Virgin Media's 'Festival of Football' for August

The UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League are back with a bang this week as Virgin Media bring you a festival of football.

With all 11 Champions League and all 15 Europa League ties going out across its channels, Virgin Media Television is the only place where you can watch every game live.

This evening (Wednesday) the live football returns, with four Europa League round of 16 fixtures taking place, starting at 5.30 p.m., with Manchester United v LASK on Virgin Media Sport and Inter Milan v Getafe on Virgin Media Two being the pick of the bunch.

Four more Europa League ties will be resolved tomorrow (Thursday) night, again with coverage starting at 5.30 p.m. Sevilla and Roma battle it out on Virgin Media Sport, followed by Wolves v Olympiacos on Virgin Media Two.

Friday night sees the return of the Champions League with two cracking round of 16 ties. Coverage starts at 7 p.m. and the choice is yours as Juventus face Lyon on Virgin Media Sport and Virgin Media Two while Manchester City take on Real Madrid on Virgin Media Sport Extra 1.

On Saturday the Champions League round of 16 reaches its conclusion. Barcelona v Napoli is the live match on Virgin Media Sport and Virgin Media Two at 7 p.m., while Bayern Munich host Chelsea on Virgin Media Sport Extra 1.

Each night Virgin Media will be offering a new 'Match Choice' feature to watch two games simultaneously side-by-side on a split screen. This will be available to Virgin TV customers on Virgin Media Sport Extra 6.

There are some additional audio options that will also be available during this festival of football. With no crowds at the venues there will be two audio options for each match. One channel will broadcast the commentary with added crowd noise, while another channel will output the commentary with just natural sound from the stadium.

Keep an eye out for the headline acts when both finals will be broadcast live on Virgin Media One; August 21 and August 23 are the dates for your diary.

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