The Hexagonal Action Continues with Exclusive Spanish-Language Coverage of Three World Cup Qualifiers

Telemundo Deportes, the home of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, presents "Rumbo Al Mundial," exclusive Spanish-language coverage of three key matches in the final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying. In this round, the six CONCACAF teams continue their battle to stand in the top three for a straight ticket to Russia next summer. The exclusive coverage will include special content across Telemundo, Universo and Telemundo Deportes' digital platforms.

Programming Highlights:

On Thursday, June 8, Universo will present live coverage of Costa Rica vs. Panama beginning at 9:55 p.m. ET. Play-by-play commentator Sammy Sadovnik will call the action alongside the analysis of Mexican soccer legend Carlos Hermosillo.

The qualifiers continue on Tuesday, June 13 with Panama vs. Honduras live on Universo beginning at 9 p.m. with "La Antesala," a pre-game special hosted by Ana Jurka. Copán Álvarez will lead the play by play with the analysis of Chivas' star Manuel Sol, and Frederik Oldenburg reporting from the field. The match will be followed by a post-game show, "Rumbo al Mundial Extra," hosted by Jurka.

In addition, the Telemundo Deportes EN VIVO app will live stream the Costa Rica vs. Trinidad & Tobago match on Tuesday, June 13 at 10 p.m., with Sadovnik and Hermosillo calling the action.

All three games will be available on live stream via the Telemundo Deportes EN VIVO app

Coverage of the matches will be complemented by news and analysis around all FIFA qualifiers on Telemundo's sports and entertainment show "Titulares y Más" (Mon-Fri 11:35 p.m.; Sat-Sun 11 p.m.,) and the Telemundo Deportes App. Content includes live results, standings, stats, profiles, press conferences, and previews and post analysis for all major matches.

Schedule (All games are live):

Date Time (ET) Event Network
Thurs, June 9 9:55 p.m. Rumbo Al Mundial - FIFA World Cup Qualifier: Costa Rica vs. Panama UNIVERSO
Tues, June 13 9:00 p.m. Rumbo Al Mundial Pre-game Show "La Antesala" UNIVERSO
9:25 p.m. Rumbo Al Mundial - FIFA World Cup Qualifier: Panama vs. Honduras UNIVERSO
10 p.m. Rumbo Al Mundial - FIFA World Cup Qualifier: Costa Rica vs. Trinidad & Tobago TELEMUNDO DEPORTES EN VIVO APP
11:25 p.m. Post-Game Show "Rumbo Al Mundial Extra" UNIVERSO

** All coverage listed above will also be available on and the Telemundo Deportes EN VIVO app.

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