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How to watch Villanova Football vs. Temple

Can Villanova pull off the FCS upset over their city rival?

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Fresh off a road victory over a ranked opponent, things won’t get any easier for Villanova in week 2. The Wildcats are set to renew the Mayor’s Cup series with cross-town rival Temple on Saturday afternoon for the first time since 2012.

While the Owls were handed a tall glass of humility last weekend at Notre Dame, this is still an FBS-FCS ‘buy’ game and the Owls will be a handful for the ‘Cats.

Villanova’s defense will need to set the tone early and the offense will likely need to score several times if the ‘Cats are going to have a chance to come away with the win.

Here’s how you can watch the game on Saturday afternoon.


Matchup: Temple Owls vs. #8 Villanova Wildcats

Venue: Lincoln Financial Field (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Game Time: 3:30pm ET

TV: ESPN3

Live Stream: WatchESPN

Villanova Football Club Pregame Tailgate - 12pm ET

The Football Club will be meeting in Lot H (near XFINITY Live!) before the game.

Pregame Party at XFINITY Live! - 12pm ET

Activities include visits from Will D. Cat, the Villanova Cheerleaders, along with food and drink specials. Don't miss the Wildcat Walk at 1 p.m., when the team stops by.

Admission is FREE and game ticket is not required for admittance to XFINITY Live!. Must be 21 to enter. Anyone under 21 you must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.