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Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
MANCHESTER CITY V. LIVERPOOL IN TOP 4 MATCHUP THIS SAT., SEPT. 9, AT 7:30 A.M. ET ON NBCSN & UNIVERSO HEADLINES THIS WEEKEND’S PREMIER LEAGUE COVERAGE
Manchester United Visit Stoke City This Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC
Leicester City v. Chelsea Headlines Three Exclusive Matches this Weekend on NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass”; More Than 1,000 Hours of Additional Content Featured on “Premier League Pass” Throughout the Season
New Episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW featuring Liverpool FC CEO Peter Moore this Monday at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – September 6, 2017 – Following the international break, NBC Sports Group presents a full slate of Premier League matches this weekend, highlighted by Manchester City hosting Liverpool this Saturday, September 9, at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Both Manchester City and Liverpool are unbeaten through their first three matches, with City coming off a 2-1 win at Bournemouth and Liverpool returning to the pitch after a dominant 4-0 win over Arsenal. Manchester City will be looking for their first Premier League win against Liverpool since August 2014.
Saturday’s coverage begins at 6:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN. Rebecca Lowe hosts the program, joined by former Jamaican National Team Player Robbie Earle and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
Coverage continues Saturday at 10 a.m. ET with Arsenal v. Bournemouth on NBCSN and Universo, and Everton v. Tottenham Hotspur on CNBC. The Gunners kicked off their Premier League season with a win, but are looking to rebound following two consecutive losses. The Toffees are coming off a 2-0 loss to Chelsea, while Tottenham drew 1-1 against Burnley last time out.
Also Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents three exclusive matches with its “Premier League Pass:” Leicester City v. Chelsea, Brighton & Hove Albion v. West Bromwich Albion, and Southampton v. Watford. “Premier League Pass” will feature more than 1,000 hours of additional non-match content throughout the season. Fans can purchase by visiting NBCSportsGold.com for the 2017-18 season of “Premier League Pass,” priced at $49.99. Click here for more information.
Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET, NBC and Universo host coverage of Stoke City v. Manchester United. The Red Devils are the only team to win their first three Premier League matches of the season, most recently defeating Leicester City 2-0 behind goals from Marcus Rashford and Marouane Fellaini. NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play commentator Arlo White calls the match, joined by analyst Graeme Le Saux at bet365 Stadium. Immediately following the match, NBC presents a live Goal Zone hosted by Lowe, who will be joined by Earle and Mustoe.
On Sunday, September 10, coverage begins at 7:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Burnley v. Crystal Palace at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN, and Swansea City v. Newcastle United at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo.
This week’s live Premier League coverage wraps up on Monday, September 11, at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN followed by West Ham United v. Huddersfield Town at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo.
Monday at 5:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN presents a new episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by popular soccer personalities Michael Davies and Roger Bennett. Liverpool FC CEO Peter Moore will guest on this week’s episode.
This season, NBC Sports Gold – NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product – introduced “Premier League Pass,” which features 130 exclusive Premier League matches live and on-demand, an extensive suite of daily and weekly news shows, plus classic archive programming never available before in the U.S.
NBC Sports Gold is available on Apple iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast and online at NBCSportsGold.com. NBC Sports Gold is powered by Playmaker Media, NBC Sports Digital’s technology service which provides end-to-end support for companies in need of best-in-class live streaming and VOD solutions.
Premier League games on NBC and NBCSN 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. Coverage will be streamed via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The NBC Sports app is powered by Playmaker Media and available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.
Following is the match schedule for this week’s Premier League coverage:
|Sat., Sept. 9||6:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 9||7:30 a.m||Manchester City v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 9||10 a.m||Arsenal v. Bournemouth||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 9||10 a.m||Everton v. Tottenham Hotspur||CNBC|
|Sat., Sept. 9||10 a.m||Leicester City v. Chelsea||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 9||10 a.m||Brighton & Hove Albion v. West Bromwich Albion||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 9||10 a.m||Southampton v. Watford||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 9||12:30 p.m||Stoke City v. Manchester United||NBC, Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 9||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sun., Sept. 10||6:30 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 10||7:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 10||8:30 a.m||Burnley v. Crystal Palace||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 10||11 a.m||Swansea City v. Newcastle United||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Sept. 10||1 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 10||Midnight||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 11||1 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 11||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 11||3 p.m||West Ham United v. Huddersfield Town||NBCSN, Universo|
|Mon., Sept. 11||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–