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ESPN+ to Stream Live FA Cup and DFB-Pokal Finals This Saturday

Expert analysis by Shaka Hislop (FA Cup) and Derek Rae (German Cup) enhance ESPN+'s exclusive live coverage; watch their previews

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This Saturday, ESPN+ will have exclusive U.S. coverage of the thrilling conclusion of two top-tier European soccer seasons, with the domestic cup finals in England and Germany.

The No. 1 sports streaming platform will showcase England’s Manchester City-Manchester United FA Cup Final at 10 a.m. ET from London’s Wembley Stadium.

At 2 p.m., Germany’s DFK Pokal will feature FC Kaiserslautern versus Bayer 04 Leverkusen from Olympiastadion in Berlin. ESPNU and ESPN Deportes will simulcast the DFB-Pokal (German Cup). The winners of both domestic cup finals will be crowned live on ESPN+.

“Soccer fans come to ESPN+ to stream thousands of live events – simultaneously or back-to-back – and this weekend is no exception. Tomorrow, two European champions will be crowned on ESPN+, and we are proud to continue to be the home for these two cups and international soccer across the board,” said John Lasker, Senior Vice President, ESPN+.

With exclusive rights in the U.S. to more than 5,400 matches from the world’s top leagues, including Spain’s LALIGA, Copa del Rey, and Supercopa de España; the German Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal; England’s FA Cup, as well as the English Football League (EFL) and the Carabao Cup, and more, ESPN+ is a “must-have” for soccer fans.

Shaka Hislop, ESPN soccer analyst and West Ham United goalkeeper in the 2006 FA Cup Final against Liverpool FC, will be one of the ESPN FC studio pundits. His prediction for the Manchester Derby:

ESPN lead Bundesliga commentator Derek Rae will call the German Cup from the Olympiastadium in Berlin. He shares his preview here:

Executive Voice: SVP, Programming, Tim Bunnell, on the FA Cup on ESPN+ Extension

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