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WATCH LIVE: U-17 World Cup group stage finales

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Iran is 45 minutes from completing a perfect group stage, and may have to be called the favorites of the tournament after upsetting Germany earlier in U-17 World Cup play.

The Iranians are playing Costa Rica, while Germany tangles with Mali in Friday’s group stage finales.

[ WATCH LIVE: U-17 World Cup on Telemundo Deportes ]

Later, it’ll be Spain versus North Korea and Brazil versus Niger during 10:30 a.m. ET kickoffs.

Brazil (2-0) has advanced, but Spain and — to a lesser extent — Niger can still win Group D.

Watch Live: Everton vs. Burnley

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Wayne Rooney is on the bench for Everton as the Toffees hope to stack Premier League wins when Burnley visits Goodison Park on Sunday (Watch live, 9:15 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via NBCSports.com).

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Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Oumar Niasse lead the Everton attack, while Burnley will hope James Tarkowski and its stout back line can hold the Toffees back on Sunday.

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Everton: Pickford; Baines, Keane, Williams, Martina, Schneiderlin, Gueye, Vlasic, Sigurdsson, Calvert-Lewin, Niasse. Subs: Stekelenburg, Ramirez, Rooney, Klaassen, Davies, Holgate, Lookman.

Burnley: Pope, Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Ward, Arfield, Cork, Hendrick, Defour, Brady, Wood. Subs: Lindegaard, Vokes, Gudmundsson, Westwood, Long, Bardsley, Barnes.

Watch Live: Chelsea vs. Arsenal

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Lose and feel a gulf between your club and your ambitions: This is the daunting early task for Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on Sunday (Watch live, 8:30 a.m. ET on CNBC and online via NBCSports.com).

[ LIVE: Chelsea vs. Arsenal ]

Mesut Ozil is out for Arsenal, while Alexis Sanchez starts on the bench. For Chelsea, there are the usual suspects with Willian holding his spot ahead of Eden Hazard.

Chelsea entered the season looking to defend its Premier League title while advancing deep into the UEFA Champions League. The Blues took their first step toward the latter on Tuesday with a home destruction of Qarabag, but go into Sunday’s match knowing a loss to Arsenal will have it more than a single result behind Manchester City and possibly Manchester United.

As for the Gunners, their poor start to the campaign has the North Londoners seven points back of City at the start of the day. The 12th place Gunners have two less days rest than Chelsea thanks to the Europa League, and are on the road with a minus-1 goal differential.

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Chelsea: Courtois; Azpilicueta, Luiz, Cahill, Moses, Kante, Fabregas, Alonso, Willian, Morata, PedroSubs: Caballero, Christensen, Rudiger, Zappacosta, Bakayoko, Hazard, Batshuayi.

Arsenal: Cech, Mustafi, Koscielny, Monreal; Bellerin, Xhaka, Ramsey, Kolasinac; Iwobi, Welbeck; Lacazette. Subs: Ospina, Mertesacker, Maitland-Niles, Elneny, Alexis, Walcott, Giroud.

Watch Live: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Swansea City

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Spurs look to leap into the Top Four when struggling Swansea City visits Wembley Stadium on Saturday (Watch live, 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and online via NBCSports.com).

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Tottenham won at home against Borussia Dortmund in UEFA Champions League action, and now look to carry that Wembley momentum into a visit from Welsh side Swans.

Renato Sanches starts again for Swansea, who lost 1-0 to Newcastle United a week ago and have four points from four matches to start the season.

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Tottenham Hotspur: Fabianski, Naughton, van der Hoorn, Fernandez (C), Mawson, Olsson, Clucas, Sanches, Carroll, Ayew, Abraham. Subs: Nordfeldt, Rangel, Roque Mesa, Fer, Routledge, Narsingh, Bony.

Swansea City: Lloris (C), Trippier, Alderweireld, Sanchez, Vertonghen, Dier, Sissoko, Eriksen, Son, Dele, Kane. Subs: Vorm, Aurier, Davies, Foyth, Dembele, Winks, Llorente.

STREAM: Liverpool visits Man City (Lineups, Link)

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Manchester City hosts Liverpool as the marquee match of the weekend kicks off the Premier League’s return on Saturday (Watch live at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via NBCSports.com).

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Liverpool returns Simon Mignolet between the sticks, with Emre Can, Jordan Henderson, and Georginio Wijnaldum patrolling the midfield.

Just one Silva starts for City, David, in an attack with Kevin De Bruyne, Gabriel Jesus, and Liverpool torturer Sergio Aguero.

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Manchester City: Ederson, Walker, Stones, Otamendi, Mendy, Danilo, Fernandinho, De Bruyne, Silva (c), Aguero, Jesus. Subs: Bravo, Foden, Mangala, Sane, Gundogan, Delph, Bernardo.

Liverpool: Mignolet, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Klavan, Moreno, Henderson, Can, Wijnaldum, Salah, Mane, Firmino. Subs: Karius, Lovren, Gomez, Milner, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Solanke, Sturridge.