Where to find soccer leagues and competitions on US TV and streaming

Here’s the definitive list of who has the rights to which soccer leagues and competitions on US television and streaming for the 2018/19 season.

Note that these are the rights for the United States only. All links below are to the legal rights-holders.

Updated: May 7, 2019

 

EUROPEAN LEAGUES AND COMPETITIONS

 

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

English-language TV: Of the 340 annual Champions League and Europa League matches that Turner acquired — games that have become a midweek afternoon staple for American fans — 47 games will be on TNT each season (1 Europa League game and 46 Champions League matches). The vast majority of games are on the Bleacher Report streaming service. The semi-finals and final of the Champions League will air on TNT. For more details, read our how to watch the Champions League guide. (See Champions League TV schedule).

English-language streaming: Games are streamed via paid subscription service B/R Live (aka Bleacher Report Live). Pricing ranges from $2.99/game, $9.99/month or $79.99/year. Of those games that are televised on TNT, you can stream those games via fuboTV, Sling TV, PlayStation Vue and Watch TNT app. (See Champions League TV schedule).

For soccer fans in Canada, you can watch the Champions League exclusively on DAZN.

Spanish-language TV: Games are shown across Univision, Univision Deportes and UniMas. Beginning with the play-off round August 21-22 and 28-29, Univision Deportes will carry 137 Champions League matches live across its platforms, 97 of which will air on its linear networks – Univision, Univision Deportes Network (UDN), UniMás and Galavisión. The remaining matches will be available on UnivisionDeportes.com, the Univision Deportes app and fuboTV. (See Champions League TV schedule).

Spanish-language streaming: You can stream games via fuboTV, which streams all of the Univision channels and offers a free 7-day trial. (See Champions League TV schedule).

 

UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE

English-language TV: Only one Europa League game all season are on television, and that’ll be the final. The Europa League final will air on TNT. Every single other game will only be available via streaming through B/R Live (aka Bleacher Report Live). For more details, read our how to watch the Europa League guide. (See Europa League TV schedule).

English-language streaming: Games are available exclusively through B/R Live except for the final which will be on TV. (See Europa League TV schedule).

Spanish-language TV: Games are shown across Univision, Univision Deportes and UniMas. (See Europa League TV schedule).

Spanish-language streaming: Univision hasn’t announced any streaming details yet, but fuboTV streams all of the Univision channels and offers a free 7-day trial so you can stream all of the games through them. (See Europa League TV schedule).

 

UEFA SUPER CUP

TV and streaming: Turner Sports, Bleacher Report and Univision Deportes have the TV and streaming rights to the game. More details about TV/streaming coverage to come. UEFA Super Cup will be played on Wednesday, August 15.

 

ENGLAND

Premier League: For the 2018/19 season, 230 Premier League games are televised across NBC, NBCSN and CNBC. Those games are also streamed via NBC Sports App (authentication required), which is also available through fuboTV (subscription required), Sling Blue (subscription required) and PlayStation Vue (subscription required). During the season, 150 Premier League games not televised by NBC Sports are available exclusively via NBC Sports Gold paid subscription service ($50/year). For more details, read our how to watch Premier League guide. (See Premier League TV schedule).

Championship: None of the games are televised. Average of 3-5 games are streamed live on ESPN+ each weekend. Many clubs in Championship stream their home and away games through a service called iFollow (check if your club subscribes to the service but some clubs stream their games independently). Note that any games shown on ESPN+ are not available via iFollow or club’s independent streaming service. For more details, read our how to watch Championship guide. (See Championship TV schedule).

League One: Select League One games are shown on ESPN+ throughout the season. The schedule is pretty sporadic for League One games, so a better bet may be to subscribe to your club’s home and away games through a service called iFollow (check if your club subscribes to the service but some clubs stream their games independently). Note that any games shown on ESPN+ are not available via iFollow or club’s independent streaming service.

League Two: Same as above.

FA Cup: ESPN+ has acquired the FA Cup rights through 2020/21. The agreement will bring 79 FA Cup matches – beginning with the First Round in November and running through the Final – exclusively to ESPN+. (See FA Cup TV schedule).

League Cup (aka Carabao Cup): Beginning in August, six matches per month are streamed via ESPN+. Only television coverage available is in very few rounds of the competition (whether games are televised on ESPN2 are made on a game-by-game basis in the semi-final and final stages). (See League Cup TV schedule).

FA Community Shield: Streamed live on ESPN+ on August 5, 2018.

