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The 2023 Major League Soccer season is underway and for the first time, all the soccer matches will be streaming on MLS Season Pass — a new service available on the Apple TV app. The MLS Season Pass will offer all 493 games but traditional cable channels such as Fox and FS1 will also broadcast select games.
BONUS: Apple TV+ is now offering an MLS Season Pass for only $29, meaning you can still subscribe to stream the rest of the season’s games if you missed your chance at the outset of the season.
In addition to Lionel Messi joining Inter-Miami, the biggest news ahead of the new season, there were also some other notable changes that took place ahead of the 28th season. First, St. Louis City made their debut this year, bringing the total number of national teams to 29. It’s a welcome addition for soccer fans, considering the Gateway City has long been a soccer hotbed known for sending numerous players to U.S national teams.
This season also saw significant team shakeups as recognizable players moved teams, such as Josef Martinez who now plays for Inter Miami CF after a long tenure with Atlanta United, and Aaron Long who moved to LAFC from the New York Red Bulls. Other teams have added entirely new players, such as Evander who joins the Portland Timbers from FC Midtjylland and D.C. United’s Mateusz Klich, formerly of Leeds United.
The best way to watch the MLS 2023 season is to purchase the MLS Season Pass, available on Apple TV for $29 for the rest of the season (regularly $49). In addition to offering every game live and on demand (including the Leagues Cup and MLS Next matches), the new streaming service also comes with full-match replays, expert analysis and Spanish-language coverage.
Without the MLS Season Pass, you can still catch select games on traditional cable channels. Fox will broadcast 15 of the games, while FS1 will air 19 games. Cable-cutters can access both of these networks on live TV streaming platforms such as Sling TV, Fubo TV and Hulu + Live TV.
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