Press Release

Posted by Mac Nwulu on March 22, 2012

Soccer on ESPN Platforms: New York Red Bulls Sunday at 4 p.m. on ESPN and More

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ESPN platforms – ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes – will carry 17 live matches from seven leagues beginning Friday, March 23, through Monday, March 26, including the home opener for Major League Soccer’s New York Red Bulls on Sunday at 4 p.m. ET and the Premier League’s London derby, Chelsea vs. Tottenham Hotspur, on Saturday at 8:30 a.m.  Highlights:

  • MLS:  ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN3 will air the New York Red Bulls’ home opener Sunday at 4 p.m.  The Red Bulls, led by former France National Team player and 1998 FIFA World Cup winner Thierry Henry, will look for its first win of the season against visiting Colorado (2-0).
  • Premier League:  Two matches featuring three of the top-five teams in the Premier League standings – No. 5 Chelsea vs. No. 4 Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday at 8:30 a.m., and No. 1 Manchester United vs. No. 12 Fulham on Monday at 2:55 p.m. – will air on ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes.
  • Bundesliga:  Legendary Bayern Munich vs. Hannover 96 on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. will highlight two German Bundesliga matches on ESPN platforms this weekend.
  • La Liga:  ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes will air three La Liga matches Saturday through Sunday, led by league-leading Real Madrid vs. Real Sociedad Saturday at 2:50 p.m.
  • Serie A:  ESPN3 will carry seven Serie A matches including appearances by defending champion and league leader AC Milan, legendary clubs Juventus and Inter Milan.

Schedule:

DateTime (ET)MatchNetwork
Fri, March 234:45 p.m.Olhanense vs. Benfica (Portuguese Liga)ESPN3
Sat, March 248:30 a.m.Chelsea vs. Tottenham Hotspur (Premier League)ESPN2 / ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
 10:30 a.m.Bayern Munich vs. Hannover 96 (German Bundesliga)ESPN3/ ESPN Deportes
 12:55 p.m.AC Milan vs. AS Roma (Serie A)ESPN3
 2:50 p.m.Real Madrid vs. Real Sociedad (La Liga)ESPN3 /ESPN Deportes
 3:40 p.m.Palermo vs. Udinese (Serie A)ESPN3
 4:55 p.m.Getafe vs. Valencia (La Liga)ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
Sun, March 255:55 a.m.Real Zaragoza vs. Atletico Madrid (La Liga) ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
 6:25 a.m.Atalanta vs. Bologna (Serie A)ESPN3
 8:55 a.m.Genoa vs. Fiorentina (Serie A)ESPN3
 8:55 a.m.Lazio vs. Cagliari (Serie A)ESPN3
 8:55 a.m.Napoli vs. Catania (Serie A)ESPN3
 9:30 a.m.VfB Stuttgart vs. FC Nuremberg (German Bundesliga)ESPN3
 10:30 a.m.Ajax vs. PSV Eindhoven (Dutch Eredivisie)ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
 2:40 p.m.Juventus vs. Inter Milan (Serie A)ESPN3
 4 p.m.NY Red Bulls vs. Colorado Rapids (MLS)ESPN / ESPN3/ ESPN Deportes
Mon, March 262:55 p.m.Manchester United vs. Fulham (Premier League)ESPN2 / ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes

All matches and times subject to change

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