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USA World Cup qualifier against Panama in March will be televised on beIN SPORTS

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The important US Men’s National Team World Cup qualifier against Panama in late March will be shown live on beIN SPORTS.

No announcement has been made about the Spanish-language broadcast, but the English-language broadcast of the Tuesday March 28, 2017 match will be on beIN SPORTS for viewers in the United States.

USA World Cup qualifier against Panama in March will be televised on beIN SPORTS

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The important US Men’s National Team World Cup qualifier against Panama in late March will be shown live on beIN SPORTS.

No announcement has been made about the Spanish-language broadcast, but the English-language broadcast of the Tuesday March 28, 2017 match will be on beIN SPORTS for viewers in the United States.

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Comparison of fubo Latino, Sling TV and FOX Soccer 2GO soccer streaming services

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When it comes to deciding which legal soccer streaming service to sign up for, the number of choices available continues to increase. At the same time, the services are adding new networks and enhancing their features quite often. To help make the decision easier, we’ve created a comparison below between the leading low-cost legal soccer streaming services available in the United States.

Comparison of fubo Latino, Sling TV and FOX Soccer 2GO soccer streaming services

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When it comes to deciding which legal soccer streaming service to sign up for, the number of choices available continues to increase. At the same time, the services are adding new networks and enhancing their features quite often. To help make the decision easier, we’ve created a comparison below between the leading low-cost legal soccer streaming services available in the United States.

Comparing fuboTV to Sling TV, DIRECTV NOW and PlayStation Vue

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With the news that fuboTV has significantly expanded its product offering to move from soccer-centric channels to those plus a long list of entertainment and news channels, fuboTV’s legal streaming service is now in the same ballpark as Sling TV, PlayStation Vue and DIRECTV NOW.

We already know that fuboTV offers the most comprehensive selection of soccer coverage on any legal streaming platform in the United States, but how does it compare to Sling TV, PS Vue and DIRECTV NOW on everything else?

Comparing fuboTV to Sling TV, DIRECTV NOW and PlayStation Vue

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With the news that fuboTV has significantly expanded its product offering to move from soccer-centric channels to those plus a long list of entertainment and news channels, fuboTV’s legal streaming service is now in the same ballpark as Sling TV, PlayStation Vue and DIRECTV NOW.

We already know that fuboTV offers the most comprehensive selection of soccer coverage on any legal streaming platform in the United States, but how does it compare to Sling TV, PS Vue and DIRECTV NOW on everything else?

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FOX Sports’ irresponsible programming change leaves Man United fans in the lurch

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By showing a rescheduled NASCAR race on Sunday morning on FOX Sports 1, the programming change caused plenty of consternation among soccer fans in the United States this weekend who wanted to watch the Manchester United FA Cup game against Blackburn Rovers.

Originally scheduled to air at 11:15am ET on Sunday, the Blackburn-Manchester United game was bumped to FS2 to make way for NASCAR on FS1.

FOX Sports’ irresponsible programming change leaves Man United fans in the lurch

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By showing a rescheduled NASCAR race on Sunday morning on FOX Sports 1, the programming change caused plenty of consternation among soccer fans in the United States this weekend who wanted to watch the Manchester United FA Cup game against Blackburn Rovers.

Originally scheduled to air at 11:15am ET on Sunday, the Blackburn-Manchester United game was bumped to FS2 to make way for NASCAR on FS1.

Liga MX English-language broadcasts to debut on MLS Live from Univision Deportes

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In big news for soccer fans in the United States, Univision Deportes will begin broadcasting English-language commentaries of Liga MX games on Facebook Live.

The top-flight Liga MX is already the most popular soccer league in the United States. However, up until now (other than a failed attempt from ESPN), matches haven’t been available as English-language commentaries in the United States.

This Weekend's Soccer on TV

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In desperate need of a win to regain its footing in the English Premier League, Liverpool will have to conquer a formidable foe this weekend in Tottenham in order to do that.

A 2-0 loss to Hull City last weekend was the latest disappointment in a string of poor results that has now caused Jurgen Klopp's men to slip out of the top four in the league table, and their opponents this Saturday likely won't alleviate their problems as Spurs are riding an 11-match unbeaten streak.

This Weekend's Soccer on TV

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Not much has troubled Chelsea in the Premier League this season, but looking back at the Blues' results thus far, a 3-0 loss at the hands of Arsenal stand out as one of the lone sore spots of their campaign.

Three first-half goals by the Gunners in that September 2016 match slowed down the momentum of Antonio Conte's squad, but only briefly.

NBC Sports brings 4K Premier League games to US television with DIRECTV

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NBC Sports has teamed up with DIRECTV to present 4K coverage of the Premier League in the United States.

