This week in women’s football will see the NWSL Playoffs quarterfinals, Liga MX Femenil games televised/streamed in the USA and ATA Football screen six club games from four top-flight European leagues.

How to watch NWSL Playoffs quarterfinals

Fans around the world will enjoy the NWSL’s expanded playoff format for the first time, with six teams qualifying instead of four in prior years. 

The top two sides – Portland Thorns and OL Reign – earned a bye straight into the semifinals. On the other hand, the other four sides - Washington Spirit, Chicago Red Stars, Gotham FC and North Carolina Courage – will participate in the first playoffs round.

The first-round playoff games will unfold on Sunday, Nov. 7. The Chicago Red Stars will host NJ/NY Gotham FC at Toyota Stadium at 3 p.m. ET, and the Washington Spirit will host the North Carolina Courage at Audi Field at 5:30 p.m. ET.

Sunday, Nov. 7

Chicago Red Stars vs. NJ/NY Gotham FC at 3 p.m. ET

  • Canada: CBS Sports Network
  • United States: CBS Sports Network
  • International: Twitch

Washington Spirit vs. North Carolina Courage at 5:30 p.m. ET

  • United States: Paramount+
  • International: Twitch

Six games on ATA Football this weekend

ATA Football will live stream six women’s club games from four European leagues, including the FA WSL, Frauen-Bundesliga, Primera Division and Serie A Women. The matches will take place from Friday, Nov. 5, through Sunday, Nov. 8. 

You can watch the two FA WSL games for free on The FA Player If you are not subscribed to ATA Football.

Serie A Women

One Serie A match between league-leaders Juventus and fifth-place Sampdoria will unfold on Friday, Nov. 5, at 9:30 a.m. ET. La Vecchia Signora will look to keep title-challengers Sassuolo, who are just three points away from Juve, at bay. 

Sampdoria vs. Juventus on Friday, Nov. 5, at 9:30 a.m. ET 

  • UK & Ireland:


There is a three-way tie for first place so far in the 2021-22 Frauen-Bundesliga season, involving Bayern Munich, Bayern Leverkusen and Eintracht Frankfurt. Two of those teams will be featured on ATA Football’s weekend lineup.

Frankfurt will face VfL Wolfsburg, who are just three points behind the three league leaders, on Friday, Nov 5, at 2:15 p.m. ET. The game will be an opportunity for the She-Wolves to overtake Frankfurt and edge closer to first place. 

On the other hand, Frauen-Bundesliga reigning champions Bayern will face mid-table opponent SGS Essen on Saturday, Nov. 6, at 8 a.m. ET.

Wolfsburg vs. Eintracht Frankfurt on Friday, Nov. 5, at 2:15 p.m. ET 

  • USA:,, Fanatiz 

SGS Essen vs. Bayern Munich on Saturday, Nov. 6, at 8 a.m. ET 

  • USA: live, Fanatiz 

Primera Division

Real Madrid and Rayo Vallecano Will go head-to-head on Saturday, Nov. 6, at 7 a.m. ET. Both sides will look for a win that would help them exit the bottom half of the table.

Real Madrid vs. Rayo Vallecano on Saturday, Nov. 6, at 7 a.m. ET 

  • USA:,, Fanatiz 
  • UK & Ireland:, Sky 
  • Germany & Italy:


The FA Women’s Super League is back in action after the international break. Third-place Tottenham Hotspur will face off against fourth-place Manchester United on Sunday, Nov. 7, at 7:15 a.m. ET. Later, league-leaders Arsenal will take on London rivals West Ham United at 1:45 p.m. ET.

Tottenham Hotspur vs. Manchester United on Sunday, Nov. 7, at 7:15 a.m. ET 

  • USA:,, Fanatiz 
  • Germany & Italy:, DAZN 
  • International: The FA Player

Arsenal vs. West Ham United Sunday, Nov. 7, at 1:45 p.m. ET 

  • USA:,, Fanatiz 
  • Germany & Italy: 
  • International: The FA Player

Four Liga MX Femenil games live in the USA

Liga MX Femenil continues this weekend and four games will be streamed/televised in the USA.

Saturday, Nov. 6

Cruz Azul vs. Necaxa at 2 p.m. ET

  • United States: TUDN USA,, TUDN App

Sunday, Nov. 7

Chivas Guadalajara vs. Queretaro at 11:30 a.m. ET

  • United States: Telemundo Deportes En Vivo

Monday, Nov. 8

Toluca vs. Leon at 6 p.m. ET

  • United States: TUDN USA,, TUDN App

Tigres UANL vs. Pumas UNAM at 8 p.m. ET

  • United States: TUDN USA,, TUDN App