Where to watch NWSL games this week: Broadcast, stream schedule for matches in 2024 season

The 2024 NWSL season is here, and women’s soccer in the United States has never been more popular.

For proof, look no further than the sparkling new $240 million rights deal the NWSL secured for the next four years.

With the 2024 campaign kicking off the new media setup, excitement is at an all-time high. Add two expansion teams to the mix in the Utah Royals and Bay FC, and the NWSL is flexing its muscles.

Unfortunately, while the new rights deal is a sign of stellar growth in U.S. women’s professional soccer, it’s also a complicated mess. Each week, matches will be sprinkled across as many as four or five different television and streaming platforms, making it difficult to access teams for the entire campaign.

The Sporting News brings you a look at where each match across the 2024 season will be accessible to watch, and how to secure the most games in one place to watch NWSL action all season long.

MORE: Access the most 2024 NWSL games in one place by joining Fubo with a free trial

Where to watch NWSL games this week (Matchweek 4)

The league will take a two week break after Matchweek 3 for a FIFA designated international break.

During that time, the U.S. and Canadian national teams will compete in the SheBelieves Cup, while European national teams will contest the UEFA Women’s Nations League finals.

Matchweek 4 of the NWSL regular season will then commence on the weekend of April 12.

Date Time (ET) Match TV/Streaming
Fri, Apr. 12 8 p.m. Houston Dash vs. Washington Spirit Streaming: Amazon Prime
Fri, Apr. 12 9:30 p.m. Utah Royals vs. Orlando Pride StreamingNWSL+
Sat, Apr. 13 7 p.m. NC Courage vs. Portland Thorns StreamingNWSL+
Sat, Apr. 13 7:30 p.m. Racing Louisville vs. San Diego Wave TV: ION
StreamingFubo
Sat, Apr. 13 9:30 p.m. Chicago Red Stars vs. Angel City TV: ION
StreamingFubo
Sun, Apr. 14 6 p.m. NJ/NY Gotham FC vs. KC Current StreamingNWSL+
Sun, Apr. 14 8 p.m. Bay FC vs. Seattle Reign StreamingNWSL+

Where to watch NWSL games next week (Matchweek 5)

Date Time (ET) Match TV/Streaming
Fri, Apr. 19 8 p.m. Orlando Pride vs. San Diego Wave Streaming: Amazon Prime
Sat, Apr. 20 1 p.m. Washington Spirit vs. NJ/NY Gotham FC TV: CBS
StreamingFubo, Paramount+
Sat, Apr. 20 5 p.m. Racing Louisville vs. Utah Royals StreamingNWSL+
Sat, Apr. 20 7:30 p.m. KC Current vs. Bay FC TV: ION
StreamingFubo
Sat, Apr. 20 10 p.m. Portland Thorns vs. Houston Dash TV: ION
StreamingFubo
Sun, Apr. 21 6 p.m. Seattle Reign vs. Chicago Red Stars StreamingNWSL+
Sun, Apr. 21 7:30 p.m. Angel City FC vs. NC Courage TV: CBS Sports Network
StreamingFubo

How to watch NWSL in 2024 regular season

  • ION: TV channel ION will have 50 games, 2 on every Saturday throughout the regular season.
  • Amazon Prime: 25 games will be streamed on Amazon Prime, one every Friday beginning the second week of the regular season.
  • CBS: 11 games in 2024 will be televised on CBS, with another 10 on CBS Sports Network. The CBS games will all be available on Paramount+.
  • ABC/ESPN: ESPN will have 17 games distributed across its family of networks in the 2024 season. The season opener will be televised on ABC and the other 16 on ESPN’s various channels and platforms, including 13 of those on ESPN Deportes in Spanish and all streaming on ESPN+.
  • NWSL+: The league is also starting a new in-house streaming service called NWSL+ which will see 69 matches across the season streamed for free, accessible on most streaming devices.

For fans wishing to consolidate their attempts to watch as many NWSL games as possible in 2024, all matches broadcast by ION, CBS, CBS Sports Network, ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN Deportes are accessible via Fubo USA, which offers a free trial for new users. That gives fans access to over three quarters of all the televised matches this season.

The full match schedule for the entire 2024 NWSL season can be found on the official league site.

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