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Monday, January 28th, 2019
PREMIER LEAGUE TITLE RACE HEATS UP WITH MIDWEEK ACTION TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY FEATURING 10 MATCHES IN 2 DAYS ON NBCSN & NBC SPORTS GOLD
Coverage Begins Tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live, Followed by Manchester United v. Burnley on NBCSN & Universo
4th-Place Chelsea Visit Bournemouth Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 2:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN & Universo
Eight Exclusive Matches on NBC Sports Gold This Week, Featuring Top Three Teams: Liverpool, Manchester City & Tottenham
Extensive 6-Hour “Premier League Transfer Deadline Day Special” This Thurs., Jan. 31 at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN, Featuring Sky Sports News Simulcast
New Episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – January 28, 2019 – NBC Sports presents a midweek slate of Premier League competition with 10 matches in two days, beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 29 with Manchester United v. Burnley at 3 p.m. on NBCSN and Universo. Manchester United look to extend their current unbeaten streak, as interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer aims to become the first manager in Premier League history to win his first seven Premier League matches in charge of a club.
Also Tuesday at 2:45 p.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold also presents four exclusive live matches: Arsenal v. Cardiff City, Fulham v. Brighton & Hove Albion, Huddersfield v. Everton, and Wolverhampton Wanderers v. West Ham.
In addition, coverage of Newcastle v. 2nd-place Manchester City starts at 3 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Gold. Manchester City have not lost a Premier League match in 2019 and look to close the four-point gap atop the table with 1st-place Liverpool.
Wednesday’s match coverage begins at 2:45 p.m. ET with Bournemouth v. 4th-place Chelsea on NBCSN and Universo. Bournemouth come off a 2-0 win against West Ham, while Eden Hazard and Chelsea look to rebound after a tough 2-0 loss to 5th-place Arsenal.
Also at 2:45 p.m. ET on Wednesday, NBC Sports Gold presents exclusive live match coverage of Southampton v. Crystal Palace, followed by 3 p.m. ET coverage of Tottenham v. Watford and 1st-place Liverpool v. Leicester City. Mohamed Salah and Liverpool aim to extend their four-point lead atop the table, while Leicester City look to bounce back from a narrow 4-3 loss to Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Mornings, Premier League Live, and Goal Zone, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle and former U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino.
Following Wednesday’s match coverage, NBCSN presents a new episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by popular soccer personalities Michael Davies and Roger Bennett at 5:30 p.m. ET. This week’s episode will feature the best guest moments from all five seasons of THE MEN IN BLAZERS.
PREMIER LEAGUE TRANSFER DEADLINE DAY SPECIAL
On Thursday, Jan. 31 at 2 p.m. ET, NBCSN will present an extensive six-hour “Premier League Transfer Deadline Day Special.” NBC Sports’ live three-hour NBCSN show at 5 p.m. ET from NBC Sports’ International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn. features Lowe, Earle, Martino, and Robbie Mustoe, and follows a live simulcast of Sky Sports News’ live show from 2-5 p.m. ET. Click here for more details.
PREMIER LEAGUE PICK ‘EM
NBC Sports’ Premier League Pick ‘Em is the first game from the new, free-to-play NBC Sports Predictor games app. The app, developed with Boom Fantasy, is available in the App Store and Google Play Store, and will give eligible fans the chance to win hundreds of thousands of dollars in prizes over the next year. Each match week, Premier League Pick ‘Em will feature at least $5,000 in weekly prizes, with a $50,000 grand prize for a “perfect week” – picking the correct scores of all five Premier League matches in that match week’s competition (information on scoring, prizing, and Official Rules here).
Matches in Play for Premier League Pick ‘Em this Week:
Match Week 24
|Tues., Jan. 29||3 p.m. – NBCSN||Manchester United v. Burnley|
|Tues., Jan. 29||3 p.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Newcastle v. Manchester City|
|Wed., Jan. 30||2:45 p.m. – NBCSN||Bournemouth v. Chelsea|
|Wed., Jan. 30||2:45 p.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Southampton v. Crystal Palace|
|Wed., Jan. 30||3 p.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Liverpool v. Leicester City|
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. 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):
|Tues., Jan 29||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tues., Jan. 29||3 p.m.||Manchester United v. Burnley||NBCSN &Universo|
|Tues., Jan. 29||2:45 p.m.||Arsenal v. Cardiff City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., Jan. 29||2:45 p.m.||Fulham v. Brighton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., Jan. 29||2:45 p.m.||Huddersfield v. Everton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., Jan. 29||2:45 p.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. West Ham||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., Jan. 29||3 p.m.||Newcastle v. Manchester City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., Jan. 29||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Jan 30||12 p.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Wed., Jan 30||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., Jan 30||2:45 p.m.||Bournemouth v. Chelsea||NBCSN & Universo|
|Wed., Jan 30||2:45 p.m.||Southampton v. Crystal Palace||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Jan 30||3 p.m.||Tottenham v. Watford||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Jan 30||3 p.m.||Liverpool v. Leicester City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Jan 30||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Jan. 30||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Thurs., Jan. 31||2 p.m.||Transfer Deadline Day Special||NBCSN|
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