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Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
WAYNE ROONEY RETURNS TO OLD TRAFFORD AS MANCHESTER UNITED HOST EVERTON THIS SUNDAY AT 11 A.M. ET ON NBCSN & TELEMUNDO
Chelsea Host Arsenal in London Derby This Sunday at 8:30 a.m. ET on CNBC & Telemundo
Tottenham v. Swansea City This Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC
Liverpool v. Burnley Headlines Four 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
STAMFORD, Conn. – September 12, 2017 – Everton forward Wayne Rooney returns to Old Trafford, home of his former club Manchester United, when the Toffees visit the Red Devils this Sunday, September 17, at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Rooney, who spent 13 years at United, is the club’s all-time top scorer with 253 goals. He has scored both of Everton’s Premier League goals this season. In addition, Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku, who leads the league with four goals this season, faces his former club for the first time since his transfer from Everton in July. The Red Devils are currently top of the league, and remain unbeaten this season, while Everton look to rebound from a 0-3 loss to Tottenham.
NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the match, joined by analysts Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux at Old Trafford.
Preceding Manchester United-Everton is a match between two of last season’s top-5 finishers as defending champions Chelsea host Arsenal in a London derby at 8:30 a.m. ET on CNBC and Telemundo. Chelsea have won their past three league matches, while Arsenal are coming off a 3-0 win over Bournemouth, with two goals from Danny Welbeck.
Premier League coverage begins this Friday, September 15, at 3 p.m. ET with Bournemouth v. Brighton & Hove Albion on NBCSN. Live weekend coverage continues this Saturday, September 16, at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Crystal Palace v. Southampton at 7:30 a.m. ET. Rebecca Lowe hosts 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.
This Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBCSN hosts coverage of Watford v. Manchester City. Manchester City are coming off a dominating 5-0 win over Liverpool, with two goals each from Gabriel Jesus and Leroy Sane, and one from Sergio Aguero. City are currently in second place, but level on points with rivals and league-leaders Manchester United.
Also Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents four exclusive matches with its “Premier League Pass:” Liverpool v. Burnley, Huddersfield Town v. Leicester City, Newcastle United v. Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion v. West Ham United. “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 hosts coverage of Tottenham Hotspur v. Swansea City. Spurs’ Harry Kane scored twice in their 3-0 win over Everton, marking his 100th and 101st goals for the club. White calls the match from Wembley Stadium, joined by Le Saux. Immediately following the match is a live Goal Zone at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Lowe hosts Goal Zone joined by Martino and Mustoe.
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.
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Following is the match schedule for this week’s Premier League coverage:
|Fri., Sept. 15||3 p.m.||Bournemouth v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 16||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 16||7:30 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Southampton||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 16||10 a.m.||Watford v. Manchester City||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 16||10 a.m.||Liverpool v. Burnley||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 16||10 a.m.||Huddersfield v. Leicester City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 16||10 a.m.||Newcastle v. Stoke City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 16||10 a.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. West Ham United||NBC Sports Gold, Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 16||12:30 p.m.||Tottenham v. Swansea City||NBC|
|Sat., Sept. 16||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sun., Sept. 17||1 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 17||8 a.m.||Premier League Live||CNBC|
|Sun., Sept. 17||8:30 a.m.||Chelsea v. Arsenal||CNBC, Telemundo|
|Sun., Sept. 17||10:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 17||11 a.m.||Manchester United v. Everton||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Mon., Sept. 18||1:30 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
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