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Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
SECOND-PLACE MANCHESTER UNITED VISIT BOURNEMOUTH TODAY AT 2:45 PM ET ON NBCSN & UNIVERSO AS NBC SPORTS GROUP’S LIVE PREMIER LEAGUE COVERAGE CONTINUES
Fifth-Place Chelsea visit Burnley tomorrow at 2:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN & Universo
Manchester City Host Swansea City Sunday at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN in First Match Since Clinching Premier League Title
New Episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Monday at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN with Philadelphia Eagles RB Jay Ajayi as Guest
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 18, 2018 – Second-place Manchester United visit Bournemouth today, Wednesday, April 18, at 2:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. The Red Devils look to bounce back from a 1-0 loss to West Bromwich Albion on Sunday, which clinched the Premier League title for rivals Manchester City. Live match coverage begins today at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN.
NBC Sports Group’s mid-week match coverage continues tomorrow, Thursday, April 19, at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Burnley v. fifth-place Chelsea at 2:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Chelsea come off a 3-2 win over Southampton with all three goals scored in less than nine minutes of play, two from Olivier Giroud and one from Eden Hazard. Also tomorrow at 2:45 p.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents coverage of Leicester City hosting Southampton, who sit in 18th-place and look to gain crucial points in the fight to avoid relegation.
Live weekend Premier League coverage begins Saturday, April 21, at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by West Bromwich Albion v. third-place Liverpool at 7:30 a.m. ET. Liverpool come off a 3-0 win over Bournemouth, featuring a goal from Premier League-leading scorer Mohamed Salah (30 goals). NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play commentator Arlo White calls the match, joined by analyst Graeme Le Saux. In addition, NBCSN presents coverage of Watford v. Crystal Palace Saturday at 10 a.m. ET.
Coverage on Sunday, April 22, begins at 7:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Arsenal v. West Ham United at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN, and Stoke City v. Burnley at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBC Sports Gold.
Sunday at 11:30 a.m. ET, NBCSN presents coverage of Premier League champions Manchester City hosting Swansea City, who sit five points above the relegation zone. Manchester City bounced back from their loss to rivals Manchester United in the Manchester Derby to defeat Tottenham 3-1, which coupled with the Red Devils’ loss on Sunday, clinched the Premier League title for City. White calls the match, joined be Le Saux and Lee Dixon.
This week’s live match coverage wraps up Monday, April 23, at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN followed by Everton v. Newcastle at 3 p.m. ET.
Monday at 5:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN presents a new episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by popular soccer personalities Michael Davies and Roger Bennett. Philadelphia Eagles RB Jay Ajayi will be a guest on Monday’s episode.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Live, joined by former Jamaica 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.
Fans can purchase the remainder of the 2017-18 season of “Premier League Pass” at a reduced price of $19.99 on NBCSportsGold.com. “Premier League Pass” will feature more than 1,000 hours of additional Premier League programs and news shows throughout the season.
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):
|Wed., April 18||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., April 18||2:45 p.m.||Bournemouth v. Manchester United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Wed., April 18||4:45 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Thurs., April 19||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Thurs., April 19||2:45 p.m.||Burnley v. Chelsea||NBCSN, Universo|
|Thurs., April 19||2:45 p.m.||Leicester City v. Southampton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Thurs., April 19||4:45 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sat., April 21||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., April 21||7:30 a.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. Liverpool||NBCSN|
|Sat., April 21||10 a.m.||Watford v. Crystal Palace||NBCSN|
|Sat., April 21||Noon||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., April 22||1 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., April 22||7:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., April 22||8:30 a.m.||Arsenal v. West Ham United||NBCSN|
|Sun., April 22||8:30 a.m.||Stoke City v. Burnley||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., April 22||11:30 a.m.||Manchester City v. Swansea City||NBCSN|
|Sun., April 22||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 23||12:30 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 23||2 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 23||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 23||3 p.m.||Everton v. Newcastle||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 23||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 23||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–