How to watch the A-League 2019/20 round 1 preview and TV guide

Posted: 11 October 2019 6:22 pm


The 2019/20 A-League season kicks off on 11 October. Finder has a full round 1 preview and details on how to watch every single match live.

The cold winter months have finally passed, which means one thing: The Hyundai A-League is back for the 2019/20 season. This is the 15th season of the competition.

Each team's quest to win the Premiers Plate this year is a little more difficult. Western United FC join this season now making it 11 clubs in the A-League.

There are even more rounds this season with 29 plus the finals series. That means you can see more Australian football than ever. So be sure to read up on how to watch A-League 2019/20.

How to watch A-League 2019/20

This year Kayo Sports, Foxtel and My Football will again have all matches of the A-League live. If you're planning on watching the A-League on the big screen you can already rule My Football out.

Live stream all A-League matches live on Kayo: Start your 14-day FREE trial now

The ABC will broadcast one match live per week on free-to-air TV. ABC has seemingly replaced Channel 10 and has picked up the weekly 5:15pm AEDT Saturday night fixture.

However, it's Kayo Sports that blows everyone out of the water when it comes to coverage of the 2019/20 A-League. Kayo is the cheapest way to see every single A-League match live. On top of that it has over 50 sports and wins out on features for viewers too.

So try out a 14-day free trial and never miss another goal again. Really you won't, Mondays on Kayo is goal day. It's a special package showing every goal and the best strikes from each round.

For a more in-depth analysis see our extensive how to watch A-League guide.

Hyundai A-League round 1 preview

Round 1 of the A-League is set to be hotly contested with several interesting contests. There'll be none bigger than the huge derby between Melbourne Victory and Melbourne City FC. This match is set for primetime on Saturday night at 7:30pm AEDT and is broadcast live on Kayo Sports.

Western Sydney are set to play their first ever game at their new home, Bankwest Stadium. The Wanderers host last year's cellar dwellers, Central Coast Mariners. Reigning premiers Sydney FC vs Adelaide United is the season opener on Friday.

Last years runners-up, Perth Glory host Brisbane Roar to close out the round. The match will be former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler's first official match at the helm as head coach.

Finally, new kids on the block, Western United make their A-League debut against Wellington Phoenix in New Zealand on Sunday afternoon. Manager Mark Rudan will try to help the club defeat the Phoenix, who he coached last year. Newcastle Jets has the week off.

Our round one schedule below provides a quick snapshot on how you can watch A-League matches.

A-League round 1 schedule

Round Day Date Home team Away team Venue Kick-off (AEDT) Watch
Round 1 Friday 11/10/19 Adelaide United Sydney FC Coopers Stadium 7:30pm Kayo Sports, Foxtel, My Football
Round 1 Saturday 12/10/19 Western Sydney Wanderers FC Central Coast Mariners Bankwest Stadium 5:15pm Kayo Sports, Foxtel, My Football, ABC
Round 1 Saturday 12/10/19 Melbourne Victory Melbourne City FC Marvel Stadium 7:30pm Kayo Sports, Foxtel, My Football
Round 1 Sunday 13/10/19 Wellington Phoenix Western United FC Westpac Stadium 4:00pm Kayo Sports, Foxtel, My Football
Round 1 Sunday 13/10/19 Perth Glory Brisbane Roar FC HBF Park 6:00pm Kayo Sports, Foxtel, My Football
Round 1 Bye Bye Newcastle Jets Bye Bye Bye Bye

Check out the full A-League 2019/20 schedule and results.

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