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Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
TOP-5 PL MATCHES THIS WEEK: TOTTENHAM V. MANCHESTER UNITED TOMORROW, 3 PM ET ON NBCSN & UNIVERSO; LIVERPOOL V. TOTTENHAM THIS SUN., 11:30 AM ET ON NBCSN
Mid-Week Premier League Action Kicks Off Today at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN Followed by Huddersfield Town v. Liverpool
Arlo White Crosses the Pond to Host Premier League Live
New North London Derby Episode of This is Football, hosted by Joe Scarborough, This Saturday at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC
12 Exclusive Matches on NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” this Week – Available for $29.99
STAMFORD, Conn. – January 30, 2018 – NBC Sports Group’s live Premier League coverage continues this week, highlighted by a pair of top-five matches as fifth-place Tottenham host second-place Manchester United tomorrow, Wednesday, January 31, at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, and fourth-place Liverpool host Spurs this Sunday, February 4, at 11:30 a.m. on NBCSN. Led by the Premier League’s leading scorer Harry Kane (21 goals), Tottenham come off a 1-1 draw at Southampton. Manchester United’s Anthony Martial scored his third goal in three matches to earn the Red Devils a 1-0 win against Burnley, while Liverpool look to bounce back from a 1-0 loss to Swansea City.
NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play voice Arlo White will cross the pond this weekend to begin Premier League Live hosting duties. White fills in for Rebecca Lowe, who travels to PyeongChang, South Korea, for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. White will be joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle, and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
Peter Drury calls Liverpool v. Tottenham, joined by analysts Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux.
NBC Sports Group’s live Premier League coverage begins today at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Huddersfield Town v. Liverpool. In addition, NBC Sports Gold begins its presentation of 12 exclusive matches this week, with Swansea City v. Arsenal and West Ham v. Crystal Palace today at 2:45 p.m. ET. The Gunners come off a dominant 4-1 win over Crystal Palace.
On Wednesday, NBC Sports Gold presents: Chelsea v. Bournemouth, Everton v. Leicester City, Newcastle v. Burnley, and Southampton v. Brighton & Hove Albion at 2:45 p.m. ET; as well as Manchester City v. West Bromwich Albion and Stoke City v. Watford at 3 p.m. ET. A hat trick from City’s Sergio Aguero led the squad to a 3-1 victory over Newcastle United in their last Premier League match. City sit 12 points clear at the top of the table.
Fans can purchase the remainder of the 2017-18 season of “Premier League Pass” at a reduced price of $29.99 on NBCSportsGold.com. “Premier League Pass” will feature more than 1,000 hours of additional Premier League programs and news shows throughout the season.
Live Premier League coverage this weekend begins Saturday, February 3, at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Burnley v. first-place Manchester City on NBCSN and Universo. Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBCSN and Universo present coverage of Manchester United v. Huddersfield Town. Also Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold hosts coverage of four exclusive matches: Bournemouth v. Stoke City, Brighton & Hove Albion v. West Ham, West Bromwich Albion v. Southampton, and Leicester City v. Swansea City.
Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET, NBC and Telemundo host coverage of Arsenal v. Everton. Drury calls the match, joined by Dixon.
Immediately following the match, NBC presents a new episode of This is Football, hosted by Joe Scarborough. In the series, Scarborough, co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe and a longtime Premier League fan, will take viewers inside the history, tradition and rivalries between the clubs and their supporters. In Saturday’s episode, Scarborough explores the famed North London Derby, an all-out showdown between Arsenal and Tottenham. From the most iconic pubs to the stands of the Emirates, Scarborough connects with legendary players, celebrity superfans, and lifelong supporters, discovering what it really means to be a part of one of the Premier League’s fiercest rivalries. The episode features interviews with former Tottenham chairman Lord Alan Sugar and television personality Piers Morgan. Click here to see a preview of the episode.
Live Premier league coverage on Sunday, February 4, begins at 8 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Crystal Palace v. Newcastle United. This week’s live match coverage wraps up Monday, February 5, with Premier League Live at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by Watford v. Chelsea at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo.
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 matches 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 (all times ET, schedule subject to change):
|Tues., Jan. 30||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tues., Jan. 30||3 p.m.||Huddersfield Town v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Universo|
|Tues., Jan. 30||2:45 p.m.||Swansea City v. Arsenal||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., Jan. 30||2:45 p.m.||West Ham v. Crystal Palace||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., Jan. 30||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Jan. 31||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., Jan. 31||3 p.m.||Tottenham v. Manchester United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Wed., Jan. 31||2:45 p.m.||Chelsea v. Bournemouth||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Jan. 31||2:45 p.m.||Everton v. Leicester City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Jan. 31||2:45 p.m.||Newcastle v. Burnley||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Jan. 31||2:45 p.m.||Southampton v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Jan. 31||3 p.m.||Manchester City v. West Bromwich Albion||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Jan. 31||3 p.m.||Stoke City v. Watford||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Jan. 31||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 3||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 3||7:30 a.m.||Burnley v. Manchester City||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Feb. 3||10 a.m.||Manchester United v. Huddersfield Town||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Feb. 3||10 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Stoke City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Feb. 3||10 a.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. West Ham||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Feb. 3||10 a.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. Southampton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Feb. 3||10 a.m.||Leicester City v. Swansea City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Feb. 3||12:30 p.m.||Arsenal v. Everton||NBC, Telemundo|
|Sat., Feb. 3||2:30 p.m.||This is Football||NBC|
|Sun., Feb. 4||8 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 4||9:15 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Newcastle United||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 4||11:30 a.m.||Liverpool v. Tottenham||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 4||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 5||1 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 5||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 5||3 p.m.||Watford v. Chelsea||NBCSN, Universo|
|Mon., Feb. 5||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
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