FOX Sports taps YouTube for Bundesliga bow

FOX Sports locked in a deal to stream its first-ever major sporting event on YouTube, partnering to open the Bundesliga season on the platform. Friday will see defending champion Bayern Munich face Hamburg at 2:30p in a match that will now be live streamed on four platforms including YouTube, FOX Sports GO, FOX Soccer 2 GO, and FOXSports.com as well as on TV via FOX Sports 2 and FOX Sports RSNs. “We’re uber-excited to bring Bundesliga matches to US soccer fans on YouTube for the first time ever,” said Tim Katz, Head of Sports Partnerships, North America, YouTube. “YouTube is already the premier home for sports highlights and with this partnership with FOX Sports we’re delivering even more great sports programming to fans.”

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