August 12, 2009
PLENTY OF OPTIONS
For fans to follow USA-Mexico
Fans wanting to follow the USA-Mexico World Cup qualifier at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City Wednesday at 4 p.m. ET will have plenty of options.
The match will be broadcast live on Telemundo in Spanish, on mun2 in English, and the Futbol de Primera Radio Networks. Fans can follow live online via ussoccer.comís MatchTracker and twitter.com/ussoccer.
Additionally, ESPN will provide unprecedented studio coverage, highlighted by a 30-minute SportsCenter 2010 FIFA World Cup Qualifying Special from outside Estadio Azteca beginning at 3:30 p.m. ET. The special marks the first time in its 30-year history that ESPN will air a live pre-match show for a soccer event it is not televising.
In addition, Big Apple Soccer Editor Michael Lewis will be at the game in Estadio Azteca and will provide game coverage and post game commentary for all the web sites in the Soccer News Net.
NBC Universal is offering mun2 as a free preview to all its distribution partners. DirecTV and Dish Network have agreed to unlock mun2 on August 12, providing greater access to the channel to watch the English-language broadcast of the match.
Mun2 is listed as channel 410 on DirecTV and channel 838 on Dish Network. Fans should check their local listings to confirm channel listings as the above information is subject to change.