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Thursday, February 7th, 2019
1ST-PLACE MANCHESTER CITY v. 4TH-PLACE CHELSEA THIS SUN. AT 11 A.M. ET ON NBCSN & TELEMUNDO HIGHLIGHTS NBC SPORTS’ PREMIER LEAGUE COVERAGE THIS WEEK
Arlo White, Lee Dixon & Graeme Le Saux Provide Commentary From Pitch-Side Desk at Etihad Stadium on Sunday
Manchester City Midfielder Kevin De Bruyne Joins Arlo White for “Inside the Mind” Series on NBC Sports’ YouTube Channel
Saturday NBCSN Tripleheader Features Fulham v. Manchester United at 7:30 a.m. ET, Followed by 2nd-Place Liverpool v. Bournemouth at 10 a.m. ET
Three Exclusive Matches on NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” this Weekend; Available for Rest of Season at Reduced Price of $24.99
STAMFORD, Conn. – February 7, 2019 – NBC Sports’ live Premier League coverage this week is highlighted by 1st-place Manchester City v. 4th-place Chelsea in a meeting of the last two Premier League champions on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Sergio Aguero and defending champions Manchester City enter the weekend above Liverpool on goal difference, while Chelsea continue their push to finish in this season’s top-4. Arlo White, Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux, who will call the match from a three-man booth, will also provide commentary from a pitch-side desk at Etihad Stadium.
This weekend’s match coverage begins on Saturday, Feb. 9, with a tripleheader on NBCSN, starting at 7:30 a.m. ET with Fulham v. 5th-place Manchester United, followed by 2nd– place Liverpool v. Bournemouth at 10 a.m. ET and Brighton & Hove Albion v. Burnley at 12:30 p.m. ET.
Also at 10 a.m. ET, CNBC will present Huddersfield Town v. Arsenal and NBC Sports Gold will present exclusive coverage of three matches: Crystal Palace v. West Ham, Southampton v. Cardiff City and Watford v. Everton.
Live coverage on Sunday, Feb. 10 begins at 8 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings, followed by 3rd-place Tottenham v. Leicester City on NBCSN and Telemundo. Only five points behind Manchester City and Liverpool, Tottenham look to stay within touching distance of the top of the table, while Leicester City aim for their first win since New Year’s Day.
Wrapping up this week’s Premier League coverage on Monday, Feb. 11 is Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Newcastle at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Newly promoted Wolves are sitting comfortable in 7th place, while Newcastle enter the weekend just two points above the relegation zone.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live this weekend, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle and former U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino.
INSIDE THE MIND OF KEVIN DE BRUYNE
Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne joins Arlo White for this week’s episode of “Inside the Mind,” exclusively on NBC Sports’ YouTube channel (available Saturday, Feb. 9). The two discuss De Bruyne’s success at Manchester City, what it’s like to play for manager Pep Guardiola, and his goals before retiring from the sport.
PREMIER LEAGUE PICK ‘EM
NBC Sports’ Premier League Pick ‘Em is the first game from the new, free-to-play NBC Sports Predictor games app. The app, developed with Boom Fantasy, is available in the App Store and Google Play Store, and will give eligible fans the chance to win hundreds of thousands of dollars in prizes over the next year. Each match week, Premier League Pick ‘Em will feature at least $5,000 in weekly prizes, with a $50,000 grand prize for a “perfect week” – picking the correct scores of all five Premier League matches in that match week’s competition (information on scoring, prizing, and Official Rules here).
Matches in Play for Premier League Pick ‘Em this Week:
Match Week 26
|Sat., Feb. 9||10 a.m. – NBCSN & Universo||Liverpool v. Bournemouth|
|Sat., Feb. 9||10 a.m. – CNBC||Huddersfield Town v. Arsenal|
|Sat., Feb. 9||10 a.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Watford v. Everton|
|Sun., Feb. 10||8:30 a.m. – NBCSN & Telemundo||Tottenham v. Leicester City|
|Sun., Feb. 10||11 a.m. – NBCSN & Telemundo||Manchester City v. Chelsea|
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,” available for the rest of the season at a reduced price of $24.99. 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., Feb. 9||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 9||7:30 a.m.||Fulham v. Manchester United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Feb. 9||10 a.m.||Liverpool v. Bournemouth||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Feb. 9||10 a.m.||Huddersfield Town v. Arsenal||CNBC|
|Sat., Feb. 9||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. West Ham||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Feb. 9||10 a.m.||Southampton v. Cardiff City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Feb. 9||10 a.m.||Watford v. Everton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Feb. 9||10 a.m.||Goal Rush||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Feb. 9||12:30 p.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Burnley||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 10||8 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 10||8:30 a.m.||Tottenham v. Leicester City||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Feb. 10||11 a.m.||Manchester City v. Chelsea||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Feb. 10||1 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 11||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 11||3 p.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Newcastle||NBCSN|