English Premier League action kicks off Euro football on ABS-CBN S+A

Top-notch European club football action kicks-off on ABS-CBN S+A on Saturday (December 2) with the live telecast of the English Premier League (EPL) match between Brighton and Liverpool at 11 pm, followed by the Arsenal versus Manchester United tiff on Sunday (December 3) at 1:25 am.

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah expects to lead the Reds anew after netting already 12 goals this season to lead the league in scoring. Meanwhile, Brighton looks to capitalize on its promotion to the Premier League and earn a statement win against the big red machine at Anfield.


Soccer Football – Leicester City v Liverpool – Pre Season Friendly – The Premier League Asia Trophy – Final – June 22, 2017 Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho celebrates scoring their second goal with Mohamed Salah and Trent Alexander-Arnold REUTERS/BOBBY YIP

Meanwhile, in a battle of two Premier League titans, Arsenal FC’s Alexandre Lacazette will look to add to his seven goals this season against Manchester United’s Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic and French sensation Paul Pogba at Old Trafford.

ABS-CBN Integrated Sports announced its partnership with Hong Kong-based holdings company Triple CH last week that will bring top-quality European club football action to the Philippine airwaves for free and LIVE. Apart from the EPL, often claimed to be the most popular football league in the world, S+A will also be airing matches in Spain’s top-flight football league La Liga, where the sports’ biggest names Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi play, and the battleground of all the best football clubs in Europe, the UEFA Champions League.

Football fans can catch the first La Liga match on S+A also on December 3 with Athletic Bilbao facing off with Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid at the Los Leones’ home, San Manes’ Stadium at 3:40 am, followed by the nightcap fixture between Getafe and Valencia at Coliseum Alfonso Perez at 11:10 pm.

Football Soccer – Real Madrid v Bayern Munich – UEFA Champions League Quarter Final Second Leg – Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain – 18/4/17 Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after the game with the match ball after scoring a hat trick Reuters / Sergio Perez Livepic

UEFA Champions League action on S+A starts on Wednesday (December 6) with German giant Bayern Munich taking on France Ligue 1‘s Paris Saint-Germain at Allianz Arena at 3:40 am, while another Bundesliga team, Borussia Dortmund will visit 12-time UEFA Champions League title-holder Real Madrid on Thursday (December 7), 3:40 am at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.

However, S+A’s biggest football broadcast will be on December 23 as Real Madrid and fellow La Liga giant and bitter rival FC Barcelona face off in an El Clasico at Real’s home. The big rivalry match between the Los Blancos and the Blaugrana will air LIVE on S+A at 8 pm.

Don’t miss the opening week of S+A’s historic venture in making football bigger in the country as they broadcast top-notch European football action starting with the Brighton-Liverpool match on Saturday (December 2) at 11 pm. For more information and stories, visit ABS-CBN’s sports hub sports.abs-cbn.com and follow @ABSCBNSports on Facebook and Twitter.

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