MEXICO CITY (KABC) -- The Los Angeles Chargers are set to take on the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday Night Football, airing live on ABC7.
Some 85,000 fans were expected to cheer on the teams in person during the international match-up at Azteca Stadium. For Bolts fans staying behind in Southern California, coverage begins at 4:30 p.m. with a pre-game show followed with kick-off at 5:15 p.m. on ABC7.
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The following is Monday's programming line-up:
- 4 p.m. Eyewitness News
- 4:30 p.m. Monday Night Football pre-game show
- 5:15 pm. Chargers vs. Chiefs
- 9 p.m. Dancing with the Stars
Monday Night Football: Chargers set to face off against Chiefs in Mexico City game on ABC7