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Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
ONE WEEK UNTIL CHAMPIONSHIP SUNDAY: MANCHESTER CITY TO RAISE PREMIER LEAGUE TROPHY THIS SUN., 8:30 AM ET V. HUDDERSFIELD TOWN ON NBCSN & UNIVERSO
Champions League Positions & Premier League Safety at Stake in Final Week of 2017-18 Season
Second-Place Manchester United visit Brighton & Hove Albion this Friday at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo
Everton v. Southampton This Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC
Chelsea v. Liverpool in Top-Five Premier League Match this Sunday at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN & Telemundo
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 1, 2018 – With just one week until Championship Sunday (Sunday, May 13, on the networks of NBCUniversal), NBC Sports Group presents a weekend of live Premier League matches with Champions League and relegation implications. In addition, 2017-18 Premier League Champions Manchester City will raise the trophy after their home match against Huddersfield Town this Sunday at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. With their 4-1 win over West Ham on Sunday, Manchester City tied the record for the most Premier League wins in a season (30, Chelsea 2016-17), and became the fastest team to 100 goals scored in a season.
This week’s live Premier League coverage begins Friday, May 4, with Brighton & Hove Albion v. Manchester United at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. The Red Devils come off a 2-1 win over Arsenal, and have secured a top-four finish for the season. NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play commentator Arlo White calls the match, joined by analyst Graeme Le Saux.
Saturday’s matches will feature several relegation-threatened teams. 19th-place Stoke City against Crystal Palace at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN, last-place West Bromwich Albion will be looking to hold off relegation against Tottenham at 10 a.m. ET on CNBC, and 17th-place Swansea City look to distance themselves from the relegation zone in their match against Bournemouth at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Finally, Southampton, who remain in the relegation zone by just one point, will make the long journey north to play Everton at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC. White calls Everton v. Southampton, joined by Le Saux.
Also Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents two exclusive live matches: Leicester City v. West Ham United, and Watford v. Newcastle.
On Sunday at 11:30 a.m. ET, Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah, who has 31 Premier League goals this season (tied for the most in a 38-game season in PL history) leads his team into London to take on his former team, Chelsea, on NBCSN and Telemundo. The weekend’s live match action concludes with Arsene Wenger’s final home game as Arsenal manager Sunday at 11:30 a.m. ET on CNBC.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Live, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle , and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
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.
Fans can purchase the remainder of the 2017-18 season of “Premier League Pass” at a reduced price of $19.99 on NBCSportsGold.com. “Premier League Pass” will feature more than 1,000 hours of additional Premier League programs and news shows throughout the season.
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):
|Fri., May 4||3 p.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Manchester United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., May 5||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., May 5||7:30 a.m.||Stoke City v. Crystal Palace||NBCSN|
|Sat., May 5||10 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Swansea City||NBCSN|
|Sat., May 5||10 a.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. Tottenham||CNBC|
|Sat., May 5||10 a.m.||Leicester City v. West Ham United||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., May 5||10 a.m.||Watford v. Newcastle||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., May 5||Noon||Premier League Live||NBC|
|Sat., May 5||12:30 p.m.||Everton v. Southampton||NBC|
|Sun., May 6||1:30 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., May 6||7:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., May 6||8:30 a.m.||Manchester City v. Huddersfield||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sun., May 6||11:30 a.m.||Chelsea v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., May 6||11:30 a.m.||Arsenal v. Burnley||CNBC|
|Sun., May 6||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–