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Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
LIVERPOOL V. CHELSEA IN TOP-5 PREMIER LEAGUE MATCH THIS SATURDAY AT 12:30 PM ET ON NBC & UNIVERSO HIGHLIGHTS 20 MATCHES IN SIX-DAY SPAN
Rebecca Lowe, Robbie Earle & Robbie Mustoe to Host Premier League Live From Fan Festival in New York City This Saturday, Joined by Special Guests Andres Cantor, Lead Voice of Telemundo’s 2018 FIFA World Cup Coverage, Men in Blazers’ Roger Bennett & Chelsea Legend Ashley Cole
Mid-Week Match Slate Features Leicester City v. Tottenham Tuesday, Nov. 28, at 2:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN & Manchester City v. Southampton Wednesday, Nov. 29, at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN
12 Exclusive Matches this Week on NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” Feature Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal & Liverpool
New Episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Next Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. ET Featuring Actor and Comedian Paul Reiser
STAMFORD, Conn. – November 21, 2017 – Liverpool host Chelsea in a top-five Premier League clash this Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo highlighting NBC Sports Group’s presentation of 20 matches in a six-day span. Third-place Chelsea come off a dominant 4-0 win over West Bromwich Albion, featuring two goals from Eden Hazard, and one each from their top scorer Álvaro Morata (eight PL goals) and Marcos Alonso. The Reds, currently in fifth place, come off a 3-0 win over Southampton, with Premier League top scorer Mohamed Salah (nine PL goals) striking twice, followed by a goal from Philippe Coutinho.
NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play commentator Arlo White calls the match, joined by Graeme Le Saux at Anfield.
NBC Sports Group’s Premier League Live studio team of host Rebecca Lowe and analysts Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe will broadcast live from its “Premier League Mornings Fan Festival” at South Street Seaport on Saturday, beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET.
Saturday’s Premier League Live will also feature special guests including Andres Cantor, lead voice of Telemundo’s 2018 FIFA World Cup coverage, who will preview the Dec. 1 Final Draw of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Men in Blazers’ Roger Bennett, Chelsea legend Ashley Cole, and former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg. Clattenburg, who won Best Referee of the Year at the 2016 Globe Soccer Awards, has refereed several notable matches, including the 2016 UEFA Champions League Final and the UEFA Euro 2016 Final.
NBC Sports Group is bringing “Premier League Mornings” to life by transporting the authentic Premier League experience across the pond, and the Premier League Live team will broadcast from the event throughout the day. The fan festival takes place on Thanksgiving weekend as a thank you to loyal Premier League viewers, and will include supporters of many clubs, a turf pitch, match-viewing areas, a special glimpse at the Premier League trophy before it is handed off to this season’s champions, Chelsea youth coaches and the club’s mascot, and more. Click here for more information.
Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBCSN and Universo present coverage of second-place Manchester United v. Brighton & Hove Albion, with fourth-place Tottenham v. West Bromwich Albion on CNBC. Second-place Manchester United come off a 4-1 win over Newcastle United, while fourth-place Tottenham look to bounce back from a 2-0 loss to rivals Arsenal in the North London Derby.
Also Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” begins its presentation of 12 Premier League matches in a five-day span, with three exclusive matches: Crystal Palace v. Stoke City, Newcastle v. Watford, and Swansea City v. Bournemouth. NBC Sports Gold’s remaining nine Premier League matches will include Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, and Liverpool (full schedule below).
“Premier League Pass” will feature more than 1,000 hours of additional Premier League programs and news shows 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.
NBC Sports Group’s coverage on Sunday, November 26, begins at 8 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on CNBC, followed by Burnley v. Arsenal at 9 a.m. ET on CNBC and Huddersfield Town v. first-place Manchester City at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Manchester City continued their dominant run by beating Leicester City 2-0 on Saturday. City are the only remaining unbeaten team in the Premier League, and have won their last 10 PL matches. Following Sunday’s matches, NBCSN presents a live Goal Zone at 1 p.m. ET.
Mid-week match coverage begins Tuesday, November 28, at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Leicester City v. Tottenham at 2:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Coverage continues Wednesday, November 29, at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Manchester City v. Southampton at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Wednesday 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. Actor and comedian Paul Reiser will appear as a guest on this week’s episode.
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:
|Fri., Nov. 24||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Fri., Nov. 24||3 p.m.||West Ham United v. Leicester City||NBCSN, Universo|
|Fri., Nov. 24||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sat., Nov. 25||6 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Sat., Nov. 25||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live from South Street Seaport||NBCSN|
|Sat., Nov. 25||10 a.m.||Manchester United v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Nov. 25||10 a.m.||Tottenham v. West Bromwich Albion||CNBC|
|Sat., Nov. 25||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Stoke City||NBC Sports Gold,|
|Sat., Nov. 25||10 a.m.||Newcastle v. Watford||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Nov. 25||10 a.m.||Swansea City v. Bournemouth||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Nov. 25||12:30 p.m.||Liverpool v. Chelsea||NBC, Universo|
|Sat., Nov. 25||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone from South Street Seaport||NBC|
|Sat., Nov. 25||Midnight||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 26||8 a.m.||Premier League Live||CNBC|
|Sun., Nov. 26||8:30 a.m.||Southampton v. Everton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., Nov. 26||9 a.m.||Burnley v. Arsenal||CNBC|
|Sun., Nov. 26||11 a.m.||Huddersfield Town v. Manchester City||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Nov. 26||1 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 26||Midnight||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., Nov. 27||1 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Tues., Nov. 28||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tues., Nov. 28||2:45 p.m.||Leicester City v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Universo|
|Tues., Nov. 28||3 p.m.||Watford v. Manchester United||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., Nov. 28||2:45 p.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Crystal Palace||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., Nov. 28||3 p.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. Newcastle||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., Nov. 28||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Nov. 29||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., Nov. 29||3 p.m.||Manchester City v Southampton||NBCSN|
|Wed., Nov. 29||2:45 p.m.||Chelsea v. Swansea City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Nov. 29||2:45 p.m.||Arsenal v. Huddersfield Town||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Nov. 29||2:45 p.m.||Bournemouth v. Burnley||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Nov. 29||3 p.m.||Everton v. West Ham United||NBC Sports Gold, Universo|
|Wed., Nov. 29||3 p.m.||Stoke City v. Liverpool||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Nov. 29||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Nov. 29||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–