MEDIAPRO to produce final stage of the UEFA Champions League in Lisbon

MEDIAPRO to produce final stage of the UEFA Champions League in Lisbon

UEFA has commissioned MEDIAPRO Group to produce the host signal for the finals of the UEFA Champions League 2010 and 2019 in Madrid and 2014 and 2020 in Lisbon

The UEFA Champions League reaches its final stage as one of the sporting events with the greatest impact and television coverage on the planet. UEFA has selected MEDIAPRO Group as the host broadcaster for the production and distribution of the host signal for the final phase which, after the stoppage due to the Covid-19 pandemic, will bring together for the first time in its history the quarter-final and semi-final matches, in a single-match format, and the final of the competition.

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The MEDIAPRO Group will produce and distribute in HD and UHD from Lisbon the seven matches that will proclaim the champion of this year’s edition of the UEFA Champions League. Starting on 12 August, with the first quarter-final match, the competition concludes on 23 August 23 with the final.

MEDIAPRO to produce final stage of the UEFA Champions League in Lisbon

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With this edition, it will be the fourth time that the MEDIAPRO Group has produced and distributed the signal for the UEFA Champions League final. The Group was in charge of producing the international signal in the 2010 final held at Santiago Bernabéu, the 2014 edition at the Estádio da Luz in Lisbon and last year from the Estadio Metropolitano.

MEDIAPRO to produce final stage of the UEFA Champions League in Lisbon

Four outside broadcast units broadcasting in 4K and one HD/3G, 31 cameras and a workforce of more than 200 professionals for one of the most-watched sporting events worldwide

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The MEDIAPRO Group participates in the production of 16 national football league competitions worldwide and boasts a wealth of experience in producing major sporting events and competitions including the UEFA Champions League, FIFA Confederations Cup, FIFA World Cup, CONMEBOL, FIBA, Euroleague, Games Pan American Games, Arab Games, African Cup of Nations and Formula 1.

MEDIAPRO to produce final stage of the UEFA Champions League in Lisbon

Quarter-finals

Wednesday 12 August
Atalanta 1-2 Paris, Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica

Champions League quarter-final: Leipzig v Atlético

Thursday 13 August, 21:00 CET
Leipzig vs Atlético, Estádio José Alvalade

Friday 14 August, 21:00 CET
Barcelona vs Bayern, Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica

Saturday 15 August, 21:00 CET
Manchester City vs Lyon, Estádio José Alvalade

Semi-finals

Tuesday 18 August, 21:00 CET
1: Leipzig/Atlético vs Paris, Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica

Wednesday 19 August, 21:00 CET
2: Manchester City/Lyon vs Barcelona/Bayern München, Estádio José Alvalade

Final

Sunday 23 August, 21:00 CET
Winner 1 v Winner 2, Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica

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Four 4K Outside Broadcast Units and one HD/3G Unit, more than 200 professionals and up to 31 cameras, including two ultra-slow motion, three SteadyCam RF, two remote pole cams, one 4Sky System and one drone will be used in the production of one of the sporting events with the greatest impact worldwide.

MEDIAPRO to produce final stage of the UEFA Champions League in Lisbon

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Twenty-five cameras will be used to cover the quarter-final matches, while in the two semi-final matches, 28 will be used. In the seven matches of the final phase, the MEDIAPRO Group will use state-of-the-art technological equipment to guarantee the highest image quality distributed internationally.

MEDIAPRO to produce final stage of the UEFA Champions League in Lisbon

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The match will be produced by Juan Figueroa, one of the most reputable and experienced sports directors in the competition, who will be covering the UEFA Champions League final for the second year in a row.

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