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Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
CHELSEA V. MANCHESTER CITY IN TOP-THREE PREMIER LEAGUE CLASH THIS SATURDAY AT 12:30 P.M. ET ON NBCSN & UNIVERSO
Arlo White Calls the Match Joined by Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux
Second-Place Manchester United Host Crystal Palace Saturday at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN & Universo
Arsenal v. Brighton & Hove Albion this Sunday at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN
Liverpool Visit Newcastle this Sunday at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN & Telemundo
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 27, 2017 – Defending champions Chelsea host Manchester City in a clash between top-three Premier League teams this Saturday, September 30, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Both teams come off dominant wins, with Manchester City beating Crystal Palace 5-0, and Chelsea besting Stoke City 4-0, including a hat trick from Alvaro Morata. City’s Sergio Aguero is tied with Morata and Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku as the Premier League’s leading scorers (six goals).
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 Stamford Bridge.
NBC Sports Group’s live Premier League coverage begins this Saturday at 6:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Huddersfield Town v. Tottenham Hotspur at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Fourth-place Tottenham come off a 3-2 win at West Ham United, which featured two goals from their leading scorer Harry Kane.
Coverage continues at 10 a.m. ET with second-place Manchester United v. Crystal Palace on NBCSN and Universo. The Red Devils are level on points with first-place Manchester City, and remain unbeaten this season (five wins, one draw). Lukaku led them to a 1-0 win at Southampton on Saturday.
Also Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents four exclusive matches with its “Premier League Pass:” Bournemouth v. Leicester City, Stoke City v. Southampton, West Bromwich Albion v. Watford, and West Ham United v. Swansea City.
“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.
Live coverage on Sunday, October 1, begins at 6 a.m. ET on NBCSN with Premier League Live, followed by Arsenal v. Brighton & Hove Albion. The Gunners are unbeaten in their last three Premier League matches, most recently defeating West Bromwich Albion 2-0 behind two goals from Alexandre Lacazette. Sunday at 9:15 a.m. ET on NBCSN, Everton host Burnley.
Wrapping up this week’s live match coverage, Liverpool visit Newcastle this Sunday at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez faces his former club, having won the Champions League and FA Cup while in charge of Liverpool. White calls the match, joined by Le Saux at St. James’ Park.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Live, joined by former Jamaican National Team player Robbie Earle and former Premier League footballer Robbie 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.
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. 30||6:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 30||7:30 a.m.||Huddersfield Town v. Tottenham Hotspur||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 30||10 a.m.||Manchester United v. Crystal Palace||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 30||10 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Leicester City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 30||10 a.m.||Stoke City v. Southampton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 30||10 a.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. Watford||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 30||10 a.m.||West Ham United v. Swansea City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 30||12:30 p.m.||Chelsea v. Manchester City||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 30||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Goal Zone||NBCSports.com & NBC Sports app|
|Sun., Oct. 1||6 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 1||7 a.m.||Arsenal v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 1||9:15 a.m.||Everton v. Burnley||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 1||11:30 a.m.||Newcastle United v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Oct. 1||Midnight||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 2||1 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
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