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NBCSN to televise Liverpool v. AS Roma 'Football at Fenway' friendly July 23 in primetime

by jmaloni

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Wed, Jul 9th 2014 11:20 pm

NBCSN will televise Liverpool's first match in the U.S. in 2014 as the Reds meet AS Roma in a "Football at Fenway" friendly at Fenway Park in Boston Wednesday, July 23, it was announced today.

NBCSN will produce a special pre-match show at 7 p.m. Kickoff follows at 7:30 p.m. Announcers will be named at a later date.

On Barclays Premier League "Championship Sunday" on May 11, Liverpool secured a second-place finish in the Premier League and their first UEFA Champions League berth since 2009-10 with a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over Newcastle at Anfield. AS Roma clinched second place in Serie A this season, also securing a Champions League berth. The two clubs last squared off on July 25, 2012 - also at Fenway Park - before a sold out crowd of more than 37,000 fans.

For Liverpool, the match marks the start of the team's four-match 2014 U.S. preseason tour.

The 2014-15 Premier League season kicks off Saturday, Aug. 16.

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