US streaming service Pluto TV adds MLS football channel

US football league MLS has partnered with free-streaming service Pluto TV to launch a dedicated channel in the country.

The channel’s coverage includes highlights packages from each match week comprising the best goals and plays, classic matches, ongoing original digital series The Movement and punditry show Matchday Central.

“Major League Soccer is always evaluating new opportunities to provide our young, diverse and tech savvy fan base increased access to our matches, athletes and clubs. We are thrilled to offer a new free, content destination for our fans,” said MLS’s senior vice-president, media, Chris Schlosser.

Pluto TV’s first foray into pro sports enhances the library of the service which includes movies on demand from nearly 150 major studios, over 100 curated channels, and productions from digital-first outlets.