Madeline Gearheart | April 26, 2018
How to Watch the FA Cup Final and UEFA Cup with DISH
If you live for international soccer, look no further than a DISH package for all the FA Cup Final and UEFA Cup action.
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Watch the action live on DISH channels 150 (FS1) and 140 (ESPN).
When is the next championship match?
The UEFA semi-final matches are right around the corner. After the elimination of 186 other teams, the final four are scheduled to play on the following days:
- Semi-Final First Leg — Thursday, April 26
- Arsenal v. Atlético at Arsenal Stadium in London, England
- Marseille v. Salzburg at Stade Vélodrome in South Marseille, France
- Semi-Final Second Leg — Thursday, May 3
- Arsenal v. Atletico at Estadio Metropolitano in Madrid, Spain
- Marseille v. Salzburg at Stadion Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
If you’ve missed out on the action until now, or if you’re looking for a great way to stay tuned to each corner kick, pass, and goal, get DISH. After the semi-final matches, you can keep the excitement going by tuning in on Wednesday, May 16th to see the final match!
What teams are playing in the semi-final matches?
The UEFA Cup has been entertaining soccer enthusiasts since 1971, with qualification dependent on national league and cup competition performance.
England’s Arsenal FC boasts a tournament record of 8-2-2. Hailing from Islington, London, England, this club has won one previous UEFA Cup.
Madrid’s Atlético is a two-time UEFA championship winner and currently holds a 5-0-1 tournament record. Straight out of Madrid, Atleti boasts an 86% passing accuracy rate for the tournament, which they were parachuted into for the round of 32.
Olympique de Marseille, more commonly known as Marseille, plays at the Stade Vélodrome in South Marseille, France. Current league record: 6-2-4. Marseille has scored 17 goals in the tournament so far.
Salzburg’s FC Red Bull calls Wals-Siezenheim, Austria home and plays at the Red Bull Arena. Its current tournament record is 6-5-1, with 28 saves and 10 goals conceded by its goalkeeper.
While different sources have different teams favored to win, it will be thrilling to see who takes the cup, considering only 12 of the 160 clubs have ever won the UEFA Cup title more than once.
How to Watch the FA Cup With DISH
Also known as the Emirates FA Cup, the FA Cup has been enjoyed by fans for 147 years. Tune in this year with DISH on FOX Sports 1 (channel 150) and FOX Sports 2 (channel 149), both available in the Multi-Sport Pack. Or include the FOX Soccer Plus add-on for even more soccer coverage on channel 391.
When is the next match?
The FA Cup semi-finals kicked off on April 21, with Manchester United toppling the Tottenham Hotspur. The Chelsea v. Southhampton semi-final match, held on Sunday, April 22, ended with 2-0 win for Chelsea. Manchester and Chelsea will go head to head in the finals on May 19. Feel like you’re seated in the Wembley Stadium by tuning into one of the DISH Channels.
What teams are playing in the final match?
England’s Manchester United is based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England. Besides being an FC favorite, having appeared in 20 FA Cup finals, Manchester’s tournament record is currently 23-5-6.
London’s Chelsea Football Club has won seven FA Cup titles and has a current tournament record of 19-6-9. Chelsea also played in the 2017 FA Cup final, losing 2-1 to Arsenal.
Manchester will go up against Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday, May 19.