Telemundo Deportes to show Copa Libertadores final

Spanish-language sports broadcaster Telemundo Deportes has acquired rights in the US to the second leg of football’s Copa Libertadores final between Argentine Primera División rivals River Plate and Boca Juniors.

The match will take place on Sunday at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu in Madrid, Spain.

The fixture had been due to take place on November 24 at El Monumental, home of River Plate, but it was postponed after the Boca team bus was attacked, injuring a number of players. The match was rescheduled for November 25 but eventually called off again, with the Bernabéu later stepping in as a replacement host.

Telemundo Deportes has sublicensed the rights for the match from Fox Sports. Fox Deportes will also show the fixture.

Telemundo Deportes also has rights to the Fifa Club World Cup, which gets underway next week. The winner of Sunday’s match between River and Boca will progress to the Club World Cup. The first leg of the Copa Libertadores final ended 2-2.

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