CBS SPORTS GOLAZO NETWORK TO STREAM LIVE U.S. OPEN CUP SEMIFINAL MATCHES, INCLUDING ON-SITE PRESENCE FOR MESSI’S NEW-LOOK INTER MIAMI CF AT FC CINCINNATI
Aug. 23 Semifinals Between FC Cincinnati-Inter Miami CF and Houston Dynamo-Real Salt Lake Will Stream Live on CBS Sports Golazo Network for Free and on Paramount+
CBS Sports Golazo Network’s Coverage Includes Pre- and Post-Match Shows, and On-Site Announcer Crew and Pitchside Reporter for FC Cincinnati-Inter Miami CF
CBS Sports Golazo Network, the free 24-hour soccer streaming channel, is the English-language home for live match coverage of the 2023 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup semifinals between FC Cincinnati-Inter Miami CF and Real Salt Lake-Houston Dynamo on Wednesday, Aug. 23. Match coverage, including pre- and post-match studio coverage, will stream live on CBS Sports Golazo Network, which is available for free on connected TV and mobile devices through the CBS Sports App and Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com, as well as stream live on Paramount+.
CBS Sports Golazo Network’s semifinal match coverage of the U.S. Open Cup, the oldest ongoing national soccer competition in the United States, begins with an hour-long studio show beginning at 6:00 PM, ET, getting fans ready for top of the table FC Cincinnati squaring off against Lionel Messi’s new-look Inter Miami CF squad, which comes in fresh off a Leagues Cup title. Kickoff for the match is scheduled for 7:00 PM, ET, on CBS Sports Golazo Network and Paramount+.
Host Susannah Collins will anchor studio coverage alongside analysts Charlie Davies, Maurice Edu and Jordan Angeli, with Christina Unkel contributing to coverage as CBS Sports’ rules analyst.
Live on site from Cincinnati’s TQL Stadium, Andrés Cordero will conduct play-by-play for FC Cincinnati vs. Inter Miami CF alongside match analyst Ray Hudson, with Nico Cantor providing reports pitchside during the match as well as pre- and post-match.
Studio coverage will continue at 9:00 PM, ET, recapping the first semifinal and previewing Houston Dynamo vs. Real Salt Lake kicking off at 9:30 PM, ET, on CBS Sports Golazo Network and Paramount+. Following the second semifinal, the crew will wrap the action with a post-match show at 11:30 PM, ET. Both matches will also be available on demand on Paramount+.
In addition to live match coverage, Paramount+ will also offer a second-screen “Star Cam” experience for FC Cincinnati vs. Inter Miami CF that will spotlight Messi, who has 10 goals in his first seven appearances for the club.
The Wednesday, Sept. 27, U.S. Open Cup final will air live on CBS Sports Network and stream on Paramount+ as CBS Sports is the English-language home of the tournament’s final two rounds.
CBS Sports Golazo Network is a first-of-its-kind free, 24-hour soccer streaming network in the U.S. offering fans unparalleled coverage of all the top domestic and international soccer competitions. Exclusively dedicated to showing the best soccer from across the world, its robust 24/7 programming lineup includes, among others, live studio shows and matches leveraging CBS Sports’ collection of top-tier soccer properties, including UEFA, Serie A, NWSL, Concacaf national team competitions and more. Click here to see how to easily access CBS Sports Golazo Network across devices.
In addition to live match coverage, CBS Sports Golazo Network will provide in-depth analysis of the U.S. Open Cup across its live studio programming, including MORNING FOOTY and BOX 2 BOX. CBS Sports will also provide additional editorial coverage on CBSSports.com, the Golazo Starting XI newsletter and across its @CBSSportsGolazo social accounts.
CBS Sports’ U.S. Open Cup Semifinal Coverage
*All times ET
|U.S. Open Cup Pre-Match Show||6:00 PM||CBS Sports Golazo Network / Paramount+|
|FC Cincinnati vs. Inter Miami CF||7:00 PM||CBS Sports Golazo Network / Paramount+|
|Star Cam – Messi Spotlight||7:00 PM||Paramount+|
|U.S. Open Cup Studio Show||9:00 PM||CBS Sports Golazo Network / Paramount+|
|Houston Dynamo vs. Real Salt Lake||9:30 PM||CBS Sports Golazo Network / Paramount+|
|U.S. Open Cup Post-Match Show||11:30 PM||CBS Sports Golazo Network / Paramount+|