TORONTO (June 7, 2019) – Canada’s Sports Leader is primed for a Summer of Soccer, with a packed programming lineup featuring more than 150 games across multiple marquee competitions. TSN’s soccer lineup includes the FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP FRANCE 2019, MLS ON TSN, the 2019 CONCACAF GOLD CUP, the 2019 COPA AMERICA, and the UEFA EURO 2020 qualifiers. Full broadcast schedules for all competitions are available at TSN.ca/Soccer.
The action kicks off with one of the biggest sporting events of the year, the FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP FRANCE 2019™, beginning today (Friday, June 7) with host France taking on Korea Republic at Parc des Princes in Paris, with pre-game coverage starting at 2 p.m. ET on TSN. The Canadian Women’s National Team begins their quest for the title with a Group Stage match against Cameroon on Monday, June 10 with pre-game coverage beginning at 2 p.m. ET on CTV and TSN. CTV and TSN feature exclusive live coverage of all 52 matches throughout the month-long tournament, culminating with the final on July 7.
As the official broadcaster of MLS in Canada, TSN delivers complete coverage of all Toronto FC and Vancouver Whitecaps FC matches, and a selection of Montreal Impact matches, as well as marquee matchups featuring U.S.-based teams. With all three teams in the playoff hunt, MLS ON TSN follows TFC, Whitecaps FC, and the Impact throughout the season. MLS ON TSN’s live coverage also includes the 2019 MLS ALL-STAR GAME on Wednesday, July 31 from Orlando City Stadium, and culminates with the complete MLS CUP PLAYOFFS and the 2019 MLS CUP.
A multitude of MLS stars from Toronto FC, Vancouver Whitecaps FC, and Montreal Impact align as the Canadian Men’s National Team heads to the 2019 CONCACAF GOLD CUP, the biennial tournament contested by nations in North America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Canada kicks off the tournament on Saturday, June 15 at 7 p.m. ET on TSN when they face Martinique at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. TSN platforms deliver complete coverage of the tournament all the way to the final on July 7.
Many of the beautiful game’s biggest names, headlined by Argentina captain and five-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi, come together this month for the 2019 COPA AMERICA. With a unique field of 12 teams competing across five host cities in Brazil, TSN platforms deliver complete live coverage of the tournament, beginning Friday, June 14 with the host nation taking on Bolivia at 8:30 p.m. ET on TSN, and continuing through to the final on July 7.
The high-profile international matches continue as the UEFA EURO QUALIFIERS determines the 24 national teams that move on to the highly anticipated UEFA EURO 2020. The third qualifier matchday takes place June 7 – 8, with matchday four following on June 10 – 11. Live streaming coverage of both matchdays will be available on TSN.ca and the TSN app (visit TSN.ca for schedule info). The qualifiers continue until November 2019, with the championship tournament kicking off in June 2020.
Additionally, this weekend TSN delivers live coverage of the UEFA NATIONS LEAGUE FINAL, featuring Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal vs. Virgil van Dijk and Netherlands, airing this Sunday, June 11 at 2:30 p.m. ET on TSN3.
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