Press Release

Posted by Mac Nwulu on April 5, 2012

Soccer on ESPN Platforms: 27 Live Matches Saturday Through Thursday


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.


DateTime (ET)MatchNetwork
Sat, April 77:30 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 85:55 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 99:55 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 102 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 111 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 122:40 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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