On Sunday, Oct. 28th, the leading pay TV operator will broadcast in HD, 4K UHD and on its online platforms, one of the matches that brings together millions of people worldwide. This is the game between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, the first of the 2018-2019 season of LaLiga Santander.

DIRECTV Sports will exclusively broadcast the first Spanish “El Clásico” of the 2018-2019 season for LaLiga Santander, a match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. DIRECTV Latin America customers will have the unique opportunity to watch in HD, 4K UHD, or on the DIRECTV Sports App and DIRECTVSports.com, via their computer, tablet or smartphone.

Customary for large sporting events, the DIRECTV Sports team will travel to the Camp Nou Stadium in Barcelona, from where renowned broadcasters Juan Pablo Varsky and Pablo Giralt, will bring to life the excitement of this event for fans in Europe to Latin America.

"We’re happy to once again offer incomparable coverage of a Spanish ‘Clásico’. “We know this match will have millions of fans connected from around the world and we’re proud to bring it directly to our audience in Latin America once again straight from where the event takes place,” says Guillermo Barreto, Associate Vice President for DIRECTV Sports, DIRECTV Latin America.

DIRECTV Sports will air extended coverage that will include pre- and post-match content as well as cover the event on social media, where fans will be able to follow minute-by-minute updates on the hashtag #ElClasicoEnDIRECTV

With this, DIRECTV Sports once again consolidates its position as a leader in sports, bringing global coverage of the best matches to its customers, in HD and online.

Programming available exclusively in Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. DIRECTV Play, DIRECTVSports.com and DIRECTV Sports App are authenticated platforms for DIRECTV subscribers in these countries.

Programming information:

DIRECTV Sports SD (Channel 610)

DIRECTV Sports HD (Channel 1610)

Online platforms:

DIRECTV Sports App



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