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Champions League game schedule for US TV and streaming this week

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It's another busy week of UEFA Champions League matches. And for soccer fans in the United States, the good news is that many of the matches are on ESPN3. Plus, there are amateur golf games knocking the Champions League off FOX Sports 1 this week.

For matchday 2 of the UEFA Champions League, the matches involving the two biggest teams in Spain are featured on FOX Sports 1 (Dortmund vs.

Champions League game schedule for US TV and streaming this week

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It's another busy week of UEFA Champions League matches. And for soccer fans in the United States, the good news is that many of the matches are on ESPN3. Plus, there are amateur golf games knocking the Champions League off FOX Sports 1 this week.

For matchday 2 of the UEFA Champions League, the matches involving the two biggest teams in Spain are featured on FOX Sports 1 (Dortmund vs.

FOX Soccer 2GO 7-day free trial returns in time for Champions League

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FOX Sports has brought its 7-day free trial to FOX Soccer 2GO back in time for the latest action in the UEFA Champions League and Europa League.

With the free trial, you can watch as much live and on-demand soccer as you want during the 7-days including today's matches between Manchester City vs.

FOX Soccer 2GO 7-day free trial returns in time for Champions League

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FOX Sports has brought its 7-day free trial to FOX Soccer 2GO back in time for the latest action in the UEFA Champions League and Europa League.

With the free trial, you can watch as much live and on-demand soccer as you want during the 7-days including today's matches between Manchester City vs.

Tottenham’s Champions League match bumped to FOX Soccer Plus

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For viewers in the United States, Tottenham's opening match in the UEFA Champions League scheduled for today has been moved at the last minute from FOX Sports Net to FOX Soccer Plus.

The reason for the change is two-fold. First, yesterday's postponed match between Manchester City and Borussia Monchengladbach has been rescheduled for 2:45pm ET today.

Tottenham’s Champions League match bumped to FOX Soccer Plus

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For viewers in the United States, Tottenham's opening match in the UEFA Champions League scheduled for today has been moved at the last minute from FOX Sports Net to FOX Soccer Plus.

The reason for the change is two-fold. First, yesterday's postponed match between Manchester City and Borussia Monchengladbach has been rescheduled for 2:45pm ET today.

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MLS breaks 1 million viewers for second time this season; Soccer TV ratings roundup

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For the second time this season, a Major League Soccer broadcast has averaged more than one million viewers. This past weekend, the over-the-air FOX broadcast network aired two matches on the big FOX network with only one viewable in each market depending on FOX's NFL coverage for the day. Most of the country saw Toronto FC and New York Red Bulls at 5pm ET, while the remainder saw Sporting Kansas City take on the Los Angeles Galaxy at 2pm ET.

FOX posts worst-ever viewing number for Bundesliga over-the-air game

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The more things change, the more they stay the same. Unfortunately for FOX Sports and the Bundesliga, the German top flight continues to post disappointing numbers in the second season the TV network and league are working together.

Last weekend during the opening weekend of the 2016/17 Bundesliga season, FOX's biggest game of the weekend was the match between Borussia Monchengladbach and Bayer Leverkusen, which was televised on the over-the-air FOX broadcast network.

FOX posts worst-ever viewing number for Bundesliga over-the-air game

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The more things change, the more they stay the same. Unfortunately for FOX Sports and the Bundesliga, the German top flight continues to post disappointing numbers in the second season the TV network and league are working together.

Last weekend during the opening weekend of the 2016/17 Bundesliga season, FOX's biggest game of the weekend was the match between Borussia Monchengladbach and Bayer Leverkusen, which was televised on the over-the-air FOX broadcast network.

Opening game of 2016/17 Bundesliga season on FOX Sports gets off to slow start

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The opening game of the 2016/17 Bundesliga season between Bayern Munich and Werder Bremen was watched by a viewing audience of 59,000, according to SportsTVRatings.com.

