How to watch soccer via DIRECTV NOW

Read our guide about how to watch soccer via DIRECTV NOW.

When it comes to understanding the best way to watch soccer via DIRECTV NOW, it’s important to know what the streaming service features and how it differentiates itself from the competitors.

Last updated: November 2, 2018

Live A Little package ($40/month): A&E, ABC (in select cities), AMC, Animal Planet, Audience, AXS TV, Baby First, BBC America, BET, Bloomberg TV, Bravo, Cartoon Network, CBS (in select cities), CMT, CNBC, CNN, Comedy Central, CSPAN, CSPAN2, CW, Discovery, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, E!, ESPN, ESPN2, Food Network, FOX (in select cities), FOX Business, FOX News, FS1, Freeform, FX, FXX, Galavision, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, HGTV, History Channel, HLN, Investigation Discovery, Lifetime, MSNBC, MTV, MTV2, National Geographic, NBC (in select cities), NBCSN, Nick Jr, Nickelodeon, One American News, Reelz, RFD-TV, Spike, SyFy, TBS, TCM, Teen Nick, Telemundo, TLC, TNT, TruTV, TV Land, Univision, USA, Velocity, VH1, Viceland, WE tv, WeatherNation

Todo y Más $45/month):

Just Right package ($55/month): Regional sports networks (check local availability), A&E, ABC (in select cities), AMC, Animal Planet, Audience, AWE, AXS TV, Baby First, BBC America, BET, Big Ten Network, Bloomberg TV, Bravo, CSPAN, CSPAN2, Cartoon Network, CBS (in select cities), CMT, CNBC, CNBC World, CNN, Comedy Central, Comedy TV, Cooking Channel, CW, Discovery, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, E!, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNEWS, ESPNU, Food Network, FOX (in select cities), FOX Business, FOX News, FS1, Freeform, Fuse, Fusion, FX, FXX, Galavision, GSN, Hallmark Channel, HGTV, History Channel, HLN, IFC, Investigation Discovery, Justice Central, Lifetime, MLB Network, MSNBC, MTV, MTV2, National Geographic, NBC (in select cities), NBCSN, Nick Jr, Nickelodeon, Nicktoons, One American News, OWN, Pop, Reelz, RFD-TV, Science, SEC Network, Spike, Sundance TV, SyFy, TBS, TCM, Teen Nick, Telemundo, Tennis Channel, TLC, TNT, Travel Channel, TruTV, TV Land, TV One, UniMas, Univision, USA, Velocity, VH1, Viceland, WE tv, Weather Channel, WeatherNation

Go Big package ($65/month): Regional sports networks (check local availability), A&E, ABC (in select cities), AMC, American Heroes, Animal Planet, Audience, AWE, AXS TV, Baby First, BBC America, BBC World News, BET, Big Ten Network, Bloomberg TV, Bravo, Cartoon Network, CBS (in select cities), CBS Sports Network, Centric, CMT, CNBC, CNBC World, CNN, Comedy Central, Comedy TV, Cooking Channel, CSPAN, CSPAN2, CW, Destination America, Discovery, Discovery Family Channel, Discovery Life, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, DIY, E!, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNEWS, ESPNU, FM, Food Network, FOX (in select cities), FOX Business, FOX News, FS1, FS2, Freeform, Fuse, Fusion, FX, FX Movie Channel, FXX, FYI, Galavision, Golf Channel, GSN, Hallmark Channel, HGTV, History Channel, HLN, IFC, Investigation Discovery, Justice Central, Lifetime, LMN, Logo, MLB Network, MSNBC, MTV, MTV2, MTV Classic, National Geographic, Nat GEO Wild, NBA TV, NBC (in select cities), NBCSN, NHL Network, Nick Jr, Nickelodeon, Nicktoons, Olympic Channel, One American News, OWN, Oxygen, Pop, Reelz, Revolt, RFD-TV, Science, SEC Network, Spike, Sportsman Channel, Sundance TV, SyFy, TBS, TCM, Teen Nick, Telemundo, Tennis Channel, TLC, TNT, Travel Channel, TVG, TV Land, TV One, TruTV, UniMas, Universal Kids, Universo, Univision, USA, Velocity, VH1, Viceland, WE tv, Weather Channel, WeatherNation