 

SPAIN

LaLiga: For the 2018/19 LaLiga season, beIN SPORTS continues to have the rights to one of the best leagues in the world. Spanish-language broadcasts are available via beIN SPORTS en Español, while English-language broadcasts of games are on beIN SPORTS. Most of the games are on television, but those that aren’t are on beIN SPORTS Connect — ensuring that you can watch every single game through the beIN SPORTS networks. You can stream beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS en Español and beIN SPORTS Connect through fuboTV, Fanatiz and Sling Latino. For more details, read our how to watch LaLiga guide (See LaLiga TV schedule).

Copa del Rey: The latter stages of the tournament are expected to be on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes. Earlier rounds of the competition are often on beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español.

Supercopa de España: Also known as Spanish Supercopa, the game is on ESPN Deportes. This season, it’ll be just one game played on August 12 instead of a home and away leg.

 

GERMANY

Bundesliga: Games in English-language are televised across FOX, FS1, FS2 and FOX Soccer Plus. FOX Soccer Match Pass streams every game for $19.99/month. Select games in Spanish-language are televised across Univision Deportes and UniMas. With fuboTV, you can watch all of the games that are shown across the FOX and Univision networks. For more details, read our how to watch Bundesliga guide. (See Bundesliga TV schedule).

2. Bundesliga: FOX Soccer Match Pass streams every game for $19.99/month.

DFB Pokal: For the German Cup, the tournament is available via ESPN3 on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes.

 

FRANCE

Ligue 1: beIN SPORTS has the rights to the French top-flight league. Spanish-language broadcasts are available via beIN SPORTS en Español, while English-language broadcasts of games are on beIN SPORTS. Some of the games are on television (mostly featuring Paris Saint-Germain), but the majority of matches are on beIN SPORTS Connect — ensuring that you can watch every single game through the beIN SPORTS networks. You can stream beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS en Español and beIN SPORTS Connect through fuboTV, Fanatiz and Sling Latino. For more details, read our how to watch Ligue 1 guide. (See Ligue 1 TV schedule).

Coupe de France: The 2018/19 Coupe de France cup competition are televised on beIN SPORTS Connect. Select games will also be shown on beIN SPORTS and/or beIN SPORTS en Español. You can stream beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS en Español and beIN SPORTS Connect through fuboTV, Fanatiz and Sling Latino.

Coupe de la Ligue: The 2018/19 Coupe de France cup competition are televised on beIN SPORTS Connect. Select games will also be shown on beIN SPORTS and/or beIN SPORTS en Español. You can stream beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS en Español and beIN SPORTS Connect through fuboTV, Fanatiz and Sling Latino.

French Super Cup: The cup final is shown on beIN SPORTS en Espanol, fuboTV, Fanatiz and Sling Latino.

 

ITALY

Serie A: ESPN+ will carry an average of nine matches live each week from August through May, while ESPN networks will televise a Serie A Match of the Week — close to 40 matches per season. Most telecasts will air on ESPN and ESPN2, and the Match of the Week will also be available in Spanish on ESPN Deportes. Italian-language broadcasts of Serie A matches are available via RAI International (available via DISH and Sling Italian). For more details, read our how to watch Serie A guide. (See Serie A TV schedule).

Coppa Italia: Coppa Italia kicks off in late July/early August and usually concludes in May/June. Games are streamed via ESPN+

Supercoppa Italiana: Scheduled for January 16, 2019, the game will be played between Juventus and Milan. Game will be televised on ESPN2 (English-language) and ESPN Deportes (Spanish-language).

 

PORTUGAL

Primeira Liga: Select games are shown across GolTV. You can stream GolTV and GolTV en Español via fuboTV and Fanatiz. (See Primeira Liga TV schedule).

Taça de Portugal: RTP Internacional has the rights to the tournament through 2020, which is streamed via fuboTV

Super Taca: RTP Internacional has the rights to the final, which is streamed via fuboTV

 

SCOTLAND

Scottish Premiership: An average of 2–3 matches per round streamed via B/R Live. (See Scottish Premiership TV schedule).

Scottish FA Cup: ESPN+ will stream Scottish Cup matches from the 4th Round onwards.

Scottish League Cup: B/R Live will stream approximately 10 matches this season.

Scottish Challenge Cup: Approximately 5 matches streamed via B/R Live.

 

NETHERLANDS

Eredivisie: Games are streamed via ESPN+. Each season, ESPN+ (ESPN’s paid subscription service) will stream 102 regular season Eredivisie matches (three per week, August through May). (See Eredivisie streaming schedule).

KNVB Cup: Select games are shown across GolTV. You can stream GolTV and GolTV en Español via fuboTV. (See Eredvisie TV schedule).

