How to watch BOTH Champions League and Europa League finals for FREE | Football | Sport

Both European finals this season will feature all-English clubs.

Comebacks were the main theme of the Champions League’s semi-finals as Liverpool and Tottenham overturned their opponents in dramatic fashion.

Jurgen Klopp’s Reds came from 3-0 down after the first leg at Barcelona to win 4-3 on aggregate and book their place in the final.

Tottenham managed to claw themselves back into their tie with Ajax, eventually progressing on away goals after a 3-3 aggregate scoreline.

The Champions League final takes place at Atletico Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano stadium on Saturday, June 1, with kick-off at 8pm.

In the Europa League, London rivals Arsenal and Chelsea will battle it out in the final.

The Gunners recorded a comfortable victory over La Liga side Valencia in the semi-finals but the Blues required penalties to edge past Eintracht Frankfurt.

The Europa League final will be staged at the Baku Olympic Stadium in Azerbaijan on Wednesday, May 29. Kick-off is also at 8pm.

How to watch Champions League and Europa League finals for free

BT Sport holds the broadcasting rights to Champions League and Europa League coverage in the UK.

However, coverage of both all-English finals will be made available to fans for free via the BT Sport app, Virgin channel 532 and the BT Sport YouTube channel.

The move is a repeat of the last two seasons, when the pay-TV broadcaster also made the finals of Europe’s club competitions available to non-customers, which brought in an audience of nearly 8.5million for last year’s Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid.

That figure will almost certainly be beaten this year as Liverpool meet Tottenham in Europe’s premier club competition, three days after Chelsea play Arsenal in the Europa League.

Viewers who use the app, which works on mobiles and larger devices, will be able to watch in 360-degree virtual reality, while BT Sport customers can watch the Champions League final in high-definition high-dynamic range.

Coverage of the Champions League final at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid begins at 6pm, when host Gary Lineker will be joined by Rio Ferdinand, Frank Lampard, Glenn Hoddle, Jermaine Jenas, Michael Owen and Steve McManaman.

Presenter Jake Humphrey will be joined in Baku by Martin Keown, Cesc Fabregas and Eidur Gudjohnsen for coverage of the Europa League Final, which starts at 6.30pm.

Champions League final prediction

BT Sport presenter Gary Lineker reckons Liverpool will have the edge over Tottenham in their Madrid showdown.

He said: “Overall, team against team, (Liverpool) have got the better players,” Lineker told The Times.

“They finished 20-odd points ahead of Tottenham this season so it’s hard to make a case where Tottenham are favourites.

“But, as we know in football, the best teams don’t always win, which is one of the things that makes it so special.”

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