The all-English Champions League final between Tottenham and Liverpool is being broadcast for free by BT Sport on YouTube.
The streaming site is set to post up massive viewing figures after sources at BT Sport confirmed it would stand by its commitment to broadcast the showpiece match for free.
BT Sport have been broadcasting Europe’s elite club competitions since 2015, and the company promised to screen both the Champions League and Europa League finals for free when it extended its TV rights deal until 2021 in a deal worth £1.2bn.
BT recorded a new high for its services at the semi-final stage, with Liverpool’s remarkable 4-0 victory against Barcelona maintaining a 1.69 million average audience with a 2.69 million peak, while Spurs’ 3-2 victory at Ajax secured an average audience of 1.5 million with a 2.4 million peak. You can tune into the action via BT Sports’ YouTube on June 1st.
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