ESPN announced that it will broadcast the return of LaLiga, the Spanish professional football League, in Latin America, with four live matches for each fixture date, which can be watched in the region through ESPN, ESPN 2, and via OTT through ESPN Play.
For the 28th fixture date, which will start today, ESPN 2 and ESPN Play will broadcast the match between Sevilla and Real Betis football clubs, which will mean the official resume of the competition after it was cancelled by the pandemic, and will bring Argentine football players Ever Banegas, Lucas Ocampos and Franco Vazquez, currently local team players, and Guido Rodríguez, who works for Real Betis, together.
On Saturday, June 13th, ESPN will bring a series of three LaLiga matches to Latin America: first, it will broadcast the match between the Barcelona’s RDC Espanyol and Deportivo Alavés clubs; to later air the match between Celta de Vigo and Villarreal. Similarly, the last match of the date that ESPN will broadcast in the region is the one that will face the teams RDC Mallorca and FC Barcelona, which several Latin American players like Luis Suarez, Arturo Vidal and Lionel Messi. In addition, FC Barcelona recently announced the launch of its new OTT, available in Latin America.
In addition to the LaLiga matches, ESPN also announced the return of ‘Goles de Europa’, starting next Monday, June 15th, through ESPN and ESPN Play. The program offers a summary of each fixture date, with goals and the best plays in European football. ESPN is also broadcasting other football competitions that have also resumed recently, such as the German Bundesliga and the Portuguese Primeira Liga.