Telemundo Deportes continues exclusive coverage of Chivas de Guadalajara home matches with Matchday 12 this Saturday, September 26 at 5:55 p.m. ET, Pre-Game Coverage Begins At 5 PM ET

MIAMI – September 22, 2020 – Telemundo Deportes, the home of Chivas de Guadalajara, continues exclusive coverage of all Chivas home games with this weekend’s match against Mazatlán F.C. Matchday 12 of the LigaMX Guard1anes 2020 tournament will air live on Telemundo starting at 5:55 pm ET / 2:55 pm PT on Saturday, September 26th with English-language coverage on SAP, simultaneous coverage on the Telemundo Deportes App, and pre and post-game coverage on Universo beginning at 5 pm ET. Chivas, El Rebaño Sagrado, hope to regain their winning stream this weekend coming off a narrow 1-0 loss to Club América in last week’s Clásico Nacional. In preparation for this weekend’s match, five of Chivas de Guadalajara’s players called for Mexican National Team training will return for club training on Thursday. Chivas players called for El Tri include Gilberto Sepulveda, Uriel Antuna, Alexis Vega, Jose Juan Macias and for the first time Chivas’ rising star, Fernando Beltran.

Telemundo Deportes’ pre/post-game and halftime coverage will be led by Emmy-award winning expert Miguel Gurwitz alongside the analysis of Mexican soccer legend and former Chivas player, Carlos Hermosillo. Pre-game coverage will include segments led by Titulares y Más anchors, Karim Mendiburu and Ana Jurka as well as conversations with Chivas’ Uriel Antuna, JJ Macías and legendary goal keeper Martín Zuñiga, the latter led by Telemundo Deportes anchor and Chivas de Guadalajara veteran, Manuel Sol. Telemundo’s coverage of Matchday 12 will also include an opportunity for fans to participate in the network’s pre-game analysis via social media using #ChivasenTelemundo.

Saturday’s match coverage will again be led by five-time Emmy winner Andrés Cantor providing play-by-play commentary alongside the analysis of Mexican soccer star, Manuel Sol, and Chivas TV’s Arantza Fernandez as the match’s field reporter.


Date Time (ET) Match Network
Sat., Sept 26 5:00 p.m. FUTBOL ESTELAR CHIVAS EXTRA:Chivas Pre-Game Coverage Universo;Telemundo Deportes App
5:55 p.m. FUTBOL ESTELAR CHIVAS:Guadalajara vs. Mazatlán Telemundo;Telemundo Deportes App
12:00 a.m. FUTBOL ESTELAR CHIVAS EXTRA:Chivas Post-Game Coverage Universo; Telemundo Deportes App
12:30 a.m. TYM: Zona Mixta Telemundo;Telemundo Deportes App

*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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