Univision today announced that it has secured the rights to the top competitions in South America, Brasileirão Championship and Argentina’s Liga Profesional de Fútbol, as part of a multi-year deal that will deliver live matches on PrendeTV, Univision’s free ad-supported streaming service.
Through the agreement with streaming service Fanatiz, Univision will stream live matches from the Campeonato Brasileirão Série A and B and Argentine Primera División games, including playoffs and the SuperCopa, to fans over its PrendeTV service.
“We’re thrilled to be able to add these two elite leagues to our extensive portfolio consisting of the best soccer from around the world,” said Juan Carlos Rodriguez, president of Sports, Univision. “Brasileirão and Liga Profesional de Fútbol feature an exciting brand of soccer each with a rich, celebrated history that resonates strongly with our fanáticos. This deal marks a transformational moment for Univision and the TUDN sports brand as we continue to expand our soccer offerings to make more matches available over the PrendeTV service.”
PrendeTV’s live game coverage kicks off today with the Argentine Primera División 2021 as Unión de Santa Fe takes on Boca Juniors at 5:55 p.m. ET, followed tomorrow by Brasileirão Série A play with Corinthians battling Atlético Mineiro at 6 p.m. ET. On Sunday, the action continues with Club Atlético Colón traveling to Buenos Aires to meet River Plate at 4:55 p.m. ET, while Bahia hosts Flamengo at 5:15 p.m. ET from Itaipava Fonte Nova Arena. More matches will be announced.
Author: World Soccer Talk