XFINITY's #5ToFollow - Wednesday, July 31

Christof Koepsel

Vance McCullough, the voice of @XFINITYSports, delivers his analysis of the five key games to watch online, paired with five Twitter follows to give you insider information on the matchup. Have a matchup that you'd like Vance to feature? Tweet @XFINITYSports with the hashtag #5ToFollow.

1. Bayern Munich vs. Sao Paulo - #AudiCup

Details: Wednesday, July 31 @ 2:15 PM ET - Allianz Arena - Munich, Germany

Watch Here: ESPN2 on XFINITY

Why Watch: Do you like goals? If you do, stick around to watch Bayern Munich take to the pitch against Sao Paulo. Bayern has scored 61 times in nine friendly fixtures, while Sao Paulo has been giving up goals at an alarming rate. Check out the Audi Cup Semifinals to see which team brings there best game on Wednesday.

#5ToFollow Insider: Who Scored? - @WhoScored

The world's leading football statistics site's gives you an amazing look inside the analytics of Europe's top leagues via twitter. Follow them for their tweets on historic analysis on the scoring streak of Bayern Munich.

Follow - @WhoScored



2. St. Louis Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates - #STLvsPIT

Details: Wednesday, July 31 @ 7:00 PM ET - PNC Park - Pittsburgh, PA -

Watch Here: ESPN on XFINITY

Why Watch: This year's MLB darlings, the Pittsburgh Pirates, are within a game of taking the lead in the NL Central. But it won't be easy, as they'll face the team who has had a stronghold on the division for the last decade, the St. Louis Cardinals. With two months remaining in the regular season, every game Pirates vs. Cardinals game a must watch.

#5ToFollow Insider: Rob Biertempfel - @BiertempfelTrib

Rob Biertempfl tweets the stats and answers fan questions, throughout the game, live from PNC's Press Box. Follow Biertempfl for the ‘Burgh' perspective Wednesday night.

Follow - @BiertempfelTrib



3. MLS All-Stars vs. AS Roma - #MLSAllStar

Details: Wednesday, July 31 @ 9:00 PM ET - Sporting Park - Kansas City, KS

Watch Here: ESPN2 on XFINITY

Why Watch: Since 2005, the MLS All-Star Game has included a match between the best of the MLS vs. an international club. The MLS has won five of the past eight games, and looks to claim a victory over A.S. Roma this year. Keep an eye on Henry, Keane and Di Vaio, for stealthy moves and outstanding plays, as you stream the game Wednesday night.

#5ToFollow Insider: Brian Straus - @BrianStraus

Straus believes soccer is making a big push for the spotlight in the USA, especially with the #USMNT's recent success. Find out what all the buzz is about by following Straus for the All Star Game Wednesday night.

Follow - @BrianStraus



4. Bridgestone Invitational 1st Round - #WGCBI

Details: Thursday, August 1 @ 1:30 PM ET - Firestone Country Club - Akron, OH

Watch Here: NBC Sports on XFINITY

Why Watch: Tiger Woods is the favorite heading into the Bridgestone Invitational, having already won here seven times and winning four times this year. The field is loaded with stars such as Mickelson, Scott, Rose, and more. Don't miss the #WGCBI.

#5ToFollow Insider: WGC Bridgestone - WGC_Bridgestone

The #WGCBI account will be sharing instant updates from the tournament, so make sure that you've got them stored in your virtual golf bag!

Follow - @WGC_Bridgestone



5. X Games Los Angeles - #XGames

Details: Thursday, August 1 @ 1:30 PM ET - Staples Center - Los Angeles, CA

Watch Here: ESPN on XFINITY

Why Watch: Downtown Los Angeles will be invaded by skateboarders and Moto X riders Thursday night as the The X Games roles into town. Don't miss the Big Air competition, where skateboarders abuse the laws of gravity, or the Moto X Freestyle and Best Whip competition. Enjoy the X Games streaming from LA on Thursday night.

#5ToFollow Insider: X Games - @XGames

The official X Games account will share the latest and greatest from the games in LA. Stay tuned Thursday night to see pics of the boarders just before they take to the top of the fear inducing vert ramp.

Follow - @XGames



For more behind the scenes insights from the biggest sporting events and inside information on sports & social media, make sure to follow Vance McCullough, the XFINITY Sports Guy, @XFINITYSports.

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