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Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
3RD-PLACE TOTTENHAM V. LIVERPOOL & EVERTON V. ARSENAL THIS SUNDAY HIGHLIGHT NBC SPORTS GROUP’S WEEKEND PREMIER LEAGUE COVERAGE
Toffees v. Gunners This Sunday at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN Followed by Spurs v. Reds at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo
Friday Afternoon Football: West Ham United v. Brighton & Hove Albion at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Saturday at 10 a.m. ET: Second-Place Manchester United visit Huddersfield on NBCSN & First-Place Manchester City host Burnley on CNBC
Southampton v. West Bromwich Albion Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC
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
STAMFORD, Conn. – October 18, 2017 – NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage this weekend is highlighted by a pair of matches this Sunday, October 22, as third-place Tottenham host Liverpool at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo, and Everton host Arsenal at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Spurs are on a six-match Premier League unbeaten streak, most recently defeating Bournemouth 1-0. Liverpool are unbeaten in their last four Premier League matches, but look for crucial points after back-to-back draws, most recently against Manchester United (0-0).
NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the match, joined by analyst Lee Dixon at Wembley Stadium.
Wayne Rooney rescued Everton in a 1-1 draw at Brighton & Hove Albion on Sunday, while Arsenal look to rebound from a 2-1 loss at Watford on Saturday. Sunday’s coverage begins at 7:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Live, joined by former Jamaican National Team player Robbie Earle and former Major League Soccer and U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino.
NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage begins this Friday, October 20, at 2:30 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by West Ham United v. Brighton & Hove Albion at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Coverage continues this Saturday at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN followed by fifth-place Chelsea v. fourth-place Watford at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Chelsea are coming off a shocking 2-1 loss on Saturday at Crystal Palace, who claimed their first Premier League win of the season. Watford’s Tom Cleverley led the club to a last-gasp 2-1 victory against Arsenal on Saturday, scoring the deciding goal in 2nd-half stoppage time.
Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, second-place Manchester United visit Huddersfield on NBCSN, and first-place Manchester City host Burnley on CNBC and Universo. City are coming off a 7-2 rout of Stoke City, featuring two goals from Gabriel Jesus, and one goal each from Raheem Sterling, David Silva, Fernandinho, Leroy Sané, and Bernardo Silva. Meanwhile, United enter the weekend 2 points back of archrivals City following their goalless draw at Liverpool.
Also Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” presents three matches: Newcastle v. Crystal Palace, Stoke City v. Bournemouth, and Swansea City v. Leicester 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.
NBC presents coverage of Southampton v. West Bromwich Albion Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET, with both teams coming off draws. White calls the match, joined by Dixon at St. Mary’s Stadium.
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:
|Fri., Oct. 20||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Fri., Oct. 20||3 p.m.||West Ham United v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Oct. 21||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 21||7:30 a.m.||Chelsea v. Watford||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Oct. 21||10 a.m.||Huddersfield Town v. Manchester United||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 21||10 a.m.||Manchester City v. Burnley||CNBC, Universo|
|Sat., Oct. 21||10 a.m.||Newcastle v. Crystal Palace||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Oct. 21||10 a.m.||Stoke City v. Bournemouth||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Oct. 21||10 a.m.||Swansea City v. Leicester City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Oct. 21||12:30 p.m.||Southampton v. West Bromwich Albion||NBC|
|Sat., Oct. 21||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sun., Oct. 22||12:30 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 22||6:30 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 22||7:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 22||8:30 a.m.||Everton v. Arsenal||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 22||11 a.m.||Tottenham v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Oct 22||Midnight||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–