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Tuesday, March 27th, 2018
MANCHESTER CITY CONTINUE TITLE HUNT AT EVERTON THIS SAT., MAR. 31, AT 12:30 P.M. ET ON NBC & UNIVERSO, HIGHLIGHTING WEEKEND PREMIER LEAGUE COVERAGE
Arlo White & Lee Dixon Call Everton v. first-place Manchester City
Chelsea v. Tottenham This Sunday at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN & Telemundo Featuring Belgium National Team Coach Roberto Martínez as a Guest on Premier League Live
Live Coverage Kicks off with Crystal Palace v. Third-Place Liverpool This Saturday at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN & Universo
Four Exclusive Matches on NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” this Saturday at 10 a.m. ET – Available for $29.99
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 27, 2018 – League leaders Manchester City visit Everton this Saturday, March 31, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo, highlighting NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage this weekend. Manchester City continued their dominant run toward the Premier League title with a 2-0 win over Stoke City in their last match, maintaining a 16-point lead at the top of the table. City’s David Silva scored both goals in the match. Everton come off a win of their own against Stoke City, with the Toffees’ Cenk Tosun striking twice in their 2-1 victory on March 17.
NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls Everton v. Manchester City, joined by analyst Lee Dixon at Goodison Park. Immediately following the match, NBC presents a live Goal Zone at 2:30 p.m. ET. Rebecca Lowe 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.
Live weekend Premier League coverage begins Saturday at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Crystal Palace v. third-place Liverpool at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Liverpool come off a 5-0 win over Watford, featuring four goals from Premier League-leading scorer Mohamed Salah (28 goals). The Reds are looking to strengthen their grip on a top-4 position, while Crystal Palace are sitting just two points above the relegation zone.
Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBCSN and Universo present coverage of Manchester United v. Swansea City, with West Ham United v. Southampton on CNBC. In their last Premier League match, second-place Manchester United beat Liverpool 2-1, with both goals coming from Marcus Rashford.
Also Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents four exclusive matches: Brighton & Hove Albion v. Leicester City; Newcastle v. Huddersfield Town; Watford v. Bournemouth; and West Bromwich Albion v. Burnley.
Fans can purchase the remainder of the 2017-18 season of “Premier League Pass” at a reduced price of $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 Premier League coverage on Sunday, April 1, begins at 7:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Arsenal v. Stoke City on NBCSN and Universo. Sunday at 11 a.m. ET, NBCSN and Telemundo present coverage of fifth-place Chelsea v. fourth-place Tottenham. The London rivals are fighting it out for qualification for next season’s Champions League, with Spurs currently 5 points above Chelsea.
White calls Chelsea v. Tottenham, joined by Dixon and Graeme Le Saux at Stamford Bridge. They will be joined pitch-side by Belgium National Team coach Roberto Martinez during Premier League Live pre-and post-match coverage.
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):
|Sat., Mar. 31||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Mar. 31||7:30 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Mar. 31||10 a.m.||Manchester United v. Swansea City||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Mar. 31||10 a.m.||West Ham United v. Southampton||CNBC|
|Sat., Mar. 31||10 a.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Leicester City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Mar. 31||10 a.m.||Newcastle v. Huddersfield Town||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Mar. 31||10 a.m.||Watford v. Bournemouth||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Mar. 31||10 a.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. Burnley||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Mar. 31||12:30 p.m.||Everton v. Manchester City||NBC, Universo|
|Sat., Mar. 31||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sun., April 1||7:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., April 1||8:30 a.m.||Arsenal v. Stoke City||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sun., April 1||11 a.m.||Chelsea v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., April 1||1 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., April 1||2 p.m.||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–