Published: Wed, May 16, 2018
Global | By Marsha Munoz

Ex-Chelsea player backs Liverpool to win Champions League

Ex-Chelsea player backs Liverpool to win Champions League

The match is showing in the United Kingdom on BT Sport 2 - but BT are also offering a FREE live stream on YouTube for non-subscribers.

The UEFA Europa League final will also be made available online to fans who do not yet subscribe to BT Sport. And no, we're not talking about the quality of the defending.

"This season we have shown some absolutely incredible games and have had some of our biggest games to date with our UEFA Champions League viewing figures up by 47% this season".

The broadcaster announced today that it has won exclusive Irish rights to all Wednesday night Champions League matches, all Thursday night Europa League matches and the finals of both competitions. A further million or so watched Manchester United's triumph over Ajax in the Europa League final.

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Virgin Media Ireland, TV3 and RTE have between them secured the rights to the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League matches for the next three years.

"This landmark deal confirms Virgin Media as Ireland's leading connected entertainment business and is great news for TV3 viewers and Virgin Media Customers".

BT Sport hold the broadcasting rights to the Champions League in the UK.

They will take on the might of Real Madrid, the most successful team in the history of the Champions League, in Kiev's Olympic Stadium on Saturday 26 May with Ronaldo and co looking to win the competition for the third year in a row.

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Viewers in Ireland will be able to watch the Champions League final on RTE - but not for much longer.

BT Sport subscribers will also be able to enjoy 360 highlights on the app throughout the game.

Are we heading towards an era where every match could be streamed on YouTube?

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