Telemundo Deportes, the Spanish-language home of FIFA and Copa America, will present live coverage of the much anticipated second leg of the River-Boca Copa Libertadores final this Sunday, December 9, from Santiago Bernabéu in Madrid.
The matchup will air live on Telemundo and the Telemundo Deportes App beginning at 2:00 p.m. ET with a special pre-game show.
The game will also be available on cable television on Fox Deportes.
“This acquisition is another step forward in our commitment to continue adding the best and biggest sports to our programming lineup,” said Ray Warren, President of Telemundo Deportes. “We are excited to bring Telemundo viewers one of the most anticipated matchups of the year, complemented by extensive pre/post coverage led by our renowned experts,” added Warren.
Telemundo Deportes’ Andrés Cantor, Miguel Gurwitz, Sammy Sadovnik, Eduardo Biscayart and Carlota Vizmanos will lead the Final’s coverage, live from Madrid and Telemundo Center in Miami.
In addition to the full TV coverage, Telemundo Deportes’ digital platforms will continue providing the latest news around the game including previews, analysis and video highlights.
Furthermore, Tercer Tiempo, the Emmy-nominated sports analysis show of Telemundo Deportes that focuses on the English Premier League, will precede Sunday’s broadcast of Copa Libertadores, featuring special segments and analysis around the matchup, beginning at 1:00 p.m. ET.
A post-game show will air following the match.
The winner of the South American club tournament will participate in the upcoming FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018 that features some of the world’s best players and club teams, including Real Madrid and CD Guadalajara. The tournament will air exclusively across Telemundo, Universo, and the Telemundo Deportes App, beginning with the opening match on Wednesday, December 12 at 10:25 a.m. ET.