Top-Level Italian Soccer Resumes on ESPN, ESPN+ with Coppa Italia Semifinals and Finals, Return of Serie A

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Top-Level Italian Soccer Resumes on ESPN, ESPN+ with Coppa Italia Semifinals and Finals, Return of Serie A

  • Coppa Italia semifinals air today and Saturday Exclusively on ESPN+
  • Serie A action returns June 20 on ESPN+, ESPN and ESPN Deportes

Top-level Italian soccer resumes this weekend after the coronavirus-enforced break with a pair of 2019-20 Coppa Italia semifinal matches airing exclusively on ESPN+ in English and Spanish. Juventus F.C. vs. A.C. Milan airs today at 3 p.m. ET while SSC Napoli vs. Inter Milan meet on Saturday, June 13, at 3 p.m. in second-leg matches.

In the first leg, Juventus earned a 1-1 tie on the road at A.C. Milan. Napoli holds a 1-0 road victory over Inter Milan. The four semifinal teams rank among the top-seven in current Italian Serie A standings.

The semifinal winners will meet in the Coppa Italia Final at Stadio Olimpico in Rome on Wednesday, June 17 (3 p.m., ESPN, ESPN Deportes, ESPN+). Mark Donaldson and analyst Matteo Bonetti – ESPN’s lead commentator team for Italian soccer – will call the Coppa Italia Final in English, while Ricardo Ortiz and Andrés Agulla will handle the Spanish-language commentary on ESPN Deportes.

2019-20 Coppa Italia Semifinals and Final: 

Date Time (ET) Event Platform
Fri, Jun 12 3 p.m. Coppa Italia Semifinal I (Juventus F.C. vs. A.C. Milan) ESPN+
Sat, Jun 13 3 p.m. Coppa Italia Semifinal II (SSC Napoli vs. Inter Milan) ESPN+
Wed, Jun 17 3 p.m. 2019-20 Coppa Italia Final
Mark Donaldson and Matteo Bonetti — English
Ricardo Ortiz and Andres Agulla – Spanish
ESPN, ESPN+, ESPN Deportes

Serie A:

Beginning Saturday, June 20, ESPN+ returns as the primary home for Italian Serie A TIM matches in the United States. ESPN+ will live-stream most of the 124 remaining matches of the 2019-20 Serie A season over 44 days. The schedule begins with Torino vs. Parma from Olympic Grande Torino Stadium at 1:30 p.m. ET. ESPN+ matches will stream in English and Spanish.

ESPN’s linear television networks – ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNEWS – will televise up to four matches each week through the conclusion of the season. ESPN Deportes will also carry four matches every week in Spanish.

Serie A Returns – Schedule for First Five Matchdays: 

Date Time (ET) Event Platform
Sat, Jun 20 1:30 p.m. Torino vs. Parma ESPN+
  3:45 p.m. Verona vs. Cagliari ESPN+
Sun, Jun 21 1:30 p.m. Atalanta vs. Sassuolo ESPN+
  3:45 p.m. Inter Milan vs. Sampdoria ESPN+
Mon, Jun 22 1:30 p.m. Fiorentina vs. Brescia ESPN+
  1:30 p.m. Lecce vs. A.C. Milan ESPN, ESPN Deportes
  3:45 p.m. Bologna vs. Juventus ESPN+
Tue, Jun 23 1:30 p.m. Spal vs. Cagliari ESPN, ESPN Deportes
  1:30 p.m. Verona vs. Napoli ESPN+
  3:45 p.m. Genoa vs. Parma ESPN, ESPN Deportes
  3:45 p.m. Torino vs. Udinese ESPN+
Wed, Jun 24 1:30 p.m. Inter Milan vs. Sassuolo ESPN+
  3:45 p.m. Atalanta vs. Lazio ESPN, ESPN Deportes
  3:45 p.m. Roma vs. Sampdoria ESPN+

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