Major League Soccer today announced flex scheduling updates on ESPN and FS1 for Sunday, Sept. 15, which marks the fourth-to-last weekend of the 2019 MLS Regular Season as teams are vying for the final spots in the Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs.
As teams jockey for postseason position, broadcasts will include ESPN’s coverage of Brian Fernandez and the Portland Timbers hosting Wayne Rooney and D.C. United at 3:30 PM ET. Later in the day, FS1 will air the LA Galaxy, led by Zlatan Ibrahimović, hosting Sporting Kansas City in a Western Conference showdown at 10 PM ET.
Portland Timbers vs. D.C. United (3:30 PM ET Sept. 15, ESPN / ESPN Deportes)
LA Galaxy vs. Sporting Kansas City (10 PM ET Sept. 15, FS1 / FOX Deportes)
Flex broadcast scheduling during the final month of the regular season allows national broadcast partners to select the most compelling matches and pivotal moments throughout the league. MLS’ national broadcast partners will also take advantage of the flex schedule process on Sept. 22 and 29.
The 2019 regular season caps off with MLS Decision Day presented by AT&T on Sunday, Oct. 6, with 12 simultaneous matches featuring all 24 MLS clubs.