The match, which was televised live on FOX Sports 1 in the United States, was a one-sided 6-0 victory for Bayern Munich in a match that aired from 2:30-4:30pm ET.

Opening game of 2016/17 Bundesliga season on FOX Sports gets off to slow start

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The opening game of the 2016/17 Bundesliga season between Bayern Munich and Werder Bremen was watched by a viewing audience of 59,000, according to SportsTVRatings.com.

The match, which was televised live on FOX Sports 1 in the United States, was a one-sided 6-0 victory for Bayern Munich in a match that aired from 2:30-4:30pm ET.

American soccer TV viewing figures for July 25-31, 2016

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Despite featuring a matchup between two of theMLS's strongest fanbases (Sporting KC and Portland Timbers), the viewership for this season's final MLS broadcast on the over-the-air FOX network was largely disappointing. The 348,000 viewers is the worst we have seen on the FOX broadcast network, and as one of only four MLS matches available free-to-air this year, it doesn't even crack the top 10 for English-language broadcasts.

American soccer TV viewing figures for July 25-31, 2016

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Despite featuring a matchup between two of theMLS's strongest fanbases (Sporting KC and Portland Timbers), the viewership for this season's final MLS broadcast on the over-the-air FOX network was largely disappointing. The 348,000 viewers is the worst we have seen on the FOX broadcast network, and as one of only four MLS matches available free-to-air this year, it doesn't even crack the top 10 for English-language broadcasts.

A brief history of the World Cup, European Championship and Copa America on US TV

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As Christopher Harris reported here at World Soccer Talk, the final ratings for Euro 2016 were, much like the quality of play, decent but not spectacular. Copa América Centenario, thanks to Univision's reach and the USMNT's run, captured a slightly bigger audience. But by putting the numbers for the two tournaments into context, we can see just how far the sport has come in this country.

A brief history of the World Cup, European Championship and Copa America on US TV

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As Christopher Harris reported here at World Soccer Talk, the final ratings for Euro 2016 were, much like the quality of play, decent but not spectacular. Copa América Centenario, thanks to Univision's reach and the USMNT's run, captured a slightly bigger audience. But by putting the numbers for the two tournaments into context, we can see just how far the sport has come in this country.

MLS’s improved TV ratings on FOX and ESPN are welcome, but they’re only baby steps

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Major League Soccer has been touting a TV ratings increase this season on ESPN and FOX platforms as the league breaks for its annual MLS All-Star Game. The ratings have gone up, and that is good news for soccer in America. But a quick peek behind the ratings indicates the league got a boost from the international "summer of soccer.

MLS’s improved TV ratings on FOX and ESPN are welcome, but they’re only baby steps

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Major League Soccer has been touting a TV ratings increase this season on ESPN and FOX platforms as the league breaks for its annual MLS All-Star Game. The ratings have gone up, and that is good news for soccer in America. But a quick peek behind the ratings indicates the league got a boost from the international "summer of soccer.

Viewing audiences for ESPN’s Euro 2016 end in a dead heat against FOX’s Copa America

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Despite having a less than favorable time window that featured most games during office hours, as well as zero games featuring the US Men's National Team and a competition that ran 19games longer than Copa America Centenario, ESPN's live coverage of Euro 2016 averaged 997,392 viewers compared to FOX Sports' average of 1,002,226for the 2016 Copa America.

Viewing audiences for ESPN’s Euro 2016 end in a dead heat against FOX’s Copa America

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Despite having a less than favorable time window that featured most games during office hours, as well as zero games featuring the US Men's National Team and a competition that ran 19games longer than Copa America Centenario, ESPN's live coverage of Euro 2016 averaged 997,392 viewers compared to FOX Sports' average of 1,002,226for the 2016 Copa America.

Most-watched Copa America Centenario teams on US TV

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For some, the country that has been the most-watched Copa America Centenario team on US television may be a surprise. It's not, as you would expect, the United States as the host country.

