via press release:

Ecuavisa Presents Clasico Del Astillero: Emelec vs. Barcelona
Live From George Capwell Stadium Sunday, August 12

GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador, Aug. 7, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fans of the
Ecuadorian Soccer League will be able to watch the most important match
of the year to date for the League’s “Series A” match Clásico
del astillero: Emelec vs. Barcelona. Ecuavisa Internacional will air
the match live from the Club Sport Emelec’s George Capwell Stadium on
Sunday, August 12. In the U.S. fans will be able to watch the live
coverage beginning at 6 p.m. (EDT), 5 p.m. (CDT) and 3 p.m. (PDT).

Emelec, one of the most popular teams in the league, has won 10 Series
A titles, placing them third overall with LDU Quito. In addition, they
also have won seven regional titles. The club’s most intense rivalry is
with crosstown-team Barcelona.

With 13 national championships, Barcelona is tied with El Nacional for
national championships in Ecuador. They have also won six regional
titles (five in the professional era), and were the first Ecuadorian
club to make it to the Copa Libertadores finals, having done so twice.
Their success has led IFFHS to name Barcelona as the 20th top club in
South America in the 20th century.

Don’t miss this intense battle between arch soccer rivals when Ecuavisa
Internacional airs Clásico del Astillero: Emelec vs. Barcelona
on Sunday, August 12, when the live coverage kicks off at 6 p.m. (EDT),
5 p.m. (CDT) and 3 p.m. (PDT). Ecuavisa Internacional is available on
DirecTV channel 438, Comcast, Time Warner, RCN, Cablevision channel
235, Verizon channel 1512 and San Bruno Cable TV.

About Ecuavisa Internacional

Ecuavisa Internacional is produced and distributed by Ecuavisa, the
leading TV network in Ecuador, to better serve and maintain connected
Ecuadorians around the world. The network has been leader among the
audience for 43 years. It is #1 in news, offering seven daily reports
presented by renowned anchors; it is #1 in sports offering weekly
soccer matches broadcasted LIVE using cutting edge technology, and its
#1 in TV series with its telenovelas, comedies, dramas, as well travel,
game and talk shows. Ecuavisa Internacional is available through
DirecTV, Cablevision en Espanol, RCN, Comcast Cable Latino, Time Warner
Cable and San Bruno Municipal Cable TV, among others. For more
information please visit

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