The Crew travel to Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey, on Saturday for their fourth game of the 2023 MLS season, facing the New York Red Bulls.
The Red Bulls are 0-1-2 on the season and 12th in the Eastern Conference standings, after a 1-1 draw at Minnesota United on a snow-covered field last week. The Crew are 1-1-1, which is good for ninth in the Eastern Conference, and tied Toronto FC 1-1 in their last game.
In 2023, all MLS games will be broadcast by Apple TV, so here’s everything you need to know about how to watch the Crew’s game against the Red Bulls.
MLS Season Pass:What you need to know about watching the Columbus Crew on Apple TV
What time does the Crew play against New York Red Bulls?
Kickoff: 7:39 p.m. ET; Red Bull Arena; Harrison, New Jersey
What channel is the Crew game on at at New York Red Bulls?
The game will not be on linear TV. MLS Season Pass on Apple TV is the only way to watch. MLS Season Pass can be accessed via the Apple TV app on iPhones, iPads, Apple TV devices, gaming consoles and most smart TVs, as well as in computer browsers (tv.apple.com)
Do I have to pay for Apple TV to watch the Crew game?
Apple plans to make approximately 40% of the games free this season, but this week, Saturday’s game against the New York Red Bulls requires a subscription to MLS Season Pass.
Existing Apple TV+ subscribers can get the MLS Season Pass package for $79 for the whole season or $12.99 per month. For those who don’t already subscribe to Apple TV+, it isn’t a requirement to access MLS Season Pass — the package can be purchased for $99 for the season or $14.99 per month.
Free access to MLS Season Pass is available to Crew season ticket members — one access code per season-ticket account was emailed in early February — and for T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile customers.
Who are the broadcasters for the Crew game at New York Red Bulls?
On the Apple TV English broadcast, Steve Cangialosi will be doing play-by-play with Danny Higginbotham as the color analyst. Apple’s intent to have a regionalized model for their broadcasts is already evident — this will be the third Crew game that Cangialosi and Higginbotham have called this year.
On the Apple TV Spanish broadcast, Diego Pessolano (play-by-play) and Luis Gerardo Bucci (analyst) will be on the call.
How can I listen to the Crew game on the radio?
Crew games will once again be on 97.1 The Fan this season, with Chris Doran doing play-by-play. The Spanish radio broadcast, by La Mega 103.1 FM, will feature Juan Valladares doing the commentary.