Nove, the Italian cable TV channel owned by media giant Discovery, will show Spanish soccer’s Supercopa de Espana (Super Cup), which gets underway tonight (January 12).
The four-team tournament will be shown free-to-air on Nove in Italy and streamed on the Discovery Plus OTT platform.
The Supercopa, which is being held in Saudi Arabia, features last season’s winners and runners-up of Spain’s top-flight La Liga and Copa del Rey knockout cup competition.
The four competing clubs are Atletico Madrid (LaLiga winners), Real Madrid (LaLiga runners-up), Barcelona (Copa del Rey winners), and Athletic Club (Copa del Rey runners-up).
The competition begins with the ‘El Clasico’ encounter between arch-rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid in the first semi-final, followed by Atletico Madrid vs Athletic Club tomorrow (January 13).
It will then be followed by the final between the two semi-final winners on Sunday (January 16).
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All four games will take place at the King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah.
This is the third iteration of the revamped Supercopa, which was switched to a mid-season final four format in January 2020.
Last week, BT Sport, the UK pay-TV operator, secured rights to the Supercopa in the country.