Unparalleled Coverage of the event across Multiple Platforms
ESPN Deportes, ESPN Deportes Radio and ESPN3.com will present live coverage of Spain’s 2011
Supercopa. The anticipated two-leg match-up will feature two consecutive Clasico matches –FC Barcelona vs. Real Madrid, Sunday, August 14th at 4 p.m ET from Santiago Bernabéu in Madrid, and Wednesday, August 17th at 5 p.m. ET from the Camp Nou in Barcelona.
Organized by the Royal Spanish Football Federation since 1982, the Spanish Supercopa is celebrated every August, kicking off the official soccer season in Spain.
- Fuera de Juego (Sun 8/14 from 3 – 4 p.m. ET and 6 – 7 p.m. ET. Wed. 8/17 from 4 – 5 p.m ET and 7 – 8 p.m ET) – The network’s international soccer program will offer special live coverage from site with host and soccer expert Fernando Palomo
- SportsCenter (Sun 8/14 from 7 p.m. & 8 p.m ET). ESPN Deportes’ flagship sports news and information program will feature extensive coverage with special reports from Rafa Puente, and José Ramón Fernández;
- Los Capitanes (Wed 8/17 from 4 – 5 p.m ET) – The network’s commentary program will feature special live reports from Camp Nou with José Ramón Fernandez
ESPN Deportes Radio
The only around-the-clock Spanish-language sports radio network in the U.S., will broadcast both matches LIVE with soccer experts Jorge Ramos (play-by- play) and Hernan Pereya (analysis).
ESPN3.com will carry both matches in Spanish-language with a live simulcast of ESPN Deportes coverage. On Sunday, August 14 the coverage kicks off at 4 p.m. ET and Wednesday at 5 p.m. ET.
The leading Spanish-language sports Web site in the U.S. will provide in-depth coverage highlighted by extensive online video, real-time Gamecast application featuring live scores and stats as the matches unfold. Additional features include live polls, blogs, photo gallery and video clips highlighting the best plays.