Premier League fixtures 2019/20: Amazon to show all TEN Boxing Day matches this year

ALL ten Premier League matches on Boxing Day this year will be screened live by Amazon.

The streaming giants begin their £90million deal to screen top flight matches in England next season – and they will come up with a festive treat for viewers.

The three-year contract gives them broadcast rights for 20 matches each season, spread over two rounds of games.

And when the Premier League publish the fixtures for the 2019/20 season on Thursday morning, Amazon will know which matches they will show.

The league made Boxing Day and a round of midweek matches in December available as a new package in the last round of rights they sold off last year.

It was hoped that would spark a bidding war from internet streaming giants such as Amazon, Facebook and Twitter.

But it was only Amazon who came to the table with a firm bid, and that will see them stream the live action to their Prime subscribers in December.

Crucially, the American company's model is not just based on television shows.

A huge number of their subscribers – estimated at 100million globally – do so for retail purposes as well.

They are arguably the best set of all the streaming giants to be able to test the water with football coverage, with the next round of rights up for grabs in 2022.

Sky Sports remain the biggest rights holders in the Premier League, as they are due to screen 32 games at 5.30pm on Saturdays and eight at 7.45pm.

They also have the rights to 32 2pm games on a Sunday and a further 32 at the new kick-off time of 4.30pm on the same day – plus 24 Monday or Friday  night matches.

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