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Monday, December 30th, 2019
NBC SPORTS PRESENTS FIRST FOOTBALL OF THE NEW YEAR AS CHELSEA VISIT BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION THIS WEDNESDAY, JAN. 1 AT 7:30 A.M. ET ON NBCSN
New Year’s Day Premier League Coverage Features NBCSN Quadrupleheader, Culminating with Arsenal v. Fifth-Place Manchester United at 3 p.m. ET
First-place Liverpool Host Sheffield United Thursday, Jan. 2 at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN
NBC Sports Gold Presents Exclusive Live Coverage of Five New Year’s Day Matches; Available Now for $64.99
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Welcomes Former Manchester United Goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar on January 1 at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – Dec. 30, 2019 – NBC Sports concludes its Premier League “Festive Fixtures” coverage this week, highlighted by a New Year’s Day quadruple header. Coverage begins this Wednesday, Jan. 1 at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN with Premier League Mornings, followed by live match action at 7:30 a.m. ET as fourth-place Chelsea, who scored two late goals in a come-from-behind 2-1 win at Arsenal, visit Brighton & Hove Albion.
Wednesday’s NBCSN matches continue at 10 a.m. ET with Harry Kane and Tottenham visiting Southampton. Then at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, third-place Manchester City host Everton, who are unbeaten in their last five league matches. Clive Tyldesley and former Manchester City and Everton defender Andy Hinchcliffe call the match on NBCSN.
Capping the January 1 matches, Arsenal host Manchester United at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Arlo White and Lee Dixon call the match from Emirates Stadium.
NBC Sports Gold presents exclusive live coverage of five matches on Jan. 1 – Burnley v. Aston Villa (7:30 a.m. ET); Newcastle v. Leicester City and Watford v. Wolverhampton Wanderers (10 a.m. ET); and Norwich City v. Crystal Palace and West Ham v. Bournemouth (12:30 p.m. ET).
Weekday matches conclude on Thursday, Jan. 2, as league-leaders Liverpool, who are unbeaten in 19 league matches this season, host Sheffield United at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Coverage begins on NBCSN at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live, joined by 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, welcomes former Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar on January 1 at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
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 21
|Wed., Jan. 1||12:30 p.m. – NBCSN, Universo||Manchester City v. Everton|
|Wed., Jan. 1||12:30 p.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Norwich City v. Crystal Palace|
|Wed., Jan. 1||12:30 p.m. – NBC Sports Gold||West Ham v. Bournemouth|
|Wed., Jan. 1||3 p.m. – NBCSN, Universo||Arsenal v. Manchester United|
|Thurs., Jan. 2||3 p.m. – NBCSN, Universo||Liverpool v. Sheffield 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 Match Week 21, as NBC Sports concludes its Premier League “Festive Fixtures” coverage (all times ET, subject to change):
|Wed., Jan. 1||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Wed., Jan. 1||7:30 a.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Chelsea||NBCSN|
|Wed., Jan. 1||7:30 a.m.||Burnley &v. Aston Villa||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Jan. 1||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., Jan. 1||10 a.m.||Southampton v. Tottenham||NBCSN|
|Wed., Jan. 1||10 a.m.||Newcastle v. Leicester City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Jan. 1||10 a.m.||Watford v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Jan. 1||12 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., Jan. 1||12:30 p.m.||Norwich City v. Crystal Palace||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Jan. 1||12:30 p.m.||West Ham v. Bournemouth||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Jan. 1||12:30 p.m.||Manchester City v. Everton||NBCSN, Universo|
|Wed., Jan. 1||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., Jan. 1||3 p.m.||Arsenal v. Manchester United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Wed., Jan. 1||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Jan. 1||6:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Thur., Jan. 2||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Thur., Jan. 2||3 p.m.||Liverpool v. Sheffield United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Thur., Jan. 2||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|