If you’re trying to find out where to watch the Bundesliga on US TV, you’ve come to the right place.
Last updated: August 22
With multiple United States Men’s National Team members including Christian Pulisic currently on German club rosters, being able to find Bundesliga games on TV, radio, and the Internet is certainly important to many soccer fans here in America. Luckily, there are several ways to access these matches, whether you’re looking to keep tabs on a USMNT player, or you want to watch an exciting game with some of the best stadium atmospheres in the world.
Where to watch the Bundesliga on US TV
In 2015, FOX Sports embarked on its inaugural season as the US home to the Bundesliga, Germany’s top professional soccer league. Most weekends, there are 5-6 Bundesliga games shown live on television via a combination of FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2, FOX Deportes, FOX Soccer Plus and Univision Deportes.
The Bundesliga season consists of 306 matches played from August to May.
On the Spanish-language side, FOX Deportes televises games, while Univision Deportes and UniMas will broadcast a select number of live matches each week.
New for the 2018-19 season, Univision Deportes will debut “BundesGol,” a one-hour show on Friday nights created exclusively for Bundesliga, featuring European soccer experts Ramses Sandoval, Xavier Sol and Lucía Villalón previewing the coming weekend’s action. The show airs at 5 p.m. ET on UDN. “Somos Bundesliga,” the popular weekly one-hour show, is also back for another season on Mondays at 2 p.m. ET.
• View the Bundesliga TV schedule for soccer fans in the USA.
• Listen to an interview with the legendary Toby Charles from Soccer Made in Germany.
Host Kate Abdo is the lead Bundesliga studio host, sitting alongside a rotation of analysts including Jovan Kirovski, Ian Joy and Alexi Lalas.
For many of the Bundesliga broadcasts on FOX Sports, the broadcaster uses the commentary feed from BT Sport in England instead of the world feed. For the big matches that are shown on FOX or FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports often uses John Strong or Keith Costigan as the announcer alongside a rotating number of FOX Sports Bundesliga analysts.
Where to watch the Bundesliga on US streaming
There are a few ways you can legally watch the Bundesliga via streaming in the US, and those streaming products are fuboTV, FOX Sports GO, FOX Soccer Match Pass and Sling Blue.
fuboTV features live and on-demand coverage of Bundesliga games via streams of FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes as well as all of the Univision channels. The sports streaming network offers a free 7-day trial.
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Bundesliga games on the radio
TuneIn Radio also provides free coverage of live Bundesliga matches via this web page). The live radio broadcasts in English are blocked in North America, so you’ll need to run a VPN (virtual private network) to be able to listen to it (here’s a free 3-day trial to a VPN service).
However, Sirius XM FC broadcasts a select number of Bundesliga games live on its satellite radio network.
German cup competitions
Each August, the German Super Cup final, featuring the league champions against the winners of the DFB-Pokal, is shown on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes.
US TV and streaming rights for all Bundesliga matches, as well as the Super Cup, belong to FOX Sports while the German Cup competition – DFB Pokal – is exclusive to ESPN. Unlike many domestic cup competitions, all top division teams participate from the start of the DFB Pokal competition and are even made to play on the road to add a level of difficulty to their advancement.
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