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How to stream Cruz Azul vs. Tigres live

Both teams are checking in for this match between Concacaf Champions League legs.

 

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Published Feb 22, 2020   Updated Feb 21, 2020, 6:51 pm CST

Here’s everything you need to know to stream Cruz Azul vs. Tigres live on Saturday.

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Cruz Azul vs. Tigres UANL

  • When: 8pm ET, Saturday, Feb. 22
  • Where: Estadio Azteca in Mexico City
  • Broadcast: ESPN Deportes, Univision
  • Streaming Service: FuboTV, Sling TV, AT&T TV Now, Vidgo
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Cruz Azul vs. Tigres: Preview

Cruz Azul hosts UANL Tigres on Saturday after both Mexican giants had somewhat of a mixed bag in Concacaf Champions League this week. Cruz Azul trailed for nearly the entire game in Jamaica against Portmore United, before getting two late goals—one in the ninth minute of stoppage time— to turn it around and all but assure it of advancing.

Tigres, on the other hand, struggled in CCL as they have all to often, blowing a 1-0 halftime lead in San Salvador to lose 2-1 to Alianza FC. This clash comes in between two sets of games that both clubs are prioritizing, so this match has potential for lots of goals. 

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Cruz Azul vs. Tigres live stream: How to watch Liga MX matches

The match is on FuboTV; this streaming service provides fans the opportunity to catch Liga MX action throughout the season.

1) FuboTV

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  • 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 NBC and NBCSN for Premier League matches, 10 beIN SPORTS channels for La Liga and Ligue 1FS1, FS2, UniMás, and Champions League action 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.)

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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

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Sling TV provides two base channel package options, each priced at $30 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.) Sling Blue also brings Fox News Channel, MSNBC, and Headline News as part of its regular slate of channels, with Fox Business Channel available for those who get the Sling Blue News Extra add-on.

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If you’re Team “Why Not Both,” Sling Orange + Blue combines the two for just $45 per month.

Other features include a Free Cloud DVR tier for all subscribers (allowing 10 hours of recording a month), the ability to record all live linear channels, and no VOD preemption on any channels. New subscribers get $10 off the first month.

To add beIN SPORTS and ESPN Deportes 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 Best of Spanish + Sling Orange for $35 per month gives you access to ESPN Deportes.) For more information, check out our guide to Sling TV channels and our Sling TV review.

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3) AT&T TV Now

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  • Cost: $65-$135 per month
  • AT&T TV Now devices: Roku, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV, iOS and Android devices
  • Local channels: NBC, CBS, Fox, ABC, the CW (enter your ZIP code here to check your availability)
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AT&T TV Now is a bonus for AT&T wireless customers, especially for those who happen to be soccer fans. It provides instant access to more than 45 channels, including local channels. That means NBC as well as NBCSN for Premier League action, Fox as well as FS1 and FS2 for MLS, Bundesliga, the U.S. men’s and women’s teams, and even Liga MX offerings, and ESPN and ESPN2 for its array of soccer and other sports programming. It even offers free HBO on PLUS and MAX channel suites. Plus, it comes with CloudDVR for up to 20 hours of TV recording per month. One account works on two devices, but you can add more devices for only $5.

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4) Vidgo

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  • Cost: $14.99-24.99 or $39.99-$49.99 per month
  • Vidgo devices: Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, iOS and Android devices

Vidgo offers a package for under $40 a month that pulls together more than 60 English-language channels into its National English Package, including ABC, Fox, the ESPN family of channels (including ESPN Deportes), FS1, FS2, Fox Deportes and BeIN Sports, for sports fans. It offers an array of entertainment favorites, including A&E, HGTV, History, Lifetime, and a full range of Nickelodeon channels, including TeenNick and NickToons.

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College sports fans will love it, too: The ACCN, Big Ten Network, the Longhorn Network, and Pac-12 Network are all on the Core package, and for $10 more, the Plus package offers all six market-specific Pac-12 Networks. 

If you just want your Vidgo en Español, it features programming from throughout the Americas and even Spain in two skinny packages. Both the Latino Streaming Plan ($14.99 per month) and Latino Mas Streaming Plan ($24.99 per month) include BeIN’s main Spanish-language channel, TyC Sports, and Azteca America, while the higher tier adds DAZN, Fox Deportes, and ESPN Deportes.

Also, through its Vidgo app, it’s offering the option of Social TV, which allows Vidgo users to connect in real-time as they’re watching programming on their phones.

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Cruz Azul vs. Tigres: Recent form, summary of last match, odds, upcoming fixtures

Cruz Azul (last five league games: WWDWL) is on the right side of the playoff line this season, as manager Robert Siboldi has his squad two points clear after missing Liguilla by four points during the Apertura. Cruz Azul picked up a vital win in the league last time out, when it went into Estadio Akron and beat Guadalajara 2-1.

El Tri U-23 prospect Roberto Alvarado has impressed, notching four assists in his six games so far. If he can maintain his current form, it spells great things for both Cruz Azul’s Liguilla hopes and Mexico’s chance at making some noise at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

Tigres (last five league games: LWLWL) have used the $8 million for Lucas Zelarayan’s sale to Columbus Crew to fill out their starting lineup, signing Nicolas López in the much-needed right winger slot. The Uruguayan striker is at the front end of his prime, and will help compliment the veteran forward line for UANL, which includes Javier Aquino, Eduardo Vargas, Enner Valencia and, of course, André-Pierre Gignac.

The French World Cup veteran has four goals in five games, but with the rest of Tigres combining for just two goals, the northern powerhouse is in an unfamiliar mid-table position. A win at Azteca on Saturday night would soothe Tigres’ fans worries a bit, as well as bring them level on points with Cruz Azul in 6th.

Odds

Cruz Azul is the home favorite on Saturday night at +120, with a tie at +210 and a Tigres win at +245, according to DraftKings Sportsbook.

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Upcoming Fixtures

Cruz Azul: Tuesday, Feb. 25 vs. Portmore United (Concacaf Champions League); Friday, Feb. 28 at Morelia (Liga MX)

Tigres – Wednesday, Feb. 26 vs. Alianza FC (Concacaf Champions League); Saturday, Feb. 29 vs. UNAM Pumas (Liga MX)

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*First Published: Feb 22, 2020, 11:00 am CST