TORONTO (February 10, 2015) – As the home of soccer in Canada and the official broadcaster of Major League Soccer (MLS), TSN today announced its package of national MLS games that kicks off with the all-Canadian season opener featuring Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Toronto FC on Saturday, March 7 at 6 p.m. ET on TSN1, TSN3, and TSN4. The game features the MLS debut of former Juventus playmaker Sebastian Giovinco – who has marked 21 caps with the Italian national team – as he joins TFC in a battle against a young Whitecaps FC squad led by recently acquired striker Octavio Rivero and defenders Diego Rodriguez and Pa-Modou Kah.
The MLS ON TSN 64-game broadcast schedule includes at least one Canadian team – Montreal Impact, Toronto FC, or Vancouver Whitecaps FC – in every game and more games than any other network in the country. In total, the MLS ON TSN package includes:
- All 34 Vancouver Whitecaps FC matches
- 23 Toronto FC matches
- 12 Montreal Impact matches
- Live streaming of all 64 games on TSN GO
A slate of matches featuring U.S.-based teams will be added to the MLS ON TSN broadcast schedule in the coming weeks.
MLS ON TSN also delivers live Canadian coverage of the MLS CUP Playoffs, MLS CUP 2015, and the 2015 AT&T MLS ALL-STAR GAME from Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo.
The MLS ON TSN broadcast schedule also features two games from the league’s newly added Decision Day – the final day of the regular season that will see crucial games played simultaneously to decide which teams will make the playoffs. On Sunday, Oct. 25, TSN2 airs a Decision Day doubleheader, with Toronto @ Montreal at 5 p.m. ET followed by and Houston @ Vancouver at 7 p.m. ET.