World Cup 2018 on US TV: How to Watch & Live Stream Matches

This summer, the 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup takes place in Russia as 32 teams from around the globe fight it out for supremacy. Every game will be beamed into homes across six continents as the most talented players showcase their abilities on football’s grandest stage.

Reigning champions Germany are aiming for a record-equalling fifth title, which would put them level with Brazil, and, while the United States won’t be taking part, Mexico will be aiming to go as far as possible in the knock-out stage.

The 21st edition of the World Cup will feature 32 teams, including three – Mexico, Costa Rica and Panama – from the Concacaf region (North America, Central America and the Caribbean) playing a total of 64 matches across 12 venues (11 cities) throughout Russia. will provide coverage of more than 30 MLS players who could represent as many as 12 countries participating in the tournament.

Read More >> FIFA World Cup 2018 Match Schedule as per PST Pacific Standard Time

Here’s how you can watch the tournament in both English or Spanish in the USA and Canada:


English-language: The FOX family of networks will carry every World Cup match in the United States with games airing on: FOX (38 matches) and FS1 (26 matches). In addition to match coverage, FOX Sports will offer extensive studio programming from Russia’s iconic Red Square, including pregame, postgame and late-night shows.

Spanish-language: Similarly, Telemundo Deportes will carry Spanish-language coverage in the USA of all the matches on: Telemundo (56 matches) and NBC Universo (8 matches).

All live World Cup 2018 matches on US TV

Thursday June 14, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
Russa vs Saudi ArabiaGroup A11:00FOX

Friday June 15, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
Egypt vs UruguayGroup A08:00FS1
Morocco vs IranGroup B11:00FOX
Portugal vs SpainGroup B14:00FOX

Saturday June 16, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
France vs AustraliaGroup C06:00FS1
Argentina vs IcelandGroup D09:00FOX
Peru vs DenmarkGroup C12:00FS1
Croatia vs NigeriaGroup D15:00FS1

Sunday, June 17, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
Costa Rica vs SerbiaGroup E08:00FOX
Germany vs MexicoGroup F11:00FS1
Brazil vs SwitzerlandGroup E14:00FS1

Monday June 18, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
Sweden vs South KoreaGroup F08:00FS1
Belgium vs PanamaGroup G11:00FS1
Tunisia vs EnglandGroup G14:00FS1

Tuesday June 19, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
Colombia vs JapanGroup H08:00FS1
Poland vs SenegalGroup H11:00FOX
Russia vs EgyptGroup A14:00FOX

Wednesday June 20, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
Portugal vs MoroccoGroup B08:00FS1
Uruguay vs Saudi ArabiaGroup A11:00FOX
Iran vs SpainGroup B14:00FOX

Thursday June 21, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
Denmark vs AustraliaGroup C08:00FS1
France vs PeruGroup C11:00FOX
Argentina vs CroatiaGroup D14:00FOX

Friday June 22, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
Brazil vs Costa RicaGroup E08:00FS1
Nigeria vs IcelandGroup D11:00FOX
Serbia vs SwitzerlandGroup E14:00FOX

Saturday June 23, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
Belgium vs TunisiaGroup G08:00FOX
South Korea vs MexicoGroup F11:00FOX
Germany vs SwedenGroup F14:00FOX

Sunday June 24, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
England vs PanamaGroup G08:00FS1
Japan vs SenegalGroup H11:00FOX
Poland vs ColombiaGroup H14:00FOX

Monday June 25, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
Uruguay vs RussiaGroup A10:00FOX
Saudi Arabia vs EgyptGroup A10:00FS1
Iran vs PortugalGroup B14:00FOX
Spain vs MoroccoGroup B14:00FS1

Tuesday June 26, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
Denmark vs FranceGroup C10:00FOX
Australia vs PeruGroup C10:00FS1
Nigeria vs ArgentinaGroup D14:00FOX
Iceland vs CroatiaGroup D14:00FS1

