Club Leon to Defend Its Share of First Place in the Mexican League Against Chiapas Saturday, September 7 on Telemundo

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September 4th, 2013

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CLUB LEON GETS READY TO DEFEND ITS SHARE OF FIRST PLACE IN THE MEXICAN LEAGUE AGAINST CHIAPAS THIS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 AT  9PM/8C/6P ON TELEMUNDO

MIAMI – SEPTEMBER 4, 2013- Club Leon gets ready to defend its place at the top of the Mexican League standings as it faces off against Chiapas in a Week 9 duel this Saturday, September 7 at 9PM/8C/6P, only on Telemundo. Leon wants to keep riding its recent wave of success marked by its undefeated record so far in the tournament against a tough opponent that wants to come back to the playoffs for the first time since 2012. Andrés Cantor will be on the call with the play-by-play alongside Sammy Sadovnik, who will provide the analysis and commentary during a match that promises to provide plenty of thrills and goals. This matchup can also be seen on the web from anywhere in the country by visiting deportestelemundo.com or using the Deportes Telemundo app on mobile devices.

The spotlight will shine on two Argentinean goal scorers this Saturday night: Leon’s Mauro Boselli and Chiapas’ Lucas Viatri. These two strikers share a common bond as former starting forwards for Boca Juniors and both of them also are starting out their Mexican League stints with their respective teams this season

Boselli is tied for third in the Liga MX Top Scorers  table with five goals in eight matches thus far, including one of the two goals his team scored in a 2-0 win over Santos in Week 8. Boselli’s arrival has proved to be a boost for a team that is undefeated and tied for first place with Morelia and Club America. Leon’s unbeaten streak extends to last season and currently stands at 15 matches, a league best mark.

Chiapas hopes to be able to defeat Leon for the first time since their opponent this Saturday came back to Mexico’s First Division. The Jaguars defeated Tijuana 3-1 in Week 8 thanks in part to Viatri, who scored in that match and boasts two goals in five matches for a team that is just one point away from the last playoff spot and five away from the tournament leaders .

Deportes Telemundo, Telemundo Media’s sports division, is one of the leading providers of Spanish-language sports content in the United States. The “U.S. Home of the Olympics in Spanish,” Deportes Telemundo also offers World Cup Qualifying matches played by the Mexican National Team; all Mexican League matches played at home by Club León; the leading boxing show in U.S. Spanish-language television, “Boxeo Telemundo,” and the U.S. broadcast and online rights in Spanish language to the biggest soccer tournament in the world, the FIFA World Cup®, across all platforms (except radio), 2015 through 2022.

In addition to its biggest sporting events, Deportes Telemundo produces two leading sports entertainment shows, “Titulares y Más” and “Titulares Telemundo,” offering the latest sports news and analysis combined with entertainment and lifestyle segments. Deportes Telemundo’s award-winning broadcast team is led by internationally acclaimed sportscaster Andrés Cantor and also includes Jessi Losada, Sammy Sadovnik, Leti Coo, Edgar López, Karim Mendiburu, Mirella Grisales, René Giraldo and Kaziro Aoyama.

 
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