Others won't be surprised that it's the Mexico national team that was the most popular Copa America Centenario team on US shores.

Most-watched Copa America Centenario teams on US TV

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For some, the country that has been the most-watched Copa America Centenario team on US television may be a surprise. It's not, as you would expect, the United States as the host country.

Others won't be surprised that it's the Mexico national team that was the most popular Copa America Centenario team on US shores.

Most-watched Copa America Centenario games on US TV

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FOX Sports and Univision's coverage of the 2016 Copa America averaged more than 4 million viewers per game, but which games were the most-watched during the entire 32 game tournament?

Based on our research plus the help of Sports TV Ratings, we've compiled the list of the top 32 most-watched games on US television.

Most-watched Copa America Centenario games on US TV

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FOX Sports and Univision's coverage of the 2016 Copa America averaged more than 4 million viewers per game, but which games were the most-watched during the entire 32 game tournament?

Based on our research plus the help of Sports TV Ratings, we've compiled the list of the top 32 most-watched games on US television.

FOX and Univision’s Copa America games averaged over 4 million viewers per game

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Across the 32 games played during Copa America Centenario, FOX Sports and Univision collectively averaged over 4 million viewers per game.

The combined viewing average was 4,041,969 viewers. Univision's average was 3,099,625 per game, while FOX Sports averaged 1,009,839 per game.

From a TV ratings perspective, Copa America Centenario was a huge hit for Univision, delivering viewing numbers that were greater than World Cup 2014.

FOX and Univision’s Copa America games averaged over 4 million viewers per game

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Across the 32 games played during Copa America Centenario, FOX Sports and Univision collectively averaged over 4 million viewers per game.

The combined viewing average was 4,041,969 viewers. Univision's average was 3,099,625 per game, while FOX Sports averaged 1,009,839 per game.

From a TV ratings perspective, Copa America Centenario was a huge hit for Univision, delivering viewing numbers that were greater than World Cup 2014.

Most-watched Copa America Centenario games on FOX Sports

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Now that we've been able to collect all of the TV ratings data for Copa America Centenario, we can now reveal the most-watched Copa America Centenario games that were televised on FOX Sports.

Not surprisingly, the USA-Argentina semi-final was the most-watched game. Also, other than the Copa America Centenario final, the US Men's National Team ruled the roost in terms of the most-watched TV viewing audiences.

Most-watched Copa America Centenario games on FOX Sports

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Now that we've been able to collect all of the TV ratings data for Copa America Centenario, we can now reveal the most-watched Copa America Centenario games that were televised on FOX Sports.

Not surprisingly, the USA-Argentina semi-final was the most-watched game. Also, other than the Copa America Centenario final, the US Men's National Team ruled the roost in terms of the most-watched TV viewing audiences.

FOX Sports averages 997k viewers for Copa America Centenario TV coverage

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Buoyed by the successful run that the United States made to the semi-finals of the competition, FOX Sports' coverage of Copa America Centenario averaged XXX,XXX viewers per game.

The most-watched game of Copa America Centenario for FOX Sports was the 3.29 million people who tuned in to see the United States play Argentina on Tuesday, June 21 from 9-11pm ET.

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FOX Sports’ head of soccer confirms what we feared: The network is clueless about soccer

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In a revealing interview with Alexi Lalas on The Mutant Gene Podcast this week, FOX Sports Executive Producer Jonty Whitehead —the person in charge of FOX's soccer production —highlighted everything that's wrong with FOX's soccer coverage including his own assertion that Americans are "not versed in the game as I or people in the UK are.

FOX Sports’ head of soccer confirms what we feared: The network is clueless about soccer

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In a revealing interview with Alexi Lalas on The Mutant Gene Podcast this week, FOX Sports Executive Producer Jonty Whitehead —the person in charge of FOX's soccer production —highlighted everything that's wrong with FOX's soccer coverage including his own assertion that Americans are "not versed in the game as I or people in the UK are.

