TORONTO, ON (April 21, 2014) Four teams from three countries vying for two spots and one title – in two different leagues! Footy fever has hit fans across Canada, and Sportsnet has the cure with exclusive coverage of the semifinals of both the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League.
Coverage begins tomorrow as Atletico Madrid takes on Chelsea in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League semifinals, live at 2:30 p.m. ET/11:30 a.m. PT on Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific and Sportsnet World.
The first leg of the UEFA Europa League semifinals kick off on Thursday, April 24 at 3 p.m. ET/Noon PT with Benfica vs. Juventus on Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific, and Sevilla vs. Valencia on Sportsnet World.
Sportsnet’s broadcast schedule for the semifinals of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League is as follows:
Television Broadcast Schedule
*Schedule subject to change
UEFA Champions League – Semifinals
Tuesday, April 22 – 1st Leg
Wednesday, April 23 – 1st Leg
Tuesday, April 29 – 2nd Leg
Wednesday, April 30 – 2nd Leg
UEFA Europa League – Semifinals
Thursday, April 24 – 1st Leg
Thursday, May 1 – 2nd Leg
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