Networks and Services Streaming Primeira Liga Matches This Year

The Primeira Liga is Portuguese for Premier League; also sometimes referred to as Liga NOS. It is an elite professional football association, part of the Portuguese football league hierarchy. The league is supervised and organized by the Liga Portuguesa de Futebol Profissionial. It currently consists of 18 teams, two of which are placed the lowest and are regulated by the Segunda Liga. Primeira Liga was founded in 1934 which started out as an experimental league named the Campeonato da Liga, and later made official in 1938 as Primeira Divisão until 1999, after which its name was changed. 70 teams have competed in the Primeria Liga but just five have so far been crowned champions, and they are among the Big Three i.e., Benfica with 36 titles, Sporting CP with 18 titles and Porto with 27. As of February 2017, it is placed 7th in the UEFA’s league rankings.

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# of Bundesliga Games Monthly Cost Free Trial HD Stream Cable Required iOS App Android App
watch-fox-sports-streaming-300x182 A few Primeira Liga games and highlights Free App Yes, with Sling/DTVN Yes Yes, except with Sling/DTVN Yes Yes
ESPN-Streaming-NFL-300x74 A few Primeira Liga games and highlights Free App Yes, with Sling/DTVN Yes Yes, except with Sling/DTVN Yes Yes
sling_television-300x150 ALL Primeira Liga Games Live! $20 Watch 7 Days Free Yes No Yes Yes
DTV-Now-300x127 ALL Primeira Liga Games Live! $35 Watch 7 Days Free Yes No Yes Yes

Networks that Stream Primeira Liga Matches Live

Watching Primeira Liga matches in the United States can be a bit challenging. However, GOL TV recently signed an agreement with the league essentially giving them the rights to broadcast all Primeira Liga matches in the US. That said ESPN 1&2, as well as Fox Sports 1&2, also broadcast a couple of matches.

Watch Primeira Liga Live Without Cable

Americans no longer need conventional cable to watch soccer matches or any other type of content. Services like Sling TV and DIRECTV NOW have helped people cut the cord so to speak, making it possible to stream not just Primeira Liga via an assortment of sports channels like ESPN, Fox Sports, etc. but also entertainment and news networks on their mobile devices. Plus unlike conventional cable, none of these cord-cutting services require a mandatory long-term commitment to the service.

Prices of DIRECTV NOW and Sling TV vary depending on the package you choose. However, Sling TV starts at just $20 a month while DIRECTV NOW is slightly pricier starting at $35 a month. Though the latter adds free data for streaming.

Sling (7 Days Free) DIRECTV NOW (7 Days Free)
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Official Network Streaming Apps for Primeira Liga Matches

Primeira Liga does not yet have an official app. Though there are many third-party apps that provide news and information about the league but none offer streaming options in the United States.

Free yet Illegal Primeira Liga Streams

We are sure that there are many websites offering illegal streaming services to Primeira Liga fans in the United States. However, because of their very nature, using these services can get you into trouble for copyright infringement. Instead, we advise that you use the legal streaming methods mentioned above.