Copa America Live Stream 2016: How to Watch Online Free without Cable

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Copa America is a worldwide soccer tournament taking place in the USA during the month of June. Want to catch a Copa America live stream?

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The 100th anniversary of Copa America kicked off on June 3rd and the anticipation for the tournament has been huge. Not since the 1994 FIFA World Cup has the United States hosted a men’s soccer tournament of this size and this level of prestige. FOX Sports will be airing the entirety of the 32 matches of the tournament across the FOX network of channels. Fox Sports 1 (FS1) will have the most matches, 21 in total, and the others will be spread out between FOX’s main network, FX, and FS2. If you’d like to catch a 2016 Copa America live stream, read our guide below to learn how.  We even tell you how you can legally watch a Copa America live stream free!

It is actually incredibly easy to watch Copa America online or right on your TV without paying the big price of a cable subscription. There are multiple options and they vary based on the game and channel, so read on to learn more about how to watch Copa America online, free or at a low cost!


Watch Copa America Live Stream on Sling TV

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Dish Network’s subscription streaming service, Sling TV, will be a top option to watch Copa America streaming during the entire tournament. Sling TV recently made an agreement with FOX and now has an entry-level package that includes multiple channels from the network. This will be your way to use the service to stream Copa America during the entire exciting tournament.

Sling TV (review) costs $20 per month and has over 30 cable channels available for streaming. Channels included in the package featuring FOX are FS1, FS2FX, regional FOX Sports networks, TBS, TNT, AMC, and in some locations FOX’s main network channel. You can check the Sling TV site to find out if you’ll get the main network, but if not you can watch it on-demand. With these channels you’ll be able to watch a ton of Copa America live stream and plenty of other content as well.

All of the Copa America streaming can be watched either on your computer, mobile device, or tablet as Sling TV is compatible with nearly all the most popular devices. In addition, you can watch right on your TV with a connected device like Roku, Chromecast, or Amazon Fire TV. For a limited time you can even get a Roku free when you subscribe to three months of Sling TV. It’s a great deal, considering the Roku starts at $70, so you basically get it $10 off with Sling TV as an added bonus.

Sling TV will also offer Spanish Copa America streaming via Univision Deportes, a channel which is available via the Sports Extra package, which is just $5 a month extra. This package will add on 9 more awesome sports channels to your existing selection, making Sling TV even more powerful!

You can watch Copa America online free for a week with Sling TV’s free 7-day trial!


PlayStation Vue lets you Stream Copa America Live

Playstation Vue

Another cable alternative is Sony’s PlayStation Vue, which is another option to watch a Copa America live stream in a couple different ways. Similar to Sling TV, some locations have FOX’s main network channel, you can check out the site to learn more. In addition, the starting package includes FS1, FS2, FX, TNT, ESPN, ESPN2, TBS, and Comedy Central. So, you can watch Copa America streaming for almost the entire tournament on PlayStation Vue. And, if you do not get access to FOX you can watch any of its broadcasts on-demand the next day.

PlayStation Vue is more expensive than Sling TV, with a starting price of $29.99 in most locations and $39.99 in the locations where FOX and other network channels like ABC, CBS, and NBC are available. Also, the Copa America stream can be watched on PlayStation Consoles, iOS devices, or your TV with Chromecast or Amazon Fire TV. Slightly limited in terms of viewing options and there are some restrictions on what you can watch on mobile devices outside your home. Overall, PlayStation Vue is a solid option to watch Copa America streaming and if you are interested you can learn more in our full review of the service.


Stream Copa America and other Soccer Matches on FOX Soccer 2GO

FOX Soccer 2Go

FOX’s foray into streaming services, Fox Soccer 2GO is for the soccer fanatic and not only lets you watch Copa America online, but you can watch nearly 1,400 soccer and rugby matches each year on the service. The entire Copa America tournament will be available and other tournaments FOX Soccer 2GO streams include the FIFA World Cup, CONCACAF Gold Cup, UEFA Super Cup, and Euro 2016 qualifiers. Matches from Bundesliga, the Europa League, UEFA Champions League, and several others are covered as well. You can check out our Fox Soccer 2GO review to learn what else you watch other than the Copa America stream. The service costs $19.99 per month or $99.99 for the full-year, which lets you save about $140 compared to paying monthly.


