The Audi 2020 MLS Cup Playoffs will begin this weekend as top-seeded Sporting Kansas City hosts the No. 8 seed San Jose Earthquakes in a compelling Western Conference Round One matchup on Sunday at Children's Mercy Park. Kickoff is scheduled for 3 p.m. CT, featuring a pair of MLS originals who have their sights set on claiming a third MLS Cup title in club history.
Tickets are sold out for the highly anticipated showdown, but supporters will have a number of ways to follow the action from home. Let's dive right in.
Watch on FS1, FOX Deportes and the FOX Sports app
Children's Mercy Park will welcome a national television audience on FS1 with John Strong and Stu Holden on the call, while FOX Deportes will carry the game in Spanish. Viewers can also stream the contest live in English and Spanish on the FOX Sports app.
Sporting Kansas City trio Nate Bukaty, Jacob Peterson and Carter Augustine will be on the call for an English radio broadcast on ESPN 94.5 FM. The game will also air in Spanish on La Grande 1340 AM.
App-exclusive pre-match coverage
In a new feature debuting this weekend, supporters can access the Sporting KC app at 2:45 p.m. CT for an exclusive pregame show with interviews from Sporting players and analysis from Bukaty, Peterson and Augustine. The hosts will also hear from a special Sporting guest in the lead-up to Sunday's showdown.
Immediately after the match, the Final Whistle postgame show will air on ESPN 94.5 FM.
Updates via the Sporting KC App
Additional in-game updates and exclusive features will be available via the Sporting KC app. Fans who download the Sporting KC app will experience a variety of unique benefits, including the following:
- Immediate access to all Sporting news and video content
- Exclusive offers from Price Chopper that can only be found in the app
- A library of all the latest and greatest Sporting gifs
- The ability to customize your own app logo
- Everything you need to know about the club, all in one place
- Trivia and predictive gaming