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Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015
TOTTENHAM V. FIRST-PLACE MANCHESTER CITY THIS SAT., SEPT. 26, AT 7:45 AM ET KICKS OFF NBC SPORTS GROUP’S PREMIER LEAGUE COVERAGE THIS WEEKEND
Second-Place Manchester United v. Sunderland on NBCSN & Leicester City v. Arsenal on USA Network Saturday at 10 a.m. ET
Arlo White & Graeme Le Saux Call Newcastle v. Chelsea Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Ed Burns to Guest on THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Mon., Sept. 28 at 11 p.m. ET on NBCSN
All Matches Available on NBC Sports Live Extra
STAMFORD, Conn. – September 22, 2015 – First-place Manchester City visit Tottenham this Saturday at 7:45 a.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO, kicking off NBC Sports Group’s Premier League action this weekend. Manchester City’s run of five Premier League victories, all without conceding a goal, was broken on Saturday in a 2-1 loss against West Ham. Tottenham come off a 1-0 win against Crystal Palace on Sunday, featuring a goal from Heung-Min Son, his third in Tottenham’s last two games (in all competitions).
Coverage begins at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live. Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Live alongside former Jamaican National Team Player Robbie Earle and former Major League Soccer and U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino.
Premier League coverage continues Saturday at 10 a.m. ET with second-place Manchester United hosting Sunderland on NBCSN, and Leicester City v. Arsenal on USA Network and NBC UNIVERSO. 19-year-old Anthony Martial, who was signed by Manchester United on deadline day, has scored three goals in his first two Premier League appearances for the club, including two in the Red Devils’ 3-2 win over Southampton this past Sunday.
Leicester City, currently fourth in the Premier League, are led by midfielder Riyad Mahrez (five goals, tied for most in the BPL this season). Matches not featured on NBCSN or USA Network in the Saturday, 10 a.m. ET television window will be available on Premier League Extra Time, a bonus television package available to MVPDs at no extra cost for customers who receive NBCSN.
Saturday’s live match coverage concludes at 12:30 p.m. ET with Newcastle v. Chelsea. Last season’s champions Chelsea rebounded after a shaky start to the season, winning 2-0 against Arsenal last Saturday. NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play commentator Arlo White calls the match, joined by Graeme Le Saux at St. James’ Park.
Sunday’s coverage begins at 10 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Watford v. Crystal Palace on NBCSN and TELEMUNDO at 11 a.m. ET. This week’s live match coverage concludes on Monday, Sept. 28, at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live followed by West Bromwich Albion v. Everton at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Saturdays throughout the Premier League season, The 2 Robbies “Football” Show, hosted by Earle and former Premier League footballer Robbie 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 airs Mondays at 11 p.m. ET throughout the Premier League season. Public Morals star Ed Burns will be this Monday’s guest.
All Premier League games will be streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs.
Below is the schedule for NBCUniversal’s soccer coverage this week (all times ET):
|Sat., Sept. 26||6 p.m.||Barclays Premier League Preview||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 26||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 26||7:45 a.m.||Tottenham v. Manchester City||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sat., Sept. 26||10 a.m.||Manchester United v. Sunderland||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 26||10 a.m.||Leicester City v. Arsenal||USA, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sat., Sept. 26||10 a.m.||Liverpool v. Aston Villa||Extra Time|
|Sat., Sept. 26||10 a.m.||Southampton v. Swansea City||Extra Time|
|Sat., Sept. 26||10 a.m.||Stoke City v. Bournemouth||Extra Time|
|Sat., Sept. 26||10 a.m.||West Ham v. Norwich City||Extra Time|
|Sat., Sept. 26||12:30 p.m.||Newcastle v. Chelsea||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sat., Sept. 26||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 27||6 a.m.||Match of Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 27||7 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 27||10 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 27||11 a.m.||Watford v. Crystal Palace||NBCSN, TELEMUNDO|
|Sun., Sept. 27||12:30 a.m.||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 27||1:30 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 28||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 28||3 p.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. Everton||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 28||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 28||11 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 28||11:30 p.m.||Premier League Encore||NBCSN|
-NBC SPORTS GROUP-