FOX Sports unveils new studio set for Bundesliga coverage

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FOX Sports has unveiled a brand-new set for its coverage of the 2016/17 Bundesliga season.

The new set premiered on Friday's coverage of Schalke vs. Bayern Munich. With Ian Joy, Eric Wynalda and Jovan Kirovski as talent, they were seated in a cozy set that's more appealing to the eye.

FOX's Bundesliga set is designed as a German pub complete with German beer posters on the wall as well as German beer steins and a German flag.

FOX Sports unveils new studio set for Bundesliga coverage

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FOX Sports has unveiled a brand-new set for its coverage of the 2016/17 Bundesliga season.

The new set premiered on Friday's coverage of Schalke vs. Bayern Munich. With Ian Joy, Eric Wynalda and Jovan Kirovski as talent, they were seated in a cozy set that's more appealing to the eye.

FOX's Bundesliga set is designed as a German pub complete with German beer posters on the wall as well as German beer steins and a German flag.

NWSL TV coverage returns Wednesday on FOX Sports

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FOX Sports kicks off its 2016 coverage of the National Women's Soccer League on Wednesday, Sept. 7, when Christen Press and the Chicago Red Stars host Becky Sauerbrunn and FC Kansas City at Toyota Park in Illinois. Jenn Hildreth calls the match alongside Kyndra de St. Aubin. Coverage begins at 7:55 PM ET on FS1.

2016 MLS Cup to be televised live on FOX broadcast network and UniMas

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Major League Soccer today announced that the 2016 MLS Cup will be played on Saturday, December 10 during primetime and will be televised live on FOX broadcast network, Univision Deportes and UniMas in the United States.

By broadcasting the game at 8pm ET on the over-the-air FOX network, MLS ensures that the league will stem the tide of declining TV ratings for the pinnacle game of the US league's season.

2016 MLS Cup to be televised live on FOX broadcast network and UniMas

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Major League Soccer today announced that the 2016 MLS Cup final will be played on Saturday, December 10 during primetime and will be televised live on FOX broadcast network, Univision Deportes and UniMas in the United States.

By broadcasting the game at 8pm ET on the over-the-air FOX network, MLS ensures that the league will stem the tide of declining TV ratings for the pinnacle game of the US league's season.

Landon Donovan considering FOX, ESPN and NBC commentary options

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After asummer where Landon Donovan was the stand-out star for FOX Sports' coverage of the Copa America Centenario tournament, the former player has yet to make a decision regarding his color commentary future — although he wants to continue working in the broadcast profession.

"I'm not contracted [with FOX Sports currently]," said Donovan, in a phone interview with World Soccer Talk this week.

Landon Donovan considering FOX, ESPN and NBC commentary options

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After asummer where Landon Donovan was the stand-out star for FOX Sports' coverage of the Copa America Centenario tournament, the former player has yet to make a decision regarding his color commentary future — although he wants to continue working in the broadcast profession.

"I'm not contracted [with FOX Sports currently]," said Donovan, in a phone interview with World Soccer Talk this week.

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Celtic vs. Rangers Old Firm Derby to be televised on FOX Sports 1

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Next Saturday, FOX Sports will televise the first Scottish Premiership Old Firm derby in four years between Celtic and Rangers.

The match, which will be shown live on FOX Sports 1, Sling Blue and FOX Soccer 2GO, is scheduled to kick off Saturday, September 10 at 7am ET, live from Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland.

Celtic vs. Rangers Old Firm Derby to be televised on FOX Sports 1

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Next Saturday, FOX Sports will televise the first Scottish Premiership Old Firm derby in four years between Celtic and Rangers.

The match, which will be shown live on FOX Sports 1, Sling Blue and FOX Soccer 2GO, is scheduled to kick off Saturday, September 10 at 7am ET, live from Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Profile-ific: D.C. United & Sundry Soccer Links for 16 September 2016

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