VIDEO: Kyle Martino, Robbie Mustoe debate the merits of Jurgen Klinsmann’s firing

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With the Jurgen Klinsmann news dropping during the West Brom vs. Burnley game, Kyle Martino and Robbie Mustoe were on hand to discuss the decision during the postgame show.

While Kyle brought a national perspective, agreeing with the move, while Robbie brought a wider world view, and while he understood the reasoning, he seemed less convinced.

[ MORE: Players react to Jurgen Klinsmann’s firing ]

The pair also discussed the possiblity that Bruce Arena is the likely successor to Klinsmann’s role.

WATCH LIVE: Liverpool, Leicester City look to get seasons back on track

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 02:  James Milner of Liverpool and Danny Drinkwater of Leicester City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Liverpool at The King Power Stadium on February 2, 2016 in Leicester, England.  (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
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Both hosts and visitors will be hoping to put their seasons on track when Liverpool faces Leicester City at Anfield on Saturday (Watch live, 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and online via NBC Sports).

[ STREAM: Liverpool vs. Leicester City live here ]

Both sides have four points through three matches despite entering the season with hopes of the Top Four.

Islam Slimani did not make the bench for Leicester City, while Daniel Sturridge will start up front for Liverpool.


LiverpoolMignolet, Clyne, Matip, Lucas, Milner, Wijnaldum, Henderson, Lallana, Mane, Firmino, Sturridge. Subs: Karius, Klavan, Moreno, Stewart, Grujic, Coutinho, Origi.

Leicester City: Schmeichel, Simpson, Huth, Morgan (c), Fuchs, Mahrez, Drinkwater, Amartey, Albrighton, Okazaki, Vardy. Subs: Hernández, Chilwell, Musa, King, Zieler, Gray, Ulloa.

Watch Live: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Southampton (Lineups, Live Stream)

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19:  Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur is chased Jordy Clasie (4) and Victor Wanyama of Southampton (12) during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur at St Mary's Stadium on December 19, 2015 in Southampton, England.  (Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images)
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Spurs look to put a stranglehold on the Premier League’s second place with a win over visiting Southampton on Sunday (Watch live, 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via Live Extra).

Tottenham sacrificed its slim chance at the PL title during a card- and discipline-filled draw with Chelsea on Monday, but still hold a three-point advantage on Arsenal. Spurs also hold a comfortable 14-goal advantage in differential on their North London Derbymates.

[ MORE: Premier League’s Saturday roundup ]

Spurs will be without suspended Mousa Dembele and Dele Alli.

As for Saints, a win keeps them in the discussion for sixth place. Southampton is two points shy of West Ham, who has two more matches to play, and two ahead of Liverpool. The Reds have three matches left.


Spurs: Lloris, Walker, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Rose; Dier, Mason; Lamela, Eriksen, Son; Kane. Subs: Vorm, Davies, Wimmer, Carroll, Chadli, Winks, Clinton.

Saints: Forster; Bertrand, Fonte, Van Dijk, Martina, S. Davis, Clasie, Wanyama, Tadic, Mane, Long. Subs: Stekelenburg, Cedric, Yoshida, Romeu, Ward-Prowse, Pelle, Austin.

Watch Live: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Manchester United (Lineups and Live Stream)

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 10: A groundsman marks out the pitch prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at White Hart Lane on April 10, 2016 in London, England.  (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
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United is late, and the game has been delayed at least 15 minutes, but Spurs and the Red Devils will tangle soon (Watch live on NBCSN and online via Live Extra).

Jan Vertonghen returns for Tottenham Hotspur as they look to keep up their long-odds title fight with a win over Manchester United at White Hart Lane on Sunday.

The youth movement is still quite real for Louis Van Gaal‘s Red Devils, with Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Jesse Lingard, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford all in the Starting XI.



Tottenham Hotspur: Lloris, Walker, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Rose; Dier, Dembele; Lamela, Eriksen, Alli; Kane. Subs: Vorm, Son, Mason, Trippier, Chadli, Wimmer, Carroll.

Manchester United: De Gea, Fosu-Mensah, Smalling, Blind, Rojo, Schneiderlin, Carrick, Mata, Lingard, Martial, Rashford. Subs: Romero, Darmian, Valencia, Young, Fellaini, Herrera, Memphis.

Watch Live: Swansea City vs. Aston Villa (Lineups and Live Stream)

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 24: Jordan Ayew of Aston Villa and Jefferson Montero of Swansea City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Swansea City at Villa Park on October 24, 2015 in Birmingham, England.  (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
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Spring ahead for a 1:30 p.m. ET match between two relegation strugglers at the Liberty Stadium on NBCSN this fine Saturday.

[ LIVE: Stream every PL game via Live Extra ]

All but relegated, Aston Villa has a chance to keep Swansea City’s fortunes on edge when the pair tangle in Wales.

While Andre Ayew’s injury keeps us from an Ayew Derby, Jordan Ayew will start for last-place Villa.


Swansea City: Fabianski, Rangel, Fernandez, Williams (C), Kingsley, Cork, Ki, Fer, Barrow, Sigurdsson, Gomis. Subs: Nordfeldt, Naughton, Amat, Britton, Montero, Routledge, Paloschi.

Aston Villa: Guzan; Cissokho, Lescott, Clark, Hutton; Gana, Westwood; Veretout, Gil, Ayew; Gestede. Subs: Okore, Bacuna, Sinclair, Agbonlahor, Sanchez, Green, Bunn