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Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
FIRST-PLACE LIVERPOOL VISIT CHELSEA THIS SUN., SEPT. 22 AT 11:30 A.M. ET ON NBCSN & TELEMUNDO, HIGHLIGHTING THIS WEEK’S PREMIER LEAGUE ACTION
Arlo White, Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux to Provide Pre-Match Commentary from Pitch-Side Location at Stamford Bridge
Four Exclusive Matches on NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” this Weekend; Available Now for $64.99
STAMFORD, Conn. – September 17, 2019 – Mohamed Salah and first-place Liverpool visit Chelsea this Sunday, September 22 at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo, highlighting an exciting weekend of Premier League action across NBC Sports. Arlo White, Lee Dixon, and Graeme Le Saux, who will call the match, begin Sunday morning’s coverage from a special pitch-side desk at Stamford Bridge.
This week’s match coverage kicks off on Friday, September 20 at 2:30 p.m. ET with Premier League Live, followed by Southampton v. Bournemouth at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN. On Saturday, Premier League coverage begins at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN with Premier League Mornings, followed by a doubleheader on NBCSN and Universo. Kicking off at 7:30 a.m. ET, Heung-Min Son and Tottenham visit Leicester City. Third-place Tottenham come off a 4-0 rout of Crystal Palace, while fifth-place Leicester City look to rebound and break into the top-4 after a narrow 1-0 loss to Manchester United.
At 10 a.m. ET, Manchester City host Watford at Etihad Stadium on NBCSN and Universo. Manchester City, who suffered their first Premier League loss since January to Norwich City last weekend, look to collect three crucial points against Watford, who are still in search of their first Premier League win of the season. Also at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold offers exclusive coverage of two matches: Burnley v. Norwich City and Everton v. Sheffield United.
Saturday’s live coverage concludes at 12:30 p.m. ET with Newcastle v. Brighton & Hove Albion on NBC. Separated by only one point in the table, both teams look for three points to remain above the relegation zone. White calls the match, joined by Le Saux.
Sunday’s coverage begins at 8:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings, followed by West Ham v. Manchester United 9 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Fourth-place Manchester United come off a challenging 1-0 win over Leicester City, while West Ham look to continue their strong start to the season.
NBC Sports Gold also presents a double-header on Sunday, September 22, beginning at 9 a.m. ET with Crystal Palace v. Wolverhampton Wanderers, and continuing at 11:30 a.m. ET with Arsenal v. Aston Villa.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live this weekend, joined by former USMNT player Kyle Martino and former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle.
“INSIDE THE MIND” OF ALAN SHEARER
NBC Sports continues this season of “Inside the Mind” with the second episode of a four-part series featuring Premier League top scorer goal scorer Alan Shearer. On this week’s episode, Shearer reflects on his time at Blackburn and winning the Premier League, his stint at Newcastle, his thoughts on the team’s ownership, and more. New episodes of “Inside the Mind” will be available every Friday at NBC Sports’ YouTube Channel.
This week’s episode of “CROSSROADS” focuses on Chelsea captain Marcel Desailly’s crucial header against Liverpool in the 2002-03 season that launched Chelsea into the Champions League. This week’s episode will be available exclusively on NBC Sports’ YouTube Channel (available Saturday, September 21).
THE 2 ROBBIES PODCAST
Robbie Mustoe and Robbie Earle discuss and dissect the top Premier League storylines after every match day on The 2 Robbies podcast. On the latest episode, Earle and Mustoe reflect on a Premier League weekend that may feature the biggest shock of the season: Manchester City’s loss to Norwich City. The 2 Robbies podcast is available via audio on NBCSports.com/podcasts and via video on NBC Sports’ YouTube Channel.
PREMIER LEAGUE PICK ‘EM
NBC Sports’ Premier League Pick ‘Em returns this season from the 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 gives 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 $2,500 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 6
|Sat., Sept. 21||10 a.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Burnley v. Norwich City|
|Sat., Sept. 21||12:30 p.m. – NBC||Newcastle v. Brighton & Hove Albion|
|Sun., Sept. 22||9 a.m. – NBCSN & Telemundo||West Ham v. Manchester United|
|Sun., Sept. 22||11:30 a.m. – NBCSN & Telemundo||Chelsea v. Liverpool|
|Sun., Sept. 22||11:30 a.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Arsenal v. Aston Villa|
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.
NBC Sports Gold – NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product – has launched its upgraded “Premier League Pass” for the 2019-20 season. For the first time, “Premier League Pass” will also include full-event replay for all 380 matches on demand*, new Sky Sports content, and more than 1,400 hours of the most robust offering of Premier League shoulder programming ever available in the U.S. Fans can purchase the enhanced “Premier League Pass,” priced at $64.99, today by visiting NBCSportsGold.com. Also available for purchase on NBCSportsGold.com is the new “MatchDay Pass” for $39.99, which features 140 live matches.
Following is the match schedule for this week’s Premier League coverage (all times ET, subject to change):
|Fri., Sept. 20||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Fri., Sept. 20||3 p.m.||Southampton v. Bournemouth||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 21||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 21||7:30 a.m.||Leicester City v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 21||10 a.m.||Manchester City v. Watford||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 21||10 a.m.||Burnley v. Norwich City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 21||10 a.m.||Everton v. Sheffield United||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 21||10 a.m.||Goal Rush||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 21||12:30 p.m.||Newcastle v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBC|
|Sun., Sept. 22||8:30 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 22||9 a.m.||West Ham v. Manchester United||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Sept. 22||9 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., Sept. 22||11:30 a.m.||Chelsea v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Sept. 22||11:30 a.m.||Arsenal v. Aston Villa||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., Sept. 22||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|