This weekend's game between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur (Saturday, 12:30pm ET on NBC) will be the first match available in 4K to viewers in the States. The 4K broadcast in ultra high-definition (UHD) will be available via channel 106 in the crisp, detail-rich 4K UHD format.

This Weekend's Soccer on TV

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After emerging from opposite sides of 4-0 results last weekend, Tottenham and Manchester City will meet on Saturday to headline this weekend's action.

City will be looking to bounce back from a crushing defeat at the hands of Everton in its last fixture, while Spurs hope to keep pace with Chelsea atop the table.

NBC breaks record for most-watched Premier League game in US TV history

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Sunday's live broadcast of the Premier League game between Manchester United and Liverpool on NBC and NBCSN has broken the record for the most-watched Premier League game in US TV history.

The combined viewing figure for the game across both networks was 1.82 million, which eclipses the previous record held by FOX Sports from 2011 when the tape-delayed game featuring Chelsea against Liverpool scored an audience of 1.

NBC breaks record for most-watched Premier League game in US TV history

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Sunday's live broadcast of the Premier League game between Manchester United and Liverpool on NBC and NBCSN has broken the record for the most-watched Premier League game in US TV history.

The combined viewing figure for the game across both networks was 1.82 million, which eclipses the previous record held by FOX Sports from 2011 when the tape-delayed game featuring Chelsea against Liverpool scored an audience of 1.

NBC network TV to air second half of Manchester United-Liverpool game

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NBC Sports' coverage of Manchester United against Liverpool is the unlikely benefactor of severe winter weather conditions this Sunday. While the entire match will be televised live on NBCSN from 11am ET, the second half of the North West Derby will also be shown live on NBC over-the-air broadcast channel.

NBC network TV to air second half of Manchester United-Liverpool game

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NBC Sports' coverage of Manchester United against Liverpool is the unlikely benefactor of severe winter weather conditions this Sunday. While the entire match will be televised live on NBCSN from 11am ET, the second half of the North West Derby will also be shown live on NBC over-the-air broadcast channel.

This Weekend's Soccer on TV

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It's Manchester vs. Merseyside this weekend in the English Premier League as the two clubs in each region will square off against the other pair to headline the action.

Manchester United hosting its old rival Liverpool is expected to bethe more enticing contest of the two, with both sides hoping to close the distance with league leader Chelsea.

Fox Sports

Copa Libertadores schedule in US for 3rd Preliminary Round (Feb 15-23, 2017)

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The Copa Libertadores, South America’s top club competition, enters its 3rd Preliminary Round this week. FOX Sports hold the English and Spanish-language rights in the US and have shown the matches from the previous 2 Preliminary Rounds exclusively on their streaming service FOX Soccer 2GO.

Copa Libertadores schedule in US for 3rd Preliminary Round (Feb 15-23, 2017)

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The Copa Libertadores, South America’s top club competition, enters its 3rd Preliminary Round this week. FOX Sports hold the English and Spanish-language rights in the US and have shown the matches from the previous 2 Preliminary Rounds exclusively on their streaming service FOX Soccer 2GO.

List of soccer leagues and competitions featured on fuboTV

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The new and improved fuboTV now features the most comprehensive offering of soccer programming available via legal streaming in the United States. With the addition of FOX Sports and NBC Sports to its portfolio, fuboTV offers a huge amount of soccer-related channels in addition to entertainment, news and other networks.

List of soccer leagues and competitions featured on fuboTV

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The new and improved fuboTV now features the most comprehensive offering of soccer programming available via legal streaming in the United States. With the addition of FOX Sports and NBC Sports to its portfolio, fuboTV offers a huge amount of soccer-related channels in addition to entertainment, news and other networks.

2017 MLS TV schedule features plenty of changes to disrupt consistent TV windows

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Major League Soccer has announced TV coverage plans for the 2017 season, which will include plenty of changes thatwill disrupt the consistent television windows that fans have only recently become adjusted to after the 2016 season.

In the 2016 season, the vast majority of MLS games had consistent television windows where many Friday night games were on UniMas, Saturday games were on MLS Live and MLS Direct Kick and Sunday games featured an early afternoon match on ESPN followed by Sunday night games on FS1.

2017 MLS TV schedule features plenty of changes to disrupt consistent TV windows

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Major League Soccer has announced TV coverage plans for the 2017 season, which will include plenty of changes thatwill disrupt the consistent television windows that fans have only recently become adjusted to after the 2016 season.

In the 2016 season, the vast majority of MLS games had consistent television windows where many Friday night games were on UniMas, Saturday games were on MLS Live and MLS Direct Kick and Sunday games featured an early afternoon match on ESPN followed by Sunday night games on FS1.

