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Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
2ND-PLACE LIVERPOOL VISIT 4TH-PLACE ARSENAL THIS SAT., NOV. 3, AT 1:30 PM ET ON NBC & UNIVERSO, HIGHLIGHTING NBC SPORTS’ PREMIER LEAGUE COVERAGE THIS WEEK
Live Match Coverage Begins This Saturday at 8 a.m. ET with Bournemouth v. Manchester United on NBCSN & Universo
First-Place Manchester City v. Southampton This Sunday at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN & Telemundo
New Live Episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Monday at 5:30 p.m. ET with Hall of Fame shortstop Cal Ripken, Jr. as Guest
Four Exclusive Matches on NBC Sports Gold This Weekend
STAMFORD, Conn. – October 31, 2018 – The tight Premier League title race continues this weekend, including a marquee matchup between fourth-place Arsenal and second-place Liverpool, this Saturday, Nov. 3, at 1:30 pm on NBC and Universo. Unbeaten Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah has four goals in his last three appearances in all competitions, while Arsenal have won seven of their last eight Premier League matches. Just five points separate the league’s top five teams.
NBC Sports’ lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls Arsenal v. Liverpool on NBC, joined by analysts Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux.
This weekend’s live Premier League coverage begins Saturday at 8 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on NBCSN, followed by Bournemouth v. Manchester United on NBCSN and Universo. As pressure continued to mount on Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial led the Red Devils to a 2-1 win over Everton, helping the team climb up to eighth place. Sixth-place Bournemouth have won three of their last four Premier League matches, and come off a 3-0 win over Fulham. Live match coverage continues Saturday at 11 a.m. ET with Cardiff City v. Leicester City on NBCSN and Universo.
Also Saturday at 11 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents three exclusive live matches: Newcastle v. Watford, Everton v. Brighton & Hove Albion, and West Ham v. Burnley.
Live match coverage on Sunday, Nov. 4, begins at 9 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on NBCSN, followed by first-place Manchester City v. Southampton at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Manchester City remain unbeaten this season, and come off a 1-0 win over Tottenham to reclaim the top spot in the league on goal difference (Man City are level on points with second-place Liverpool). White calls the match on NBCSN, joined by Dixon.
Sunday at 11 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents exclusive coverage of third-place Chelsea, who are also unbeaten, hosting Crystal Palace.
This week’s live match coverage wraps up on Monday, Nov. 5, at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Huddersfield v. Fulham at 3 p.m. ET. Monday at 5 p.m. ET, NBCSN presents a live Goal Zone. Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Mornings, Premier League Live, and Goal Zone, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle, and former U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino.
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 Hall of Fame shortstop Cal Ripken, Jr. 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., Nov. 3||8 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Nov. 3||8:30 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Manchester United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Nov. 3||11 a.m.||Cardiff City v. Leicester City||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Nov. 3||11 a.m.||Newcastle v. Watford||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Nov. 3||11 a.m.||Everton v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Nov. 3||11 a.m.||West Ham v. Burnley||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Nov. 3||1 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBC|
|Sat., Nov. 3||1:30 p.m.||Arsenal v. Liverpool||NBC, Universo|
|Sat., Nov. 3||3:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||CNBC|
|Sat., Nov. 3||3:45 p.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Tottenham||CNBC, Universo|
|Sat., Nov. 3||Midnight||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 4||9 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 4||10 a.m.||Manchester City v. Southampton||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Nov. 4||11 a.m.||Chelsea v. Crystal Palace||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., Nov. 4||Midnight||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., Nov. 5||1 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., Nov. 5||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Nov. 5||3 p.m.||Huddersfield v. Fulham||NBCSN|
|Mon., Nov. 5||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Nov. 5||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|