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Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
FIVE DAYS OF PREMIER LEAGUE MATCHES IN SIX-DAY STRETCH FEATURING MANCHESTER UNITED V. TOTTENHAM TOMORROW & MANCHESTER DERBY ON SATURDAY — BOTH ON NBCSN
Jose Mourinho Returns to Old Trafford As Tottenham Visit Manchester United Tomorrow, Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo as Midweek PL Action Returns This Week
Manchester Derby Highlights this Weekend’s Slate of Matches when Manchester City Host Manchester United on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo
Three of Premier League’s Top Four Clubs – Liverpool, Leicester City & Chelsea – play on NBC Sports Gold, which Presents Exclusive Live Coverage of 11 Matches This Week; Available Now for $64.99
Musician Hozier Joins Men In Blazers Show Live on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 6 p.m. ET; Encore Presentation of Steve Kerr Special Today at 5:30 p.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – Dec. 3, 2019 – NBC Sports’ Premier League coverage continues this week with five days of matches over the next six days, highlighted by Manchester United v. Tottenham this Wednesday and the Manchester Derby this Saturday, both on NBCSN.
Midweek Premier League action returns this week, with NBC Sports presenting a full 10-match slate from today, Tuesday, Dec. 3, through Thursday, Dec. 5. The midweek matches are highlighted by Manchester United v. Tottenham at 2:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday on NBCSN and Universo, as Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho returns to Old Trafford, where he managed Manchester United from 2016-2018.
On Saturday (12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo), Manchester United move on from facing their former manager to visiting rival Manchester City in the historic Manchester Derby.
Mourinho has led Tottenham to two consecutive Premier League victories, including a 3-2 victory over Bournemouth last weekend. Dele Alli scored twice in the win as Tottenham moved into fifth place in the league. Manchester United sit in ninth place, two points behind Tottenham, as they look to close the gap. United drew with Aston Villa, 2-2, on Sunday and haven’t lost in the Premier League since a 1-0 loss to Bournemouth on November 2.
Premier League Live kicks off today’s coverage at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by third-place Manchester City visiting Burnley at 3:15 p.m. ET. Manchester City drew with Newcastle, 2-2, last Saturday after conceding a late 88th-minute goal. The first match of the week begins on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. ET as Crystal Palace host Bournemouth on NBC Sports Gold.
Three of Premier League’s top four clubs – first-place Liverpool, second-place Leicester City and fourth-place Chelsea – play on NBC Sports Gold this week. NBC Sports Gold presents exclusive live coverage of seven matches throughout the week, beginning today with Crystal Palace v. Bournemouth. NBC Sports Gold’s coverage continues Wednesday with Chelsea v. Aston Villa (2:30 p.m. ET), Leicester City v. Watford (2:30 p.m. ET), Southampton v. Norwich City (2:30 p.m. ET), Wolverhampton Wanderers v. West Ham (2:30 p.m. ET), and Liverpool v. Everton (3:15 p.m. ET), and concludes Thursday with Sheffield United v. Newcastle (2:30 p.m. ET).
Weekday match coverage concludes on Thursday, Dec. 5, with Arsenal hosting Brighton & Hove Albion at 3:15 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Last week, Arsenal drew with Norwich City, 2-2, in their first match under interim coach Freddie Ljungberg, following Unai Emery’s dismissal.
This weekend’s coverage kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 7, with Premier League Mornings at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by Bournemouth v. first-place Liverpool at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Then, Manchester City host Manchester United in the Manchester Derby at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Manchester City has won the last two Premier League contests between the rivals.
The weekend’s match coverage concludes on Monday, Dec. 9, at 3 p.m. ET as Arsenal visit West Ham on NBCSN.
Rebecca Lowe, Ahmed Fareed and Liam McHugh host Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live throughout the week and weekend, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle, former USMNT player Kyle Martino and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW, hosted by soccer personalities Michael Davies and Roger Bennett, will be joined live by musician Hozier on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN. A special encore presentation of Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr on THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW will air Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 5:30 p.m. ET.
THE 2 ROBBIES PODCAST
Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe discuss and dissect the top Premier League storylines after every match day on The 2 Robbies podcast. On the latest episode, the Robbies recap Match Week 14 and react to Arsenal’s decision to sack Unai Emery.
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 15
|Wed., Dec. 4||2:30 p.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Chelsea v. Aston Villa|
|Wed., Dec. 4||2:30 p.m. – NBCSN, Universo||Manchester United v. Tottenham|
|Wed., Dec. 4||3:15 p.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Liverpool v. Everton|
|Thur., Dec. 5||2:30 p.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Sheffield United v. Newcastle|
|Thur., Dec. 5||3:15 p.m. – NBCSN||Arsenal v. Brighton & Hove Albion|
Match Week 16
|Sat., Dec. 7||10 a.m. – Bournemouth v. Liverpool||Chelsea v. Aston Villa|
|Sat., Dec. 7||10 a.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Watford v. Crystal Palace|
|Sat., Dec. 7||12:30 p.m. – NBCSN, Telemundo||Manchester City v. Manchester United|
|Sun., Dec. 8||11:30 a.m. – NBCSN, Telemundo||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|Mon., Dec. 9||3 p.m. – NBCSN||West Ham 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):
|Tue., Dec. 3||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tue., Dec. 3||2:30 p.m.||Crystal Palace v. Bournemouth||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tue., Dec. 3||3:15 p.m.||Burnley v. Manchester City||NBCSN|
|Tue., Dec. 3||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 4||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 4||2:30 p.m.||Manchester United v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Universo|
|Wed., Dec. 4||2:30 p.m.||Chelsea v. Aston Villa||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 4||2:30 p.m.||Leicester City v. Watford||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 4||2:30 p.m.||Southampton v. Norwich City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 4||2:30 p.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. West Ham||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 4||3:15 p.m.||Liverpool v. Everton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 4||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 4||6 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Thur., Dec. 5||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Thur., Dec. 5||2:30 p.m.||Sheffield United v. Newcastle||NBC Sports Gold|
|Thur., Dec. 5||3:15 p.m.||Arsenal v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBCSN|
|Thur., Dec. 5||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sat., Dec. 7||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Dec. 7||7:30 a.m.||Everton v. Chelsea||NBCSN|
|Sat., Dec. 7||10 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Dec. 7||10 a.m.||Tottenham v. Burnley||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Dec. 7||10 a.m.||Watford v. Crystal Palace||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Dec. 7||12:30 p.m.||Manchester City v. Manchester United||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sat., Dec. 7||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 8||6 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 8||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 8||9 a.m.||Aston Villa v. Leicester City||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 8||9 a.m.||Newcastle v. Southampton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., Dec. 8||9 a.m.||Norwich City v. Sheffield United||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., Dec. 8||11:30 a.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Dec. 8||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Dec. 9||3 p.m.||West Ham v. Arsenal||NBCSN|