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Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
LEAGUE LEADERS CHELSEA V. MANCHESTER CITY IN TOP-FOUR PREMIER LEAGUE MATCHUP TOMORROW, WED., APRIL 5, AT 3 P.M. ET ON NBCSN & UNIVERSO
Coverage Begins with Premier League Live Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN; NBC Sports Group’s Lead Premier League Play-by-Play Announcer Arlo White Calls the match, Joined by Analyst Lee Dixon
Fifth-Place Manchester United Host Everton Today at 3pm ET on NBCSN & Universo – Premier League Live today at 2 pm ET
Kyle Martino Guests on THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Tomorrow at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Weekend Coverage Begins This Saturday at 7:30 a.m. ET with Second-Place Tottenham Hosting Watford
Back-to-Back Episodes of It’s Called Football Monday at 1 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 4, 2017 – League leaders Chelsea host fourth-place Manchester City in a crucial top-four matchup tomorrow, Wednesday, April 5, at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Chelsea look to bounce back from a 2-1 upset loss to Crystal Palace this week, after having not lost a match since January 4. Their 10-point lead dropped to seven points over second-place Tottenham in the title race. Manchester City, who sit in the fourth and final Champions League position, come off a 2-2 draw against Arsenal.
NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the match, joined by analyst Lee Dixon at Stamford Bridge. Coverage begins at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN.
Mid-week match coverage begins today, Tuesday, April 2, at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN followed by fifth-place Manchester United v. Everton at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Manchester United are on a 19-match unbeaten streak in league play, while Everton come off a 3-1 loss against Liverpool in the Merseyside Derby on Saturday.
Following Wednesday’s matches is a live Goal Zone at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN, and a new episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by Michael Davies and Roger Bennett at 5:30 p.m. ET. This week’s guest will be NBC Sports Group Premier League analyst and former Major League Soccer and U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino. Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone and Premier League Live, joined by Martino and former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle.
Weekend match action begins this Saturday, April 8, at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by second-place Tottenham v. Watford at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Tottenham come off a 2-0 win against Burnley, and sit within seven points of the top spot with nine matches remaining in the season.
Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBCSN and Universo host coverage of Manchester City v. Hull City, while CNBC presents Stoke City v. Liverpool.
Saturday’s live match coverage wraps up at 12:30 p.m. ET with Bournemouth v. Chelsea on NBC. White calls the match, joined by Dixon at Vitality Stadium. Following the match, NBC presents a live Goal Zone at 2:30 p.m. ET.
Premier League Sunday kicks off this Sunday, April 9, at 7:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live followed by Sunderland v. Manchester United at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Sunday at 11 a.m. ET, NBCSN presents coverage of Everton v. Leicester City.
This week’s live match coverage wraps up on Monday, April 10, at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live, followed by Crystal Palace v. Arsenal at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Following the match is a new live episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
NBCSN will air back-to-back episodes of It’s Called Football Monday at 1 p.m. ET prior to Crystal Palace v. Arsenal. Hosted by the YouTube sensation F2 Freestylers, the series presents viewers with the jaw-dropping trick shots the F2 Freestylers have become known for, as well as an in-depth look at what makes the Premier League unlike any other league in the world. An encore presentation of the first Arsenal episode will air at 1 p.m. ET, followed by the premiere of a second episode featuring Arsenal at 1:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Click here for more information.
All matches not on NBCSN or CNBC in multiple television windows will be available on Premier League Extra Time, a bonus television package available to MVPDs at no extra cost for customers who receive NBCSN.
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):
|Tues., April 4||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tues., April 4||3 p.m.||Manchester United v. Everton||NBCSN, Universo|
|Tues., April 4||2:45 p.m.||Goal Rush||Extra Time|
|Tues., April 4||2:45 p.m.||Leicester City v. Sunderland||Extra Time|
|Tues., April 4||2:45 p.m.||Watford v. West Bromwich Albion||Extra Time|
|Tues., April 4||2:45 p.m.||Burnley v. Stoke City||Extra Time|
|Tues., April 4||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., April 5||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., April 5||3 p.m.||Chelsea v. Manchester City||NBCSN, Universo|
|Wed., April 5||2:45 p.m.||Arsenal v. West Ham United||Extra Time|
|Wed., April 5||2:45 p.m.||Swansea City v. Tottenham||Extra Time|
|Wed., April 5||3 p.m.||Liverpool v. Bournemouth||Extra Time|
|Wed., April 5||2:45 p.m.||Goal Rush||Extra Time|
|Wed., April 5||2:45 p.m.||Hull City v. Middlesbrough||Extra Time|
|Wed., April 5||2:45 p.m.||Southampton v. Crystal Palace||Extra Time|
|Wed., April 5||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sat., April 8||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., April 8||7:30 a.m.||Tottenham v. Watford||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., April 8||10 a.m.||Manchester City v. Hull City||NBCSN, Universo*|
|Sat., April 8||10 a.m.||Stoke City v. Liverpool||CNBC*|
|Sat., April 8||10 a.m.||Middlesbrough v. Burnley||Extra Time*|
|Sat., April 8||10 a.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. Southampton||Extra Time*|
|Sat., April 8||10 a.m.||West Ham United v. Swansea City||Extra Time*|
|Sat., April 8||12:30 p.m.||Bournemouth v. Chelsea||NBC, Universo|
|Sat., April 8||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sun., April 9||7:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., April 9||8:30 a.m.||Sunderland v. Manchester United||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., April 9||11 a.m.||Everton v. Leicester City||NBCSN|
|Sun., April 9||1 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 10||12:30 a.m.||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 10||1:30 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 10||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 10||1 p.m.||It’s Called Football||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 10||1:30 p.m.||It’s Called Football||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 10||3 p.m.||Crystal Palace v. Arsenal||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 10||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 10||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
*Subject to change following weekday match results
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–