Live matches, highlights videos and exclusive interviews will be part of this MLS-Twitter alliance alongside the US-Spanish TV channel Univision, which will let the social media platform to stream their soccer-related broadcast. The three-year deal began last Saturday with the game between Real Salt Lake and Los Angeles Football Club.
Regarding specifically to MLS matches, at least 24 games will be streamed in 2018 season.
Major League Soccer fans will have a bunch of new live and on-demand content through the MLS twitter account @MLS and @FutbolMLS which sets a new era of American soccer content on the internet and social media.
In relation to Orlando City, it might be one of the most benefited teams in all the league with this deal since Univision, the protagonist channel and unique match-streamer of the deal, has its main location in Miami, meaning the Lions could get a special coverage due to the proximity.
Chris Schlosser, MLS Media Vice President stated on a press release: “MLS constantly strives to connect with fans in new and innovative ways”. “Our fans are the youngest and most socially engaged in pro sports, which is why we are excited to partner with Twitter to feature live matches on their platform”, he added.
Twitter match streams schedule
Sat, Mar 17 3:30 PM ET NYCFC vs. Orlando
Sat, Mar 24 3:30 PM ET FC Dallas vs. Portland
Sat, Mar 31 1:00 PM ET Orlando vs. NY Red Bulls
Sat, Apr 7 3:00 PM ET NY Red Bulls vs Houston
Sat, Apr 14 3:30 PM ET Chicago vs. LA Galaxy
Sat, Apr 21 2:00 PM ET NY Red Bulls vs Chicago
Sat, Apr 28 3:30 PM ET Philadelphia vs D.C.
Sat, May 5 4:00 PM ET LAFC vs. FC Dallas
Sat, May 12 3:30 PM ET FC Dallas vs. LA Galaxy
Sun, May 20 4:00 PM ET Chicago vs. Houston
Fri, May 25 9:00 PM ET Houston vs. NYCFC
Fri, May 25 11:00 PM ET LA Galaxy vs. San Jose
Sat, Jun 2 3:00 PM ET Chicago vs. San Jose
Sat, Jun 23 6:00 PM ET NY Red Bulls vs. Dallas
Sat, Jun 30 10:00 PM ET San Jose vs. LA Galaxy
Sat, Jul 21 3:30 PM ET Atlanta vs. D.C. United
Thu, Aug 23 9:00 PM ET Houston vs. FC Dallas
Sat, Sep 8 3:30 PM ET NYCFC vs. D.C. United
Sat, Sep 15 3:30 PM ET Colorado vs. Atlanta
Sat, Sep 22 3:30 PM ET LAFC vs. San Jose
Sat, Sep 29 3:30 PM ET Chicago vs. LAFC
Sat, Oct 6 3:30 PM ET Atlanta vs. New England
Sat, Oct 13 3:30 PM ET D.C. United vs. Dallas