Drew Brees has sturdy historical past on “Monday Evening Soccer,” though not in 2020, so the New Orleans Saints shall be hoping Week 5’s prime-time look can transfer them again over .500.
New Orleans has misplaced each of its night time video games this season and sits at 2-2 getting into a Monday night time matchup with the Los Angeles Chargers (1-3) to conclude Week 5. L.A. nearly beat one in all New Orleans’ divisional opponents, Tampa Bay, in Week 4 earlier than Tom Brady mounted a serious comeback to get previous rookie quarterback Justin Herbert. The Saints bounced again from back-to-back losses with a Week 4 win over the Detroit Lions.
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Monday’s recreation may very well be selected the bottom regardless of the heavy quarterback narratives. New Orleans has a powerful one-two punch in Alvin Kamara and Latavius Murray, whereas the Chargers shall be down high working again Austin Ekeler as a consequence of damage. That leaves the unproven pairing of Joshua Kelley and Justin Jackson to select up the slack for Los Angeles.
Beneath is extra in regards to the matchup, plus all the things to find out about methods to watch “Monday Evening Soccer.”
Who performs on ‘Monday Evening Soccer’ tonight?
- Matchup: Los Angeles Chargers at New Orleans Saints
- Location: Mercedes-Benz SuperDome in New Orleans, Louisiana (topic to vary as a consequence of Hurricane Delta)
The Saints get their second “Monday Evening Soccer” recreation of the season once they tackle the Chargers. In Week 2, New Orleans performed in Las Vegas’ residence opener and fell in stunning vogue to the Raiders.
This would be the first prime-time recreation of the season for the Chargers, and certain for rookie quarterback Justin Herbert. Herbert took over for Tyrod Taylor in Week 2 after Taylor had his lung unintentionally punctured earlier than that recreation. In Herbert’s first three NFL begins, he is thrown for greater than 900 yards, and he practically upset Tom Brady in Week 4 earlier than Brady mounted a large comeback.
What time is the NFL recreation tonight?
- Matchup: Los Angeles Chargers at New Orleans Saints
- Date: Monday, Oct. 5
- Kickoff time: 8:15 p.m. ET
Except for the season-opening “Monday Evening Soccer” doubleheader in Week 1 and the altered Week 4 schedule, Monday night time video games are scheduled to all the time begin at 8:15 p.m. ET.
That works out to a 5:15 p.m. begin L.A. time, however that should not be a problem for the Chargers since they’ve performed all their video games within the afternoon home windows thus far this season. Along with Week 2’s “Monday Evening Soccer” look, the Saints performed on “Sunday Evening Soccer” towards the Packers in Week 3.
New Orleans shall be trying to shift its season developments. To this point, the Saints are 0-2 enjoying at night time and 2-0 when kicking off within the afternoon.
What channel is ‘Monday Evening Soccer’ on tonight?
ESPN reportedly is attempting to barter a greater TV rights cope with the NFL to barter extra video games sooner or later, however in 2020, the community’s solely bundle of NFL video games is the whole slate of Monday night time video games. The community will broadcast all “Monday Evening Soccer” video games in 2020 on its flagship ESPN channel.
ESPN is offered on most cable programs in the USA. The community additionally is offered by way of satellite tv for pc suppliers DirecTV (Channel 206) and Dish Community (Channel 140) in addition to IPTV suppliers AT&T U-verse (Channel 602 for SD; Channel 1602 for HD), Verizon Fios (Channel 70 for SD; Channel 570 for HD) and Google Fiber (Channel 21).
ESPN has a brand new lineup of commentators for its “Monday Evening Soccer” broadcasts in 2020 after shifting on from final yr’s broadcast sales space duo of Joe Tessitore and Booger McFarland. Steve Levy (play-by-play), Brian Griese (analyst) and Louis Riddick (analyst) will name all Monday night time video games for ESPN this season. Lisa Salters remains to be the community’s sideline reporter.
NFL dwell stream for ‘Monday Evening Soccer’
As a result of all “Monday Evening Soccer” video games in 2020 will broadcast on ESPN, they’re out there to stream dwell on all the community’s digital platforms (ESPN.com, ESPN App, and many others.). This ought to be the streaming choice for anyone who has a cable/satellite tv for pc subscription however cannot get in entrance of a TV.
For cord-cutters, there are many dwell streaming choices out there to observe “Monday Evening Soccer.” Beneath is the record.
“Monday Evening Soccer” schedule
A complete of 17 video games are on the “Monday Evening Soccer” schedule in 2020. That features the 2 video games within the Week 1 doubleheader and no Monday night time recreation in Week 17. It additionally contains the non-branded Monday night time recreation between New England and Kansas Metropolis in Week 4.
Beneath is the whole schedule of Monday night time video games this yr.
|Week 1||Sept. 14||New York Giants vs. Pittsburgh Steelers|
|Week 1||Sept. 14||Denver Broncos vs. Tennessee Titans|
|Week 2||Sept. 21||Las Vegas Raiders vs. New Orleans Saints|
|Week 3||Sept. 28||Baltimore Ravens vs. Kansas Metropolis Chiefs|
|Week 4||Oct. 5||New England Patriots at Kansas Metropolis Chiefs|
|Week 4||Oct. 5||Inexperienced Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons|
|Week 5||Oct. 12||New Orleans Saints vs. Los Angeles Chargers|
|Week 6||Oct. 19||Dallas Cowboys vs. Arizona Cardinals|
|Week 7||Oct. 26||Los Angeles Rams vs. Chicago Bears|
|Week 8||Nov. 2||New York Giants vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers|
|Week 9||Nov. 9||New York Jets vs. New England Patriots|
|Week 10||Nov. 16||Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings|
|Week 11||Nov. 23||Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Los Angeles Rams|
|Week 12||Nov. 30||Philadelphia Eagles vs. Seattle Seahawks|
|Week 13||Dec. 7||San Francisco 49ers vs. Buffalo Payments|
|Week 14||Dec. 14||Cleveland Browns vs. Baltimore Ravens|
|Week 15||Dec. 21||Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers|
|Week 16||Dec. 28||New England Patriots vs. Buffalo Payments|