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Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
PREMIER LEAGUE COVERAGE HIGHLIGHTED BY MANCHESTER UNITED V. TOTTENHAM THIS SAT. AT 7:30 AM ET ON NBCSN AND UNIVERSO & TWO MATCHES ON NBC THIS WEEKEND
Fourth-Place Chelsea Visit Bournemouth This Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC & Universo
Leicester City v. Everton This Sunday at Noon ET on NBC & Telemundo
Arsenal v. Swansea City Highlights 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 Monday at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, Featuring Mike Tirico
STAMFORD, Conn. – October 24, 2017 – NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage this weekend is highlighted by a clash of two title contenders, as second-place Manchester United host third-place Tottenham this Saturday, October 28, at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Coverage also includes two matches on NBC, as fourth-place Chelsea visit Bournemouth this Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET (also available on Universo), and Leicester City host Everton this Sunday, October 29, at Noon ET (also available on Telemundo).
The Red Devils look to bounce back from their first Premier League loss of the season, as they were defeated by newly promoted Huddersfield Town 2-1 on Saturday. Tottenham, who are level on points with Manchester United, come off a 4-1 win over Liverpool. Premier League leading scorer Harry Kane (8 goals) scored two goals in the match, the first coming in the fourth minute.
Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBCSN presents first-place Manchester City visiting West Bromwich Albion, with Liverpool v. Huddersfield Town on CNBC. City and their leading scorer Sergio Aguero (7 goals, tied for second-most in PL) come off a 3-0 win over Burnley, their seventh consecutive Premier League victory.
Also Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” presents three matches: Arsenal v. Swansea City, Crystal Palace v. West Ham United, and Watford v. Stoke City. Arsenal come off a 5-2 win at Everton, including goals from Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil.
“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’s first of two matches this weekend will feature Bournemouth v. Chelsea Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET. Reigning champions Chelsea recently defeated Watford 4-2, highlighted by two goals from Michy Batshuayi – his first two of the Premier League season.
NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play commentator Arlo White calls the match, joined by analyst Graeme Le Saux at Vitality Stadium. Immediately following the match, NBC presents a live Goal Zone at 2:30 p.m. ET. Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone and Premier League Live, joined by former Jamaican National Team player Robbie Earle and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
Coverage on Sunday, October 29, begins at 8:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Brighton & Hove Albion v. Southampton at 9:30 a.m. ET. Sunday at Noon ET, NBC hosts coverage of Leicester City v. Everton. Both teams are expected to play under interim managers, as Leicester City are currently led by Michael Appleton following the firing of Craig Shakespeare, while David Unsworth is currently in charge of Everton after the Toffees fired Ronald Koeman on Monday.
White calls Leicester City v. Everton joined by Le Saux at King Power Stadium.
Live match coverage wraps up this Monday, October 30, with Premier League Live at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN followed by Burnley v. Newcastle at 4 p.m. ET.
Monday at 6:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN presents a new episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by popular soccer personalities Michael Davies and Roger Bennett. NBC Sports Group’s Mike Tirico will appear as a 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., Oct. 28||6:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 28||7:30 a.m.||Manchester United v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Oct. 28||10 a.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. Manchester City||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 28||10 a.m.||Liverpool v. Huddersfield Town||CNBC|
|Sat., Oct. 28||10 a.m.||Arsenal v. Swansea City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Oct. 28||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. West Ham United||NBC Sports Gold, Universo|
|Sat., Oct. 28||10 a.m.||Watford v. Stoke City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Oct. 28||12:30 p.m.||Bournemouth v. Chelsea||NBC, Universo|
|Sat., Oct. 28||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sun., Oct. 29||1:30 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 29||8:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 29||9:30 a.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Southampton||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 29||Noon||Leicester City v. Everton||NBC, Telemundo|
|Sun., Oct. 29||2 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Mon., Oct. 30||1 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 30||3 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 30||4 p.m.||Burnley v. Newcastle||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 30||6 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 30||6:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–