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Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
PREMIER LEAGUE TITLE RACE HEATS UP AS 3RD-PLACE TOTTENHAM VISIT CHELSEA TOMORROW, WED., FEB. 27 AT 3 P.M. ET ON NBCSN & UNIVERSO
Live Midweek Coverage Kicks off Today with Premier League Live at 2 p.m. ET, Followed by Newcastle v. Burnley on NBCSN
Four of Top Five Teams – Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal & Manchester United – Exclusively on NBC Sports Gold This Wednesday; “Premier League Pass” Now Available for $19.99
NBCSN Presents Tripleheaders Coverage This Sat., March 2 & Sun., March 3
New Episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW featuring rapper Killer Mike Tomorrow, Wed., Feb. 27 at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – February 26, 2019 – NBC Sports’ extensive live Premier League coverage continues this week with Chelsea v. 3rd-place Tottenham in a highly-anticipated London Derby tomorrow, Wed., Feb. 27 at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Chelsea return to Premier League play for the first time in more than two weeks, while Tottenham look to close the gap atop the table after a disappointing loss to Burnley. Arlo White calls the match, joined by analyst Graeme Le Saux.
NBC Sports’ midweek coverage begins today at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live, followed by Newcastle v. Burnley at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Separated by only two points in the table, both teams look to capitalize on momentum after wins last weekend. NBC Sports Gold also presents three exclusive matches today at 2:45 p.m. ET: Cardiff City v. Everton, Huddersfield v. Wolverhampton Wanderers, and Leicester City v. Brighton & Hove Albion.
NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” is now available for $19.99, more than half off the pass’ original $49.99 price at the start of the Premier League season. Fans can purchase the discounted pass here.
Tomorrow’s Premier League coverage begins at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live, followed by six matches across NBC Sports. Starting at 2:45 p.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents exclusive coverage featuring four of the Premier League’s top five clubs as 4th-place Arsenal host Bournemouth and Southampton face Fulham. Arsenal look to remain in the top-4, sitting one point above Manchester United. At 3 p.m. ET, 2nd-place Manchester City face West Ham, 5th-place Manchester United visit Crystal Palace and 1st-place Liverpool host Watford on NBC Sports Gold. Mohamed Salah and Liverpool climbed past Sergio Aguero and Manchester City into 1st-place after collecting one point in a 0-0 draw with Manchester United last weekend.
Following tomorrow’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. Rapper Killer Mike will join this week’s episode.
Live Premier League action returns on Saturday, March 2 with Premier League Mornings at 6:30 a.m. ET, followed by a tripleheader on NBCSN.
At 7:30 a.m. ET, Tottenham host Arsenal in the North London Derby at Wembley. The match marks another crucial fixture for Tottenham, as they face a second straight “big 6” club after taking on Chelsea midweek.
At 10 a.m. ET, NBCSN and Universo present coverage of Manchester United v. Southampton and CNBC presents Bournemouth v. Manchester City. NBC Sports Gold also presents three matches at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday: Brighton & Hove Albion v. Huddersfield, Burnley v. Crystal Palace, and Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Cardiff City. Saturday’s match coverage concludes at 12:30 p.m. with West Ham v. Newcastle on NBCSN and Universo.
Coverage on Sunday, March 3 begins at 6:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings, followed by a second day of tripleheader action on NBCSN. Watford host Leicester City at 7 a.m. ET, followed by Fulham v. Chelsea at 9:05 a.m. ET, and Everton v. Liverpool at 11:15 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Everton look for their first win in the Merseyside Derby since 2010.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Mornings, Premier League Live, and Goal Zone, joined by a combination of former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle, former U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino, and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
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 Days 28 & 29
|Tues., Feb. 26||2:45 p.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Leicester City v. Brighton & Hove Albion|
|Tues., Feb. 26||3 p.m. – NBCSN||Newcastle v. Burnley|
|Wed., Feb. 27||2:45 p.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Arsenal v. Bournemouth|
|Wed., Feb. 27||3 p.m. – NBCSN||Chelsea v. Tottenham|
|Wed., Feb. 27||3 p.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Manchester City v. West Ham|
|Sat., Mar. 2||10 a.m. – NBCSN||Manchester United v. Southampton|
|Sat., Mar. 2||10 a.m. – CNBC||Bournemouth v. Manchester City|
|Sat., Mar. 2||12:30 p.m. – NBCSN||West Ham v. Newcastle|
|Sun., Mar. 3||9:05 a.m. – NBCSN||Fulham v. Chelsea|
|Sun., Mar. 3||11:15 a.m. – NBCSN||Everton 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. Fans can purchase by visiting NBCSportsGold.com for the 2018-19 season of “Premier League Pass,” available for the rest of the season at a reduced price of $19.99. 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):
|Tues., Feb. 26||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tues., Feb. 26||2:45 p.m.||Cardiff City v. Everton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., Feb. 26||2:45 p.m.||Huddersfield v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., Feb. 26||2:45 p.m.||Leicester City v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., Feb. 26||2:45 p.m.||Goal Rush||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., Feb. 26||3 p.m.||Newcastle v. Burnley||NBCSN|
|Tues., Feb. 26||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Feb. 27||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., Feb. 27||3 p.m.||Chelsea v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Universo|
|Wed., Feb. 27||2:45 p.m.||Arsenal v. Bournemouth||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Feb. 27||2:45 p.m.||Southampton v. Fulham||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed. Feb. 27||3 p.m.||Manchester City v. West Ham||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Feb. 27||3 p.m.||Crystal Palace v. Manchester United||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Feb. 27||3 p.m.||Liverpool v. Watford||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Feb. 27||2:45 p.m.||Goal Rush||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Feb. 27||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Feb. 27||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Sat., Mar. 2||6:30 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Mar. 2||7:30 a.m.||Tottenham v. Arsenal||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Mar. 2||10 a.m.||Manchester United v. Southampton||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Mar. 2||10 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Manchester City||CNBC|
|Sat., Mar. 2||10 a.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Huddersfield||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Mar. 2||10 a.m.||Burnley v. Crystal Palace||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Mar. 2||10 a.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Cardiff City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Mar. 2||10 a.m.||Goal Rush||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Mar. 2||12:30 p.m.||West Ham v. Newcastle||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Mar. 2||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., Mar. 3||6:30 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Mar. 3||7 a.m.||Watford v. Leicester City||NBCSN|
|Sun., Mar. 3||9:05 a.m.||Fulham v. Chelsea||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sun., Mar. 3||11:15 a.m.||Everton v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Mar. 3||1:20 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
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