Europa League final kicks off big week of football on Optus Sport

• With one final decided, two more to come in next seven days

Optus Sport is anticipating to break its live streaming records when it delivers a 10-day schedule of unmissable sport, starting Thursday 30 May.

The first final was decided this morning when Chelsea clashed with Arsenal in the Europa League final.

Corin Dimopoulos, Optus’ Head of TV and content, revealed the extravaganza of football action promises to deliver a sensational experience for fans.

“European football has delivered us phenomenal audiences this year that have easily beaten our internal forecasts. The dedication of loyal football fans to this season has been unwavering and we’re delighted that our first-class viewing experience has been enjoyed by fans of all ages,” Dimopoulos said.

“The accelerated growth of Optus Sports’ industry-leading app highlights the power of our premium and engaging content and further demonstrates the unique power of streaming on mobile devices that gives viewers a way to consume their favourite content on the go.

“User experience is our top priority and during this very exciting time for football fans, our bumper schedule means Australian audiences will not miss a moment of the action.”

In addition, to celebrate the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019, in which all 52 games are available live and on-demand on Optus Sport, Optus is providing complimentary access to Optus Sport to school-aged children throughout the tournament. The complimentary offer aims to give women’s sport greater visibility and change the future Australian school children see. More information can be found at

All the Optus Sport action can be viewed on the big-screen via Fetch, Apple TV, Apple Airplay, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV or Xbox, or via tablet, mobile, desktop or laptop.

Optus Sport is available as an optional extra on eligible Optus plans for no extra cost. Non-Optus customers, and Optus customers who are ineligible for a monthly subscription at no added cost, may subscribe to Optus Sport for $14.99 per month.


Played Thursday morning – now available on demand.


Date: Sunday June 2
Coverage commences: 4am (all times listed AEDT)
Match commences: 5am

Experts joining host Richard Bayliss for Optus Sport’s live and exclusive coverage: Michael Bridges, Craig Moore and Thomas Sorensen. Pitchside in Madrid will be Mark Schwarzer, Jules Breach, Ned Zelic and Kelly Somers.


Portugal v Switzerland on Thursday June 6 and Netherlands v England on Friday June 7, before a match for third place will be played on Sunday evening June 9, and the final on Monday morning, June 10.

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