How to watch or stream 2019 MLS matches

How to watch or stream MLS matches in 2019

The 2019 MLS regular season starts on Saturday.

You won't want to miss a minute of the action.

In addition to matches on national and local TV broadcasts, you can watch out-of-market matches via cable, satellite and streaming. Here is how to watch out-of-market matches in 2019:

Streaming in United States

MLS LIVE on ESPN+: MLS LIVE is now on ESPN+, ESPN's new live and on-demand streaming service. For just $4.99 a month, MLS fans can watch hundreds of out-of-market MLS games plus gain access to thousands of other ESPN events, original shows and films – including USL and international soccer. (MLS LIVE on ESPN+ does not include live streams from ESPN, ESPN2, FOX, FS1, Univision or UniMás.)

MLS LIVE on ESPN+ is available on the following devices:

  • Apple TV, iPhone, iPad
  • Android phone, table and TV
  • Roku
  • Fire TV and Fire Tablet
  • Chromecast
  • Oculus Go
  • Playstation 4
  • Xbox One
  • Samsung Smart TV

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Twitter: Fans in the United States can watch matches airing on Univision Deportes using Twitter. The matches streaming at will use English audio.

Club streams: Some clubs have agreements with streaming partners (YouTube TV, FOX Sports GO, FloSports, etc.). Check your club's website for details about team-specific streaming services.

TV Network Live Stream Full Replay Condensed Replay
Regional network
Regional network
Team specific (Sporting on FOX Sports KC) MLS LIVE on ESPN+ MLS app
MLS LIVE on ESPN+ (after 48 hrs)
MLS app
ESPN2 WatchESPN WatchESPN or
MLS LIVE on ESPN+ (after 48 hrs)
MLS app
FOX FOX Sports GO None MLS app
FS1 FOX Sports GO None MLS app
Univision Twitter or
Univision NOW or
Univision Deportes app
Twitter MLS app

Full replays in ESPN+: MLS LIVE on ESPN+ offers full (90 minute) replays of matches that are part of ESPN+. Replays of games that aired on ESPN or ESPN2 are available on WatchESPN and then the replays are added to ESPN+ 48 hours after the match ends. Games airing on FOX, FS1, or Univision are not part of ESPN+.

Condensed match replays are free in the free MLS app: Condensed match replays (20 minutes or less) are available for FREE in the MLS app (App Store or Google Play). Scroll to the "All Stories" tab. Also, you can select to receive an app alert when a new condensed match video is available.

How to watch Sporting

As announced earlier this month, FOX Sports Kansas City will serve as the exclusive television home of Sporting Kansas City for the third straight year, televising 25 MLS regular season matches in 2019. Every Sporting KC match not broadcast nationally will air on FOX Sports Kansas City or FOX Sports Kansas City Plus in Kansas, Nebraska and western Missouri and on FOX Sports Midwest or FOX Sports Midwest Plus in St. Louis. Most of these matches will also air in Mid-Missouri and Iowa on FOX Sports Midwest or FOX Sports Midwest Plus.

Furthermore, all 25 regionally televised MLS matches will stream live on FOX Sports digital platforms, available for viewers within Sporting KC’s TV footprint who receive FOX Sports Kansas City or FOX Sports Midwest as part of their pay-TV subscription. These games will also be available for streaming on DirecTV Now, fuboTV, Hulu with Live TV, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV and YouTube TV.

ESPN and FS1 will collectively televise nine Sporting KC fixtures to a national audience. Click here for the full TV schedule.