via press release:
‘BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE PRESENTED BY DEPORTES TELEMUNDO ON mun2’ HEATS UP THE WEEKEND WITH TWO KEY EARLY SEASON MATCHES
Chelsea hosts Fulham Saturday, September 21 at 12:25PM EST/11:25AM CST; Arsenal Goes for Fourth Straight Win Against a Feisty Stoke City on Sunday, September 22 at 8:25AM EST/ 7:25 CST
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA – September 19, 2013 - “Barclays Premier League presented by Deportes Telemundo on mun2” heats up this weekend with two key early season matches – Chelsea vs. Fulham and Arsenal vs. Stoke City. Jose Mourinho and his Chelsea squad look to regain their top form against a Fulham team that will try to pull off the upset at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, September 21 at 12:25 p.m. EST/11:25 a.m. CST. The action continues on Sunday, September 22 at 8:25 a.m. EST/ 7:25 a.m. CST as powerful Arsenal goes for its fourth straight win facing Stoke City at Emirates Stadium.
Chelsea currently stands in sixth place, tied in points with fourth place Manchester City and fifth place Manchester United, and a victory this weekend would bode well for its championship aspirations after playing in the Champions League on Wednesday. Fulham will rest its hopes on the scoring ability of natural goal scorer Dimitar Berbatov, one of the best strikers in Europe.
Arsenal finds itself in second place after bouncing back from an opening day loss with a three match winning streak, with the Gunners hitting their stride. Stoke City is at the same level as Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City in the “Barclays Premier League” standings with Honduran Wilson Palacios on its roster.
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 Liga MX 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.
mun2 is the Hispanic cable network for young millennial adults 18-34. From reality to music, on-air to digital, mun2 creates original content that resonates across a multi-screen platform. Young, vibrant and unabashedly Latino, mun2 has a distribution to over 38 million households. The network is part of Telemundo Media, a division of NBCUniversal