Category: Leagues: Liga MX

4.9 million watch Tigres-Monterrey Liga MX final on Univision

It wasn’t as great as the record-breaking 6 million combined total that watched the 2016 Liga MX Apertura Final, but the 2017 final still produced impressive numbers for Univision Deportes. For the two legs of the final combined, the 2017 Liga MX Apertura final between Monterrey and Tigres totaled 4.9 million viewers. In the first leg of the game on Thursday night, Tigres-Monterrey played to a 1-1 draw on a rain-soaked night, which was watched by 2.3 million viewers across Univision and Univision Deportes combined. The second leg of the final averaged 2.4 million viewers as they witnessed Tigres winning ... Read more

Where to find Club America vs. Chivas Súper Clásico on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Club America vs. Chivas, you’ve come to the right place. In this clash between the two clubs with the most Liga MX titles, Las Águilas del America seek to retain advantage over Chivas de Guadalajara after losing 1-0 on the last Súper Clásico on February 18, 2017. América, who has amassed the most wins –81 so far– since the historic rivalry against Guadalajara began in the 1940s, is gearing up to claim victory over Jalisco’s greatest, Las Chivas. Game: Club America vs. Chivas Kickoff: Wednesday, 10pm ET Looking to watch ... Read more

NBC Universal and Telemundo submit joint bid for Mexico national team TV rights in US

NBCUniversal/Telemundo and América Móvil jointly submitted on Thursday to the Mexican Football Federation bids for the Mexico National Team media rights, one for the United States, and the other for the rest of the world, for two World Cup cycles. The bids include rights to all men’s and women’s Mexico National Team divisions. The two companies joined in a strategic and commercial alliance that allows them to present an offer that will provide substantial value to Mexican soccer. América Móvil is a Mexican telecommunications corporation headquartered in Mexico City, Mexico. It is the fourth largest mobile network operator in terms ... Read more

US sports networks to broadcast soccer fundraiser for communities impacted by natural disasters

All of the major soccer-related sports networks in the United States will combine their efforts today and tomorrow to help raise money for the communities impacted by the recent natural disasters. The networks are joining forces for the first time ever in support of the victims of the recent natural disasters in Mexico, Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, Florida, and Texas. Part of Univision Communications Inc.’s “Unidos por los Nuestros” campaign supporting the American Red Cross, the sports broadcasters will air more than 10 hours of Liga MX soccer action as well as special programming, in English and Spanish, encouraging viewers ... Read more

Schedule of Liga MX Apertura games on US TV/streaming for gameweek 1

Liga MX, the most popular soccer league in the United States, returns to US airwaves this weekend with gameweek 1 of the Liga MX Apertura. Liga MX Apertura 2017 will run from July 21 to December 10, 2017. Liga MX Apertura 2017 will feature the winning team of the 2016-17 Ascenso Final, Lobos BUAP, whose appearance marks the first time the team plays the highest category of Mexican fútbol in its history. For the first time, Univision will have the rights to 17 out of the 18 Liga MX teams, Univision Deportes will bring fans more Mexican league soccer than ... Read more

Chivas TV enhances streaming capabilities as result of partnership with NBC Sports

Chivas TV, the official streaming subscription service for fans of CD Guadalajara, has announced a strategic partnership with Playmaker Media (owned by NBC Sports Group and operated by NBC Sports Digital) to enhance the reliability and capabilities of the Mexican club team’s streaming platform. For soccer fans in the United States, nothing will change. Chivas matches will continue to be televised and streamed by Univision Deportes. According to a Univision spokeswoman, “Univision Deportes continues to have exclusive rights to all Chivas home games in Liga MX and Copa MX. Our fans can still tune-in to the networks of Univision to ... Read more

Nico Cantor interview: Paving his way to success as a soccer commentator

Nicolas “Nico” Cantor, the son of the most famous soccer television announcer in the United States regardless of language, was hired by Univision Deportes in January 2017 as as the English-language play-by-play voice of Liga MX matches on the Univision Deportes Facebook page and Major League Soccer (MLS) matches on the Second Audio Program (SAP) of Univision Deportes Network (UDN). Nico’s father, legendary Argentine sportscaster Andrés Cantor, was at the right place at the right time when he called all 52 FIFA World Cup USA 1994 matches in Spanish for Univision Network in the United States. Millions of English-speaking sports ... Read more

Schedule of Liga MX clubs playing in the US this summer

Now that the 2017 Clausura has ended with Chivas winning in emphatic style, the club teams in Mexico will take a break to allow players to rest as well as some to compete in the international friendlies scheduled this summer as well as the Confederations Cup where Mexico will represent CONCACAF. But after those important international games have ended, many of the top Liga MX clubs will be heading to the United States to play a series of friendlies on US soil. We’ve compiled the most complete schedule of the games featuring Liga MX clubs in the United States below, ... Read more