How to watch Saturday’s match between Real Madrid vs. Deportivo Alavés

On Saturday, Feb. 19, ABC will broadcast its second LaLiga match of the 2021-22 season from Estadio Santiago Bernabéu in Madrid when league-leading Real Madrid host Deportivo Alavés at 3 p.m. ET.

The broadcast, a simulcast of ESPN+ live stream, marks the ABC debut for Real Madrid, the 13-time UEFA Champions League winners and one of the most successful clubs in football.Spanish-language coverage of Real Madrid vs. Deportivo Alavés will stream live on ESPN+ and simulcast on ESPN Deportes.

Pitch-side reporters and analysts will join English- and Spanish-language match commentators to call the match in Madrid. Spanish-language coverage will begin one hour before kickoff at 2 p.m., while studio coverage in English will start at 2:30 p.m.The Real Madrid-Deportivo Alavés match continues ESPN Football February – the company’s unprecedented coverage of a collection of marquee soccer matches from different competitions in one month.


Real Madrid vs. Deportivo Alavés

Sat, Feb 19 3 p.m.

Fuera de Juego – Real Madrid-Deportivo Alavés Pregame

Ricardo Puig, Paco Gabriel de AndaESPN Deportes,

ESPN+ 2:30 p.m.

ESPN FC – Real Madrid-Deportivo Alavés Pregame Special

Dan Thomas, Craig Burley and Alejandro Moreno,

ABC, ESPN+ 3 p.m.

Real Madrid vs. Deportivo Alavés

Derek Rae and Steve McManamanFernando Palomo and Hugo Sanchez

ABC, ESPN Deportes, ESPN+ 5 p.m.

ESPN FC Postgame

Thomas, Burley and Moreno

ESPN+ 5 p.m.

Fuera de Juego Postgame

Puig and Paco Gabriel de Anda


Game commentators, sideline reporters and analysts in Madrid:English: 

Derek Rae and Steve McManaman (game); Sid Lowe, Alexis Nunes and Luis Garcia (sidelines)Spanish: Fernando Palomo and Hugo Sanchez (game); Martin Ainstein and Pablo Zabaleta (sidelines).

Studio – Pregame, Halftime and Postgame:

English: Dan Thomas, Alejandro Moreno and Craig BurleySpanish: Ricardo Puig and Paco Gabriel de Ande.

Click here for weekly schedule of all soccer matches on ESPN platforms. 

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