DFL agrees direct DAZN deal for Monday Bundesliga match, Sky nets record audience

Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund will become the first team to benefit from Sportfive's partnership with Bundeling (Photo by Martin Meissner / POOL / AFP)

The German Football League (DFL) has agreed a one-match media-rights deal with subscription streaming service DAZN for this evening’s Bundesliga match between Werder Bremen and Bayer Leverkusen.

DAZN has been broadcasting Friday-evening Bundesliga matches throughout the 2019-20 season as part of its sublicensing agreement with international media group Discovery. That deal includes rights to 40 Bundesliga matches per season, plus rights to the German Super Cup and relegation play-off matches.

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