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Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
PREMIER LEAGUE GIANTS CHELSEA & MANCHESTER UNITED FACE OFF THIS SUN., OCT. 23 AT 11 AM ET ON NBCSN
Arlo White Calls the Match Joined by Analysts Lee Dixon & Graeme Le Saux
Liverpool v. West Bromwich Albion This Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC
All Matches Streamed on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app
STAMFORD, Conn. – October 18, 2016 – Premier League giants Chelsea and Manchester United face off this Sunday, October 23, at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and TELEMUNDO, highlighting NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage this week. The Blues most recently defeated Leicester City 3-0 with a goal from leading Premier League scorer Diego Costa (7 goals). Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho returns to Stamford Bridge to face his former club for the first time since joining the Red Devils.
NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play commentator Arlo White calls the match, joined by analysts Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux at Stamford Bridge.
NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage begins this Saturday, October 22, at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live followed by Bournemouth v. third-place Tottenham at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Tottenham are the only remaining unbeaten club in the Premier League (5 wins, 3 draws), while Bournemouth defeated Hull city 6-1 on Saturday.
Coverage continues at 10 a.m. ET, when second-place Arsenal host Middlesbrough on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO, and Swansea City host Watford on CNBC. The Swans come off a hard fought 3-2 loss against Arsenal on Saturday in their first match under new manager Bob Bradley. Bradley, a former U.S. Men’s National Team head coach, is the first American to manage a Premier League team. This will be his first home match in charge.
All matches not on NBCSN or CNBC in the Saturday 10 a.m. ET television window will be available on Premier League Extra Time, a bonus television package available to MVPDs at no extra cost for customers who receive NBCSN. In addition, Saturday at 9:30 a.m. ET, the Premier League’s Goal Rush product will be featured on Premier League Extra Time as well as via the NBC Sports app and on NBCSports.com.
Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET, NBC and NBC UNIVERSO present coverage of Liverpool v. West Bromwich Albion. Liverpool won four straight Premier League matches before drawing 0-0 against Manchester United yesterday. White calls the match, joined by analyst Graeme Le Saux at Anfield.
Immediately following the match, NBC presents a live Goal Zone Saturday at 2:30 p.m. ET. Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone and Premier League Live, joined by former Major League Soccer and U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
Live Match coverage on Sunday begins at 7:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by first-place Manchester City v. Southampton at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and TELEMUNDO.
All Premier League games will be streamed on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs. The NBC Sports app will stream all matches via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. Powered by Playmaker Media, the NBC Sports app is available on Apple iOS, Android and select Samsung devices, as well as on Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Chromecast, and Roku.
NBC Sports Digital presents four Premier League Productions programs each week throughout the season, available on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app, as well as Premier League Shorts, a short-form, digital-exclusive video series. Click here for more information.
Below is the schedule for NBCUniversal’s soccer coverage this week (all times ET):
|Sat., Oct. 22||6 a.m.||Premier League Preview||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 22||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 22||7:30 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Tottenham||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sat., Oct. 22||10 a.m.||Arsenal v. Middlesbrough||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sat., Oct. 22||10 a.m.||Swansea City v. Watford||CNBC|
|Sat., Oct. 22||10 a.m.||Burnley v. Everton||Extra Time|
|Sat., Oct. 22||10 a.m.||Hull City v. Stoke City||Extra Time|
|Sat., Oct. 22||10 a.m.||Leicester City v. Crystal Palace||Extra Time|
|Sat., Oct. 22||10 a.m.||West Ham United v. Sunderland||Extra Time|
|Sat., Oct. 22||12:30 p.m.||Liverpool v. West Bromwich Albion||NBC, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sat., Oct. 22||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sat., Oct. 22||11:30 p.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 23||6 a.m.||Premier League World||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 23||6:30 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 23||7:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 23||8:30 a.m.||Manchester City v. Southampton||NBCSN, TELEMUNDO|
|Sun., Oct. 23||11 a.m.||Chelsea v. Manchester United||NBCSN, TELEMUNDO|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–