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Seven to screen historic Italian football blockbuster AC Milan v AS Roma


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The historic Italian football blockbuster at Optus Stadium between AS Roma and AC Milan will be broadcast live at 7.00pm AWST, Friday, 31 May on Seven and 7plus.

The end of the European football season means Australians get a chance to experience some of the top flight teams live.

The two teams next visiting Australia – AC Milan and AS Roma last played each other in a Europa League in a Quarter Final in April. Roma won 2-1.

Both teams finish their 2023-24 Italian season with games on May 19.

The Asia Pacific exclusive match on Friday 31 May is supported by the Western Australian Government. It is the first time two Serie A teams will play each other in Australia.

The CEO of Seven West Media WA Maryna Fewster said: “It’s befitting of the status of the teams, and the historic nature of the match as the first Serie A battle on Australian soil, that it will be broadcast live on Seven and 7plus, Australia’s home of sport, for those unable to attend in person.

“It’s great to have such big-name teams not only in Perth for the WA Day weekend but on our screens of Seven and 7plus live and free across the country.”

WA Deputy Premier and Minister for Tourism, the Rita Saffioti added: “We’re very excited to be hosting this match between two giants of Italian football here in Perth and expect tens of thousands of fans to attend in person, and even more watching the live broadcast all over the world, putting Western Australia on the global stage once again.

“This match is definitely not one to miss, and I encourage those who aren’t able to attend in person to tune in to the broadcast to watch what is sure to be yet another blockbuster football match hosted in our beautiful city.”

The historic rivalry has been contested 190 times in Italy since 1927 with Milan recording 85 victories against Roma’s 45 with 54 draws.  

AC Milan last played in Australia in 1993 while AS Roma last played in Australia in 2015, in front of more than 80,000 at the MCG against Real Madrid.

Italian football TV broadcast times on Seven

AC Milan v AS Roma
Sydney: 9.00pm live on 7two and 7plus
Melbourne: 9.00pm live on 7mate and 7plus
Brisbane: 9.00pm live on 7two and 7plus
Adelaide: 8.30pm live on 7mate and 7plus
Perth: 7.00pm live on Channel 7 and 7plus

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