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Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
MANCHESTER UNITED VISIT ARSENAL AS PREMIER LEAGUE RACE TO THE FINISH HEATS UP THIS SUN., MARCH 10 AT 12:30 P.M. ET ON NBC & TELEMUNDO
Live Coverage Kicks off Sat., March 9 with Premier League Mornings at 7 a.m. ET, Followed by Crystal Palace v. Brighton & Hove Albion on NBCSN
Three Matches Exclusively on NBC Sports Gold This Weekend; “Premier League Pass” Available for $19.99
NBC and Universo Present 1st-Place Manchester City v. Watford on Saturday, March 9 at 12:30 p.m. ET
Manchester City Forward Raheem Sterling Joins Arlo White for “Inside the Mind” Interview on YouTube
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 6, 2019 – Two of the Premier League’s top clubs continue to chase a top-4 finish this weekend, as 5th-place Arsenal host 4th-place Manchester United in a blockbuster match on Sunday, March 10 at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Telemundo. Separated by only one point, the showdown at Emirates Stadium marks a crucial moment for both teams in the Premier League’s “Race to the Finish.” Arlo White calls the match, joined by analyst Lee Dixon.
Manchester United are unbeaten in their 12 Premier League matches under interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, while Arsenal are in search of a 9th straight Premier League home win.
NBC Sports’ Premier League coverage this weekend begins Saturday, March 9 at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings, followed by a doubleheader on NBCSN. Match coverage begins with Crystal Palace v. Brighton & Hove Albion at 7:30 a.m. ET, followed by Southampton v. 3rd-place Tottenham on NBCSN and Universo. Harry Kane and Tottenham will be looking to snap a 3-match winless streak in the Premier League.
Also at 10 a.m. ET, CNBC presents Newcastle v. Everton, and NBC Sports Gold presents three exclusive matches: Cardiff City v. West Ham, Huddersfield v. Bournemouth and Leicester City v. Fulham.
NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” is available for $19.99. Fans can purchase the discounted pass here.
Saturday’s match coverage concludes with 1st-place Manchester City v. Watford at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo. League-leading goal-scorer Sergio Aguero and Manchester City jumped back into the league’s top spot after collecting three points in a 1-0 win against Bournemouth. White calls the match, joined by Dixon.
Live Premier League action returns on Sunday with Premier League Mornings at 7:30 a.m. ET, followed by another doubleheader on NBCSN. With hopes to re-capture 1st place from Manchester City, 2nd-place Liverpool host Burnley at 8 a.m. ET, followed by Chelsea v. Wolverhampton Wanderers at 10:05 a.m. ET. Eden Hazard and Chelsea, who have won two straight league matches, enter the weekend just two points outside the top-4.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Mornings, Premier League Live, and Goal Zone, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
INSIDE THE MIND OF RAHEEM STERLING
Manchester City standout forward Raheem Sterling joins Arlo White for this week’s episode of “Inside the Mind,” exclusively on NBC Sports’ YouTube channel (available Saturday, March 9).
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 Day 30
|Sat., Mar. 9||10 a.m. – NBCSN||Southampton v. Tottenham|
|Sat., Mar. 9||12:30 p.m. – NBC||Manchester City v. Watford|
|Sun., Mar. 10||8 a.m. – NBCSN||Liverpool v. Burnley|
|Sun., Mar. 10||10:05 a.m. – NBCSN||Chelsea v. Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|Sun., Mar. 10||12:30 p.m. – NBC||Arsenal v. Manchester United|
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):
|Sat., Mar. 9||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Mar. 9||7:30 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBCSN|
|Sat., Mar. 9||10 a.m.||Southampton v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Mar. 9||10 a.m.||Newcastle v. Everton||CNBC|
|Sat., Mar. 9||10 a.m.||Cardiff City v. West Ham||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Mar. 9||10 a.m.||Huddersfield v. Bournemouth||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Mar. 9||10 a.m.||Leicester City v. Fulham||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Mar. 9||10 a.m.||Goal Rush||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Mar. 9||12:30 p.m.||Manchester City v. Watford||NBC, Universo|
|Sun., Mar. 10||6 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Mar. 10||7:30 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Mar. 10||8 a.m.||Liverpool v. Burnley||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sun., Mar. 10||10:05 a.m.||Chelsea v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Mar. 10||12:30 p.m.||Arsenal v. Manchester United||NBC, Telemundo|
|Sun., Mar. 10||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSports.com & NBC Sports app|
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