How to watch Copa America 2019 on UK TV
Premier Sports have acquired the Copa America UK TV rights for the upcoming Copa America 2019 in Brazil.
What's better is that Premier Sports are showing all games from the Copa America live on UK TV.
Premier Sports 1 will show every match from when Brazil kick the first ball in the opening match in São Paulo on Saturday 15 June, to the final showdown almost a month later on 7 July in Rio de Janeiro.
Here is some more information for viewers who are watching the Copa America in the UK.
Copa America on UK TV
Carrier: Premier Sports
Channel: Premier Sports 1
- Sky subscribers: Channel 412
- Virgin Media subcribers: Channel 551
- Streaming services: Premier Player TV and Virgin TV Anywhere
Streaming the Copa America in the UK
If you have a Premier Sports Sky subscription you are able to stream the Copa America games that available on UK TV from their dedicated streaming website.
Virgin Media subscribers who have access to Virgin TV Anywhere will be able to stream Copa America UK TV games on the Virgin TV.
It’s also possible to stream the Copa America in the UK through the Premier Sports dedicated app. The Premier Sports app gives you full access to all the channels availble through your TV.
If you're watching the Copa America with a UK TV subscription or streaming service you can be sure of top quality coverage. This will be third time Premier Sports have covered the Copa America after successfully carrying the Copa America UK TV rights in both 2015 and 2016.
Copa America Premier Sports Subcription
As a subscription based sports provider, Premier Sports requires an additional fee separate to your existing Sky or Virgin package.
It's a great way to get access to all Copa America games for free
For those avid football fans who are interested in watching the Copa America in the UK but are currently without a Premier Sports subscription, it’s now possible to sign up for a month free if you’re a Sky user, or if you’re simply interested in streaming games from their standalone Premier Player.
Simply go to the Premier Sports website and enter the promo code FIRST MONTH FREE to get access to Premier Sports with the first month free. Thereafter a subscription of £9.99 is required.
By using the first month free promo code it’s a great way to get access to the all Copa America games for free if you’re in the UK!
Copa America Time Difference
This year’s Copa America is taking place in Brazil for the first time since 1989. Brazil is currently 4 hours behind the UK so you can expect some of the later kick offs to run into the early hours of the morning.
With a Premier Sports subscription it is possible to watch highlights of the games and full reruns of the games on the Premier Sports website.
Copa America UK TV Schedule: Group Stages
Round 1 of the Copa America group stage games will be played between Saturday 15 June and Tuesday 18 June (UK Time).
|Sat 15 June (01.30)||Brazil vs. Bolivia||São Paulo|
|Sat 15 June (20.00)||Venezuela vs. Peru||Porto Alegre|
|Sat 15 June (23.00)||Argentina vs. Colombia||Salvador|
|Sun 16 June (20.00)||Paraguay vs. Qatar||Rio de Janeiro|
|Sun 16 June (23.00)||Uruguay vs. Ecuador||Belo Horizonte|
|Tue 18 June (00.00)||Japan vs. Chile||São Paulo|
Round 2 of the Copa America group stages will take place between Tuesday 18 June and Saturday 22 June.
|Tue 18 June (22.30)||Bolivia vs. Peru||São Paulo|
|Wed 19 June (01.30)||Brazil vs. Venezuela||Salvador|
|Wed 19 June (22.30)||Colombia vs. Qatar||São Paulo|
|Thu 20 June (01.30)||Argentina vs. Paraguay||Belo Horizonte|
|Fri 21 June (00.00)||Uruguay vs. Japan||Porto Alegre|
|Sat 22 June (00.00)||Ecuador vs. Chile||Salvador|
Round 3 of the Copa America group stages will take place between Saturday 22 June and Tuesday 25 June.
Round 3 is the final round of group stage games. The fixtures from each group will take place simultaneously in order to make it as fair a contest as possible as the final round of games will dictate who advances to the knockout stages of the competition.
|Sat 22 June (20.00)||Peru vs. Brazil||São Paulo|
|Sat 22 June (20.00)||Bolivia vs. Venezuela||Belo Horizonte|
|Sun 23 June (20.00)||Qatar vs. Argentina||Porto Alegre|
|Sun 23 June (20.00)||Colombia vs. Paraguay||Salvador|
|Tue 25 June (00.00)||Chile vs. Uruguay||Rio de Janeiro|
|Tue 25 June (00.00)||Ecuador vs. Japan||Belo Horizonte|
Copa America UK TV Schedule: Knockout Stages
Copa America Quarter Finals
The top two finishers from each group will automatically advance to the Copa America knockout stages. Two of the third place teams who finish with the most points will also advance to the knockout stages to make up eight teams in total.
With eight teams qualifying the Copa America knockout stages begin with the quarter finals, unlike it's European counterpart that has more knockout rounds.
|Fri 28 June (01.30)||Winner Group A vs. 3rd Group B/C (Match 19)||Porto Alegre|
|Fri 28 June (20.00)||Runner Up Group A vs. Runner Up Group B (Match 21)||Rio de Janeiro|
|Sat 29 June (00.00)||Winner Group B vs. Runner Up Group C (Match 20)||São Paolo|
|Sat 29 June (20.00)||Winner Group C vs. 3rd Group A/B (Match 22)||Belo Horizonte|
Copa America Semi Finals
|Wed 3 July (01.30)||Winner Match 19 vs. Winner Match 21 (Match 23)||Belo Horizonte|
|Thu 4 July (01.30)||Winner Match 20 vs. Winner Match 22 (Match 24)||Porto Alegre|
Copa America Third Place Playoff
As is the case with other major international football tournaments, the Copa America will have a playoff for the bronze medal or third place. The Copa America third place play off will take place the day before the final between the two losing semi finalists.
|Sat 6 July (20.00)||Loser Match 23 vs. Loser Match 24||São Paolo|
Copa America Final
The Copa America final will take place on Sunday 7 July between the two winning teams from the Copa America semi finals. The final will take place at the iconic Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
The final takes place at 17.00 on local time which makes it perfect for who views who are watching the Copa America from the UK.
|Sun 7 July (21.00)||Winner Match 23 vs. Winner Match 24||Rio de Janeiro|