What is Eleven Sports and can I live stream Olympiakos vs Burnley on the new channel?

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ELEVEN SPORTS is the new home of La Liga and Serie A this season after they won rights to an impressive number of sporting events.

And the channel has also secured rights to Burnley’s Europe League trip to Olympiakos.

Andrea Radrizzani is the owner of the company
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What is Eleven Sports?

THE Eleven Sports Network was launched in April 2015 as an international sports content platform. 

It currently models primarily on major internal sports rights in smaller countries.

According to their website, they deliver more than 25,000 LIVE hours of sport per year to over 17 million paying customers.

CAMPEONES: Sky Sports lose La Liga rights to UK-based Eleven Sports

Who is the owner?

Eleven Sports is owned by Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani who specialises in media rights in sport and digital media.

The Italian businessman became a 50% owner of the Championship club in January 2017 before becoming the sole owner in May of the same year.

He is the founder and group chairman of Aser, a global investment company that focuses on media and sport.

Barcelona are La Liga champions this season
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Who is Andrea Radrizzani? Leeds United and Eleven Sports owner who has beaten Sky Sports to La Liga rights

What do they broadcast?

Eleven Sports will broadcast live and exclusive coverage of the La Liga and Serie A games in the UK and Ireland. 

They also won exclusive rights to the PGA Championship.

How much does Eleven Sports cost?

Eleven Sports will be available for £5.99-a-month or £59.99-a-year.

But if you order before the end of August you can watch the channel for £49.99.

The channel tweeted: “We will select the best LIVE football.

“Of course, this is depending on the time of the season, and how many matches are available, but there will be up to 10 LIVE matches per week, with games also available via delayed broadcast.”

Can I watch La Liga and Serie A games for free on Eleven Sports?

Eleven Sports will live stream at least one match from both La Liga and Serie A on Facebook every week.

After a few teething problems during Cristiano Ronaldo’s debut, the channel is back streaming games live on social media.

The games to be televised on the channel’s Facebook page this weekend are as follows:

Saturday 25/08 – Valladolid v Barcelona (9.15pm)
Sunday 26/08 – Inter Milan v Torino (7.30pm)

How do I watch Olympiakos vs Burnley on Eleven Sports?

Olympiakos vs Burnley will take place at the Karaiskakis Stadium on Thursday, August 23,

The match will kick off at 7pm UK time and 9pm in Greece.

Eleven Sports 1 will have full live coverage of the game.