bt_sport_micBT Sport has announced the next live UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League group stage matches that will be available on its Freeview BT Sport Showcase channel.

The coverage kicks off on matchday 2 with Manchester City hoping to return to winning ways against Borussia Mönchengladbach after suffering defeat by Juventus in the first round of games. Taking place on Wednesday 30th September, the match will see Raheem Sterling, Kevin De Bruyne and Sergio Agüero as part of the squad to travel to Germany to take on their European counterparts who finished third in the Bundesliga last season.

The following night will see UEFA Europa League live coverage on BT Sport Showcase with
Italian giants Lazio taking on French side St Étienne in Rome on Thursday 1st October.

Simon Green, head of BT Sport, said: “We are continuing to show some terrific games on BT Sport Showcase and will do so throughout the season both in the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League.

“This is great news for fans who want to watch football on Freeview in two of Europe’s major club competitions and will show the high quality of our exclusively live coverage to those who are not already BT Sport customers.”