Confederations Cup 2013 on ESPN Deportes

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Confederations Cup 2013 on ESPN Deportes

Select Matches in Portuguese; Unmatched onsite coverage with the network’s top soccer talent; Jacobo & Joserra Presentan returns to present a unique perspective around the road to Brazil 2014

ESPN Deportes to offer special programming and exclusive onsite reports for the Confederations Cup 2013 coverage starting June 14. The network will also provide live Portuguese-language telecasts for five matches, including the final.

Two of the most legendary figures in Spanish-language journalism reunite one more time to host a show that will not only provide soccer news but also depict Brazil’s colorful culture as the World Cup nears. Jose Ramón Fernandez and Jacobo Zabludovsky will delight soccer fans each and every night during the Confederations Cup 2013 with their half-hour wrap-up show  Jacobo & Joserra Presentan.

Programming Highlights:

  • Jacobo & Joserra Presentan will be produced from Brazil from June 15 to July 1, following the tournament and showing the insides of Rio with the special capsules “Trópicos del Trópico” along with the collaboration of Heriberto Murrieta.
  • All Mexico’s matches on weekdays will have a special pre- and post-game report on Fútbol Picante, the leading Mexican football news and information program.
  • Raza Deportiva will be live from Rio with David Faitelson and Rafa Ramos; Jorge Ramos and Hernan Pereyra will also lead Jorge Ramos y Su Banda every afternoon onsite. Both shows will be simulcast on TV and ESPN Deportes Radio.
  • Spain’s matches, on weekdays, will have a pre-game special with the Fuera de Juego panel; Sportscenter will also present daily recaps of the event.
  • Onsite analysis and special segments with the reports of Andres Agulla, David Faitelson, Hernan Pereyra, Jared Borgetti, Jorge Ramos, John Sutcliffe y Luis Zague.

Live Portuguese-language matches:



Time (Eastern)

June 16

Mexico vs. Italy

3:00 p.m.

June 22

Japan vs. Mexico

3:00 p.m.

June 23

Nigeria vs. Spain

3:00 p.m

June 30


12:00 p.m.

June 30


6:00 p.m.





ESPN Deportes Radio:

The only radio station that broadcasts live Spanish-language sports content 24/7 will provide extensive news and information coverage from Rio and across all studio shows, including the radio simulcast of Raza Deportiva and Jorge Ramos y Su Banda. will offer reports and analysis of all matches, in addition to the Gamecast of each game. Rafa Ramos will be onsite to follow the Mexican team during the tournament.

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