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Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
TOTTENHAM V. LIVERPOOL THIS SAT. AT 7:30 A.M. ET ON NBCSN & UNIVERSO HIGHLIGHTS NBC SPORTS’ LIVE PREMIER LEAGUE COVERAGE THIS WEEK
Manchester City v. Fulham on NBCSN & Universo, Chelsea v. Cardiff City on CNBC Saturday at 10 a.m. ET
Manchester United Visit Watford Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC & Universo
New Live Episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Featuring Keegan-Michael Key as Guest This Monday at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – September 11, 2018 – NBC Sports’ live Premier League coverage this week is highlighted by a meeting of last season’s top-two scorers, as Mohamed Salah (32 goals last season) and Liverpool visit Harry Kane (30 goals last season) and Tottenham this Saturday, Sept. 15, at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. First-place Liverpool are one of three teams to win their first four matches this season, and come off a 2-1 win at Leicester City before the international break. Coverage begins with Premier League Mornings Saturday at 6:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN.
NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play commentator Arlo White calls the match from Wembley Stadium, joined by analysts Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux.
Live coverage continues Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, with Manchester City v. Fulham on NBCSN and Universo, and Chelsea v. Cardiff City on CNBC. Last season’s champions Manchester City come off a 2-1 win over Newcastle in their last match, while Chelsea and star forward Eden Hazard look to continue their perfect start when they welcome newly promoted Cardiff City to west London.
Also Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents exclusive coverage of three matches: Newcastle v. Arsenal, Huddersfield v. Crystal Palace, and Bournemouth v. Leicester City.
Watford host Manchester United and manager Jose Mourinho, Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo. After finishing 14th last season, the Hornets are off to their best-ever Premier League start, having won their first four matches. The Red Devils got back on track in a 2-0 win at Burnley after losing two of their first three matches. Both goals in United’s win were scored by Romelu Lukaku. Derek Rae calls the match, joined by analyst Danny Higginbotham.
Live match coverage on Sunday, Sept. 16, begins at 7:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on NBCSN, followed by Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Burnley. Wolves come off a 1-0 win at West Ham, their first victory since returning to England’s top flight.
Sunday’s live match coverage wraps up with Everton v. West Ham at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by a live Goal Zone at 1 p.m. ET. White calls the match from Goodison Park, joined by Le Saux. Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
On Monday, Sept. 17, live match coverage begins with Premier League Live at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by Southampton v. Brighton & Hove Albion at 3 p.m. ET, and a live Goal Zone at 5 p.m. ET.
NBCSN presents a new live episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by popular soccer personalities Michael Davies and Roger Bennett Monday at 5:30 p.m. ET, featuring Keegan-Michael Key as guest.
NBC Sports Gold – NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product – “Premier League Pass” features 150 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. “Premier League Pass” features more than 1,000 hours of additional non-match content throughout the season. Fans can purchase by visiting NBCSportsGold.com for the 2018-19 season of “Premier League Pass,” priced at $49.99. Click here for more information.
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 (all times ET, subject to change):
|Sat., Sept. 15||6:30 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 15||7:30 a.m.||Tottenham v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 15||10 a.m.||Manchester City v. Fulham||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 15||10 a.m.||Chelsea v. Cardiff City||CNBC|
|Sat., Sept. 15||10 a.m.||Newcastle v. Arsenal||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 15||10 a.m.||Huddersfield v. Crystal Palace||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 15||10 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Leicester City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 15||12:30 p.m.||Watford v. Manchester United||NBC, Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 15||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC Sports Gold, NBC Sports app|
|Sun., Sept. 16||6 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 16||7:30 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 16||8:30 a.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Burnley||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 16||11 a.m.||Everton v. West Ham||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 16||1 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 17||1:30 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 17||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 17||3 p.m.||Southampton v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 17||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 17||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|