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Thursday, January 31st, 2019
“SUPER” FOOTBALL SUNDAY STARTS EARLY ON FEB. 3, AS 2nd-PLACE MANCHESTER CITY FACE 4th-PLACE ARSENAL LIVE AT 11:30AM ET ON NBCSN & TELEMUNDO
Live Match Coverage Begins Saturday, Feb. 2 at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN & Universo With Tottenham v. Newcastle
Cardiff City Host Bournemouth on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC
Four Exclusive Matches on NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” this Weekend; Available for Rest of Season at Reduced Price of $24.99
New Episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Monday, Feb. 4 at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, Featuring Netflix Host Hasan Minhaj
STAMFORD, Conn. – January 31, 2019 – 2nd-place Manchester City host 4th-place Arsenal in a “Super” showdown this Sunday, Feb. 3 at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo, highlighting NBC Sports’ Premier League coverage this weekend. Manchester City aim to collect three important points in the title race after a tough 2-1 loss to Newcastle, while Arsenal look to solidify their spot in the top-4. Arlo White calls the match, joined by analysts Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux.
This weekend’s live TV coverage begins Saturday, Feb. 2 at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings, followed by 3rd-place Tottenham v. Newcastle at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Sitting two points behind Manchester City, Tottenham look to close the gap at the top of the table, while Newcastle aim for their second straight upset after an impressive win over Manchester City earlier this week.
The NBCSN doubleheader continues at 10 a.m. ET when 5th-place Chelsea host Huddersfield Town at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea look to bounce back after a 4-0 loss at Bournemouth, while Huddersfield Town face the pressure of impending relegation.
Also at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday, NBC Sports Gold presents four exclusive matches: Brighton & Hove Albion v. Watford, Burnley v. Southampton, Crystal Palace v. Fulham, and Everton v. Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Fans can purchase the remainder of the 2018-19 season of “Premier League Pass” at a reduced price of $24.99 on NBCSportsGold.com. “Premier League Pass” will feature more than 1,000 hours of additional Premier League programs and new shows throughout the season. Fans can purchase the discounted pass here.
Saturday’s match coverage concludes with Cardiff City v. Bournemouth at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Cardiff City are in search of crucial points in their quest to avoid relegation, while Joshua King and Bournemouth come off a 4-0 rout of Chelsea. White calls the match, joined by Le Saux.
Then on Sunday, it’s a “Super Day of Football” on NBCSN beginning with Leicester City v. Manchester United at 9:05 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo, followed by Manchester City-Arsenal. Manchester United’s perfect record under interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ended this week after a 2-2 draw with Burnley, while Leicester City also come off a draw with 1st-place Liverpool.
Sunday’s “super” day of match coverage begins with Leicester City v. Manchester United at 9:05 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Manchester United’s perfect record under interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ended this week after a 2-2 draw with Burnley, while Leicester City also come off a draw with 1st-place Liverpool.
Monday’s coverage begins with Premier League Live at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by West Ham v. 1st-place Liverpool. West Ham come off a tough 3-0 loss to Wolverhampton Wanderers, while Liverpool continue their hunt for a first ever Premier League title.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Mornings, 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.
Following Monday’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 features host of Netflix’s “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj,” Hasan Minhaj.
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 Weekend:
Match Week 25
|Sat., Feb. 2||10 a.m. – NBCSN||Chelsea v. Huddersfield Town|
|Sat., Feb. 2||12:30 p.m. – NBC||Cardiff City v. Bournemouth|
|Sun., Feb. 3||9:05 a.m. – NBCSN||Leicester City v. Manchester United|
|Sun., Feb. 3||11:30 a.m. – NBCSN||Manchester City v. Arsenal|
|Mon., Feb. 4||3 p.m. – NBCSN||West Ham v. Liverpool|
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):
|Sat., Feb. 2||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 2||7:30 a.m.||Tottenham v. Newcastle||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Feb. 2||10 a.m.||Chelsea v. Huddersfield Town||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Feb. 2||10 a.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Watford||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Feb. 2||10 a.m.||Burnley v. Southampton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Feb. 2||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Fulham||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Feb. 2||10 a.m.||Everton v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Feb. 2||10 a.m.||Goal Rush||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Feb. 2||12:30 p.m.||Cardiff City v. Bournemouth||NBC|
|Sat., Feb. 2||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sun., Feb. 3||6 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 3||8 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 3||9:05 a.m.||Leicester City v. Manchester United||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Feb. 3||11:30 a.m.||Manchester City v. Arsenal||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Feb. 3||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 4||12 p.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 4||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 4||3 p.m.||West Ham v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Universo|
|Mon., Feb. 4||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 4||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
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