FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, April 20th, 2020
NBC SPORTS PRESENTS SPECIAL “ePREMIER LEAGUE INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT” THIS WEEK, WITH THE SEMIFINALS AND FINAL SUNDAY ON NBCSN
In Collaboration with Sky Sports, NBC Sports Presents Weeklong EA Sports FIFA 20 Tournament with Representatives from All Premier League Clubs Participating
All Matches Will Stream Live on NBC Sports Digital Channels Tuesday, April 21-Saturday, April 25
Semifinals and Final Presented This Sunday at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN
Players Expected to Compete Include Raheem Sterling of Manchester City, Trent Alexander-Arnold of Liverpool & Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 20, 2020 – NBC Sports, in collaboration with Sky Sports, will present the ePremier League Invitational Tournament, a weeklong EA Sports FIFA 20 Tournament with representatives participating from all Premier League clubs. The 20-team single-elimination tournament begins tomorrow, Tuesday, April 21, with all matches streaming live on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
The semifinals and final will air on Sunday, April 26 at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN. For the full tournament bracket, which was drawn this morning, click here.
All round 1, 2 and quarterfinal matchups will be streamed live beginning at 7 a.m. ET with four matches presented daily from Tuesday-Friday. The semifinals and the final match will be streamed live on Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, with an encore presentation on Sunday, April 26 at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN.
Sky Sports, in collaboration with Gfinity, will host the event. Sky’s Saturday Social, Adam Smith and Joe Thomlinson will present the matches, joined by Harry Pinero.
Among the players scheduled to compete in the ePL Invitational Tournament: Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Todd Cantwell (Norwich City), Ryan Fredericks (West Ham United), Diogo Jota (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City), and Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace).
Below is the ePL Invitational Tournament live broadcast schedule:
|Tuesday, April 21||ePL Invitational: Round 1||7 a.m.||NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app|
|Wednesday, April 22||ePL Invitational: Round 2||7 a.m.||NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app|
|Thursday, April 23||ePL Invitational: Round 2||7 a.m.||NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app|
|Friday, April 24||ePL Invitational: Quarterfinals||7 a.m.||NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app|
|Saturday, April 25||ePL Invitational: Semifinals & Final||10 a.m.||NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app|
|Sunday, April 26||ePL Invitational: Semifinals & Final*||10 a.m.||NBCSN|