channel: Fox Sports (CH815 & CH835)
Corey Anderson and Jan Blachowicz meet again for the first time since the former won an earlier light heavyweight encounter via unanimous decision in September 2015. Taking place in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, the event's card also includes a welterweight bout between Diego Sanchez and Michel Pereira, and Montana De La Rosa vs Mara Romero Borella in a women's flyweight showdown.
 

ABL: Malaysia Dragons vs Singapore Slingers


Schedule: Sunday, February 16 @ 2:30pm
Channel: Astro Arena (CH801 & CH802)
The two teams renew their Causeway rivalry as they face off for the first time in the 2020 ASEAN Basketball League season. Neither sides have had a strong start to the season, trailing behind leaders Mono Vampire of Thailand by more than two games, but a victory should provide the much-needed morale boost in the winners' playoff bid.
 

Serie A: Lazio vs Inter Milan


Schedule: Monday, February 17 @ 3:45am
Channel: Fox Sports (CH815 & CH835)
Lazio welcome Antonio Conte's men to Rome, standing a chance of overtaking Inter on the standings and extending their unbeaten run of 18 league games. Coincidentally, their last league defeat was to their upcoming visitors.

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