via press release:
DEPORTES TELEMUNDO, HOME OF PACHUCA AND BACK-TO-BACK CHAMP CLUB LEÓN, PRESENTS PACHUCA VS GUADALAJARA
Tuzos host Chivas this Saturday, August 9 at 9PM/8C/6P on Telemundo
Miami – August 8, 2014 – Deportes Telemundo, home of Pachuca, the second place winner in the Liga MX 2014 Closing Tournament, presents an exciting Game 4 in’s 2014 Opening Tournament: Pachuca on its home turf against Guadalajara this Saturday, August 9, live at 9PM/8C/6P.
Deportes Telemundo veteran sportscasting team, led by Andrés Cantor, Sammy Sadovnik and Carlos Hermosillo, will bring viewers all of the action at Hidalgo Stadium. Fans can also tune in on the network’s digital platforms: deportestelemundo.com, the Deportes Telemundo mobile app, and on Twitter at @telemundosports.
Led by coach Enrique Meza, Pachuca started the tournament on the right foot win a 1-0 win over Cruz Azul at its home stadium, Estadio Azul in Mexico City. This was followed by two losses, and the team is counting on local fans’ support to help it recover. “The stadium is going to be full; we’ll be playing at home and we have to make the most of this advantage. Guadalajara is a great team and we’re going to give it our all,” Meza commented before this important match.
Pachuca’s veteran goalkeeper, Óscar “Conejo” Pérez, knows that more than three points are at stake in this difficult match. “We have to be well prepared. It’s going to be hard, because they have very capable players and good leadership. Both teams want to keep their premiere league status. This game will be vital for avoiding a demotion.”
Pachuca “is out to win the championship. With the lineup we have – a combination of young and experienced players – we adapt well to any situation, and that’s what it’s all about,” added midfielder Jorge Hernández, who expressed confidence in the outcome of Saturday’s game.
The matchup with Guadalajara comes right after Pachuca’s first game and victory in CONCACAF’s Championship League against Honduras’s Real Club Deportivo España, 4 goals to 1, last August 6.
Deportes Telemundo, Telemundo Media’s sports division, is one of the United States’ leading providers of Spanish-language sports content. In addition to being “the home of the Olympic Games in Spanish in the United States,” Deportes Telemundo presents Mexican national team games in the World Cup eliminations; all Club León home games in the Liga MX; and the leading boxing program in Spanish, “Boxeo Telemundo.” It also has the TV and online rights in the US Spanish-language market to the FIFA World Cup, the world’s top soccer tournament, on all platforms (except radio) from 2015 to 2022.
In addition to top sporting events, Deportes Telemundo produces three leading sports and entertainment programs: “Titulares y más,” “Titulares Telemundo” and “Ritmo Deportivo,” which present analysis of the latest sports news along with entertainment and lifestyle segments. The award-winning Deportes Telemundo team of sportscasters is led by the world-famous Andrés Cantor, with Jessi Losada, Sammy Sadovnik, Carlos Hermosillo, Leti Coo, Edgar López, Karim Mendiburu, Ana Jurka, René Giraldo and Kaziro Aoyama.