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Eurosport scores Bundesliga rights

December 22, 2016

football-bayernEurosport has reached agreement with the Deutsche Fussball Liga (DFL) to screen the Bundesliga exclusively live in Austria, Switzerland as well as German-speaking territories Liechtenstein, Luxembourg and the South Tyrol region from the 2017-18 season.

The new agreement will see Eurosport televise 40 Bundesliga matches live per season. Eurosport will broadcast the match in the primetime slot of Friday evening as well as selected games on Sunday afternoons and Monday nights throughout the season.

Eurosport will also broadcast the German Supercup season curtain-raiser as well as the four relegation matches (Bundesliga / Bundesliga 2 and Bundesliga 2 / 3rd League) with games to be shown live on Eurosport’s paid platforms.

Alberto Horta, Vice President Strategy and Commercial Development Discovery Germany said the additional agreement with the DFL for Austria and Switzerland, added the missing jigsaw piece of broadcasting the Bundesliga in the whole GSA region and it would increase the attractiveness of its portfolio for both its viewers and media partners.

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