FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
SOUTHAMPTON V. LIVERPOOL THIS SUN. AT 11:15 AM ET ON NBCSN HIGHLIGHTS NBC SPORTS GROUP’S WEEKEND PREMIER LEAGUE ACTION
Arlo White Calls the Match Joined by Graeme Le Saux
League-Leaders Chelsea v. Burnley Saturday at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN; Second-Place Manchester City v. Newcastle at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC
All Matches Available on NBC Sports Live Extra
STAMFORD, Conn. – Feb. 17, 2015 – Fourth-place Southampton face Liverpool this Sunday, Feb. 22, at 11:15 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo, highlighting NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage this weekend. Liverpool, unbeaten in their last nine Premier League matches, come off a thrilling 3-2 victory over Tottenham last Tuesday. During the match, forward Mario Balotelli scored the game-winning goal in the 83rd minute, his first league goal for the Reds. Southampton look to keep their top-four position in a close Champions League race. NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the match, joined by analyst Graeme Le Saux at St. Mary’s Stadium.
Premier League coverage begins at 9 a.m. ET this Saturday, Feb. 21, with Premier League Live on NBCSN followed by league-leaders Chelsea facing Burnley at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO. Chelsea’s Diego Costa, the Premier League’s leading-scorer with 17 goals, returns to the field for Saturday’s match after missing the last three league matches through suspension.
At 12:30 p.m. ET Saturday, NBC hosts coverage of second-place Manchester City and their leading-scorer Sergio Aguero (16 goals) v. Newcastle. Aguero scored two goals in Manchester City’s 4-1 away win against Stoke City last Wednesday. White calls the match joined by Lee Dixon at the Etihad Stadium. Following the match, NBC presents a live Goal Zone at 2:30 p.m. ET hosted by Rebecca Lowe, who will be joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
Coverage on Sunday begins at 6 a.m. ET with Premier League Live, followed by Tottenham v. West Ham at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Steve Bower calls the match joined by Dixon at White Hart Lane.
All matches will be preceded and followed by Premier League Live pre- and post-match shows from the NBC Sports Group International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn. Lowe hosts Premier League Live alongside Earle and Mustoe.
Saturdays throughout the Premier League season, The 2 Robbies “Football” Show, hosted by Earle and Mustoe, airs at 5 p.m. ET on the terrestrial NBC Sports Radio Network as well as on NBCSportsRadio.com and the NBC Sports Radio mobile app. For more information, and to download the app, visit NBCSportsRadio.com.
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by Michael Davies and Roger Bennett will air at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN Mondays throughout the Premier League season.
All Premier League games will be streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices and tablets.
Below is the schedule for NBCUniversal’s soccer coverage this weekend (all times ET):
|Sat., Feb. 21||8 a.m.||Barclays Premier League Preview||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 21||9 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 21||10 a.m.||Chelsea v. Burnley||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sat., Feb. 21||10 a.m.||Swansea City v. Manchester United||Live Extra|
|Sat., Feb. 21||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Arsenal||Live Extra|
|Sat., Feb. 21||10 a.m.||Aston Villa v. Stoke City||Live Extra|
|Sat., Feb. 21||10 a.m.||Sunderland v. West Brom||Live Extra|
|Sat., Feb. 21||10 a.m.||Hull City v. Queens Park Rangers||Live Extra|
|Sat., Feb. 21||12:30 p.m.||Manchester City v. Newcastle||NBC, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sat., Feb. 21||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sun., Feb. 22||6 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 22||7 a.m.||Tottenham v. West Ham||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 22||9:05 a.m.||Everton v. Leicester City||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 22||11:15 a.m.||Southampton v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Feb. 22||1 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 22||Midnight||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 23||1 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 23||10 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 23||10:30 p.m.||Barclays Premier League Review||NBCSN|
NBC Sports Group will once again make all 380 games from the Premier League available in the United States on the networks of NBCUniversal, on the Premier League Extra Time bonus TV package, and streamed live on NBC Sports Live Extra via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to 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 Live Extra app is available at the App Store for iPad and iPod touch, and on select tablet devices within Google Play. Every MVPD has the option to carry every Premier League match on live television and via live streaming at no additional cost to consumers.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–