 

TURKEY

Turkish Süper Lig: Select games are shown on television (typically two per week) on beIN SPORTS and/or beIN SPORTS en Español. Select games are streamed via beIN SPORTS Connect (authentication required). beIN SPORTS Connect is also available via fuboTV, Fanatiz and Sling Latino.

 

BELGIUM

Belgium First Division A (Jupiler League): Games streamed on B/R Live. Includes rights to Belgium Super Cup.

 

DENMARK

Danish Superliga: Approximately 36 matches (one per week) will be streamed on ESPN+.

 

FINLAND

Veikkausliiga: Debutants Flo fc will stream games from the Finnish league.

 

RUSSIA

Russian Premier League: Not available in the United States.

Russian Cup: Not available in the United States.

 

POLAND

Polish Cup: Games streamed via paid subscription service B/R Live.

 

SWEDEN

Allsvenskan: ESPN+ will stream 30 matches (one per week) April through November.

Swedish Cup: Select knockout round matches streamed via B/R Live.

 

SWITZERLAND

Swiss Cup: Games streamed via paid subscription service B/R Live.

 

SOUTH AMERICAN LEAGUES AND COMPETITIONS

 

CONMEBOL

Copa America: For the 2019 Copa America hosted in Brazil, Spanish-language rights are on Telemundo. English-rights and Portuguese-language games are on ESPN+. From Telemundo Deportes, games are shown across Telemundo and Universo. Games are streamed via Telemundo Deportes en Vivo (authentication required), which is also available through fuboTV (free trial). Start your 7-day free trial to ESPN+. Games played from June 14-July 7, 2019.

Copa Libertadores: beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español have the English-language and Spanish-language rights until the end of 2022, which is also available through fuboTV and Fanatiz (free trial). (See Copa Libertadores schedule).

Copa Sudamericana: beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español have the English-language and Spanish-language rights until the end of 2022, which is also available through fuboTV and Fanatiz (free trial). (See Copa Libertadores schedule).

Recopa Sudamericana: beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español have the English-language and Spanish-language rights until the end of 2022, which is also available through fuboTV and Fanatiz (free trial). (See Copa Libertadores schedule).

 

ARGENTINA

Superliga Argentina: The top flight league in Argentina features games shown across TyC Sports (which is streamable through fuboTV and Fanatiz). Plus other games streamed through Fanatiz. (See Superliga Argentina TV schedule).

Copa Argentina: Games are shown across TyC Sports, which is streamable through fuboTV and Fanatiz.

 

BRAZIL

Campeonato Paulista A1: Games are no longer be available on GolTV. Select games are available on Premiere FC, which is available on streaming via Sling Brazil (free trial).

Copa do Brasil: The Brazilian cup competition is available via FOX Soccer Plus, which can be streamed via fuboTV.

 

CHILE

Liga Chilena (aka Chile Primera): Games are available via the streaming service Estadio CF (in Spanish).

Copa Chile: Games are available via the streaming service Estadio CF (in Spanish).

 

COLOMBIA

Categoría Primera A: Games are available exclusively via the streaming service Fanatiz. Also, select games are shown on RCN Nuestra Tele channel.

 

COSTA RICA

Liga FPD: Select games are shown on the Centroamérica TV channel.

 

ECUADOR

Primera A: Games are televised on GolTV. You can stream GolTV via fuboTV and Fanatiz.

 

EL SALVADOR

Salvadoran Primera División: Select games are shown on the Centroamérica TV channel.

 

HONDURAS

Liga Nacional de Fútbol Profesional: Select games are shown on the Centroamérica TV channel.

 

PERU

Peruvian Primera División: Televised by Perú Magico, which is available via DIRECTV.

 

URUGUAY

Primera Division: Games are televised on GolTV. You can stream GolTV via fuboTV and Fanatiz.

 

VENEZUELA

Primera División: Games are televised on GolTV. You can stream GolTV via fuboTV.

 

BOLIVIA

División de Fútbol Profesional: Games are streamed exclusively via fut-bo.com.

 

NORTH AMERICAN LEAGUES AND COMPETITIONS

 

Liga MX: Home games featuring Club Tijuana (aka Xolos) and Monterrey televised in English-language via FOX Sports (FS1 or FS2) and regional FOX Sports networks (where available). Spanish-language broadcasts of those home games are on FOX Deportes. For the home games of all of the other clubs in Liga MX, the games are shown in Spanish-language across Univision, Univision Deportes and/or UniMas. Select games will also be shown on ESPN Deportes. Random Liga MX games from Univision streamed live on Twitter from time to time. For more details, read our how to watch Liga MX guide. (See Liga MX TV schedule).

