How to watch the Spain vs. Netherlands game

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 6:  Netherlands line up for round of 16 during the FIFA Women's World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 Round of 16 match between Netherlands and Runner Up Group G at Sydney Football Stadium on August 6, 2023 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Stephanie Meek - CameraSport via Getty Images)
The Netherlands and Spain meet at the Women’s World Cup in the quarterfinals this Thursday night. (Stephanie Meek – CameraSport via Getty Images)

The USWNT may be out of the running in the 2023 Women’s World Cup, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t still plenty of action to follow on the tournament field. Thursday, the 2023 World Cup moves into the quarterfinals, starting with a showdown between Spain and the Netherlands. While this year’s World Cup has unfortunately been beset with awkward time differences, Thursday night’s game kicks off at the easy hour of 9 p.m. ET, so no need to have that extra cup of coffee tomorrow afternoon! Here’s everything you need to know about where to watch the Spain vs. Netherlands game, plus the full Women’s World Cup Quarterfinals schedule, where to stream World Cup games and more.

How to watch the Women’s World Cup: Spain vs. Netherlands:

  • Best way to watch World Cup games on Fox

    Sling Blue

Date: Thursday, August 10

Time: 9 p.m. ET

TV Channel: Fox

Streaming: Sling, Fubo

Livestream: VPN

When is the Spain vs. Netherlands World Cup game?

Spain plays the Netherlands this Thursday, at 9 p.m ET.

What channel is the Spain vs. Netherlands World Cup game on?

Since 2015, Fox has the English-language broadcast rights to the Women’s World Cup in the United States. Telemundo will broadcast the Spanish-language coverage, and Peacock will stream Spanish coverage. Both Networks will show each of the 64 games live.

Thursday night’s Spain vs. Netherlands game will air on Fox, which many viewers already get free over-the-air. Don’t have access to Fox? Check out our recommendations to help you watch the Women’s World Cup in 2023.

How to watch the Women’s World Cup: Spain vs. Netherlands without cable:

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Starting at just $20 for your first month, Sling TV’s Blue plan offers Fox and FS1 in select markets, along with 41 other channels. A Sling subscription also includes 50 hours of free DVR storage, so if you’re worried about missing any of the early morning World Cup action, you can always record games. With no tricky contract to get out of, at $20, Sling Blue is an easy and affordable way to watch the entire month of World Cup games. 

$23 at Sling

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Fubo TV’s Pro tier gives you access to Fox and FS1 (make sure to check your zip code for eligibility) along with tons of other great channels for watching sports like ABC, CBS, CBS Sports Network and Ion. At a total of $75 per month, the live TV streaming service is definitely the priciest option on this list, but will allow you to watch every World Cup game, and still leaves you with major savings compared to a traditional cable package. Fubo subscribers also get 1,000 hours of cloud DVR storage, so you can record those early morning games to watch later. The platform also offers a 7-day free trial period, so you could catch some of the Women’s World Cup totally free.

$0 at Fubo

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All 64 World Cup matches will be available to stream with solely Spanish coverage on Peacock!

Starting at just $5 a month, a Peacock subscription is the easiest way to stream live sports and events airing on NBC. In addition to the World Cup, you’ll get access to thousands of hours of shows and movies, including beloved sitcoms such as Parks and Recreation and The Office, and even recent theatrical releases like Book Club: The Next Chapter, Renfield and soon the Super Mario movie. For $10 monthly you can upgrade to an ad-free subscription which includes live access to your local NBC affiliate (not just during designated sports and events) and the ability to download select titles to watch offline.

$5 at Peacock

Another budget-friendly way to watch the Women’s World Cup in 2023:

Even in the streaming age, you can still go the old-school route and try to tune into your local channels with a digital TV antenna.

  • Get over-the-air Fox with a digital TV antenna

    2023 Gesobyte Amplified HD Digital TV Antenna

How to watch the Women’s World Cup for free (sort of):

ITV and BBC will share coverage of the Women’s World Cup in 2023, with all 64 matches shown across the BBC network, on ITV and ITV 4. That means if you’re in the UK, you can also tune into World Cup coverage totally free on the BBC iPlayer or ITVX. But what if you’re outside of the UK? Say, across the pond? Don’t worry, we’ve got a hack for you:

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ExpressVPN offers “internet without borders,” meaning you can tune into the BBC and ITV’s free UK coverage of the Women’s World Cup this month as opposed to paying for Fox and FS1. All you’ll need to do is sign up for Express VPN, change your server location to the UK, and then make a free BBC iPlayer or ITVX account. Be sure to check the BBC coverage schedule to find out which games you can watch where.

ExpressVPN’s added protection, speed and range of location options makes it an excellent choice for first-time VPN users looking to stretch their streaming abilities, plus, it’s Endgadget’s top pick for the best streaming VPN. New users can save 49% when they sign up for ExpressVPN’s 12-month subscription. Plus, the service offers a 30-day money-back guarantee, in case you’re nervous about trying a VPN.

$7 at ExpressVPN

2023 Women’s World Cup full schedule:

All times Eastern.

Women’s World Cup Quarterfinals

Thursday, August 10

Friday, August 11

Saturday, August 12

Women’s World Cup Semifinals

Tuesday, August 15

Wednesday, August 16

Third place match

Women’s World Cup Final

Every way you can stream Fox and FS1 live:

  • Get over-the-air Fox with a digital TV antenna

    2023 Gesobyte Amplified HD Digital TV Antenna

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