Category: Leagues: Liga MX

Chivas returns to US TV with TUDN, FOX Deportes and ESPN Deportes sharing rights for tonight’s game

Club Deportivo Guadalajara, better known as Chivas, will make their triumphant return to US television Saturday night for their home game against Monterrey. The surprising news is that TUDN, ESPN Deportes and FOX Deportes will all combine to broadcast tonight’s highly-anticipated game that kicks off at 11PM ET/9PM CT. According to a source, the rights are only for tonight’s game against Monterrey. Given the current circumstances with the coronavirus threat and Liga MX being one of the few top leagues in the world that’s still playing, the trio of TUDN, FOX Deportes and ESPN Deportes were offered the opportunity to ... Read more

How to watch Liga MX in English on US TV and streaming

Believe it or not, the most popular soccer league in the U.S. based on TV ratings is Liga MX. Of course, the proximity to Mexico combined with the number of Mexicans and Mexican-Americans is the main reason for the league’s popularity. But the amazing atmospheres in stadiums, energy from the commentators and exciting back and forth play makes the experience very enjoyable to watch as a fan. And in one of the best-kept secrets for soccer fans in the United States, many of the games are available to watch with English-language commentary on TV and streaming. TUDN has English-language rights ... Read more

TUDN still interested in Chivas TV rights for home games on US TV

With Liga MX TV rights bought and sold on a club-by-club basis, the propensity for change is quite common. And during the last 12 months, we’ve seen plenty of developments. First, FOX Sports acquired the rights to the home games of Monterrey, Santos Laguna and Club Tijuana matches. Some of those games are shown in English-language on FS1, FS2 and FOX Sports regional channels. And second, despite being historically one of the most popular Liga MX teams, Chivas has been unable to find a home on television for their home matches. In 2018, World Soccer Talk reported that Univision was ... Read more

Liga MX dominates US with 4.8 million viewers for América-Cruz Azul final on Univision

Liga MX’s domination on United States television continues this week with the news that 4.8 million viewers tuned in to watch Club América win the Liga MX Apertura Liguilla Final 2-0 on aggregate over two legs. The first leg of the series, which aired Thursday, December 13, averaged 2.3 million viewers, ended in a 0-0 tie. In the second leg, played on Sunday night, the Liga MX Gran Final championship series between powerhouses Club América and Cruz Azul was the most-watched Liga MX match of 2018, averaging 2.5 million viewers for a combined total of 4.8 million viewers across both ... Read more

Where to find America vs. Cruz Azul on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch America vs. Cruz Azul on US TV in the Liga MX Apertura Liguilla final, 1st leg, you’ve come to the right place. For viewers in the US, America vs. Cruz Azul will be shown on TV and streaming (more details below). Match: America vs. Cruz Azul Kickoff: Thursday, 9pm ET Looking to watch America vs. Cruz Azul online from your work, home or on the go? If you live in the USA, there are several options to catch all the action. We Recommend: US Only. Here are all of the ... Read more

FS1’s first Liga MX game in English will be Xolos vs. Chivas

FOX Sports will broadcast their very first Liga MX game in English this Saturday night when Club Tijuana meets Chivas de Guadalajara in a game that will be shown live across FS1. As first reported by World Soccer Talk in May, FOX Sports acquired the English-language and Spanish-language rights to the Club Tijuana home games in Liga MX and Copa MX. With the new season of Liga MX scheduled to launch this Friday, the timing couldn’t be better for FOX given that the American broadcaster has lost the rights to the UEFA Champions League, Europa League and FA Cup. With ... Read more

FOX Sports picks up more Liga MX TV rights with Monterrey and Santos Laguna acquisitions

Hot on the heels of the news that FOX Sports has acquired the rights to Xolos games in the United States for both English- and Spanish-language broadcasts, we can now reveal that FOX Sports has picked up more Liga MX TV rights. This time it’s for Club de Fútbol Monterrey, the oldest active team in Mexico, and Santos Laguna, the current Liga MX champions. Importantly, FOX’s English- and Spanish-language coverage of Santos Laguna home games won’t begin until July 2019. But the good news is that FOX’s US TV rights for Monterrey will begin in late July 2018. Monterrey’s home ... Read more

FOX Sports acquires Club Tijuana Liga MX rights in English and Spanish

FOX Sports has announced that it has acquired the Spanish-language and English-language rights to Club Tijuana home games in Liga MX and Copa MX. Both FOX Sports and FOX Deportes will begin broadcasting games featuring Xolos starting this summer. The announcement represents a huge milestone for Liga MX as it’s the first time that FOX Sports has dipped its toe in the water to bring Liga MX to English-language viewers in the United States. Previously, ESPN televised Liga MX games in English several years ago. Club Tijuana, commonly referred to as Xolos, typically schedule their home games on Friday nights, ... Read more