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It’s win or go home now.

The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup gets serious now: It’s progressed to the knockout rounds, meaning that teams either win or go home. One tournament dark horse, Australia, is already out after succumbing to Norway—via penalty kicks—in their round of 16 match. Now, the U.S. faces its own knockout match with a Spain team that survived a group that included Germany and China.

The U.S. still looks every part the favorite to win the tournament, beating all three foes in their group by an 18-0 margin. It only gets tougher from here, though. Beating Spain sets up for a quarterfinal match with France, whose favorite status is made even more formidable by being the host nation. Winning on Monday sets up a matchup that might have even more fireworks than the final.

Here’s everything you need to know to watch the United States vs. Spain at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

United States vs. Spain

  • When: 12p ET, Monday, June 24
  • Where: Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, France
  • Streaming: FS1

2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup live stream: Watch U.S. vs. Spain for free

Each of the following services carries Fox, providing a one-week trial and therefore an easy way to watch U.S. vs. Spain at the 2019 Women’s World Cup for free.

1) Sling TV

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Sling Orange + Blue

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 NFL Network, FS1 and FS2 (where much of the Women’s World Cup action will be), NBCSN, and local channels. 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 LaLiga, 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.


2) FuboTV

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FuboTV

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, NBCSN, FS1, FS2, UniMás, and Champions League actions via TNT all on tap. And for the Women’s World Cup, it’s especially strong, promising to stream each match in 4K. 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 and our FuboTV review.)

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.


3) PlayStation Vue

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PlayStation Vue’s Core package

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. FS1 and FS2, where the bulk of Women’s World Cup coverage lives, 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.


4) Hulu with Live TV

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Hulu + Live TV

Hulu with Live TV includes sports programming among its broad spectrum of offerings, and as a subscriber to the service, you’ll get free access to Hulu’s sizable on-demand library. (Check out the full list of Hulu Live TV channels.)


5) YouTube TV

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YouTube TV

YouTube TV is a great option for soccer fans, including TNT for Champions League matches, NBCSN for Premier League matches, and broadcasting partnerships with three MLS teams. (Take a look at the full list of YouTube TV channels here.)


United States vs. Spain: Why it matters

It would be shocking for the U.S. to exit the tournament this early, but Spain’s a team that can play with the U.S. The teams dueled in Alicante this past January, with the U.S squeaking out a 1-0 win. It’s very possible, though, that we’ll see a rotated lineup to help rest players needed against the tougher opponents awaiting them, so we may see a lineup looking more like the one that faced Chile than the one that faced Sweden.

Julie Ertz, who missed the last match with a hip contusion, will be likely to return to action, which is great news, as her play in defensive midfield is essential in connecting the team’s yet-to-be-tested defense against their potent offense. One thing is certain, though, assuming the U.S. gets a win Monday: It only gets tougher from here.

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Phil West

Phil West

Phil West is a sports reporter and the author of two books on soccer, ‘The United States of Soccer,’ and ‘I Believe That We Will Win,’ both from The Overlook Press. His work has appeared most recently in MLSSoccer.com, Pro Soccer USA, Texas Highways, and Howler. Based in Austin, he is also a lecturer in the Writing Program at the University of Texas at San Antonio.