FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
NBCSN TO TELEVISE WORLD CUP SEMIFINAL MATCHES IN SPANISH TODAY (FRANCE-BELGIUM) & TOMORROW (CROATIA-ENGLAND) – LIVE COVERAGE BEGINS AT 1:30 P.M. ET
Nearly Half of Semifinalists’ Rosters Played in Premier League Last Season – By Far the Most Among Any League in the World – Including Top World Cup Goal Scorers Harry Kane of England (Tottenham) & Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku (Manchester United)
2018-19 Premier League Season Kicks Off One Month from Today on NBCSN as Manchester United Host Leicester City on Friday, August 10
Network Will Simulcast Telemundo’s Spanish-Language Coverage of the Semifinal Matches; Digital Coverage Available via the Telemundo Deportes En Vivo and NBC Sports apps
STAMFORD, Conn. – July 10, 2018 – NBCSN, the exclusive U.S. cable TV home of the Premier League, will simulcast in Spanish the FIFA World Cup semifinal matches between France and Belgium TODAY, Tuesday, July 10, and Croatia and England TOMORROW, Wednesday, July 11, with live coverage beginning at 1:30 p.m. ET on both days.
The four teams feature 41 players from last season’s Premier League – by far the most of any professional league in the world – including two of the top goal scorers in the 2018 World Cup (Tottenham’s Harry Kane of England, 6 goals; Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku of Belgium, 4 goals). The 2018-19 Premier League season kicks off exactly one month from today on Friday, August 10, as Manchester United host Leicester City on NBCSN.
The World Cup semifinal matches will be simulcast in Spanish from Telemundo, the exclusive Spanish-language home of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. The matches will also be livestreamed in Spanish on TelemundoDeportes.com and via the Telemundo Deportes En Vivo and NBC Sports apps.
Andres Cantor calls France-Belgium today on Telemundo and NBCSN, joined by Manuel Sol, Juan Pablo Sorin, and Diego Forlan. Sammy Sadovnik calls Croatia-England tomorrow (Wednesday) on Telemundo and NBCSN, joined by Eduardo Biscayart, Juan Pablo Angel, and Claudio Borghi.
Telemundo Deportes is the exclusive Spanish-language home of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, offering more than 1,500 hours of World Cup coverage from Russia across all platforms, including more than 500 hours on television and more than 1,000 hours across digital platforms, including the live streaming of all 64 World Cup Russia games. In addition, Telemundo Deportes will offer the latest news and clips of the most relevant moments as well 2018 FIFA World Cup real time results along with expert commentary from renowned commentary team. To follow all the action of the games, visit the complete programming schedule for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™.
Telemundo Deportes, one of the leading providers of Spanish-language sports content in the United States, is home to two of the world’s most popular sporting events: the FIFA World Cup™ through 2026 and the Summer Olympic Games through 2032. It is also the home of the FIFA Women’s World Cup through 2023, and the FIFA Club World Cup until at least 2018. In addition, Telemundo Deportes broadcasts the FIFA World Cup™ CONCACAF qualifying matches for most of the region, including the Mexico and USA national teams’ away matches, and the Premier League. Telemundo Deportes is also home to Boxeo Telemundo Ford, the #1 boxing program in Spanish, and Titulares y Más, the #1 sports news, entertainment and commentary show in Spanish, among other recognized sports properties.