BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) and Estrella Media announced today the local broadcast schedule for the first phase of in-market regular season matches. Estrella’s KRCA 62 will air two of LAFC’s upcoming matches, starting with the road contest against Real Salt Lake on Wednesday, August 26.
The Club’s Official Spanish Broadcast TV Partner will also broadcast LAFC’s home match against the Portland Timbers on Sunday, September 13 at 8:00 p.m. PT. The remaining regular season games and broadcast details will be announced at a later date.
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Additionally, Estrella Media announced that Mexican legend Claudio Suárez has joined the broadcast team and will serve as color analyst for all local LAFC Spanish-language broadcasts. Suárez enjoyed a successful 18-year career in his native country, playing in almost 500 matches for Pumas UNAM, Chivas, and Tigres UANL. Subsequently, he joined MLS’ Chivas USA in 2006 and appeared in 64 matches throughout four seasons, tallying nine goals and two assists in 5,122 minutes.
“I am grateful to LAFC and Estrella TV for allowing me to be part of their history, and I’m ready to enjoy and call the games of one of the most competitive teams in Major League Soccer,” said Suárez.
Internationally, Suárez remains the third most capped footballer of all-time, appearing in 178 contests for the Mexican national team. He represented Mexico at 12 major tournaments, including three FIFA World Cups, and won three Concacaf Gold Cups and the 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup.
Estrella’s KRCA 62 coverage will include 30-minute pre and postgame shows, and will be anchored by Francisco X. Rivera as the play-by-play commentator, Suárez as the color analyst, and Alexandra Stergios as the sideline reporter.
KRCA 62 is Estrella Media’s owned and operated television station serving Southern California. It is the flagship television property of Estrella Media and its EstrellaTV television network, located in Burbank, CA. Estrella’s KRCA 62 is available on most local cable carriers; for more information please check your local listings
About Estrella Media, Inc.
Estrella Media, Inc. is a leading vertically integrated, multi-platform, Spanish-language media company operating across top U.S. Hispanic markets. Estrella Media is one of the largest U.S. producers of Spanish-language television content, producing over 2,500 hours annually of original news and entertainment programming at the Estrella Studios in Burbank, CA, which is broadcast nationally on the company's EstrellaTV Network. Its programming catalog, consisting of over 7,500 hours of original Spanish-language entertainment programming, is one of the largest libraries of content produced for the U.S. Hispanic marketplace. Additionally, Estrella Media is one of the most prolific developers and producers of Spanish-language radio talent and programming. The company's Don Cheto Radio Network features one of the nation's most popular radio talents. Estrella Media’s highly-rated television and radio programming is distributed through its owned and operated television and radio stations, affiliated stations, and related digital media properties. To learn more about Estrella Media and see company updates, please visit www.estrellamedia.com.