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Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
HISTORIC PREMIER LEAGUE TITLE RACE CONCLUDES WITH EPIC “CHAMPIONSHIP SUNDAY” ACROSS NBCUNIVERSAL THIS SUN., MAY 12 AT 10 A.M. ET
Title Chase Comes Down to Final Weekend for First Time Since 2013-14
All 10 Premier League Matches Live Across NBCUniversal Platforms this Sunday, May 12 at 10 a.m. ET
NBC Sports and Manchester United Present “The Impossible Dream” Sunday at 2 p.m. ET on NBC
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 7, 2019 – With one of the most exciting title races in history concluding this weekend, NBCUniversal presents a historic Championship Sunday, with all 10 matches presented live simultaneously across NBCUniversal platforms this Sunday, May 12 at 10 a.m. ET. For the first time since 2013-14, the winner of the Premier League will be decided on Championship Sunday.
No matter what happens on the final match day of the season, the drama will live at Anfield, where 2nd-place Liverpool, who have never won the Premier League, host Wolverhampton Wanderers on NBC and Universo at 10 a.m. ET. Meanwhile, on NBCSN and Telemundo at 10 a.m. ET, Pep Guardiola, Sergio Aguero and Manchester City visit Brighton & Hove Albion, aiming to become the first team to win back-to-back titles since Manchester United won three straight from 2006-07 to 2008-09.
Manchester City lead Liverpool by one point, with the final Championship Sunday match to play.
NBCUniversal’s Championship Sunday coverage kicks off on NBCSN this Sunday at 8 a.m. ET with a special two-hour Premier League Mornings. Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Mornings, Premier League Live, and Goal Zone, joined by former US Men’s National Team Midfielder Kyle Martino, former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle, and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
Following is the lineup for Championship Sunday, live at 10 a.m. ET:
Liverpool v. Wolverhampton Wanderers – NBC, Universo
Brighton & Hove Albion v. Manchester City – NBCSN, Telemundo
Manchester United v. Cardiff City – USA
Leicester City v. Chelsea – CNBC
Tottenham v. Everton – SYFY
Burnley v. Arsenal – MSNBC
Watford v. West Ham – GOLF
Fulham v. Newcastle – Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Crystal Palace v. Bournemouth – NBC Sports Regional Networks
Southampton v. Huddersfield – NBC Sports app & NBC Sports.com
All Premier League Championship Sunday matches will be live on the NBC Sports app and NBC Sports.com at 10 a.m. ET.
NBC Sports’ lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls Liverpool v. Wolverhampton Wanderers on NBC and Universo, joined by analyst Graeme Le Saux. Clive Tyldesley calls Brighton & Hove Albion v. Manchester City on NBCSN and Telemundo, joined by analyst Lee Dixon. Lowe, Mustoe, Earle and Martino will return following the matches for a special two-hour Goal Zone season wrap-up post-game show on NBC and NBCSN at Noon ET, which will include the emotional scenes from around the grounds, the Premier League trophy presentation, key highlights, and interviews from the final day of the season.
Following Goal Zone at 2 p.m. ET, NBC Sports and Manchester United present a one-hour version of “The Impossible Dream” on NBC. In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Manchester United’s historic 1998-99 season, “The Impossible Dream” looks back at the club’s unprecedented run to the three most prestigious club trophies an English team can win — the Premier League, the FA Cup, and the Champions League. Manchester United clinched the three trophies – known as “the treble” — in a thrilling stretch many fans recall as the “10 Days in May.”
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 38
|Sun., May 12||10 a.m. – NBC||Liverpool v. Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|Sun., May 12||10 a.m. – USA||Manchester United v. Cardiff City|
|Sun., May 12||10 a.m. – SYFY||Tottenham v. Everton|
|Sun., May 12||10 a.m. – MSNBC||Burnley v. Arsenal|
|Sun., May 12||10 a.m. – NBCSN||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Manchester City|
All Championship Sunday games 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):
|Sun., May 12||8 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., May 12||10 a.m.||Liverpool v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||NBC, Universo|
|Sun., May 12||10 a.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Manchester City||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., May 12||10 a.m.||Manchester United v. Cardiff City||USA|
|Sun., May 12||10 a.m.||Leicester City v. Chelsea||CNBC|
|Sun., May 12||10 a.m.||Tottenham v. Everton||SYFY|
|Sun., May 12||10 a.m.||Burnley v. Arsenal||MSNBC|
|Sun., May 12||10 a.m.||Watford v. West Ham||GOLF|
|Sun., May 12||10 a.m.||Fulham v. Newcastle||Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA|
|Sun., May 12||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Bournemouth||NBC Sports Regional Networks|
|Sun., May 12||10 a.m.||Southampton v. Huddersfield||NBC Sports app and NBCSports.com|
|Sun., May 12||12 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sun., May 12||2 p.m.||The Impossible Dream||NBC|
|Sun., May 12||Midnight||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
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