FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
2ND-PLACE LIVERPOOL V. 1ST-PLACE MANCHESTER CITY IN LATEST PREMIER LEAGUE MEETING OF UNBEATENS IN 7 YEARS, THIS SUN. AT 11:30 AM ET ON NBCSN & TELEMUNDO
Live Premier League Action Begins this Friday at 2 p.m. ET with Brighton & Hove Albion v. West Ham
Manchester United v. Newcastle This Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC & Universo
NBC Sports Gold Presents Four Exclusive Live Matches This Saturday at 10 a.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – October 3, 2018 – Liverpool and Mohamed Salah host Manchester City and Sergio Aguero in a blockbuster match between the Premier League’s top two teams this Sunday, October 7, at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Level on points, both teams are unbeaten with six wins and one draw this season, and this weekend’s match will be the latest meeting of unbeaten teams in the Premier League since 2011. Liverpool come off a 1-1 draw against an also unbeaten Chelsea side, while Manchester City come off a 2-0 win over Brighton & Hove Albion. NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the match, joined by analysts Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux.
This week’s live Premier League action begins Friday, October 5, at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live, followed by Brighton & Hove Albion v. West Ham at 3 p.m. ET, and a live Goal Zone at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Coverage continues Saturday, October 6, at 9 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on NBCSN, followed by Tottenham v. Cardiff City at 10 am. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Tottenham come off a 2-0 win over Huddersfield Town, with both goals scored by Harry Kane.
Also Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents exclusive live coverage of four matches: Burnley v. Huddersfield, Crystal Palace v. Wolverhampton Wanderers, Leicester City v. Everton, and Watford v. Bournemouth.
Saturday’s live Premier League coverage wraps up with Manchester United v. Newcastle at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo. The Red Devils look to turn around their slow start, and are coming off a 3-1 defeat at West Ham. White calls the match, joined by Le Saux.
Live coverage on Sunday begins at 6:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on NBCSN, followed by Fulham v. Arsenal at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, and Southampton v. Chelsea at 9:15 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Fifth-place Arsenal come off a 2-0 win over Watford, which featured a late own goal by Watford and a Mesut Ozil strike two minutes later.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle, and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
NBC Sports Gold – NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product – “Premier League Pass” features 150 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. “Premier League Pass” features more than 1,000 hours of additional non-match content throughout the season. Fans can purchase by visiting NBCSportsGold.com for the 2018-19 season of “Premier League Pass,” priced at $49.99. Click here for more information.
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 (all times ET, subject to change):
|Fri., Oct. 5||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Fri., Oct. 5||3 p.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. West Ham||NBCSN|
|Fri., Oct. 5||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 6||9 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 6||10 a.m.||Tottenham v. Cardiff City||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Oct. 6||10 a.m.||Burnley v. Huddersfield||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Oct. 6||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Oct. 6||10 a.m.||Leicester City v. Everton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Oct. 6||10 a.m.||Watford v. Bournemouth||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Oct. 6||12:30 p.m.||Manchester United v. Newcastle||NBC, Universo|
|Sat., Oct. 6||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSports.com|
|Sun., Oct. 7||6:30 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 7||7 a.m.||Fulham v. Arsenal||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sun., Oct. 7||9:15 a.m.||Southampton v. Chelsea||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Oct. 7||11:30 a.m.||Liverpool v. Manchester City||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Oct. 7||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSports.com|