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Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
1ST-PLACE LIVERPOOL VISIT MANCHESTER UNITED SUNDAY, OCT. 20 AT 11:30 A.M. ET ON NBCSN & TELEMUNDO, HIGHLIGHTING NBC SPORTS’ PREMIER LEAGUE ACTION THIS WEEK
Christian Pulisic Joins Arlo White for New Episode of “Inside the Mind” on NBC Sports’ YouTube Channel
New Episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Premieres Mon., Oct. 21 at 5:30 p.m. ET
NBC Sports & Premier League Visit Austin, TX Next Weekend for “Premier League Mornings Live” Fan Festival, Presented by Barclays
NBC Sports Gold Presents Exclusive Live Coverage of Five Matches This Weekend, Including Chelsea Aiming For 3rd Consecutive Win (v. Newcastle) & 4th-Place Leicester City (v. Burnley); Available Now for $64.99
STAMFORD, Conn. – October 15, 2019 – NBC Sports’ coverage of the Premier League returns this weekend as first-place Liverpool visit Manchester United on Sunday, Oct. 20 at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Sadio Mane and the Reds look to equal the all-time top-flight winning streak record, while Manchester United aim to collect their first win since mid-September at Old Trafford. Arlo White calls the match, joined by Graeme Le Saux and Lee Dixon.
This week’s match coverage kicks off Saturday at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings, followed by a doubleheader on NBCSN: Everton v. West Ham kicks off at 7:30 a.m. ET, followed by Tottenham v. Watford at 10 a.m. ET. Harry Kane and Tottenham look to rebound off a 3-0 loss to Brighton & Hove Albion, while Watford aim for their first win of the season.
Also at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents exclusive live coverage of five matches: Chelsea v. Newcastle, Aston Villa v. Brighton & Hove Albion, Bournemouth v. Norwich City, Leicester City v. Burnley and Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Southampton.
Live coverage on Saturday concludes at 12:30 p.m. ET with Crystal Palace v. Manchester City on NBC and Universo. Second-place Manchester City aim to narrow the gap with Liverpool, while sixth-place Crystal Palace, who are tied in points with Leicester City and Chelsea, look to keep pace in the race for a top-6 spot. White calls the match, joined by Le Saux.
This weekend’s match action concludes on Monday, Oct. 21 with Sheffield United v. Arsenal at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Sheffield United return to action after a 0-0 draw with Watford, while third-place Arsenal look to extend their five-match unbeaten run in the Premier League.
Following the match, this week’s Premier League coverage concludes with a new episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW, hosted by soccer personalities Michael Davies and Roger Bennett at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. This week’s featured guest is actor and former Chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India Anupam Kher.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live this weekend, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle and former USMNT player Kyle Martino.
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 CHRISTIAN PULISIC
On this week’s episode of “Inside the Mind,” Arlo White is joined by United States Men’s National Team player and Chelsea midfielder Christian Pulisic. The two discuss Pulisic’s upbringing in a soccer family, his time in England when he was younger, his reactions to being called a wonder boy, and the difference between the Bundesliga and Premier League. New episodes of “Inside the Mind” will be available every Friday at 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 9
|Sat., Oct. 19||10 a.m. – NBCSN||Tottenham v. Watford|
|Sat., Oct. 19||10 a.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Chelsea v. Newcastle|
|Sat., Oct. 19||12:30 p.m. – NBC||Crystal Palace v. Manchester City|
|Sun., Oct. 20||11:30 a.m. – NBCSN||Manchester United v. Liverpool|
|Mon., Oct. 21||3 p.m. – NBCSN||Sheffield 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., Oct. 19||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 19||7:30 a.m.||Everton v. West Ham||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 19||10 a.m.||Tottenham v. Watford||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Oct. 19||10 a.m.||Chelsea v. Newcastle||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Oct. 19||10 a.m.||Aston Villa v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Oct. 19||10 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Norwich City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Oct. 19||10 a.m.||Leicester City v. Burnley||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Oct. 19||10 a.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Southampton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Oct. 19||10 a.m.||Goal Rush||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Oct. 19||12:30 p.m.||Crystal Palace v. Manchester City||NBC, Universo|
|Sun., Oct. 20||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 20||11:30 a.m.||Manchester United v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Oct. 20||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct 21||12 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 21||1 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 21||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 21||3 p.m.||Sheffield United v. Arsenal||NBCSN, Universo|
|Mon., Oct. 21||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|