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Monday, November 19th, 2018
3RD-PLACE CHELSEA VISIT 4TH-PLACE TOTTENHAM IN PIVOTAL MATCH THIS SAT., NOV. 24, AT 12:30 P.M. ET ON NBC & UNIVERSO, HIGHLIGHTING NBC SPORTS’ PREMIER LEAGUE COVERAGE THIS WEEK
For the First Time in Top-Flight History, Three Teams Remain Unbeaten After 12 Matches
Live Match Coverage Begins This Saturday at 10 a.m. ET with West Ham v. Manchester City on NBCSN & Universo
Five Exclusive Matches on NBC Sports Gold This Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, Including Watford v. 2nd-place Liverpool and Manchester United v. Crystal Palace
New Episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Monday, Nov. 26 at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, Featuring Actor Jason Mantzoukas
STAMFORD, Conn. – November 19, 2018 – The tight Premier League top-four race heats up this weekend when Eden Hazard and 3rd-place Chelsea visit 4th-place Tottenham in a highly-anticipated London derby on Saturday, Nov. 24 at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo. Chelsea remain one of three unbeaten teams in the league, while Tottenham sit only one point behind their cross-town rivals after back-to-back league wins. NBC Sports’ lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls Tottenham v. Chelsea on NBC, joined by analyst Graeme Le Saux, who played in more than 300 matches for the Blues from 1989-93 and 1997-2003.
For the first time in English top-flight history, three clubs remain unbeaten in their opening 12 games of the season. Manchester City sit in first place at 10-2-0 with Liverpool in second at 9-3-0 and Chelsea in third at 8-4-0. Only four points separate the top three teams.
This weekend’s live Premier League coverage begins Saturday at 9 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on NBCSN, followed by West Ham v. Manchester City at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Manchester City remain first place after an impressive 3-1 win in the Manchester Derby, while West Ham look to upset the league leaders at home.
Also Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents five exclusive live matches: Watford v. Liverpool, Manchester United v. Crystal Palace, Brighton & Hove Albion v. Leicester City, Everton v. Cardiff City, and Fulham v. Southampton.
Live match coverage on Sunday, Nov. 25, begins at 7:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on NBCSN, followed by Bournemouth v. Arsenal on NBCSN and Universo. Bournemouth aim to rebound after two straight losses, while Arsenal look for a victory after three consecutive draws.
Sunday’s coverage concludes with Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Huddersfield at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Both teams come off 1-1 draws prior to the international break.
This week’s live match coverage wraps up on Monday, Nov. 26, at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Burnley v. Newcastle at 3 p.m. ET. Following the match, NBCSN presents a live Goal Zone at 5 p.m. ET. 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.
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. Actor Jason Mantzoukas will appear as a guest on this week’s episode.
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. 24||9 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Nov. 24||10 a.m.||West Ham v. Manchester City||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Nov. 24||10 a.m.||Watford v. Liverpool||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Nov. 24||10 a.m.||Manchester United v. Crystal Palace||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Nov. 24||10 a.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Leicester City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Nov. 24||10 a.m.||Everton v. Cardiff City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Nov. 24||10 a.m.||Fulham v. Southampton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Nov. 24||10 a.m.||Goal Rush||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Nov. 24||12:30 p.m.||Tottenham v. Chelsea||NBC, Universo|
|Sat., Nov. 24||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sun., Nov. 25||1 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 25||7:30 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 25||8:30 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Arsenal||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sun., Nov. 25||11 a.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Huddersfield||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 25||1 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Nov. 26||12 a.m.||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., Nov. 26||1 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., Nov. 26||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Nov. 26||3 p.m.||Burnley v. Newcastle||NBCSN|
|Mon., Nov. 26||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Nov. 26||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|