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Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
LIVERPOOL HOST MANCHESTER UNITED MON., OCT. 17, AT 3 P.M. ET ON NBCSN & NBC UNIVERSO HIGHLIGHTING THIS WEEK’S PREMIER LEAGUE COVERAGE
First-Place Manchester City Host Everton This Saturday at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN & NBC UNIVERSO
Arsenal Host Swansea City as Former USMNT Head Coach Bob Bradley Makes Debut as Swans Manager Saturday at 10 a.m. ET on CNBC
Chelsea v. Leicester City Kicks Off Week Saturday at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Monday at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
All Matches Streamed on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app
STAMFORD, Conn. – October 11, 2016 – Liverpool host Manchester United in a clash of English football’s two most successful clubs on Monday, October 17, at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO, highlighting NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage this week. Liverpool (18 top-flight titles) have won four straight Premier League matches, most recently defeating Swansea City 2-1 on October 1. Meanwhile, Manchester United (20 top-flight titles) are coming off a 1-1 draw against Stoke City on October 2. United have won their past four league meetings with the Reds.
NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the match joined by analyst Graeme Le Saux at Anfield. Coverage begins at 2 p.m. ET on Monday with Premier League Live.
Weekend Premier League coverage begins this Saturday at 6:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live, followed by Chelsea v. Leicester City, a showdown of the last two Premier League champions, at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO.
First-place Manchester City host Everton this Saturday at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO. Manchester City are looking to rebound following a 2-0 loss at Tottenham on October 2, their first defeat under new manager Pep Guardiola. Everton are coming off a 1-1 draw against Crystal Palace on September 30. The Toffees’ Romelu Lukaku and City’s Sergio Aguero have scored five Premier League goals each this season, trailing only Chelsea’s Diego Costa (6).
In addition, Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, CNBC presents coverage of third-place Arsenal v. Swansea City. The Swans will play their first match under new manager Bob Bradley on Saturday. Bradley, a former U.S. Men’s National Team head coach, is the first American to manage a Premier League team. Bradley and the Swans face a tough Arsenal side on a five-match winning streak.
All matches not on NBCSN or CNBC 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. In addition, Saturday at 9:30 a.m. ET, the Premier League’s new Goal Rush product will be featured on Premier League Extra Time as well as via the NBC Sports app and on NBCSports.com. Manchester City v. Everton will be this week’s featured match on Goal Rush.
Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET, NBC and NBC UNIVERSO present coverage of Crystal Palace v. West Ham United. White calls the match, joined by analyst Lee Dixon at Selhurst Park.
Immediately following the match, NBC presents a live Goal Zone Saturday at 2:30 p.m. ET. Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone and Premier League Live, joined by former Jamaican National Team Player Robbie Earle and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
Live match coverage on Sunday, October 16, begins at 7:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Middlesbrough v. Watford at 8:30 a.m. ET and Southampton v. Burnley at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO.
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by Michael Davies and Roger Bennett will air live Monday at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
All Premier League games 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. The NBC Sports app will stream all matches via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. Powered by Playmaker Media, the NBC Sports app is available on Apple iOS, Android and select Samsung devices, as well as on Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Chromecast, and Roku.
NBC Sports Digital presents four Premier League Productions programs each week throughout the season, available on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app, as well as Premier League Shorts, a short-form, digital-exclusive video series. Click here for more information.
Below is the schedule for NBCUniversal’s soccer coverage this week (all times ET):
|Sat., Oct. 15||6 a.m.||Premier League Preview||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 15||6:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 15||7:30 a.m.||Chelsea v. Leicester City||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sat., Oct. 15||9:30 a.m.||Goal Rush||Extra Time|
|Sat., Oct. 15||10 a.m.||Manchester City v. Everton||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sat., Oct. 15||10 a.m.||Arsenal v. Swansea City||CNBC|
|Sat., Oct. 15||10 a.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. Tottenham||Extra Time|
|Sat., Oct. 15||10 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Hull City||Extra Time|
|Sat., Oct. 15||10 a.m.||Stoke City v. Sunderland||Extra Time|
|Sat., Oct. 15||12:30 p.m.||Crystal Palace v. West Ham||NBC, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sat., Oct. 15||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sat., Oct. 15||Midnight||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 16||6 a.m.||Premier League World||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 16||6:30 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 16||7:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 16||8:30 a.m.||Middlesbrough v. Watford||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sun., Oct. 16||11 a.m.||Southampton v. Burnley||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Mon., Oct. 17||12:30 a.m.||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 17||1:30 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 17||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 17||3 p.m.||Liverpool v. Manchester United||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Mon., Oct. 17||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 17||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–