Concacaf Champions League to be streamed live on Yahoo Sports platforms

New Concacaf Champions League trophy - 2018 - Estadio Akron - Guadalajara

Concacaf announced on Thursday that 2019 Concacaf Champions League matches will be streamed live in English on Yahoo Sports platforms, as part of the confederation’s multi-platform media-rights deal with Verizon.

Games will be available for viewing on the Yahoo Sports app on iOS and Google Play, as well as at Verizon holds exclusive English language rights to distribute multiple Concacaf tournaments in the United States, as well as rights to distribute on digital and mobile devices in Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. 

The top club competition in the North American region, CCL kicks off on Tuesday with three matches, two of them involving MLS teams: Deportivo Saprissa vs. Tigres UANL, CD Guastatoya vs. Houston Dynamo and Club Atletico Independiente vs. Toronto FC.

Atlanta United, the New York Red Bulls and Sporting Kansas City are also participating in this year’s edition and begin play next week. The 16-team knockout tournament features two-legged home-and-home series in all rounds, with the champions representing Concacaf in the FIFA Club World Cup.

Univision Deportes (Spanish-language in US), Fox Sports Latin America (Mexico & Central America) and Flow Sports (Caribbean) are among the other outlets broadcasting CCL action across the region.