The 2020 national broadcast schedule for the USL Championship across ESPN networks features 20-plus games on ESPN2, ESPNews and ESPN Deportes in the league’s 10th anniversary season. Coverage runs from March through November and will include 19 regular season games and the 2020 USL Championship Final on ESPN linear television networks.
Overall, more than 590 games from the USL Championship will air on ESPN+, the industry-leading direct-to-consumer sports streaming platform, with coverage beginning on the opening day of the season, Friday, March 6. In addition, ESPN+ will feature more than 170 games from USL League One when its season kicks off on Friday, March 27.
THE UNITED SOCCER LEAGUE'S RELATIONSHIP WITH ESPN WILL EXTEND TO THE ESPORTS REALM, WITH THE ORGANIZATION BECOMING THE OFFICIAL STREAMING PLATFORM FOR THE USL ECUP: ROCKET LEAGUE EDITION, WHICH KICKS OFF THIS WEEK ON THE ESPN APP AND ESPN.COM. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW.USLCHAMPIONSHIP.COM/ECUP
Fans will still be able to follow their home team through local broadcast partnerships as part of the USL Television Network. Any match on ESPN3 will still be aired through your local TV deal, but games on ESPN networks will be exclusive to those channels.
Spanish-language broadcasts will not be streamed on ESPN+ at this time; Games will be broadcast on local linear channels only.
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To allow another of your devices to access ESPN+, sign in on that device with your ESPN.com account username and password. If you have purchased ESPN+ via in-app purchasing on Apple, Google or Amazon devices, you will need to first link your ESPN+ purchase to your ESPN.com account in the ESPN App before you can access ESPN+ on other devices platforms. You can create an ESPN.com account for free by clicking on the login link on ESPN.com.
Yes, you can access three streams from ESPN+ at any one time.
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