For the second half of the 2016 Bundesliga season, FOX has decided to broadcast 8 games live on its over-the-air network. The first of the 8 matches will be Stuttgart against Hamburg, which will kick off at 12:30pm ET on Saturday, January 30.
At that same exact time, the FA Cup 4th Round match between Liverpool and West Ham United kicks off.
As of press time, the Liverpool-West Ham match is scheduled for FOX Sports 2, which a significant portion of cable subscribers do not have access to (“thanks” to Comcast in certain regions of the US). The workaround is that you can watch the game (without a cable subscription) on FOX Soccer 2GO.
FOX Sports could have put Liverpool-West Ham United on FOX Sports 1, but the broadcaster is showing a college basketball game followed by motor racing instead.
There are no Premier League matches scheduled on that date, so soccer fans will have a choice of watching Liverpool vs. West Ham, or tuning in to Stuttgart vs. Hamburg on FOX. Given the poor TV ratings on FOX Sports 2 and the gigantic number of homes the FOX over-the-air network is in, Hamburg-Stuttgart will undoubtedly win the TV war.
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