FOX Sports hires Kate Abdo as soccer studio presenter

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FOX Sports has hired Kate Abdo as studio presenter for its soccer coverage, a source has revealed to World Soccer Talk.

Abdo, who previously worked for FOX Sports as a guest host during the network's coverage of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, will join the network's coverage of soccer and is expected to play a pivotal role in FOX Sports' coverage of the World Cup, Confederations Cup and other tournaments.

Footy on the Telly

Footy on the Telly, Feb. 3-9

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Footy on the Telly, Jan. 13-19

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Footy on the Telly: Dec. 16-22

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Africa Cup of Nations

Africa Cup of Nations US TV schedule in infographic and printer-friendly formats

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We're into the final 8 of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations with Egypt, Ghana, Senegal, Cameroon, DR Congo, Burkina Faso, Tunisia and Morocco remaining in the competition.

For soccer fans in the United States, all of the quarterfinals will be shown on US television and/or streaming this weekend (see the full schedule at the bottom of the screen for links).

Africa Cup of Nations US TV schedule in infographic and printer-friendly formats

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We're into the final 8 of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations with Egypt, Ghana, Senegal, Cameroon, DR Congo, Burkina Faso, Tunisia and Morocco remaining in the competition.

For soccer fans in the United States, all of the quarterfinals will be shown on US television and/or streaming this weekend (see the full schedule at the bottom of the screen for links).

Leagues: Liga MX

Univision reveals announcers for America-Tigres Liga MX Apertura Final

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Univision Deportes has revealed the announcers and studio analysts for this week's Liga MX Apertura Final between Club America and Tigres.

The first leg of the final will be played on Thursday, December 22 at 10pm ET at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City. The second leg will be featured on Christmas Day, December 25 at 7:30pm ET (TV/streaming details are below).

Univision scores monster TV ratings for Liga MX Apertura playoff games

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Univision delivered record-breaking ratings this week for their broadcast of the Liga MX playoff stage of the Apertura 2016 tournament.

Coverage of Liga MX Quarterfinal Round was the most-watched ever on Univision with all key demographics. The Thursday "Súper Clásico" match between Club América and Chivas de Guadalajara on Univision Network, simulcast on Univision Deportes, delivered an average audience of 2.

Liga MX Apertura semi-final TV coverage plans announced by Univision

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Univision has announced their TV coverage plans for the Liga MX Apertura semi-finals, which will be shown across its networks.

One game is already "in the can" after Tigres UANL defeated Club Leon 1-0 in the first leg on Wednesday night. Next up is the clash between Necaxa and Club America, which is scheduled to kick off this evening.

Liga MX Apertura semi-final TV coverage plans announced by Univision

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Univision has announced their TV coverage plans for the Liga MX Apertura semi-finals, which will be shown across its networks.

One game is already "in the can" after Tigres UANL defeated Club Leon 1-0 in the first leg on Wednesday night. Next up is the clash between Necaxa and Club America, which is scheduled to kick off this evening.

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El Clasico not on UK TV; What you can do about it

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The fact that el Clasico between Barcelona against Real Madrid will not be televised live on British TV this Saturday is an outrage.

Everywhere else in the world —both in the first world and third world —countries will show the game live on television except the United Kingdom. In fact, Barcelona against Real Madrid will be shown live in more than 100 countries.

El Clasico not on UK TV; What you can do about it

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The fact that el Clasico between Barcelona against Real Madrid will not be televised live on British TV this Saturday is an outrage.

Everywhere else in the world —both in the first world and third world —countries will show the game live on television except the United Kingdom. In fact, Barcelona against Real Madrid will be shown live in more than 100 countries.

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It may be just the first El Clásico of the seasonthis weekend, but Barcelona is already facing a must-win situation against its hated rival come Saturday.

Currently trailing Real Madrid by six points in La Liga standings, the hosts for this weekend's headlining fixture can ill-afford to watch that deficit increase.

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This Weekend's Soccer on TV

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After dispatching Arsenal in spectacular fashion on Wednesday, the ruthless machine that is Bayern Munich resumes Bundesliga action this weekend by visiting Hertha Berlin.

The 5-1 win over the Gunners in their UEFA Champions League round of 16's first-leg fixture showed just how dominant Bayern still is in European soccer, and after overtaking the upstart RB Leipzig in the league table at the end of 2016, Carlo Ancelotti's squad has now opened up a seven-point gap atop the league standings as well.

Footy on the Telly, Feb. 18-24

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After chasing Monaco for the better part of the season, Paris Saint-Germain has a chance to catch up with the Ligue 1 leaders this weekend when they square off at Parc des Princes.

PSG, who has been riding on the fine form of Edinson Cavani, will have to find a way to outscore the high-octaneoffense of Monaco, which leads Ligue 1 with 64 goals through 21 matches.