Gotta Have It package ($75/month): Regional sports networks (check local availability), A&E, ABC (in select cities), AMC, American Heroes, Animal Planet, Audience, AWE, AXS TV, Baby First, BBC America, BBC World News, BET, Big Ten Network, Bloomberg TV, Boomerang, Bravo, Cartoon Network, CBS (in select cities), CBS Sports Network, Centric, CMT, CNBC, CNBC World, CNN, Comedy Central, Comedy TV, Cooking Channel, CSPAN, CSPAN2, CW, Destination America, Discovery, Discovery Family Channel, Discovery Life, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, DIY, E!, El Rey Network, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNEWS, ESPNU, FM, Food Network, FOX (in select cities), FOX Business, FOX News, FS1, FS2, Freeform, Fuse, Fusion, FX, FX Movie Channel, FXX, FYI, Galavision, Golf Channel, GSN, Hallmark Channel, HGTV, History Channel, HLN, IFC, Investigation Discovery, Justice Central, Lifetime, LMN, Logo, MLB Network, MSNBC, MTV, MTV2, MTV Classic, National Geographic, Nat GEO Wild, NBA TV, NBC (in select cities), NBCSN, NHL Network, Nick Jr, Nickelodeon, Nicktoons, Olympic Channel. One American News, OWN, Oxygen, Pop, Reelz, Revolt, RFD-TV, Science, SEC Network, Spike, Starz Encore Action, Starz Encore Black, Starz Encore East, Starz Encore Family, Starz Encore Classic, Starz Encore Suspense, Starz Encore West, Starz Encore Westerns, Sundance TV, SyFy, TBS, TCM, Teen Nick, Telemundo, Tennis Channel, TLC, TNT, Travel Channel, TruTV, TVG, TV Land, TV One, UniMas, Universal Kids, Universo, Univision, Univision Deportes, USA, Velocity, VH1, Viceland, WE tv, Weather Channel, WeatherNation

Premium channels available at extra cost: Cinemax, HBO, Showtime, Starz

Regional sports networks available (varies by location): FOX Sports Net Arizona, FOX Sports Net Cincinnati, FOX Sports Net Detroit, FOX Sports Net Florida, FOX Sports Net Midwest, FOX Sports Net North, FOX Sports Net Ohio, FOX Sports Net San Diego, FOX Sports Net South, FOX Sports Net Southwest, FOX Sports Net West, FOX Sports Southeast, NBC Sports Bay Area, NBC Sports California, NBC Sports Chicago, NBC Sports Mid-Atlantic, NBC Sports New England, Sun Network

Replay options: DVR now available. Select DIRECTV NOW channels also have a 72-hour Rewind feature. Soccer-related channels that include this feature are FS1, FS2, Galavision, Lifetime, TNT, TruTV, UniMas, Univision

Contract: No contract. Month to month.

Free trials to watch soccer via DIRECTV NOW: 7-day free trial is available.

Devices supported: Windows, Apple computers, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV (4th gen), Android phone 4.4 & higher, Android tablet 4.4 & higher, Chromecast (Android only), iPad iOS 9 & higher, iPhone iOS 9 & higher & iPod Touch version 9 & higher

Access the following apps with your DIRECTV NOW login: ABC, Big Ten Network, Bravo Now, Disney, Disney Jr., Disney XD, ESPN (WatchESPN), FOX Now, Freeform, FX Now, MSNBC Now, NatGeo, NBC, NBC Universo Now, NBC Golf, NBC Sports App, Oxygen Now, Sprout Now, SyFy Now, Telemundo Now, USA Now

Number of streams: 2 simultaneous streams (additional stream available for $5/month).

Pros: (1) Slick user interface is one of the best in the industry to watch soccer via DIRECTV NOW.

Cons: (1) Buffering is more prevalent than on other streaming services

Advantage of being an AT&T Wireless & DIRECTV NOW subscriber: AT&T Wireless doesn’t count streaming DIRECTV NOW against your data plan.

 

 

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