ELEVEN SPORTS TO GIVE FANS WATCHING EL CLÁSICO THE OPTION OF SPANISH COMMENTARY

By October 25, 2018News, UK
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It's the big one. LaLiga's biggest rivals face off once again as Barcelona host Real Madrid at the Camp Nou on Sunday in the 238th El Clásico.

 

For the first time in UK sports broadcasting history, fans in the UK and Ireland watching El Clásico will have the option of Spanish commentary.

 

The commentary from Jordi Pons, Ruben De La Red and Albert Luque will be available online at www.elevensports.uk and via ELEVEN’s iOS and Android mobile and tablet app. Fans can also watch on traditional TV screens by casting on Google Chromecast.

 

This season’s first El Clásico will be one of the most accessible ever. Fans can watch immediately after signing up through a Monthly Pass on ELEVEN SPORTS for just £5.99 or an Annual Pass for just £49.99, with no long-term contracts, bundles or installation required.

 

Coverage of El Clásico on Eleven Sports 1 will begin from 2:30pm on Sunday with CF Valencia and FC Barcelona legend Gaizka Mendieta live in the studio joining YouTube star and presenter, Spencer Owen. An ELEVEN SPORTS team will also be on the ground live from the Nou Camp with Spanish football expert Graham Hunter reporting from pitch side.

 

Spanish commentary will be available for all live LaLiga matches on ELEVEN SPORTS’ for the rest of the 2018/19 season and beyond.

 

Stevie Rowe, Editor in Chief, ELEVEN SPORTS UK, said:

 

“We are seeing fantastic levels of positive engagement around our live football and we are excited to build on this with one of the biggest fixtures in the global football calendar. Our innovative approach means we are shaking up how live sport is presented with fresh ideas that haven’t been tried before.”

 

“By bringing fans Spanish commentary, we are breaking new ground in our mission to enhance the matchday experience for all viewers, including our loyal following of Spanish speaking fans.”