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How to watch: 2021 KC NWSL season

The NWSL releases the broadcast schedule for the season.

Houston Dash v Kansas City Photo by Bill Barrett/ISI Photos/Getty Images

With the 2021 NWSL season a week away, set to start on Saturday, May 15, the league announced today the full national broadcast schedule for the 2021 regular season. Regular CBS will air three regular season matches, as well as the 2021 NWSL Championship. Paramount+, a ViacomCBS’ subscription streaming service, will also stream those four matches. CBS Sports Network will air 11 regular season games and three playoff contests, including one quarterfinal and both semifinals. Note that CBS Sports is available through a cable subscription. Paramount+ will exclusively stream 82 additional regular season matches in the U.S.

Kansas City will be featured nationally in two of its first three games on CBS Sports Network, plus a third game on CBS in June. The first game of the season that takes Kansas City to face Racing Louisville Saturday, May 15 at 4 p.m. CT. will be available on CBS Sports Network. Kansas City’s regular season home debut on Wednesday, May 26 at 7 p.m. CT will be aired exclusively on CBS Sports Network as well.

Kansas City will be featured on CBS on Sunday, June 20 when they face off against the Portland Thorns, marking the first time the two teams will meet since they clashed in the Challenge Cup opening match on April 9. That match in Portland on June 20 now kicks off at 3 p.m. CT while the Thorns only appearance in Kansas City, October 10, will now start at 5:30 p.m. CT.

The full Kansas City NWSL regular season schedule, with broadcast information is below. Home matches are in bold. All times CT.

  1. Saturday, May 15 at Racing Louisville @ 4pm on CBS Sports Network
  2. Sunday, May 23 at Houston Dash @ 6pm on Paramount+
  3. Wednesday, May 26 vs. Chicago Red Stars @ 7pm on CBS Sports Network
  4. Sunday, May 30 at Orlando Pride @ 5pm on Paramount+
  5. Sunday, June 6 vs. Houston Dash @ 1pm on Paramount+
  6. Sunday, June 20 at Portland Thorns @ 3pm on CBS
  7. Wednesday, June 23 vs. Orlando Pride @ 1pm on Paramount+
  8. Saturday, June 26 vs. Washington Spirit @ 7:30pm on Twitch
  9. Friday, July 2 at NJ/NY Gotham @ 6pm on Paramount+
  10. Sunday, July 11 at OL Reign @ 6pm on Paramount+
  11. Friday, July 23 vs. NC Courage @ 7pm on Twitch
  12. Sunday, August 1 at Portland Thorns @ 2pm on Paramount+
  13. Sunday, August 8 at Racing Louisville @ 2pm on Paramount+
  14. Saturday, August 14 vs. OL Reign @ 7pm on Paramount+
  15. Saturday, August 21 at NC Courage 6pm on Paramount+
  16. Wednesday, August 25 vs. Racing Louisville @ 7pm on Paramount+
  17. Saturday, August 28 at Chicago Red Stars @ 7pm Twitch
  18. Sunday, September 5 vs. NC Courage @ 6pm on Paramount+
  19. Friday, September 10 vs. NJ/NY Gotham @ 7pm on Twitch
  20. Sunday, September 26 at Washington Spirit @ 4pm on Paramount+
  21. Saturday, October 2 vs. Houston Dash @ 7pm on Paramount+
  22. Sunday, October 10 vs. Portland Thorns @ 5:30pm on Paramount+
  23. Saturday, October 16 at Chicago Red Stars @ 7pm on Paramount+
  24. Saturday, October 30 vs. OL Reign @ 7pm on Paramount+