How to watch Sporting KC vs. Minnesota United FC on Thursday

In hot pursuit of a ninth straight playoff berth, Sporting Kansas City will return to Children’s Mercy Park on Thursday to host regional foes Minnesota United FC in a Heineken Rivalry Week showdown at 8:30 p.m. CT.

Tickets for the crucial Western Conference clash are available at or by calling 888-4KC-GOAL to secure a Family 4 Pack, consisting of four tickets, four Coca-Cola products, four hot dogs and four bags of chips.

For fans who can’t make it to the stadium on Thursday night, here’s how to follow #SKCvMIN live.

Nationally Televised on ESPN

Children’s Mercy Park will welcome a national TV audience with ESPN and ESPN Deportes airing the contest. Fans can also stream the action live on the ESPN app.

MLS Countdown Live

In the buildup to Thursday's match, MLS Countdown Live will provide 30 minutes of pregame coverage at Children's Mercy Park. The program will begin at 8 p.m. CT and stream live via the ESPN app@ESPN on Twitter and the ESPN YouTube channel.

Radio Calls

Radio broadcasts will be transmitted locally on Sports Radio 810 WHB and ESPN Deportes KC 1480 AM, with the Final Whistle postgame show airing immediately afterward on 810 WHB.

Perks on the Sporting KC App

Additional in-game updates and exclusive offers will be available via the Sporting KC app, including discounts on mobile orders for food, beverage and merchandise and a Price Chopper digital coupon for free Nabisco snack crackers.