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Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
LIVERPOOL VISIT LEICESTER CITY THIS SATURDAY AT 12:30 PM ET ON NBC & UNIVERSO
Live Weekend Coverage Begins with West Ham United v. Tottenham Hotspur This Saturday at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN & Universo
First-Place Manchester City host Crystal Palace Saturday at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN & Universo
Southampton v. Manchester United Headlines Four Exclusive Matches this Weekend on NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass”; More Than 1,000 Hours of Additional Content Featured on “Premier League Pass” Throughout the Season
New Episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW featuring Actor Arturo Castro this Monday at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – September 19, 2017 – NBC Sports Group’s live Premier League coverage continues this week, highlighted by Liverpool visiting Jamie Vardy and Leicester City this Saturday, September 23, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo. Vardy has scored four goals for the Foxes so far this season, tied for third-most in the league, while Liverpool come off a 1-1 draw with Burnley.
NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the match, joined by analyst Lee Dixon at King Power Stadium.
Live Premier League coverage begins this Saturday at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by West Ham United v. Tottenham Hotspur on NBCSN and Universo. Tottenham are unbeaten in their past three Premier League matches, coming off a goalless draw against Swansea City. Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBCSN and Universo host coverage of first-place Manchester City v. Crystal Palace, with Stoke City v. Chelsea on CNBC. Manchester City remain unbeaten in the Premier League this season, and come off a 6-0 win over Watford, featuring a hat trick from joint-Premier League-leading scorer Sergio Agüero (5 goals, tied with Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku). Third-place Chelsea are unbeaten in their past four Premier League matches, and are coming off a 0-0 draw against Arsenal.
Also Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents four exclusive matches with its “Premier League Pass:” Southampton v. Manchester United, Everton v. Bournemouth, Burnley v. Huddersfield Town and Swansea City v. Watford. Manchester United are currently in second place, level on points with first-place Manchester City.
“Premier League Pass” will feature more than 1,000 hours of additional non-match content throughout the season. Fans can purchase by visiting NBCSportsGold.com for the 2017-18 season of “Premier League Pass,” priced at $49.99. Click here for more information.
Live match coverage on Sunday, September 24, begins at 10 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Brighton & Hove Albion v. Newcastle United at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. This week’s Premier League action wraps up Monday, September 25, at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Arsenal v. West Bromwich Albion.
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. Broad City and Narcos actor Arturo Castro will appear as a guest on this week’s episode.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Live, joined by former Jamaican National Team player Robbie Earle and former Major League Soccer and U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino.
This season, NBC Sports Gold – NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product – introduced “Premier League Pass,” which features 130 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.
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:
|Sat., Sept. 23||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 23||7:30 a.m.||West Ham United v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 23||10 a.m.||Manchester City v. Crystal Palace||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 23||10 a.m.||Stoke City v. Chelsea||CNBC|
|Sat., Sept. 23||10 a.m.||Southampton v. Manchester United||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 23||10 a.m.||Everton v. Bournemouth||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 23||10 a.m.||Burnley v. Huddersfield Town||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 23||10 a.m.||Swansea City v. Watford||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 23||12:30 p.m.||Leicester City v. Liverpool||NBC, Universo|
|Sun., Sept. 24||6 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 24||8 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 24||10 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 24||11 a.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Newcastle United||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Mon., Sept. 25||12:30 a.m.||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 25||1:30 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 25||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 25||3 p.m.||Arsenal v. West Bromwich Albion||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 25||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 25||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–