Press Release

Posted by Mac Nwulu on April 5, 2012

Soccer on ESPN Platforms: 27 Live Matches Saturday Through Thursday

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ESPN platforms – ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes – will carry 27 live soccer matches from eight different leagues beginning Saturday, April 7, through Thursday, April 12.  Highlights:

  • MLS:  ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN3 will air Sporting Kansas City, the sixth team in MLS history to start a season with a 4-0-0 record, hosting the 2011 MLS Cup champions Los Angeles Galaxy, led by David Beckham and Landon Donovan, on Saturday at 4 p.m. ET.
  • Premier League:  ESPN platforms will present six Premier League matches featuring four of the top five teams in league standings beginning Saturday at 7:30 a.m. with Sunderland vs. #4 Tottenham Hotspur (ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes), and concluding with a doubleheader on Wednesday — #2 Manchester City vs. West Bromwich Albion at 2:30 p.m. (ESPN2 and ESPN3) and Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. #3 Arsenal at 2:40 p.m. (ESPN3).
  • Bundesliga:  Legendary Bayern Munich vs. FC Augsburg on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. will highlight three German Bundesliga matches on ESPN.
  • La Liga:  Six La Liga matches Saturday through Thursday, led by league-leading Real Madrid vs. Valencia on Sunday at 3:20 p.m. on ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes.
  • Serie A:  ESPN3 will carry seven Serie A matches including two appearances by defending champion and league leader AC Milan – vs. Fiorentina on Saturday at 8:55 a.m., and at Chievo Verona on Tuesday at 2:40 p.m.

Schedule:

Date Time (ET) Match Network
Sat, April 7 7:30 a.m. Sunderland vs. Tottenham Hotspur (Premier League) ESPN2 / ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
8:55 a.m. AC Milan vs. Fiorentina (Serie A) ESPN3
9:30 a.m. Bayern Munich vs. FC Augsburg (German Bundesliga) ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
11:50 a.m. Espanyol vs. Real Sociedad (La Liga) ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
12:25 p.m. Palermo vs. Juventus (Serie A) ESPN3
2:55 p.m. Lazio vs. Napoli (Serie A) ESPN3
3:30 p.m. Braga vs. FC Porto (Portuguese Liga) ESPN3
4 p.m. Sporting Kansas City vs. Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS) ESPN / ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
6 p.m. Sao Paulo vs. Mogi Mirim (Brazilian Paulista Championship) ESPN Deportes
Sun, April 8 5:55 a.m. Levante vs. Atletico Madrid (La Liga) ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
  9:25 a.m. Schalke 04 vs. Hanover 96 (German Bundesliga) ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
  3:20 p.m. Real Madrid vs. Valencia (La Liga) ESPN2 / ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
  6:55 p.m. Cruz Azul vs. Queretaro (Mexican Primera Division) ESPN Deportes
Mon, April 9 9:55 a.m. Tottenham Hotspur vs. Norwich City (Premier League) ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
  9:55 a.m. Everton vs. Sunderland (Premier League) ESPN3
  2:55 p.m. Fulham vs. Chelsea (Premier League) ESPN2 / ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
Tue, April 10 2 p.m. Werder Bremen vs. Borussia Monchengladbach (German Bundesliga) ESPN3
  2:40 p.m. Chievo Verona vs. AC Milan (Serie A) ESPN3
  2:55 p.m. Barcelona vs. Getafe (La Liga) ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
Wed, April 11 1 p.m. AZ Alkmaar vs. Twente Enschede (Dutch Eredivisie) ESPN3
  1:55 p.m. Granada vs. Athletic Bilbao (La Liga) ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes
  2:30 p.m. Manchester City vs. West Bromwich Albion (Premier League) ESPN2 / ESPN3
  2:40 p.m. Wolverhampton vs. Arsenal  (Premier League) ESPN3
  2:40 p.m. Inter Milan vs. Siena (Serie A) ESPN3
  2:40 p.m. Juventus vs. Lazio (Serie A) ESPN3
Thu, April 12 2:40 p.m. Bologna vs. Cagliari (Serie A) ESPN3
  2:55 p.m. Racing Santander vs. Mallorca (La Liga) ESPN3 / ESPN Deportes

All matches and times subject to change

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