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CHIVAS DE GUADALAJARA VS. CLUB NECAXA TO AIR EXCLUSIVELY ON TELEMUNDO THIS SATURDAY

Telemundo Deportes to Present Exclusive Coverage of the Chivas vs. Necaxa ‘Repechaje’ on Saturday, November 21 starting at 9pm ET, kick-off at 10pm ET

NBC Sports to Re-Air Match in English on Sunday, November 22 at 5pm ET

TelemundoDeportes.com and the Telemundo Deportes App to Live Stream All Chivas Home Matches

MIAMI – November 18, 2020 – This Saturday, November 21st Telemundo Deportes to present live coverage of the repechaje match, C.D. Guadalajara vs. Club Necaxa. The single-elimination wild card round, will decide which of the two teams advance to LigaMX’s Guard1anes 2020 quarterfinals, presenting Las Chivas with their most important match yet. As part of Telemundo Deportes’ exclusive coverage of all Chivas de Guadalajara home matches, coverage of Chivas-Necaxa will be broadcasted live on Telemundo, streamed across Telemundo Deportes digital platforms, and complemented with pre-match coverage on sister network, Universo. This Saturday, post-game coverage will be available on Telemundo, followed by additional analysis in TyM: Zona Mixta.

Coverage of the match will begin this Saturday at 9pm ET / 6pm PT with the Fútbol Estelar Chivas Extra pre-game show on Universo. Exclusive live match coverage will kick off at 10pm ET / 7pm PT on Telemundo with simultaneous coverage on TelemundoDeportes.com and the Telemundo Deportes App, directly followed by the Fútbol Estelar Chivas Extra post-game show, also on Telemundo. Additionally, NBC Sports (NBCSN) will present the game again in English on Sunday, November 22 at 5 pm ET / 2 pm PT. Telemundo Deportes’ Miguel Gurwitz will again lead the Fútbol Estelar Chivas Extra pre- and post-match show alongside former Chivas star, Manuel Sol and Andres Cantor, who just last night won the Emmy for 'Outstanding On-Air Personality in Spanish,' his career sixth. The countdown to the game will feature an interview with Chivas captain, Jesús Molina; Chivas manager, Víctor Manuel Vucetich; and one of the team’s key players, Isaac Brizuela, while Telemundo Deportes host Ana Jurka’s ‘Fuera de Juego’ segment will present an intimate conversation with Chivas Femenil’s Miriam García. Andrés Cantor and Manuel Sol will also lead the narration of the match, along with field reporter Arantza Fernandez, of Chivas TV.

Throughout Saturday’s coverage, fans will have the opportunity to participate in the network’s pre- and post-game shows via social media using #ChivasenTelemundo, as well as enjoy additional commentary on Telemundo’s TYM: Zona Mixta, hosted by Sammy Sadovnik and Manuel Sol and featuring
the Chivas dedicated segment, “Junto al Rebaño.”

TELEMUNDO DEPORTES’ LIGAMX SCHEDULE, NOVEMBER 21-22

Date Time (ET) Match Network
Sat.,
Nov 21
9:00 p.m. FÚTBOL ESTELAR CHIVAS EXTRA:
Chivas Pre-Game Coverage
Universo;
Telemundo Deportes App
10:00 p.m. FÚTBOL ESTELAR CHIVAS:
Guadalajara vs. Necaxa
Telemundo;
Telemundo Deportes App
12:10 a.m. FÚTBOL ESTELAR CHIVAS EXTRA:
Chivas Post-Game Coverage
Telemundo;
Telemundo Deportes App
12:30 a.m. TYM: Zona Mixta* Telemundo;
Telemundo Deportes App
Sun.,
Nov. 22
5:00 p.m. NBC Sports Encore Presentation:
Guadalajara vs. Necaxa
NBCSN

*TYM: Zona Mixta will air following network news, time may vary by market

In addition to continuous coverage on Telemundo’s in-studio shows, Titulares y Más and TYM: Zona Mixta, viewers can also find exclusive player interviews and game highlights on NBCUniversal digital platforms, as well as on Telemundo Deportes’ live social media show #LaContra, Mondays on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

Telemundo Deportes is the U.S. leading sports brand and destination for the Biggest, Best Global Sports programming in Spanish-language. The addition of not only the Chivas de Guadalajara men’s team – which marks the return of Mexican league soccer to Telemundo since 2015 – but also the exclusive U.S. rights to the women’s club, Chivas Femenil, and their youth team Cantera Rojiblanca, boosts Telemundo Deportes’ wide roster of programming that also includes two of the world's most popular sporting events: the FIFA World Cup™ through 2026 and the Olympic Games through 2032. In addition, Telemundo Deportes broadcasts the Premier League and FIFA World Cup™ CONCACAF qualifying matches for most of the region, including the Mexico and USA national teams' away matches. Telemundo Deportes is also home to "Titulares y Más," the #1 sports news, entertainment and commentary show in Spanish and "Boxeo Telemundo," the #1 boxing program in Spanish, among other recognized sports properties.

About NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises:
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. This fast-growing multiplatform portfolio is comprised of the Telemundo Network and Station Group, Telemundo Deportes, Telemundo Global Studios, Universo, and a Revenue Strategy & Innovation unit. Telemundo Network features original Spanish-language entertainment, news and sports content reaching 94% of U.S. Hispanic TV households in 210 markets through 30 local stations, 50 affiliates and its national feed. Telemundo also owns WKAQ, a television station that serves viewers in Puerto Rico. Telemundo Deportes is the designated Spanish-language home of two of the world’s most popular sporting events: FIFA World Cup™ through 2026 and the Summer Olympic Games through 2032. Telemundo Global Studios is the company’s domestic and international scripted production unit including Telemundo Studios, Telemundo International Studios, Telemundo International, Underground Producciones, an internationally renowned production boutique based in Argentina as well as all of the company’s co-production partnerships. As the #1 media company reaching Hispanics and millennials online, the Revenue Strategy & Innovation unit distributes original content across multiple platforms, maximizing its exclusive partnerships with properties such as BuzzFeed, Vox, and Snapchat. Through Telemundo Internacional, the largest U.S.-based distributor of Spanish-language content in the world; and Universo, the company reflects the diverse lifestyle, cultural experience and language of its expanding audience. NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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