Telemundo and NBC Universo announced they will be telecasting live 17 exciting Liga MX matches in Spanish to soccer fans across the U.S. starting Saturday, July 25, through Saturday, November 21, 2015. The networks are exclusively airing the home games for Clubs Leon and Pachuca, who host the League's best and most-popular clubs again this season.
The Apertura 2015 schedule on Telemundo and NBC Universo includes 15 Saturday night games, plus two special weekday match-ups at Estadio Leon. Kicking-off this season's action on the networks is Pachuca's opening match against Tijuana on Satuday, July 25, at Estadio Hidalgo; followed by Leon's home opener against Veracruz on Saturday, August 1. The action heats up from there with back-to-back Saturday night home games for Pachuca against America on Saturday, August 8 and UNAM Saturday, August 15; and in between, Leon takes on Tigres for a special weekday match on Wednesday, August 12.
Additional highlight matches include: Pachuca hosting on consecutive weekends Santos Laguna, the Apertura 2014 Champions, on Saturday, September 26, followed by Cruz Azul on Saturday, October 3; Leon v. America during another weekday special on Tuesday, September 29; and Pachuca hosting Leon on Saturday, November 7.
Providing narration and commentary for many of the Leon and Pachuca home matches on the networks will be legendary sportscaster Andres Cantor, along with veteran soccer expert Sammy Sadovnik, Copan Alvarez who has covered countless soccer events, and former Mexican National Team forward Carlos Hermosillo. Award-winning reporter Kaziro Aoyama will be giving an up-close look at the action on the field.
The Liga MX fans in the U.S. can catch the league's most-popular teams, including matches with Club America, Cruz Azul, Guadalajara and UNAM on TV, Online and Mobile Devices.
All 17 matches will be telecast or simulcast live on NBC Universo. Each of the Saturday night games through September will be broadcast on Telemundo, with simulcasts on NBC Universo, until October when NBC Universo becomes the exclusive U.S. television home for the remaining matches.
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