BT Sport to show 12 free Champions League games

BT Sport will broadcast 12 free-to-air Champions League games this season, starting with Wednesday's crucial second leg play-off between Manchester United and Club Brugge.

The games will show on the free BT Sport Showcase channel, whichcan be found on Freeview channel 59. BT Sport subscribers, on theother hand, can also watch the action in HD and Ultra HD on BTSport Europe, online, and via the BT Sport app.

Manchester United are aiming to secure a place in the ChampionsLeague group stages when they travel to the Jan Breydel Stadium inBruges on Wednesday evening. The Red Devils won the first leg 3-1at Old Trafford last week thanks to goals from Memphis Depay andMarouane Fellaini.

Gary Lineker will present coverage of the big game on BT SportShowcase from 7pm, alongside former England internationals andManchester United legends Paul Scholes and Rio Ferdinand.

Simon Green, head of BT Sport, said: "We are delighted to offerthis finely poised second-leg match as our first live match thatwill be freely available on BT Sport Showcase.

"It will give Freeview viewers the opportunity to enjoy a greatlive European tie and take a look at the excellent BT SportChampions League coverage, if they are not alreadysubscribers."

BT Sport has also confirmed that it will broadcast 14 EuropaLeague ties on the free channel during the 2015/16 season, thoughsubscribers can watch all 351 European football games on thepremium channels or online.

Source: BT Sport

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