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The Superbowl is here for another year with Tom Brady set to lead the New England Patriots charge at another crown against the Philadelphia Eagles in Minnesota. The match is scheduled to get underway at 10:30am on Monday, February 5.
The match itself will be played at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The Superbowl is one of the biggest sporting events on the planet, pitting the winner’s of the National Football Conference (NFC) against the winners of the American Football Conference (AFC).
The Patriots won the Superbowl last year, coming from behind to beat the Seattle Seahawks in overtime and with Brady and leading tight end Rob Gronkowski at the fore are heavy favourites to run away with another victory – it would be their third in four years.
Brady himself is aiming for an incredible fifth Superbowl MVP award, having won his fourth during the 2017 edition.
Teams: New England Patriots, Philadelphia Eagles
Date: Monday, February 5 (Aus)
Kick-off: 10:30am (AEDT)
TV: Live, ESPN and 7Mate
Online: Live, Foxtel app, Foxtel now, 7
Betting: Patriots $1.50, Eagles $2.72
National anthem: Pink
Halftime entertainment: Justin Timberlake
Cost of a 30-second halftime ad: $5 million (USD)
There will be two ways to watch the Superbowl in Australia. The first of those is through ESPN, who are only available on Foxtel. They will have rolling coverage all day from 2am (AEDT) to 5pm (AEDT).
The other way to watch the match will be through Channel Seven. They begin their coverage from 10am (AEDT), half an hour before the scheduled time for kick-off and finish at 4pm (AEDT).
The Roar will also be covering the match with a live blog and highlights.