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B/R Live & TNT to Kick Off UEFA Champions League Group Stage Starting Tuesday, Sept. 18 & Wednesday, Sept. 19

B/R Live & TNT to Kick Off UEFA Champions League Group Stage
Starting Tuesday, Sept. 18 & Wednesday, Sept. 19

B/R Live to Present All Group Stage Matches & B/R Football Studio Shows

Live Across the Premium Streaming Service

TNT’s Live Match Coverage to Feature FC Barcelona vs. PSV Eindhoven,

Liverpool FC vs. Paris Saint-Germain, AFC Ajax vs. AEK Athens & Real Madrid vs. AS Roma

Former USMNT Defenders Oguchi Onyewu & Carlos Bocanegra Join B/R Football’s Studio Coverage

to Preview Matchday 1 Tuesday & Wednesday, Sept. 18-19, Starting at Noon ET

Turner’s multi-platform coverage of the UEFA Champions League will continue with Matchday 1 of the 2018 UEFA Champions League Group Stage (Sept. 18-19), with live match coverage available through B/R Live and TNT at 12:55 p.m. and 3 p.m. ET.  B/R Football Matchday will preview the action each day at noon, with studio coverage also including B/R Football Halftime, B/R Football Extra Time and B/R Football Postmatch available on B/R Live and TNT.

B/R Football UEFA Champions League Matchday 1 Group Stage matches (all available via B/R Live) include:

Tuesday, Sept. 18

FC Barcelona vs. PSV Eindhoven – 12:55 p.m. ET (TNT)

FC Inter Milan vs. Tottenham Hotspur – 12:55 p.m.

Liverpool FC vs. Paris Saint-Germain – 3 p.m. (TNT)

FC Schalke 04 vs. FC Porto – 3 p.m.

Club Brugge vs. Borussia Dortmund – 3 p.m.

AS Monaco vs. Atletico Madrid – 3 p.m.

Red Star Belgrade vs. Napoli – 3 p.m.

Galatasaray vs. Lokomotiv Moscow – 3 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 19

AFC Ajax vs. AEK Athens – 12:55 p.m. (TNT)

Shakhtar Donetsk vs. TSG 1899 Hoffenheim – 12:55 p.m.

Real Madrid vs. AS Roma – 3 p.m. (TNT)

Benfica vs. Bayern Munich – 3 p.m.

Manchester City vs. Olympique Lyonnais – 3 p.m.

BSC Young Boys vs. Manchester United 3 p.m.

Valencia vs. Juventus – 3 p.m.

FC Viktoria Plzen vs. CSKA Moscow – 3 p.m.

Kate Abdo will host B/R Football’s UEFA Champions League studio coverage from Turner Studios in Atlanta, joined by former UEFA Champions League defender Oguchi Onyewu and former USMNT captain Carlos Bocanegra as Tuesday’s guest analysts. B/R Football analyst Tim Howard rejoins Kate for Wednesday’s studio coverage. Stuart Holden will serve as host/analyst for B/R Football’s studio coverage originating from Los Angeles, alongside analyst Steve Nash both days, while Fernando Perez will continue to provide field reports from Europe.

All UEFA Europa League matches are available via B/R Live. Click here for additional UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League programming information, with a full schedule of UEFA Europa League matches found here.

Turner holds the exclusive English-language multimedia rights for UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League matches in the United States. Per the agreement, B/R Live will provide direct access for fans to subscribe and watch more than 340 matches on an individual ($2.99), monthly ($9.99) or annual ($79.99) basis.  B/R Live is available at https://live.bleacherreport.com; by downloading the B/R Live app through iTunes or Google Play; and/or via Apple TV, the Roku platform and Amazon Fire TV.

About B/R Football

B/R Football is home of world soccer news, comments and analysis, delivering the best and most relevant content experiences that drive deep levels of engagement with fans across all platforms. Recognized for its significance in further developing and accelerating the growth of world football in the U.S., B/R Football is a driving component to the UEFA partnership via Turner Sports propelled by B/R’s standing as the #1 digital destination for millennial sports. Find B/R Football at BleacherReport.com/world-football and on Instagram @BRFootball.

About Turner Sports

Turner Sports, a division of Turner, is an industry leader in the delivery of premium sports content across all multimedia screens. Turner Sports’ television coverage includes the NBA, Major League Baseball, NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, ELEAGUE and professional golf, along with the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League.  The company also manages some of the most popular sports destinations across digital and social platforms including Bleacher Report and its top-rated app, NCAA.com and the critically-acclaimed NCAA March Madness Live suite of products, PGA.com and the Sports Emmy Award-winning PGA Championship LIVE, as well as an accompanying collection of mobile sites and connected device apps.  Turner Sports and the NBA jointly manage NBA Digital, a robust collection of offerings including NBA TV, NBA.com, NBA LEAGUE PASS, the NBA App and NBAGLEAGUE.com. Turner Sports recently launched B/R Live, a premium live streaming sports platform that serves as the central hub for both the discovery and consumption of live sports content. The new streaming service allows fans to find and watch their favorite sports content anywhere, anytime and on the screen of their choice.

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