TV Azteca, Televisa repeat deal for Liga MX’s season finale

Mexican commercial broadcaster TV Azteca has acquired rights to the season finale of Liga MX, the top-tier of domestic football.

TV Azteca has sealed the rights through a sublicensing deal with pay-television operator Televisa. The finale of the 2017 Apertura campaign will see fierce rivals Monterrey and Tigres (pictured) face off for the championship.

The first leg will take place later today (Thursday), with the return match set for Sunday. Monterrey and Tigres finished first and second, respectively, in the regular season standings.

TV Azteca and Televisa signed a similar deal for the finale to the 2017 Clausura tournament.