Eleven sets Bundesliga first with Facebook stream

International sports broadcaster Eleven Sports will stream live coverage of a German Bundesliga football match on social media platform Facebook this week.

Eleven will stream live coverage of Bayer Leverkusen v Bayern Munich on Friday via its official Facebook page exclusively and free-of-charge to fans in Poland. The match will mark the first time that a Bundesliga fixture will be streamed live on Facebook.

Last month, Eleven also set a first in Belgium by live streaming the French Ligue 1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain and Stade Malherbe Caen on Facebook.

Eleven has also recently streamed live coverage of various other sporting events on social media, including Ivy League US college American football and Singapore National Soccer.