There are more and more platforms where you can watch football online, although not all of them offer a quality connection. Soccer is a sport that unleashes passions, so suffering interruptions, losing the signal or having to put up with spam content while enjoying an online game can make us lose patience.
For this reason, at ANOVO, as specialists in technology, we bring you a compilation of the best platforms to watch football online. Both through the web and specific applications.
According to the National Commission of Markets and Competition for 2018 data, 2 out of 10 Spaniards claim to watch sports broadcasts live on the Internet. According to the CNMC’s 2019 Telecommunications and Audiovisual Sector Economic Report, there is a growing importance of “premium” content in the television sector, mainly based on content such as football and series .
During 2020 Movistar and Orange are the operators that have bet the most on football for their television offer. In both you can enjoy the Champions League and LaLiga (First and Second Division) matches.
Channels to watch football online this season
Let’s start with the operator that offers the most content:
Watch football online on Movistar+
Movistar+ offers you the possibility to watch on your SmartTV, computer, tablet or smartphone all the matches of:
- Champions League.
- Europe League.
- LaLiga Santander (First Division of Spain).
- LaLiga SmartBank (Second Division of Spain).
- International leagues such as: Bundesliga (Germany), League 1 (France) or Seria A (Italy).
To enjoy all the football on Movistar+ it is necessary to contract the “Fisión Selección Plus” or “Fusión Total Plus” packages.
The platform allows you to watch the matches wherever you are, even abroad, and on any device with an Internet connection. In addition, you will be able to access live controls to go back in the game or return to the live at any time you want.
Watch football in Orange
For its part, among the sports content offered by Orange TV for the 2020-2021 season is football from LaLiga Santander, LaLiga SmartBank, the Champions League, the Europa League and international competitions. To access the matches it is necessary to contract one of the Love Total service packages that include Orange TV Total.
Among the Orange football channels are:
- Movistar LaLiga: LaLiga Santander and LaLiga SmartBank,
- Movistar Champions League: Champions League and Europa League,
- and so on.
Orange TV allows you to have up to 5 devices (smartphone and tablet, PC or smartTV) linked to your account and enjoy the same content on 2 of them simultaneously. In the case of matches on the Movistar LaLiga or Movistar Champions League channels, you can have up to 3 devices.
Vodafone and football
Finally, with regard to the TV platforms of the main operators, Vodafone also offers, although without acquired rights, all the matches of LaLiga Santander, LaLiga SmartBank, the UEFA Champions League, the UEFA Europa League and the UEFA Super Cup These contents are available in the Vodafone TV Bars option .
Vodafone TV Hogar offers a sports package with channels such as: Eurosport, Barça TV, Betis TV, Sevilla TV and others related to other sports such as Fight Sports or Extreme Sports.
Mitele Plus is the platform of the Mediaset group that offers the LaLiga and Champions League matches, although last August it announced that it will no longer offer the matches of these competitions.
Even so, it does offer the option of watching the Copa del Rey matches online.
Dazn is another of the platforms with which you can watch football online in addition to other sports such as basketball. It broadcasts the matches of the Copa del Rey, the Premier League, the Carabao Cup, the FA Cup and the Libertadores. It also allows you to watch Coppa Italia, UFC, Eurosport HD1, Eurosport HD2 and other sports channels.
With Dazn you can connect up to 5 devices, including your game console (Xbox One or PlayStation®4), and view content on 2 of them simultaneously.
In addition to watching football live online, the game will be available for a few days in case you missed it and want to watch it later on demand.
Applications to watch football online
LaLiga Sports TV
An app that offers you all the news from the world of sports and allows you to enjoy live broadcasts from your mobile device. It is available for Android and iOS.
This application allows you to watch the live matches of:
- the Sacyr ASOBAL Handball League,
- the National Futsal League LNFS,
- LEB GOLD Basketball League,
- and the Iberdrola Women’s Football League, among others.
From LaLiga Santander and LaLiga SmartBank football you can enjoy summary videos once the matches are over.
In addition, it also includes content from other sports such as tennis, motor racing, boxing, water polo…
Soccer on TV
Soccer on TV is another application available for Android, iPad and iPhone phones and tablets that allows you to find the online channels that broadcast the sport or match you want to watch.
Through the application, access a list of football match schedules on television channels such as GOL, Bein Sport, LaLiga TV, Multifútbol, Movistar Fútbol, Movistar Deportes, Teledeporte, La Otra, TV3 Catalunia, beIN MAX, Antena 3 or Eurosport .
Although the application doesn’t broadcast any match directly, it does allow you to organize all the information from the different channels that offer live football to decide which one interests you the most.
It also offers information on statistics or results of past matches and allows you to configure goal notifications to keep up to date with what is happening.
The Soccer on TV app has more than 1 million downloads and a rating of 4.5 in the Play Store.