FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, December 7th, 2022
FIFA WORLD CUP 2022™ ON TELEMUNDO & PEACOCK: QUARTERFINALS SCHEDULE, ANNOUNCE TEAMS & HIGHLIGHTS DEC. 9 & DEC. 10
Quarterfinals Matchup Include Croatia vs. Brazil, Netherlands vs. Argentina, Morocco vs. Portugal, and England vs. France on Telemundo, Universo and Peacock
First Episode of Qué Momento: Edición Mundial Airs Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. ET on Telemundo, Universo and Peacock
Recap and Relive the World Cup with Top 5 Best Goal Calls Here
DOHA, QATAR – Dec. 7, 2022 – Telemundo, the exclusive Spanish-language home of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, continues to provide comprehensive live coverage with all four quarterfinals matches available across Telemundo, Universo, Peacock, TelemundoDeportes.com and Telemundo Deportes’ app, starting this Friday, Dec. 9 with matches kicking off at 10 a.m. ET and 2 p.m. ET on Telemundo and Peacock.
Teams battling for the coveted spots in the semi-finals this weekend include Croatia vs. Brazil, Netherlands vs. Argentina, Morocco vs. Portugal and England vs. France. To recap and relive the tournament, here are the top 5 best goal calls from Telemundo Deportes, including Andres Cantor’s call for Spain and USA, Copan Alvarez for Portugal and Sammy Sadovnik for Argentina and Brazil. Download goal call compilation here.
Pre- and post-game analysis from the main presentation studio located at the center of the cultural Souq Waqif Marketplace will feature Andres Cantor, Emmy Award-winning sports journalist Miguel Gurwitz, Telemundo’s Emmy-nominated sports and entertainment host Ana Jurka, Premier League host Carlota Vizmanos, and Mexican soccer icon Carlos Hermosillo.
Experts joining the announce teams include World Cup champions Mauro Silva of Brazil and Claudio Borghi of Argentina, head coach of the U.S. Natalia Astrain, current head coach of the Costa Rica Women’s National Team Amelia Valverde and Maxi Rodriguez of Argentina.
LIVE MATCHES: FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Quarterfinals Broadcast Schedule Dec. 9 and Dec. 10
(Pre-Game Coverage Begins One Hour Prior to Kickoff)
|Date||Kickoff (ET)||Event||Network||Announce Team*|
|Fri., Dec. 9||10 a.m.||Quarterfinals: Croatia vs. Brazil||Telemundo, Peacock||Sammy Sadovnik, Eduardo Biscayart, Mauro Silva|
|Fri., Dec. 9||2 p.m.||Quarterfinals: Netherlands vs. Argentina||Telemundo, Peacock||Andres Cantor, Manuel Sol, Claudio Borghi|
|Sat., Dec. 10||10 a.m.||Quarterfinals: Morocco vs. Portugal||Telemundo, Peacock||Copan Alvarez, Natalia Astrain, Amelia Valverde|
|Sat., Dec. 10||2 p.m.||Quarterfinals: England vs. France||Telemundo, Peacock||Andres Cantor, Manuel Sol, Maxi Rodriguez|
|*Subject to Change|
Qué Momento: Edición Mundial, a sports docuseries presented by Telemundo Deportes, returns with a two-part special that captures the most important stories and events of the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ on and off the field.
The first episode will air on Thursday, December 8 at 7 p.m. ET on Telemundo, Universo and Peacock, and recap the best moments and performances during the group stage and round of 16, on and off the field. Learn more about the goals, records, and stories of the Hispanic nations’ teams and Team USA.
The only direct-to-consumer streaming service in the United States streaming live coverage of the FIFA World Cup 2022™ matches, Peacock, continues to stream all World Cup matches live. Copa Mundial 24/7 Virtual Channel is Peacock’s exclusive, free virtual channel is home to daily highlights, analysis, and debate shows including La Tribuna del Mundial, an Interactive debate show providing analysis of all the matches, plays, and goals with complete reviews of all the critical moments of the day.
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NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises leads the media industry in the production and distribution of Spanish-language content for U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. The company serves the full spectrum of U.S. Hispanics through its national broadcast network, the cable network Universo, and digital platforms including the Telemundo app and streaming services, such as Peacock, among others. The Telemundo Network offers Spanish-language entertainment, news, and sports content reaching 93% of U.S. Hispanic TV households in 210 markets through 30 owned stations and 56 affiliate stations. Telemundo also owns an independent station serving Puerto Rico. Telemundo is the exclusive U.S. Spanish-language home of the world’s two most popular sporting events, the FIFA World Cup and the Olympic Games, as well as the Premier League and Mexican soccer team Chivas. The #1 producer of scripted Spanish-language content in the U.S., Telemundo Global Studios includes Telemundo Television Studios, Telemundo Streaming Studios, and Underground Producciones. Telemundo’s new Tplus content brand will launch on Peacock later this year, featuring programming developed for the full spectrum of Hispanics. NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.