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CHIVAS DE GUADALAJARA VS. PUEBLA TO AIR EXCLUSIVELY ON TELEMUNDO DEPORTES SATURDAY, AUGUST 8th at 9:55 PM ET

Chivas de Guadalajara Will Take on Puebla in LigaMX Matchday 3
Live on Telemundo, Pre and Post Coverage on Universo

MIAMI – August 5, 2020 – Telemundo Deportes’ exclusive coverage of LigaMX’s Chivas de Guadalajara continues this weekend with Matchday 3 of this year’s Guard1anes 2020 tournament versus Club Puebla. The match will air live on Telemundo Saturday, August 8th at 9:55 pm ET / 6:55 pm PT, with simultaneous coverage on the Telemundo Deportes App, English-language coverage on SAP, and pre and post-game coverage on Telemundo’s sister network, Universo.

Chivas, the “Rebaño Sagrado,” will be seeking their first win in this year’s regular season following a tie game against Club León in Matchday 1 and a loss to Santos Laguna in Matchday 2. Puebla, on the other hand has moved up among LigaMX league rankings to third place following their 4-1 win against Mazatlán F.C. and recent 1-1 tie with Cruz Azul.

This weekend’s match coverage will be led by Mexican soccer star and Chivas de Guadalajara veteran, Manuel Sol, alongside Emmy nominated Sammy Sadovnik providing play-by-play commentary. Making a return as the match’s field reporter is Chivas TV’s Arantza Fernandez.

Telemundo Deportes’ pre/post-game and halftime will feature various player and team interviews including an exclusive interview with Chivas President, Amaury Vergara; Chivas Defender and Olympic gold medalist, Miguel Ponce; and Mexican soccer and Chivas de Guadalajara legend, Ramon Morales. Pre/post-game and halftime coverage will be led by Emmy-award winning sports anchor Miguel Gurwitz alongside the analysis of Mexican soccer legend Carlos Hermosillo, who spent the final year of his club career with Chivas de Guadalajara in 2001. Pre-game coverage will also include pre-game analysis from commentators Manuel Sol and Sammy Sadovnik, as well as segments featuring Titulares y Más anchors, Ana Jurka and Karim Mendiburu.

Following the post-game show, Chivas fans can find even more coverage on Telemundo’s weekend in-studio show, TYM: Zona Mixta.

TELEMUNDO DEPORTES’ SCHEDULE, AUGUST 8TH

DateTime (ET)MatchNetwork
Sat., Aug 89:00 p.m.FUTBOL ESTELAR CHIVAS EXTRA:
Chivas Pre-Game Coverage
Universo;
Telemundo Deportes App
9:55 p.m.FUTBOL ESTELAR CHIVAS:
Guadalajara vs. León
Telemundo;
Telemundo Deportes App
12:00 a.m.
Midnight
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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