via press release:
DEPORTES TELEMUNDO PRESENTS: LEÓN-CRUZ AZUL IN THE LIGUILLA QUARTERFINALS, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30 LIVE AT 10:55PM E/7:55 P
The reigning champs face the regular season leaders in their quest to retain the title
Miami –April 29, 2014- Deportes Telemundo, the home of Club León, presents the la Liguilla quarterfinals with León vs. Cruz Azul this Wednesday, April 30 at 10:55 PM EST/9:55PM CST/7:55 PST. The network’s incomparable team of soccer commentators, led by Andrés Cantor, Sammy Sadovnik and Carlos Hermosillo, will narrate the action as León faces off against the best team in regular season play in its quest to win the championship for the second year in a row. Viewers can catch every minute of the game live on deportestelemundo.com and on mobile devices via the “Deportes Telemundo” app.
Cruz Azul hasn’t won the championship since 1997, when it beat León thanks to a winning goal scored by none other than Deportes Telemundo commentator Carlos Hermosillo. This Wednesday, the two teams will relive their historic rivalry and Carlos Hermosillo will once again be there, as a member of the Deportes Telemundo sportscasting team.
Cruz Azul dominated the regular season and enters the Liguilla with 11 wins, three ties and three losses, including 28 goals in its favor and 19 against. León’s scorecard coming into the quarterfinals is six wins, five ties and six losses, with 23 goals in favor and 17 against.
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About Deportes Telemundo
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, Manuel Sol, Carlos Hermosillo, Leti Coo, Edgar López, Karim Mendiburu, Mirella Grisales, Ana Jurka, Rene Giraldo and Kaziro Aoyama.
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About Telemundo Media:
Telemundo Media, a division of NBCUniversal, is a world-class media company, leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content across its multiplatform portfolio to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. Telemundo’s multiple platforms include the Telemundo Network, a Spanish-language television network featuring original productions, theatrical motion pictures, news and first-class sports events, reaching U.S. Hispanic viewers in 210 markets through its 16 owned stations, broadcast and MVPD affiliates; mun2, the preeminent voice for young Hispanics in the U.S. reaching TV households nationwide on digital and analog cable, and satellite; Telemundo Digital Media, which distributes Telemundo’s original content across digital and emerging platforms including mobile devices, www.telemundo.com and www.mun2.tv; an owned and operated full power station in Puerto Rico that reaches 99% of all TV households in that DMA; and Telemundo Internacional, the international distribution arm which has positioned Telemundo as the second largest provider of Spanish-language content worldwide by syndicating content to more than 100 countries in over 35 languages