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Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
MANCHESTER UNITED HOST 4TH-PLACE ARSENAL THIS MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 AT 3 P.M. ET ON NBCSN & UNIVERSO, HIGHLIGHTING THIS WEEK’S PREMIER LEAGUE ACTION
1st-Place, Perfect Liverpool Visit Sheffield United to Kick Off Weekend Match Coverage this Sat., Sept. 28 at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN & Universo
New Episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Features Cleveland Cavaliers’ Larry Nance Jr.
NBC Sports & Premier League Visit Austin, TX in One Month for “Premier League Mornings Live” Fan Festival, Presented by Barclays
Promoted: Aston Villa and Mo Salah: The Egyptian King Premiere Sunday Morning on NBCSN
Tottenham (v. Southampton) Make Season Debut on NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” this Weekend; Available Now for $64.99
STAMFORD, Conn. – September 25, 2019 – Fourth-place Arsenal visit Manchester United this Monday, September 30 at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, highlighting this week’s Premier League action across NBC Sports. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Arsenal look to remain in the top-4 after a come-from-behind win over Aston Villa on Sunday, while Manchester United aim to rebound after a 2-0 loss to West Ham. Arlo White calls the match, joined by Graeme Le Saux.
This week’s match coverage kicks off Saturday at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings, followed by Sheffield United v. Liverpool at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Sadio Mane and first-place Liverpool sit alone at the top of the table, having won 15 straight Premier League games after a 2-1 victory over Chelsea on Sunday.
At 10 a.m. ET, N’Golo Kante and Chelsea host Brighton & Hove Albion at Stamford Bridge on NBCSN and Universo. Chelsea come off a narrow loss to Liverpool, while Brighton look for their first Premier League win since opening weekend. Also at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents an extensive match slate with five fixtures: Tottenham v. Southampton, Aston Villa v. Burnley, Crystal Palace v. Norwich City, Bournemouth v. West Ham, and Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Watford.
Saturday’s live coverage concludes at 12:30 p.m. ET when Sergio Aguero and second-place Manchester City visit Everton on NBC and Universo. Manchester City come off an 8-0 rout of Watford and aim to close the gap on Liverpool, while Everton look to snap a 2-match Premier League losing streak. White calls the match, joined by Danny Higginbotham.
Sunday’s coverage begins at 8:30 a.m. ET with the latest episode of Promoted, hosted by Roger Bennett. This week’s episode examines Aston Villa’s status as one of English football’s biggest clubs, and includes interviews with head coach Dean Smith, club captain Jack Grealish and defender Tyrone Mings. At 9 a.m. ET, NBCSN presents Mo Salah – The Egyptian King. In the documentary, Gary Lineker sits down with Mohamed Salah to discuss the Liverpool star’s humble beginnings in Egypt and his incredible rise in the Premier League. In addition, the show features interviews with Premier League legends Steven Gerrard and Rio Ferdinand, notable journalists, and other influential figures from Salah’s upbringing in Egypt.
Premier League Mornings then kicks off at 10 a.m. ET, followed by Leicester City v. Newcastle at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Leicester sit in 3rd-place with only one loss this season, while Newcastle aim to stay above the relegation zone.
This week’s Premier League coverage concludes on Monday, September 30 with Manchester United v. Arsenal, followed by a new episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW, hosted by soccer personalities Michael Davies and Roger Bennett on NBCSN at 5:30 p.m. ET. This week’s featured guest is Cleveland Cavaliers’ forward Larry Nance Jr.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live this weekend, joined by former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe and former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle. In addition, former Arsenal defender and current NBC Sports analyst Lee Dixon makes his stateside debut this season, joining the Premier League studio crew at NBC Sports’ International Headquarters in Stamford, CT.
NBC SPORTS & PREMIER LEAGUE VISIT TEXAS FOR “PREMIER LEAGUE MORNINGS LIVE” FAN FESTIVAL, PRESENTED BY BARCLAYS, OCT. 26-27 IN AUSTIN
NBC Sports and the Premier League celebrate the 2019-20 season by heading to Texas for the first time with the next Premier League Mornings Live fan festival, presented by Barclays, in Austin on October 26-27, 2019. The two-day fan festival will take over Scholz Garten, the oldest beer garden in America, and features live action from nine games across five match windows, including two matches on NBC. Click here for more details.
“INSIDE THE MIND” OF ALAN SHEARER
NBC Sports continues this season of “Inside the Mind” with the third 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 Newcastle. New episodes of “Inside the Mind” will be available every Friday at NBC Sports’ YouTube Channel.
The final episode of “CROSSROADS” recounts the two pivotal goals Manchester United’s Steve Bruce scored that sparked the team’s run to the 1992-93 Premier League title. This week’s episode will be available exclusively on NBC Sports’ YouTube Channel (available Saturday, September 28).
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 discuss a goal-filled weekend of Premier League action. The two recap Liverpool’s victorious performance, Man City’s rout of Watford, Tottenham’s continued struggles, Arsenal’s come- from-behind win, and more. 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 7
|Sat., Sept. 28||10 a.m. – NBCSN & Universo||Chelsea v. Brighton & Hove Albion|
|Sat., Sept. 28||10 a.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Tottenham v. Southampton|
|Sat., Sept. 28||12:30 p.m. – NBC & Universo||Everton v. Manchester City|
|Sun., Sept. 29||11:30 a.m. – NBCSN & Telemundo||Leicester City v. Newcastle|
|Mon., Sept. 30||3 p.m. – NBCSN & Universo||Manchester United v. Arsenal|
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):
|Sat., Sept. 28||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 28||7:30 a.m.||Sheffield United v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 28||10 a.m.||Chelsea v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 28||10 a.m.||Tottenham v. Southampton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 28||10 a.m.||Aston Villa v. Burnley||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 28||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Norwich City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 28||10 a.m.||Bournemouth v. West Ham||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 28||10 a.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Watford||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 28||10 a.m.||Goal Rush||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 28||12:30 p.m.||Everton v. Manchester City||NBC, Universo|
|Sun., Sept. 29||8:30 a.m.||Promoted: Aston Villa||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 29||9 a.m.||Mo Salah – The Egyptian King||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 29||10 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 29||11:30 a.m.||Leicester City v. Newcastle||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Mon., Sept. 30||12 a.m.||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 30||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 30||3 p.m.||Manchester United v. Arsenal||NBCSN, Universo|
|Mon., Sept. 30||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|