Sometimes, it’s not how many shots on goal you have, it’s how you finish them. On Saturday, Atletico Madrid and Athletic Bilboa had the same number of shots (9) and shots on goal (2), but Atleti converted both and the defense held firm. With the 2-0 win, Atleti climbs to fourth in the La Liga table with a Tuesday match at Alaves before heading back out on the road for two more stern tests.
Here’s everything you need to know to live stream Atletico Madrid vs. Alaves, including what to watch for on the pitch.
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Atletico Madrid vs. Alaves
- When: 2pm ET, Tuesday, Oct. 29
- Where: Estadio de Mendizorroza in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
- Streaming: BeIN Sports
Atletico Madrid vs. Alaves live stream: How to watch La Liga matches online
The match is on BeIN Sports; the following streaming services allow you to watch the entire 2019-20 La Liga season.
- Cost: $44.99 for your first month and $54.99 per month thereafter
- FuboTV devices: Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Android TV, iOS and Android devices
- Local channels: ABC, Fox, NBC, CBS, the CW (in some markets) (check local availability here)
FuboTV is a solid TV streaming service option, whether your tastes run to entertainment (AMC, Syfy, FX), news (MSNBC, CNN), or sports (NBA TV, NFL Network). If you’re a soccer fan, however, it will appear tailor-made for you, with 10 beIN SPORTS channels, NBC and NBCSN, FS1, FS2, UniMás, and Champions League actions via TNT all on tap. If you can’t watch a match live, FuboTV offers a three-day replay for each match and 30 hours of cloud DVR. (Check out the complete FuboTV channels list.)
FuboTV also has bilingual families in mind; each subscription comes with UniMás, Galavisión, NBC Universo, beIN SPORTS, Univision, and Fox Deportes. An extra $7.99 per month will bring you Latino Plus, which includes CNN en Español and TyC Sports among its offerings.
2) Sling TV
- Sling TV pricing: $25-$40 per month (40% off first month)
- Sling TV devices: Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, Xbox One, Google Chromecast, Oculus Go, Microsoft Edge, and iOS and Android devices
- Sling TV local channels: NBC, Fox (check your local availability here)
Sling TV provides two base channel package options, each priced at $25 per month. Sling Orange includes three ESPN channels, while Sling Blue includes sports channels like NBCSN (where many Premier League matches appear), NFL Network, and local channels. (Sling Blue customers in select markets get NBC, where some matches appear; see if yours has it here.) If you’re Team “Why Not Both,” Sling Orange + Blue combines the two for just $40 per month. To add beIN SPORTS and maximize your soccer-watching potential, you’ll want to add either Sports Extra: Sling Orange ($5 per month) or Sports Extra: Sling Blue ($10 per month). (The latter also includes NFL RedZone.)
Spanish-speaking viewers have quite a few options. For bilingual families, you might consider the Español: Best of Spanish TV package for either Sling Orange or Sling Blue for 24/7 specialty channel LaLiga TV and beIN SPORTS Connect: Channels 4-9, which features matches from La Liga, Ligue 1 and Copa del Rey, among others. Both packages cost $5 per month after your free trial. Sling TV Latino is another Spanish-language package for $10 per month, including NBC Universo, History en Español, and—of import to soccer fans—four beIN SPORTS channels. (And choosing Sling TV Latino + Sling Orange for $30 per month gives you access to ESPN Deportes.) For more information, check out our guide to Sling TV channels and our Sling TV review.
- Cost: $44.99-$79.99 per month
- PlayStation Vue devices: PlayStation 3 and 4, Roku, Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV, Google Chromecast, Kodi, iOS and Android devices
- PlayStation Vue local channels: NBC, Fox, ABC, CBS (enter your ZIP code here to check your availability)
PlayStation Vue is a fantastic option for soccer fans who already own a PlayStation console, but this streaming platform is available on a variety of devices. ESPN, ESPN2, FS1, and FS2, which will get you a lot of soccer action, are part of the Core package of channels that offer soccer and other sports programming, and the options increase at the Elite and Ultra levels. The Español package includes BeIN en Español and a direct route to La Liga matches.
Atletico Madrid vs. Alaves: Preview, last five results, upcoming fixtures
Atletico Madrid (Recent form: WDDDW) got goals from Saul Niguez and Alvaro Morato to blank Athletic Club and get back to a more respectable place in the table. Thanks to Villarreal’s win on Friday, Atletico headed into Saturday’s match sixth in the table on 16 points. The win broke a three-match draw streak for Atleti, which has upcoming matches against Sevilla away (in a crucial La Liga showdown) and at Bayer (which might be the team’s toughest group stage game save for the upcoming Nov. 26 match in Turin against Juventus, of course).
Alaves (Recent form: LWLWL) is, in fact, the team that lost to Villarreal on Friday, a 4-1 defeat that put the Babbazorros down to 14th in the table. While Tuesday’s match catches Atleti on home after little rest, Alaves lets in a fair amount of goals (13 so far through 10 matches), and they’ve only produced eight goals in the same stretch. This could very well end up a typical 1-0 or 2-0 win for Atleti, especially with the impetus to keep pace with a comparatively rested Real Madrid and Barcelona.
Atletico Madrid, Saturday, Nov. 2 at Sevilla (La Liga); Wednesday, Nov. 6 at Bayer Leverkusen (Champions League)
Athletic Bilbao, Sunday, Nov. 3 at Osasuna (La Liga)
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