MLS and Univision team up to broadcast matches on Facebook Live


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Major League Soccer and Univision Deportes announced a partnership to stream league matches live on Facebook Live for the 2017 season.

At least 22 games from the 2017 MLS regular season that air on Univision networks in Spanish will now be available in the United States for live streaming in English via the Sports Union The Facebook page. The live-streamed matches, which will be produced for consumption on mobile devices, will include Facebook-specific commentators, interactive graphics, and fan Q&A and polling features allowing viewers to engage directly with commentators throughout the game. throughout matches.

The first MLS match to be broadcast on Facebook will be Atlanta United host the chicago fire March 18 at 4 p.m. ET.

Additionally, MLS will produce 40 exclusive “Matchday Live” broadcasts on Facebook on MLS matchdays, which will feature highlights and analysis from across the league and a preview of the day’s upcoming matches. These shows will be produced specifically for Facebook and available on the MLS Facebook page. the pilot episode of “Matchday Live” ran on MLS opening weekend, and the next episode will take place this weekend, starting at 4 p.m. ET.


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