Univision Deportes reveals Gold Cup TV coverage plans
Univision Deportes has announced their TV coverage plans for the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup, which will be played from June 15 to July 7.
Gold Cup is the only international competition this summer featuring the U.S. and Mexican men’s national teams, which will compete against a strong field of top teams from North America, Central American and the Caribbean. With matches taking place in 14 U.S. cities, plus Costa Rica and Jamaica, the Gold Cup is one of three soccer events this summer including the Women’s World Cup and Copa America.
As the exclusive Spanish-language broadcaster of the Gold Cup, Univision Deportes will present all 31 matches live in primetime across Univision, UniMás and Univision Deportes Network, as well as on the Univision Deportes app and on UnivisionDeportes.com. In addition to live matches, Univision Deportes will deliver comprehensive coverage of the tournament across its linear networks and digital portfolio.
“No other fútbol tournament will deliver the action and excitement for our audiences this year like the CONCACAF Gold Cup and we’re thrilled to bring all the games to fanáticos across the U.S..” said Juan Carlos Rodriguez, President of Univision Deportes. “We are proud to continue delivering the best-in-class soccer content for our passionate and engaged viewers.”
Univision Deportes will deliver an average of 10 hours of live Gold Cup programming on match days throughout the tournament, including special editions of “Fútbol Club,” “Línea de Cuatro,” “Contacto Deportivo,” “República Deportiva” and award-winning pregame show “Fútbol Central.”
The 2019 Gold Cup is the first under a new expanded format that features 16 teams, up from 12 in previous editions. In addition to the U.S. and Mexico, the teams that have qualified thus far are Costa Rica, Panama, Honduras and Trinidad and Tobago.