MIAMI — Telemundo Deportes will televise Spanish-language coverage of four key matches in the final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying.

The coverage will include special content across Telemundo, Universo and Telemundo Deportes’ digital platforms.

A quick look at the schedule:

* On Friday, Universo will have live coverage of Trinidad & Tobago vs. Panama beginning at 7 p.m. Play-by-play commentator Copán Alvarez and former Mexican international Carlos Hermosillo will call the action.

The qualifiers continue on Tuesday, March 28 with a tripleheader beginning at 5 p.m. with Honduras vs. Costa Rica on Universo. Alvarez will call the game alongside the analysis of Frederik Oldenburg.

* The action continues with a simulcast on Telemundo and Universo of the last two matches of the day, beginning at 7 p.m. when Mexico visits Trinidad & Tobago following its performance against hexagonal leaders Costa Rica. Andrés Cantor will call the game with the analysis of former Chivas de Guadalajara midfielder Manuel Sol.

* The day culminates with Panama taking on the United States at 10 p.m. Sammy Sadovnik will call the action alongside Hermosillo.

Tuesday’s broadcasts will be preceded by “La Antesala”, a pregame special hosted by Ana Jurka and the participation of Telemundo Deportes’ experts. The pre-game coverage will include interviews with the coaches from Mexico, U.S. Costa Rica, Honduras and Panama.

All games will also be available on live stream via the Telemundo Deportes EN VIVO app and

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