Wednesday June 27, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
South Korea vs GermanyGroup F10:00FS1
Mexico vs SwedenGroup F10:00FOX
Serbia vs BrazilGroup E14:00FOX
Switzerland vs Costa RicaGroup E14:00FS1

Thursday June 28, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
Japan vs PolandGroup H10:00FS1
Senegal vs ColombiaGroup H10:00FOX
England vs BelgiumGroup G14:00FOX
Panama vs TunisiaGroup G14:00FS1

Saturday June 30, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
Group C winner vs Group D runner-upRound of 1610:00FOX
Group A winner vs Group B runner-upRound of 1614:00FOX

Sunday July 1, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
Group B winner vs Group A runner-upRound of 1610:00FOX
Group D winner vs Group C runner-upRound of 1614:00FOX

Monday July 2, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
Group E winner vs Group F runner-upRound of 1610:00FS1
Group G winner vs Group H runner-upRound of 1614:00FOX

Tuesday July 3, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
Group F winner vs Group E runner-upRound of 1610:00FS1
Group H winner vs Group G runner-upRound of 1614:00FOX

Friday July 6, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
Quarter-finalist 1 vs Quarter-finalist 2Quarter-finals10:00FS1
Quarter-finalist 5 vs Quarter-finalist 6Quarter-finals14:00FS1

Saturday July 7, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
Quarter-finalist 7 vs Quarter-finalist 8Quarter-finals08:00FOX
Quarter-finalist 3 vs Quarter-finalist 4Quarter-finals14:00FOX

Tuesday July 10, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
Semi-finalist 1 vs Semi-finalist 2Semi-finals14:00FOX

Wednesday July 11, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
Semi-finalist 3 vs Semi-finalist 4Semi-finals14:00FOX

Saturday July 14, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
Semi-final 1 loser vs Semi-final 2 loserThird-place play-off10:00FOX

Sunday July 15, 2018

MatchGroup / stageKick-off time (ET)Channel
Semi-final 1 winner vs Semi-final 2 winnerFinal11:00FOX

Mexico World Cup 2018 matches on US TV

Mexico have been drawn in Group F at the World Cup alongside Germany, Sweden and South Korea. Their games will be shown live on TV on both FOX and FS1. Juan Carlos Osorio’s side get things under way on June 17 when they face reigning champions Germany at the Luzhniki Stadium and that game can be watched live on FS1.

Those games can also be streamed live online using Fox Sports Go and Fox Soccer Match Pass.

MatchStageDate / Kick-off time (ET)Channel
Germany vs MexicoGroup FJun 17 / 11:00FS1
Mexico vs South KoreaGroup FJun 23 / 11:00FOX
Mexico vs SwedenGroup FJun 27 / 10:00FOX

How to watch the 2018 World Cup final on TV

The 2018 World Cup final is set to take place on Sunday, July 15 at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. It is scheduled to kick off at 11:00 ET (18:00 local time) and it can be watched live on TV on FOX. The World Cup final will also be available to stream live online using the broadcaster’s’ live-streaming services – Fox Sports Go and Fox Soccer Match Pass.


English-language: Every contest will be streamed in the USA on: the official FOX Sports and the FOX Soccer Match Pass apps on iOS and Android, on desktop computers via, as well as with connected devices including Apple TV, Android TV, FireTV, Roku, Chromecast and Xbox One.

Spanish-language: Telemundo Deportes will make all the matches available to US-based users on the Telemundo Deportes en Vivo app as well as via streams on


Futbol de Primera Radio, led by legendary play-by-play man Andres Cantor, will provide Spanish-language coverage for all 64 World Cup matches on its affiliated radio stations in the United States, including pre- and post-game shows.

In addition, Futbol de Primera will stream each of its radio broadcasts online via: the FDP web site, through FDP’s official iOS app and on TuneIn Radio.


Soccer fans in Canada can get 2018 World Cup matches in English on Bell Media’s TSN and CTV networks. All matches will be streamed via the TSN GO app and on desktop computers at

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