ITV4 to show LaLiga opener as Barcelona take on Athletic Club

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LaLiga Santander 2019/20 season kicks off with weekly match coverage on ITV4 and highlights on ITV and ITV4 in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland

Friday’s season-opener between Athletic Club and FC Barcelona to be shown free-to-air on ITV4 and ITV Hub LIVE from 8:00 p.m. BST (UK)London, 15th August 2019.

Ahead of the 2019/20 start of Spain’s top-flight football competition, LaLiga and ITV have confirmed the continuation of their broadcast partnership in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.

Starting on Friday 16th August with live coverage of Athletic Club vs. FC Barcelona, a game from each of the first three Matchdays of the new LaLiga season will be shown live, featuring all the passion and colour of Spanish professional football.

Weekly highlights of all the LaLiga Santander action will also be shown on both ITV and ITV4 following each Matchday. Today’s announcement follows ITV4’s successful coverage of LaLiga during the final months of the 2018/19 season.

Confirmed LaLiga Santander broadcast schedule on ITV4:

Matchday 1Friday 16th August -Athletic Club vs. FC Barcelona – 8pm BST

Matchday 2Sunday 25th August - FC Barcelona vs. Real Betis – 8pm BST

Matchday 3Sunday 1st September - Villarreal CF vs. Real Madrid – 8pm BST