Ajax v Manchester United – Live & Free TV Coverage on BT Sport

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Ajax v Manchester United – Live & Free TV Coverage on BT Sport
Updated on Tuesday 23 May 2017 by @TVNewsroom

BT Sport will broadcast the 2016/17 UEFA Europe League final for free for viewers in the UK.

The final – between Ajax and Manchester United – takes place in Stockholm on Wednesday 24 May 2017 with live streaming on YouTube, the BT website, and via the BT Sport app.

Ajax prevailed over Lyon in the semi-finals, while the Red Devils sneaked past Celta Vigo following a tense second leg at Old Trafford.

A place in next season’s Champions League group stage was the prize for the victors.

This is the teams fifth meeting in Europe; the past four produced two wins for each side.

The clubs first met in the 1976/77 UEFA Cup first round, when Tommy Docherty’s side overturned a 1-0 first-leg deficit through goals from Lou Macari and Sammy McIlroy at Old Trafford.

Ajax were also United’s first-ever opponents in the renamed Europa League in 2011/12, when Sir Alex Ferguson’s side claimed a 3-2 aggregate win in the Round of 32.

The build up coverage starts at 6.30pm on BT Sport 2. Kick-off 7.45pm

BT Sport Showcase is available on Freeview channel 115 and Virgin Media channel 100/548. Sky viewers will receive BT Sport 2’s SD coverage for free on channel 414/433.

Highlights will be shown on ITV from 10.50pm on Wednesday night, where Mark Pougatch will be joined in the studio by Roy Keane and Lee Dixon. Commentary comes from Sam Matterface and Glenn Hoddle.

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