ESPN prepares to kick off MLS season

ESPN is upping the ante for its 20th season of Major League Soccer as the company further unveiled its coverage plans for the new season. This year will see a new consistent MLS Soccer Sunday match window that runs at 5p with 28 of ESPN’s 34 regular-season matches running in this timeframe, mainly on ESPN2. ESPN will provide both English and Spanish-language coverage this year, with Adrian Healey handling play-by-play for the English telecast, alongside analyst Taylor Twellman and reporter Monica Gonzalez. ESPN FC on TV will dedicate time to the league with previews and feature extensive highlights, news and analysis. The network kicks off its season on March 8 at 4:30p with Orlando City SC/NYC FC.

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