With fuboTV, you can watch all of the games that are shown across the FOX and Univision networks.

 

MLS: ESPN+ ($5/month) streams the entire MLS LIVE out-of-market schedule with more than 250 games in 2018, as well as the local-market home for the Chicago Fire, exclusively bringing 23 Fire matches to fans in Chicago. Select games from FOX are streamed on FOX Soccer Match Pass and FOX Sports GO streaming services. For more details, read our how to watch MLS guide. (See MLS TV schedule).

Games available via TV nationwide are featured on Univision (typically on Sundays) and 1-2 games per weekend on ESPN or ESPN2 plus 1-2 games per weekend on FS1. With fuboTV, you can watch all of the games that are shown across the FOX and Univision networks. Sling Orange streams ESPN games.

 

NWSL: All of the NWSL’s 2019 regular season matches will be streamed via Yahoo Sports.

 

USL: ESPN+ will stream approximately 450 USL matches this season. ESPN+ is a paid-subscription service ($5/month).

 

International Champions Cup: ESPN and ESPN Deportes will each televise 15 matches per year in the U.S., while ESPN+ will exclusively show up to 10 live games in both English and Spanish during the summer. The agreement grants ESPN exclusive English and Spanish-language rights to a total of 25 matches, including the annual ICC tournament and various club friendlies, each summer in the U.S. through 2021. You can stream the games via a 7-day free trial to Sling Orange. (See International Champions Cup TV schedule).

 

Copa MX: Select games available via FOX Deportes, Univision Deportes, Galavision and ESPN Deportes.

 

CONCACAF Champions League: Select games are shown across Univision Deportes in Spanish. In English-language, games will stream live on the Yahoo Sports app on iOS and Google Play, as well as at YahooSports.com.

 

US Open Cup: All games from the First Round will be streamed exclusively on ESPN+ (7-day free trial)

 

Ascenso MX: Games are televised across GolTV and ESPN Deportes. You can stream GolTV via fuboTV, Fanatiz and ESPN Deportes via Sling Orange and PlayStation Vue.

 

REST OF THE WORLD LEAGUES AND COMPETITIONS

 

CHINA

Chinese Super League: Games are streamed via ESPN+ from March to November through 2020/21.

 

INDIA

Indian Super League: ESPN+ will stream 60 matches (five per week).

 

JAPAN

J-League: Games are streamed via DAZN. Pronounced “Da Zone,” it’s a paid streaming subscription service ($19.99/month).

 

AUSTRALIA

A-League: Games are streamed via ESPN+.

 

AFRICA

CAF Champions League: Games are televised on beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español, and streamed via beIN SPORTS Connect. You can stream beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS en Español and beIN SPORTS Connect through fuboTV, Fanatiz and Sling Latino.

CAF Confederation Cup: Games are televised on beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español, and streamed via beIN SPORTS Connect. You can stream beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS en Español and beIN SPORTS Connect through fuboTV, Fanatiz and Sling Latino.

 

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS

 

FIFA

Women’s World Cup: The 2019 Women’s World Cup, hosted in France, are televised live across the FOX, FS1 and FS2 networks in English-language and Telemundo/Universo networks in Spanish. With fuboTV, you can watch all of the games that are shown across the FOX and Univision networks.

 

UEFA

UEFA Nations League: Over 100 live matches from the newly created tournament are shown live. Thirty six games are shown on either ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPN3. Many of the games are streamed via ESPN+ (paid subscription service; $5/month). To access the games shown on ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPN3, you can watch those via the Sling Orange streaming service or PlayStation Vue.

 

CONCACAF

Gold Cup: Next tournament will be played June 18-July 7, 2019. English-language broadcasts are available on FOX Sports, while Univision has the rights to the Spanish-language broadcasts. With fuboTV, you can watch all of the games that are shown across the FOX and Univision networks. (See Gold Cup TV schedule).

CONCACAF Nations League: Qualifying for the 2019 Nations League will begin in September, 2018. Games streamed via FloFC.com

 

ASIA

Asian Cup: Games are streamed via DAZN

AFC Champions League: Games are streamed via DAZN. Pronounced “Da Zone,” it’s a paid streaming subscription service ($19.99/month).

 

AFF Suzuki Cup: Streamed via B/R Live.

 

Other services that stream soccer

Check out YipTV, YouTube TV (no beIN SPORTS; not available nationwide), DIRECTV NOW and Hulu Live.

 

Did we miss anything? If so, let us know in the comments section below. The soccer TV rights/streaming business is always changing, so we’ll update this page throughout the season when changes do occur.

 

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