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LaLiga extends free to air terrestrial tv coverage with ITV

Published: Sat 17 Aug 2019

LaLiga extends free to air terrestrial tv coverage with ITV
 
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 – LaLiga Santander is back. 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 1
Friday 16th August
Athletic Club vs. FC Barcelona – 8pm BST
 
Matchday 2
Sunday 25th August
FC Barcelona vs. Real Betis – 8pm BST
 
Matchday 3
Sunday 1st September
Villarreal CF vs. Real Madrid – 8pm BST