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Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
LIVERPOOL HOST ARSENAL IN TOP-5 PREMIER LEAGUE CLASH THIS SAT., MARCH 4, AT 12:30 PM ET ON NBCSN & UNIVERSO
NBC Sports Group’s Lead Premier League Play-by-Play Announcer Arlo White Calls the Match Joined by Graeme Le Saux
Second-Place Tottenham Host Everton This Sunday at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN & UNIVERSO
League-Leaders Chelsea visit West Ham Monday, March 6, at 3 pm ET on NBCSN & UNIVERSO
New Episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Monday at 5:30 p.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 1, 2017 – Fifth-place Liverpool host fourth-place Arsenal in a top-five Premier League clash this Saturday, March 4, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and UNIVERSO, highlighting this weekend’s Premier League coverage. Liverpool look to bounce back following a 3-1 loss to Leicester City on Monday. In the Gunners’ last Premier League match, Alexis Sanchez sealed a crucial home win over Hull City, scoring both goals in their 2-0 win.
NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play commentator Arlo White calls the match, joined by analyst Graeme Le Saux at Anfield.
Live Premier League coverage begins Saturday at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Manchester United v. Bournemouth at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and UNIVERSO. The Red Devils are on a six-match winning streak in all competitions, and are coming off a 3-2 win over Southampton to win the EFL Cup. Manchester United also won their last Premier League match, beating Watford 2-0 on Feb. 11. Bournemouth look to gain crucial points this week as they sit four points above the relegation zone.
Premier League coverage continues at 10 a.m. ET, when last season’s champions Leicester City host Hull City on NBCSN and UNIVERSO, while CNBC presents West Bromwich Albion v. Crystal Palace. The Foxes returned to winning form this week, as Jamie Vardy scored two goals in their 3-1 win against Liverpool. The match was their first under interim manager Craig Shakespeare, after former manager Claudio Ranieri was fired just four days earlier.
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, on 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.
Premier League coverage on Sunday, March 5, begins at 7:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by second-place Tottenham v. Everton at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and UNIVERSO. Harry Kane scored a first-half hat trick for Spurs in their 4-0 win over Stoke City on Sunday. White calls the match, joined by analyst Lee Dixon at White Hart Lane.
Sunday’s coverage continues at 11 a.m. ET with Sunderland v. third-place Manchester City on NBCSN and TELEMUNDO. City are coming off three consecutive Premier League wins, most recently defeating Bournemouth 2-0 on Feb. 13.
This week’s live Premier League match coverage wraps up Monday at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN followed by league-leaders Chelsea visiting West Ham at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and UNIVERSO. The Blues are 10 points clear at the top of the table, and are coming off a 3-1 win against Swansea City on Saturday. Cesc Fabregas scored on his 300th Premier League appearance, while Pedro and Diego Costa added second-half goals to give Chelsea the win.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Live, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle and former Major League Soccer and U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino.
Monday at 5:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN presents a new live episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by Roger Bennett and Michael Davies.
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., March 4||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., March 4||7:30 a.m.||Manchester United v. Bournemouth||NBCSN, UNIVERSO|
|Sat., March 4||10 a.m.||Leicester City v. Hull City||NBCSN, UNIVERSO|
|Sat., March 4||10 a.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. Crystal Palace||CNBC|
|Sat., March 4||9:30 a.m.||Goal Rush||Extra Time|
|Sat., March 4||10 a.m.||Watford v. Southampton||Extra Time|
|Sat., March 4||10 a.m.||Swansea City v. Burnley||Extra Time|
|Sat., March 4||10 a.m.||Stoke City v. Middlesbrough||Extra Time|
|Sat., March 4||12:30 p.m.||Liverpool v. Arsenal||NBCSN, UNIVERSO|
|Sat., March 4||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., March 5||6 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., March 5||7:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., March 5||8:30 a.m.||Tottenham v. Everton||NBCSN, UNIVERSO|
|Sun., March 5||11 a.m.||Sunderland v. Manchester City||NBCSN, TELEMUNDO|
|Sun., March 5||1 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., March 6||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., March 6||3 p.m.||West Ham v. Chelsea||NBCSN, UNIVERSO|
|Mon., March 6||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., March 6||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–