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Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
1ST-PLACE LIVERPOOL HOST 3RD-PLACE LEICESTER CITY THIS SAT. OCT. 5 AT 10 A.M. ET ON NBCSN & UNIVERSO, HIGHLIGHTING THIS WEEK’S PREMIER LEAGUE ACTION
Harry Kane Joins Arlo White for New Episode of “Inside the Mind” on NBC Sports’ YouTube Channel
NBC Sports & Premier League Visit Austin, TX in Less Than One Month for “Premier League Mornings Live” Fan Festival, Presented by Barclays
NBC Sports Gold Presents Exclusive Live Coverage of Four Matches This Weekend; Available Now for $64.99
STAMFORD, Conn. – October 1, 2019 – 1st-place Liverpool host 3rd-place Leicester City in an exciting top-4 clash at Anfield this Saturday, October 5 at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, highlighting this week’s Premier League action. Sadio Mane and Liverpool look to continue their perfect start to the Premier League season, while Jamie Vardy (5 goals) and Leicester City come off a 5-0 rout of Newcastle and aim to solidify their spot in the top-4.
This week’s match coverage kicks off Saturday at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings, followed by Brighton & Hove Albion v. Tottenham at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. While Brighton & Hove Albion look for their first Premier League victory since opening weekend, Harry Kane (5 goals) and Tottenham aim to collect three points and break into the top-4.
NBC Sports Gold presents three matches at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday – Burnley v. Everton, Norwich City v. Aston Villa and Watford v. Sheffield United.
Live coverage on Saturday concludes at 12:30 p.m. ET with West Ham v. Crystal Palace on NBC. 5th-place West Ham remain unbeaten since the first match of the Premier League season and look to maintain their streak against Crystal Palace at London Stadium. Arlo White calls the match, joined by Graeme Le Saux.
Sunday’s Premier League Mornings kicks off at 7 a.m. ET, followed by Manchester City v. Wolverhampton Wanderers at 9 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Second-place Manchester City are five points behind Liverpool, and look to extend their two-match winning streak to narrow the gap at the top of the table.
Also at 9 a.m. ET, CNBC presents Arsenal v. Bournemouth, and NBC Sports Gold presents Southampton v. Chelsea. 4th-place Arsenal and 8th-place Bournemouth are separated by only one point, and both teams look for three points after draws last week. Meanwhile, Chelsea come off a 2-0 win over Brighton & Hove Albion and aim for a second straight victory.
This weekend’s Premier League action concludes at 11:30 a.m. ET when Manchester United visit Newcastle on NBCSN and Telemundo. Manchester United come off a 1-1 draw with Arsenal, while Newcastle look for their second win of the Premier League season. Clive Tyldesley calls the match, joined by Lee Dixon.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live this weekend, joined by former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe and former USMNT player Kyle Martino.
“INSIDE THE MIND” OF HARRY KANE
On this week’s episode of “Inside the Mind,” Arlo White is joined by Tottenham star Harry Kane. Kane discusses his love for the Patriots and the NFL, the kind of inspiration Tom Brady has been to him, and who he sees as the Patriots’ biggest rival for the Super Bowl. New episodes of “Inside the Mind” will be available every Friday at NBC Sports’ YouTube Channel.
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.
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, Lee Dixon joins the Robbies to discuss Monday’s Manchester United-Arsenal match, the state of the title race between Liverpool and Manchester City, and more. On Thursday, the 2 Robbies will debut a second podcast episode this week, focusing on Champions League and Europa League action.
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 8
|Sat., Oct. 5||12:30 p.m. – NBC||West Ham v. Crystal Palace|
|Sun., Oct. 6||9 a.m. – NBCSN & Universo||Manchester City v. Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|Sun., Oct. 6||9 a.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Southampton v. Chelsea|
|Sun., Oct. 6||9 a.m. – CNBC||Arsenal v. Bournemouth|
|Sun., Oct. 6||11:30 a.m. – NBCSN & Telemundo||Newcastle v. Manchester United|
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., Oct. 5||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 5||7:30 a.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Oct. 5||10 a.m.||Liverpool v. Leicester City||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Oct. 5||10 a.m.||Burnley v. Everton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Oct. 5||10 a.m.||Norwich City v. Aston Villa||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Oct. 5||10 a.m.||Watford v. Sheffield United||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Oct. 5||10 a.m.||Goal Rush||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Oct. 5||12:30 p.m.||West Ham v. Crystal Palace||NBC|
|Sun., Oct. 6||6 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 6||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 6||9 a.m.||Manchester City v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sun., Oct. 6||9 a.m.||Arsenal v. Bournemouth||CNBC|
|Sun., Oct. 6||9 a.m.||Southampton v. Chelsea||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., Oct. 6||11:30 a.m.||Newcastle v. Manchester United||NBCSN, Telemundo|