John Strong and Brad Friedel Call Juventus vs. Real Madrid On Site
FOX Deportes Travels Studio Team to Cardiff for UEFA Champions League Final
Championship Coverage Features Real Madrid, Juventus, Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United and Ajax
LOS ANGELES, CA – FOX Sports is home to three thrilling championship matches when Europe’s top clubs collide to determine the 2017-2018 UEFA Champions League, FA Cup and Europa League champions, with the first clash beginning on Wednesday, May 24 at 2:00 PM ET on FS1. FOX Sports’ championship coverage features a star-studded lineup including Real Madrid, Juventus, Arsenal, Manchester United, Chelsea, and Ajax.
The Europa League final kicks off play action on Wednesday, May 24 at 2:00 PM ET on FS1 when Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United squares off against Ajax at Friends Arena in Stockholm. Kate Abdo anchors pre- and postgame studio coverage alongside Warren Barton, Stu Holden and Mario Melchiot. Keith Costigan and Alexi Lalas are on the call.
On Saturday, May 27, Arsenal seeks its third FA Cup in four years when it battles Chelsea at Wembley Stadium at 12:00 PM ET on FOX. Abdo anchors pre- and postgame studio coverage alongside Barton, Melchiot and Eric Wynalda. FOX Deportes’ coverage begins at 11:00 AM ET with a special edition of FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO hosted by Ariel Torrone and Alvaro Izquierdo.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Real Madrid closes out FOX Sports’ championship coverage on Saturday, June 3 at 2:00 PM ET on FOX when it clashes against defensive powerhouse Juventus in the UEFA Champions League final. Lead play-by-play announcer John Strong and analyst Brad Friedel call the match live from Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, with Geoff Shreeves reporting from the sidelines. Rob Stone anchors studio coverage from the FOX broadcast center in Los Angeles alongside studio analysts Alexi Lalas, Wynalda, and Barton, with Abdo reporting from Cardiff.
FOX Deportes’ Road to Cardiff presentation kicks off Sunday, May 28 at 10:30 PM ET with a special edition of FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO live from Cardiff with hosts John Laguna, Mariano Trujillo, Claudio Suarez, Hector Fernandez and Isabel Forner. Coverage continues Monday-Friday live from Cardiff at 7:00 PM ET with a rotation of talent including Abdo, Javier Aguirre, Jose Maria Baquero and Valeria Marin. Saturday’s lineup begins at 11:00 AM ET leading up to the final.
All matches can be live streamed via FOX Sports GO and FOX Soccer 2Go. FOX Sports GO is available on FOXSportsGO.com or on the FOX Sports GO app, which can be downloaded from iTunes, Google Play, Amazon App Store and Windows Store. Streaming is also now available on several connected devices, including Apple TV, Android TV, FireTV, Roku, Chromecast and Xbox One. In addition, all programs are also available on FOX Sports on SiriusXM channel 83 on satellite radios and on the SiriusXM app.
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