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How to stream Sporting Kansas City vs. Vancouver Whitecaps live

Sporting Kansas City had a challenging 2019 full of ups and downs.

Feb 29, 2020, 1:30 pm

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Phil West

Here’s everything you need to know to stream Sporting Kansas City vs. Vancouver Whitecaps live on Saturday, for Mexican star Alan Pulido’s MLS debut.

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Sporting Kansas City vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

  • When: 10:30pm ET, Saturday, Feb. 29
  • Where: BC Place in Vancouver, Canada
  • Streaming Service: ESPN+
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Sporting Kansas City vs. Vancouver Whitecaps: Preview

Sporting Kansas City had a challenging 2019 full of ups and downs. It dominated Toluca in Concacaf Champions League competition, looking like it might even win the tournament, and then got boat-raced by eventual champs Monterrey in the semifinals. It flirted with a single-game record early in the season by beating Montreal 7-1 but finished the season in 11th place in the West.

Things are different this year, though: Namely, Mexican striker Alan Pulido has signed on, giving SKC a true scorer. The team’s got plenty of talent and is expertly coached by veteran manager Peter Vermes, but Pulido’s possibly what the team needs to return to playoff position.

Vancouver also needed some reinvention and some scoring punch. It’s hoping to get it from Lucas Cavallini, a Canadian national team striker who has been developing in Liga MX over the past few seasons at Puebla.

Sporting Kansas City vs. Vancouver Whitecaps live stream: How to watch MLS matches

The match is on ESPN+, providing an easy way to catch most MLS matches throughout the 2020 season.

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1) ESPN+

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ESPN Plus
  • Cost: $4.99 per month or $49.99 for 12 months (after 7-day free trial)
  • Devices: Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV, Roku players and TV, Oculus Go, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Samsung smart TVs, and iOS and Android devices

ESPN+ is a subscription service that extends ESPN’s existing website and app, and it’s essential for soccer fans in particular, carrying Serie A+, MLS, USL, and FA Cup matches. It encompasses other sporting events as well, including 20 exclusive UFC Fight Night events per year, 180 NHL games, at least one MLB game a day for every day of the season, and a cornucopia of college sports.

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ESPN+ also features the network’s sports talk programming, and it features original series starting with the entire 30 for 30 catalog ESPN made its name on. It also unlocks more content and fewer ads on the ESPN site.


Sporting Kansas City vs. Vancouver Whitecaps: Odds, next matches

Odds

According to the DraftKings Sportsbook oddsmakers (as of Feb. 13):

  • Sporting Kansas City: +118 (wager $100 to win $118)
  • Vancouver Whitecaps FC: +220 (wager $100 to win $220)
  • Draw: +245 (wager $100 to win $245)
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Next match

Sporting Kansas City, Saturday, March 7 vs. Houston Dynamo

Vancouver Whitecaps FC, Saturday, March 7 at LA Galaxy

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*First Published: Feb 29, 2020, 1:30 pm