Sony Pictures Sports Network (SPSN), the official broadcaster of UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League in India, is all set to broadcast the return of top-tier European football tournaments. With UEFA all set to restart their season, the finest clubs across Europe are back in action to be crowned as Champions of Europe. Football fans can catch the biggest Europeans teams battle for the ultimate football throne, LIVE, from August 5, 2020 only on SONY TEN 1 and SONY TEN 2 channels and the quarter-final stages for the Champions League matches will be aired with Hindi commentary on SONY TEN 3 channels.
The resumption of 2019/20 UEFA Champions League and Europa League brings along some of the anticipated matches of the season and for the first time in the history of these tournaments, the matches from the quarter finals to the finals will be played as a straight knockout tournament in Portugal and Germany respectively. Apart from football fans, the UEFA Champions League has also attracted a lot of interest from brands with Amul, Vivo, Philips One Blade, Kia Motors and Apple already on board for the restart of the season with many more to follow.
UEFA Champions League and Europa League are among India’s most loved football tournaments and have been growing in popularity in the last few years. Both the leagues are an annual football competition and home to some of the best football clubs such as Juventus FC, Real Madrid CF, Barcelona FC and Manchester United, Liverpool FC, Bayern Munich among many others.
The resumption of 2019/20 UEFA Champions League will start with the remaining Round of 16 second-leg matches and will have Manchester City take on Real Madrid; Barcelona face Napoli; Bayern Munich welcome Chelsea to the Allianz Arena and Juventus host Lyon for the four pending spots in the quarter-finals. Clubs such as Atalanta BC, Paris Saint-Germain FC, RB Leipzig and Atlético Madrid have already paved their ways into the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Viewers can watch all the nail-biting action of the round of 16 clashes live on SONY TEN 1 and SONY TEN 2 channels and the quarter-final stages on SONY TEN 2 channels in English and SONY TEN 3 channels in Hindi.
UEFA will also return with Europa League as top football clubs like Manchester United, F.C. Copenhagen, Sevilla FC among others will go head-to-head against each other for a spot in the quarter finals and to get one step closer to the second elite trophy in Europe. All the matches from the Round of 16 clashes will be aired live on SONY TEN 1 and SONY TEN 2 channels and the quarter-final stages will be aired live on SONY TEN 2 channels.
Rajesh Kaul, Chief Revenue Officer, Distribution and Head – Sports Business, Sony Pictures Networks India:
“It is our privilege to be the premier destination for maximum live global sporting events in India whether it is cricket or football. Sony Pictures Sports Network is home to the best footballing clubs in Europe with UEFA Champions League and Europa League. Football followers in India have felt the absence of these two tournaments and we are excited to bring back the LIVE coverage of both these competitions in what will now be a power-pack fortnight of the best European footballing action, along with Hindi commentary, for the last leg of the Champions League games”
UEFA Champions League Live : Schedule of UEFA Champions League LIVE in the Indian Sub-Continent
Watch 2019/20 UEFA Europa League LIVE and Exclusive in India from 10:25 PM on SONY TEN 1 & SONY TEN 2 channels from 5th August 2020.
Watch 2019/20 UEFA Champions League LIVE and Exclusive in India from 12:30 AM on SONY TEN 1, SONY TEN 2 & SONY TEN 3 (Hindi) channels from 8th August 2020.
Watch Manchester City Vs Real Madrid on 8th August 2020 from 12:30 am, Live and Exclusive only on SONY TEN 1 channels
Watch Bayern Munich Vs Chelsea on 9th August 2020 from 12:30 am, Live and Exclusive only on SONY TEN 1 channels