Atresmedia to show Barcelona pre-season games

Spanish commercial broadcaster Atresmedia has acquired rights for pre-season friendly matches featuring top-tier Liga football club Barcelona.

Atresmedia will begin its coverage with commercial channel La Sexta showing live coverage of Barcelona’s game against Recreativo Huelva this Saturday.

Coverage will also be shown of Barcelona’s game away at French Ligue 1 team Nice on August 2, a match against Italian Serie A team Napoli on August 6 in Geneva, Switzerland, a game against HJK Helsinki in Finland on August 9 and a clash with Mexican club Leon on August 18.

Atresmedia also has rights for the pre-season games featuring Liga rivals Atlético Madrid and Valencia.