Whip-Around Show MLS Breakaway Set to Return to NBC Sports Network Aug. 3

NBC Sports Group will present the second edition of MLS Breakaway on Saturday, August 3, at 9 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network.

NBCsports_MLSThe day’s soccer coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. ET with the Sporting Kansas City-New York Red Bulls match, followed by the unique NBC Sports Group presentation MLS Breakaway (9-10:30 p.m. ET), a special 90-minute “whip-around” show featuring multiple live look-ins to regional broadcasts of four games being played at that time.

NBC Sports Group’s new lead MLS play-by-play voice John Strong and analyst Kyle Martino will host MLS Breakaway coverage from NBC Sports Groups’ International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn.

“I’m excited to be a part of the next edition of MLS Breakaway,” says Strong. “I really enjoyed watching the first show in March and its high-energy, ‘center of the soccer universe’ feel as they whipped around from game to game.”


Full schedule of NBC Sports Network’s soccer coverage on Sat., August 3 (all times ET):

Game Home Away Start Time^
Game 1 Sporting Kansas City New York Red Bulls 6:30 p.m.
Game 2* D.C. United Montreal Impact 7:30 p.m.
Game 3* Philadelphia Union Chicago Fire 8 p.m.
Game 4* Colorado Rapids Real Salt Lake 8:30 p.m.
Game 5* Houston Dynamo Columbus Crew 9 p.m.

*MLS Breakaway

^Note that some start times have been changed from the original MLS schedule.

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