MLS Launches Second Screen Watch Along for Tonight's El Tráfico Match on Fox
May 8, 2021 - Major League Soccer (MLS) News Release
NEW YORK - Prior to tonight's highly-anticipated match designated as "el tráfico derby" at 8:05 p.m. ET on FOX, kickoff programming begins at 7:30 p.m. ET, Major League Soccer announced it will provide an enhanced second screen fan experience through a Watch Along on Twitch. The stream, which will be hosted by a prominent gaming personality, can be viewed on mlssoccer.com/watchalong.
The Watch Along will be hosted by Nick Bartels, known in the gaming community as Nick RunTheFUTMarket. During the Watch Along, viewers will be able to answer polls and trivia in real time through Sport Buff, an extension that gamifies the viewer experience. Questions will range from match specific to more general entertainment . Fans will receive points for correct answers and top eligible finishers will win prizes from both LAFC and LA Galaxy, including signed jerseys and signed balls.
"Major League Soccer continues to be at the forefront of leveraging technology to positively enhance the fan experience and bring fans closer to the game," said Camilo Durana, MLS Senior Vice President of Properties and Events. "Our commitment to bringing premium content to fans on all platforms and devices helps us to better serve our young, multicultural and connected fans, and reach new audiences through the League's unique fan experience."
For more information on the el tráfico derby Watch Along, visit mlssoccer.com/watchalong.
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