The Battle of Madrid is featured in one of the world’s premier club soccer championships with Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid in the 2014 UEFA Champions League Final from Lisbon, Portugal, airing Saturday, May 24, on FOX. Coverage begins with the UEFA Champions League Preview Show Saturday at 1pm ET on FOX Sports 1, with the match airing live on FOX at 2pm ET. FOX’s Gus Johnson, Eric Wynalda and Georgie Thompson call the game.
From FOX Sports:
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL ON FOX – THE BATTLE OF MADRID
Network/When: Pregame: FOX Sports 1, Saturday, May 24 (1:00 PM ET); Game: FOX,
Saturday, May 24 (2:00 PM ET)
Game Talent: Gus Johnson, Eric Wynalda, Georgie Thompson all the action live from
Lisbon, Portugal, while Rob Stone, Warren Barton, Brian McBride, Dr. Joe Machnik and
Tottenham/former U.S. goalkeeper Brad Friedel handle studio coverage from the FOX
Network Center in Los Angeles.
This Week: All eyes of the soccer world are on one game as the UEFA Champions League, the world’s most-watched elite club soccer competition, crowns its champion. Spanish powerhouses and crosstown rivals Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid square off in the final at Lisbon’s Stadium of Light for the world’s most coveted club prize, live on Saturday, May 24 on FOX at 2:00 PM ET. Completing two stunning semifinal victories, both Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid are riding significant momentum into Lisbon after knocking out last year’s champion Bayern Munich and English giant Chelsea, respectively. Coverage begins with the UEFA Champions League Preview Show on FOX Sports 1 at 1:00 PM ET, which relives the journey of the two remaining teams in the tournament, leading up to the grand all-Spanish finale. Gus Johnson and Eric Wynalda partner again LIVE from Lisbon, along with sideline reporter Georgie Thompson. Rob Stone hosts pregame, halftime and postgame coverage of the UEFA Champions League Final from the FOX Network Center in Los Angeles with analysts Warren Barton and Brian McBride. Former FIFA and CONCACAF Match Commissioner Dr. Joe Machnik pitches in to break down the teams and dissect controversial calls. Joining Stone, Barton and McBride for UEFA Champions League Final studio coverage is Tottenham’s star goalkeeper, American Brad Friedel. The FOX Sports GO app live streams both finals to authenticated online, mobile and tablet devices. Fans can also follow minute-by-minute commentary via the @FOXSoccer and @FOXSoccerTrax Twitter accounts, using #FACuponFOX and #UCLonFOX. The 2014 UEFA Champions League Final also airs live on FOX Deportes on Saturday, May 24 with coverage beginning at 2:00 PM ET. The network’s on-site commentary team includes John Laguna alongside analysts Mariano Trujillo and Daniel Brailovsky.