Watch Copa America Spanish Coverage on Univision Deportes


Univision Deportes will also host the entire Copa America Centenario tournament. If you’d prefer to watch Spanish coverage of the tournament, you’ll need a service that offers Univision Deportes.

One such service is FuboTV. This online streaming service is perfect for soccer fans, as it includes many of the top soccer networks, all available for live streaming. With a subscription, you’ll enjoy access to Bein Sports, Univision, GOLTV, and many more. You can stream FuboTV on a wide variety of devices – check our review for full details.

FuboTV offers an amazing selection of live content, and amazingly, it’s offered at just $9.95 a month. It gets even cheaper if you subscribe to an annual pass at $95/year. And if you sign up now, you’ll have a perfect way to watch Copa America Online in Spanish throughout the whole tournament!

Start your FREE trial of FuboTV today! It’s a great way to watch Copa America online free for 24 hours.

*Note: Sling TV will also offer Spanish coverage of Copa America via the Sports Extra and Deportes Extra channel packs.


Copa America Streaming Schedule

*All times listed are Eastern Time

*All games are available to stream online via Sling TV

*Spanish language coverage available for all games on Univision Deportes (through Sling TV or FuboTV)

Group Stage

Friday, June 3

9:30 p.m: United States vs. Colombia (FS1)

Saturday, June 4

5:00 p.m: Costa Rica vs. Paraguay (FOX)

7:30 p.m: Haiti vs. Peru (FS2)

10:00 p.m: Brazil vs. Ecuador (FS1)

Sunday, June 5

5:00 p.m: Jamaica vs. Venezuela (FOX)

8:00 p.m: Mexico vs. Uruguay (FS1)

Monday, June 6

7:00 p.m: Panama vs. Bolivia (FS1)

10:00 p.m: Argentina vs. Chile (FS1)

Tuesday, June 7

8:00 p.m: United States vs. Costa Rica (FS1)

10:00 p.m: Colombia vs. Paraguay (FS1)

Wednesday, June 8

7:30 p.m: Brazil vs. Haiti (FS1)

10:00 p.m: Ecuador vs. Peru (FS2)

Thursday, June 9

7:30 p.m: Uruguay vs. Venezuela (FS1)

10:00 p.m: Mexico vs. Jamaica (FS1)

Friday, June 10

7:00 p.m: Chile vs. Bolivia (FOX)

9:30 p.m: Argentina vs. Panama (FOX)

Saturday, June 11

7:00 p.m: United States vs. Paraguay (FS1)

9:00 p.m: Colombia vs. Costa Rica (FS2)

Sunday, June 12

6:30 p.m: Ecuador vs. Haiti (FS2)

8:30 p.m: Brazil vs. Peru (FS1)

Monday, June 13

8:00 p.m: Mexico vs. Venezuela (FS1)

10:00 p.m: Uruguay vs. Jamaica (FS1)

Tuesday, June 14

8:00 p.m: Chile vs. Panama (FS1)

10:00 p.m: Argentina vs. Bolivia (FS1)



Thursday, June 16

9:30 p.m: USA vs Ecuador (FS1)

Friday, June 17

8:00 p.m: Peru vs Colombia (FS1)

Saturday, June 18

7:00 p.m: Argentina vs Venezuela (FX)

10:00 p.m: Mexico vs Chile (FX)



Tuesday, June 21

9:00 p.m: USA vs Argentina (FS1)

Wednesday, June 22

8:00 p.m: Colombia vs Chile (FS1)

Third Place Game

Saturday, June 25

8:00 p.m: Teams TBD (FX)


Championship Game

Sunday, June 26

8:00 p.m: Copa America Final – Argentina vs Chile (FS1)


Check out ESPN’s list of the top players to watch during the tournament, and get ready for an exciting month of June! Now that you know how to watch the Copa America live stream, sit back and enjoy the show! If you want to learn more about different ways to stream soccer without cable, check out our soccer guide here. Or, if you are interested in some other sports our full sports guide has all the details you’ll need.



Matt Pelletier

Matt Pelletier

Matt Pelletier has a background in finance and information technology and has written for publications with themes ranging from sports to enterprise technology and investments.
Matt Pelletier