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Posted by Sofia Rocher on July 19, 2013

ESPN Deportes to Broadcast Select Liga BBVA Bancomer MX Matches

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ESPN Deportes Brings Live Matches, Special Programming and more Fútbol Picante; ESPN2 to air Select Matches in English

ESPN Deportes will air LIVE select matches of the Liga BBVA Bancomer MX, Mexico’s premier national soccer league. The network kicks off the season with a doubleheader Friday, July 19 starting with Queretaro F.C. vs. Monarcas Morelia at 8:20 p.m. ET followed by Tijuana F.C. and Altas taking the field. ESPN2 will also carry select games in English-language this year.

The season returns with a new show featuring Jorge Ramos, Hernan Pereyra and Ricardo Mayorga bringing audiences the most extensive Liga BBVA Bancomer MX coverage and analysis. Starting tonight, La Previa MX will air at 8 p.m. each Friday there is a Liga BBVA Bancomer MX match.

Starting Monday, July 22, José Ramón Fernández and the network’s experts will be on air twice a day with the best analysis of Mexican soccer on Fútbol Picante, now at 2 p.m. and 12 a.m.

For all Sunday Liga BBVA Bancomer MX matches, Fútbol Center will be the lead-in show, airing at 12:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE OF LIVE MATCHES:

Date Time (ET) Game Networks
Fri., July 19 8:20 p.m. Queretaro F.C. vs. Monarcas Morelia ESPN Deportes, ESPN 2
10:25 p.m. Tijuana F.C. vs. Atlas ESPN Deportes
Sun., July 21 12:50 p.m. Puebla F.C. vs. UNAM ESPN Deportes
Fri., July  26 8:20 p.m. Monarcas Morelia vs. Toluca ESPN Deportes
Tue., July 30 TBC Queretaro F.C. vs. Rayados de Monterrey ESPN Deportes
TBC Tijuana F.C. vs. Pachuca ESPN Deportes
TBC Puebla F.C. vs. Santos Laguna ESPN Deportes
Sat., Aug. 3 TBC Monarcas Morelia vs. Tijuana F.C. ESPN Deportes
 Fri., Aug. 9 8:20 p.m. Queretaro F.C. vs. Chiapas F.C. ESPN Deportes
10:25 p.m. Tijuana F.C. vs. UNAM ESPN Deportes
Sun., Aug. 11 12:50 p.m. Puebla F.C. vs. Tiburones Rojos de Veracruz ESPN Deportes
Fri., Aug. 16 8:20 p.m. Monarcas Morelia vs. Atlas F.C. ESPN Deportes
Fri., Aug. 23 8:20 p.m. Queretaro F.C. vs. Chivas de Guadalajara ESPN Deportes, ESPN2*
10:25 p.m. Tijuana F.C. vs. Santos Laguna ESPN Deportes
Sun., Aug. 25 12:50 p.m. Puebla F.C. vs. Cruz Azul ESPN Deportes
Fri., Aug. 30 8:20 p.m. Monarcas Morelia vs. Pachuca ESPN Deportes
Sun., Sept. 1 10:25 p.m. Puebla F.C. vs. Atlante ESPN Deportes
Fri., Sept. 6 8:20 p.m. Queretaro F.C. vs. Puebla F.C. ESPN Deportes
12:50 p.m. Tijuana F.C. vs. Veracruz ESPN Deportes
Fri., Sept. 13 8:20 p.m. Queretaro F.C. vs. Atlante ESPN Deportes
Sun., Sept. 15 12:50 p.m. Puebla F.C. vs. Toluca ESPN Deportes
Fri., Sept. 20 8:20 p.m. Monarcas Morelia vs. Rayados de Monterrey ESPN Deportes
10:25 p.m. Tijuana F.C. vs. Cruz Azul ESPN Deportes
Fri., Sept. 27 8:20 p.m. Queretaro F.C. vs. Tigres UNAL ESPN Deportes, ESPN 2
Sun., Sept. 29 12:50 p.m. Puebla F.C. vs. Tijuana F.C. ESPN Deportes
Fri., Oct. 4 8:20 p.m. Monarcas Morelia vs. Chiapas F.C. ESPN Deportes
10:25 p.m. Tijuana F.C. vs. Queretaros F.C. ESPN Deportes
Fri., Oct. 18 8:20 p.m. Queretaro F.C. vs. Leon ESPN Deportes
10:25 p.m. Tijuana F.C. vs. Tigres UNAL ESPN Deportes
Sun., Oct. 20 12:50 p.m. Puebla F.C. vs Atlas ESPN Deportes
Fri., Oct. 25 8:20 p.m. Monarcas vs. Chivas de Guadalajara ESPN Deportes, ESPN2
Fri., Nov. 1 9:20 p.m. Queretaro F.C. vs. Club America ESPN Deportes
11:25 p.m. Tijuana F.C. vs. Atlante ESPN Deportes
Sun., Nov. 3 12:50 p.m. Puebla F.C. vs. Pachuca ESPN Deportes
Fri., Nov. 8 8:20 p.m. Monarcas Morelia vs. Puebla F.C. ESPN Deportes

*Delayed

The Liga BBVA Bancomer MX is the most important soccer league in Mexico including 18 first division clubs. In 2011, the league changed its format to two tournaments per seasons: The Apertura (opening), which starts in the summer, and the Clausura (closing) played through the winter.

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