ABC, ESPN+ and ESPN Deportes Present Real Madrid vs. Deportivo Alavés Saturday at 3 p.m. ET

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ABC, ESPN+ and ESPN Deportes Present Real Madrid vs. Deportivo Alavés Saturday at 3 p.m. ET

  • First ABC Broadcast of Real Madrid LaLiga Match

On Saturday, Feb. 19, ABC will broadcast its second LaLiga match of the 2021-22 season from Estadio Santiago Bernabéu in Madrid when league-leading Real Madrid host Deportivo Alavés at 3 p.m. ET. The broadcast, a simulcast of ESPN+ live stream, marks the ABC debut for Real Madrid, the 13-time UEFA Champions League winners and one of the most successful clubs in football.

Spanish-language coverage of Real Madrid vs. Deportivo Alavés will stream live on ESPN+ and simulcast on ESPN Deportes. Pitch-side reporters and analysts will join English- and Spanish-language match commentators to call the match in Madrid. Spanish-language coverage will begin one hour before kickoff at 2 p.m., while studio coverage in English will start at 2:30 p.m.

The Real Madrid-Deportivo Alavés match continues ESPN Football February – the company’s unprecedented coverage of a collection of marquee soccer matches from different competitions in one month. Watch the marketing spots – English and Spanish (credit: ESPN Marketing).

Real Madrid vs. Deportivo Alavés:

Date Time (ET) Program Platform(s)
Sat, Feb 19 2 p.m. Fuera de Juego – Real Madrid-Deportivo Alavés Pregame

Ricardo Puig, Paco Gabriel de Anda

ESPN Deportes, ESPN+
  2:30 p.m. ESPN FC – Real Madrid-Deportivo Alavés Pregame Special

Dan Thomas, Craig Burley and Alejandro Moreno

ABC, ESPN+
  3 p.m. Real Madrid vs. Deportivo Alavés

Derek Rae and Steve McManaman

Fernando Palomo and Hugo Sanchez

ABC, ESPN Deportes, ESPN+
  5 p.m. ESPN FC Postgame

Thomas, Burley and Moreno

ESPN+
  5 p.m. Fuera de Juego Postgame

Puig and Paco Gabriel de Anda

ESPN+

Game commentators, sideline reporters and analysts in Madrid:

  • English: Derek Rae and Steve McManaman (game); Sid Lowe, Alexis Nunes and Luis Garcia (sidelines)
  • Spanish: Fernando Palomo and Hugo Sanchez (game); Martin Ainstein and Pablo Zabaleta (sidelines).

Studio – Pregame, Halftime and Postgame:

  • English: Dan Thomas, Alejandro Moreno and Craig Burley
  • Spanish: Ricardo Puig and Paco Gabriel de Ande.

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I joined ESPN in 1998 and since then, it's been a great experience managing PR and communications for a range of ESPN initiatives and properties over the years. I am currently focused on soccer and The Undefeated, ESPN’s site focusing on sports, race and urban culture and how they intersect.
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