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Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
ARSENAL HOST LEAGUE LEADERS MANCHESTER CITY THIS THURSDAY AT 2:45 PM ET ON NBCSN & UNIVERSO KICKING OFF THIS WEEKEND’S PREMIER LEAGUE COVERAGE
Analyst Kyle Martino Returns to NBC Sports Group’s Premier League Coverage
Third-Place Liverpool v. Newcastle United Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN & Universo
First-Place Manchester City Host Chelsea This Sunday at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN & Telemundo
Three Exclusive Matches on NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” this Week – Available for $29.99
STAMFORD, Conn. – February 27, 2018 – Arsenal host league leaders Manchester City this Thursday, March 1, at 2:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, kicking off NBC Sports Group’s Premier League action this week. Sergio Aguero led Manchester City to a commanding 3-0 victory over Arsenal this past weekend to win the Carabao Cup, an annual competition between clubs in the top-four tiers of English football.
Thursday’s coverage begins at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN as NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play commentator Arlo White hosts Premier League Live and Goal Zone, joined by former U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino, and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe. The match will be followed by a live Goal Zone at 5 p.m. ET.
NBCSN presents a new episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by popular soccer personalities Michael Davies and Roger Bennett Thursday at 5:30 p.m. ET, featuring Arlo White as this week’s guest.
NBC Sports Group’s live Premier League coverage continues this Saturday, March 3, at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Burnley v. Everton at 7:30 a.m. ET.
Live match coverage on Saturday continues at 10 a.m. ET, with Southampton v. Stoke City at 10 a.m. ET on CNBC and fourth-place Tottenham v. Huddersfield on NBCSN and Universo. Tottenham are unbeaten in their last 10 Premier League matches. Meanwhile, Huddersfield come off a 2-1 victory over West Bromwich Albion.
Saturday’s live Premier League continues at 12:30 p.m. ET, as third-place Liverpool host Newcastle United on NBCSN and Universo. The Reds are fresh off a 4-1 win over West Ham United, and own a four-match Premier League unbeaten streak. Peter Drury calls the match, joined by Lee Dixon.
Also Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents three exclusive matches: Leicester City v. Bournemouth; Swansea City v. West Ham United; and Watford v. West Bromwich Albion.
Fans can purchase the remainder of the 2017-18 season of “Premier League Pass” for $29.99 on NBCSportsGold.com. “Premier League Pass” will feature more than 1,000 hours of additional Premier League programs and news shows throughout the season.
Live match coverage on Sunday, March 4, begins at 7:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Brighton & Hove Albion v. Arsenal at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN.
Match coverage wraps up at 11 a.m. ET with first-place Manchester City v. fifth-place Chelsea on NBCSN and Telemundo, followed by a live Goal Zone at 1 p.m. ET. Drury calls the match, joined by Graeme Le Saux. Sunday’s match marks Manchester City’s second match in four days. Manchester City are 23-3-1 in the Premier League this season and enter the week with a commanding lead over Manchester United, while last year’s Premier League champions Chelsea are in the race for a spot in the top-4.
Live match coverage concludes Monday, March 5, at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Crystal Palace v. second-place Manchester United at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo.
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 matches 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 (all times ET, schedule subject to change):
|Thurs., Mar. 1||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Thurs., Mar. 1||2:45 p.m.||Arsenal v. Manchester City||NBCSN, Universo|
|Thurs., Mar. 1||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Thurs., Mar. 1||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Sat., Mar. 3||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Mar. 3||7:30 a.m.||Burnley v. Everton||NBCSN|
|Sat., Mar. 3||10 a.m.||Tottenham v. Huddersfield||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Mar. 3||10 a.m.||Southampton v. Stoke City||CNBC|
|Sat., Mar. 3||10 a.m.||Leicester City v. Bournemouth||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Mar. 3||10 a.m.||Swansea City v. West Ham United||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Mar. 3||10 a.m.||Watford v. West Bromwich Albion||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Mar. 3||12:30 p.m.||Liverpool v. Newcastle United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Mar. 3||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., Mar. 4||6 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Mar. 4||7:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Mar. 4||8:30 a.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Arsenal||NBCSN|
|Sun., Mar. 4||11 a.m.||Manchester City v. Chelsea||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Mar. 4||1 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Mar 5||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Mar 5||3 p.m.||Crystal Palace v. Manchester United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Mon., Mar 5||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
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