Starting from the 18th of this month, Americans and football lovers globally will be able to watch MLS matches live on Facebook without any charge. In a deal sealed last Friday, Univision in partnership with MLS will start streaming MLS matches live on its Facebook page.
Football lovers will be able to watch nothing less than 22 live matches during the MLS regular season and commentaries will be available in English language. Fans will be able to interact, get access to more digital content and engage with commentators during live matches as well. The live stream will be available on both PCs and mobile devices.
As part of the deal, the official MLS Facebook page will produce exclusive 40 Matchday Live shows of Major League soccer matches which will include highlights and analysis of the league matches being played that day across the league as well as previews of upcoming matches.
— Major League Soccer (@MLS) March 10, 2017
In a statement on the MLS soccer website, Juan Carlos Rodriguez – President of Univision Deportes said,
“As the undisputed home of soccer in the US, Univision Deportes, together with MLS and Facebook, is committed to growing the sport across platforms and regardless of language. Further engaging the more than 18 million English-language viewers that have watched soccer on Univision coupled with the continued success of our MLS broadcasts, including our record-setting season opener, is a natural path in this new era of content consumption.”
How to Watch MLS Matches Live on Facebook
- Open your Facebook app and sign-in on Android or IOS or visit facebook.com on your PC if that’s what you prefer.
- Live matches will be streamed on Univision Deportes page here, or you could go to your search bar and type the name Univision Deportes. Like and follow the page to stay abreast of all happenings.
- To watch Matchday Live, like the MLS verified Facebook page here or go to your search bar on Facebook and search or Like and follow the page as well, stay tuned on live Matchdays for analysis, highlights and previews on the official MLS Facebook page.
The first MLS match for the 2017 season is Atlanta United vs Chicago Fire which will take place on the 18th of March at exactly 4PM ET. It will be streamed live on the Univision Deportes Facebook page in English commentary.
That’s how you can watch MLS matches live on Facebook. Do not forget to share the article with your football loving friends.