How to watch MLS matches in 2018

The 2018 MLS regular season has already seen plenty of great moments from the hot start by high-scoring expansion side LAFC to the stunning debut by superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic and tons of spectacular goals.

You won't want to miss a minute of the action.

In addition to matches on national TV and local TV broadcasts, you can watch out-of-market matches via cable, satellite and streaming. Here is how to watch out-of-market matches in 2018:

Streaming in United States

ESPN+: MLS LIVE is now on ESPN+, ESPN's new live and on-demand streaming service. For just $4.99 a month, MLS fans can watch hundreds of out-of-market MLS games plus gain access to thousands of other ESPN events, original shows and films – including USL and international soccer. (ESPN+ does not include live streams from ESPN, ESPN2, FS1, or Univision.)

ESPN+ is available on the following devices:

  • iPhone and iPad
  • Android phone, table and TV
  • Apple TV (4th generation)
  • Amazon Fire TV and tablet
  • Chromecast
  • Roku coming soon

Start a 30-day free trial

Twitter: Fans in the United States can watch matches airing on Univision Deportes using Twitter. The matches streaming at live.twitter.com/mlsenunivision will use English audio. Schedule of MLS matches streaming on Twitter

Club streams: Some clubs have agreements with streaming partners (YouTube TV, FOX Sports GO, etc.). Check your club's website for details about team-specific streaming services.

TV Network Live Stream Full Replay Condensed Replay
Regional network
OUT-OF-MARKET
ESPN+ ESPN+ MLS app
Regional network
IN-MARKET
Team specific ESPN+ MLS app
ESPN WatchESPN WatchESPN or
ESPN+ (after 48 hrs)
MLS app
ESPN2 WatchESPN WatchESPN or
ESPN+ (after 48 hrs)
MLS app
FOX FOX Sports GOFOX Sports
GO
  MLS app
FS1 FOX Sports GOFOX Sports
GO
  MLS app
Univision Twitter or
Univision NOW
  MLS app

Full replays in ESPN+: ESPN+ offers full (90 minute) replays of matches that are part of ESPN+. Replays of games that aired on ESPN or ESPN2 are available on WatchESPN and then the replays are added to ESPN+ 48 hours after the match ends. Games airing on FOX, FS1, or Univision are not part of ESPN+.

Condensed match replays are free in the free MLS app: Condensed match replays (20 minutes or less) are available for FREE in the MLS app (App Store or Google Play). Condensed match videos are within the app's "News & Videos" section and then the "Goals & Highlights" sub-section (iPhone users should select the top bar navigation option to select "Goals & Highlights").

Streaming in Canada

In Canada, MLS LIVE is moving to the DAZN platform. Fans in Canada can subscribe to DAZN starting on Saturday, March 3. The subscription will allow fans in Canada to stream matches not broadcast on CTV, TSN, TVAS and offer match replays for all games.

TV Network Live Stream Full Replay Condensed Replay
TSN TSN.ca or
TSN GO app
TSN.ca or
TSN GO app
MLS app
TVA Sports TVASports.ca or
TVAS app
TVASports.ca or
TVAS app
MLS app
USA networks
OUT-OF-MARKET
DAZN DAZN MLS app

Streaming in outside of USA or Canada

MLS is available worldwide via several international media partners. Both Sky Sports and Eurosport offer streaming packages:

MLS Direct Kick

MLS Direct Kick, an out-of-market package for cable TV and satellite TV users, is back for 2018 and is available for $89.00 on DIRECTV and iN DEMAND. For more information, visit directv.com/sports or indemand.com or contact your local cable provider.

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