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Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
FIRST-PLACE LIVERPOOL VISIT TOTTENHAM THIS SATURDAY AT 12:30 P.M. ET ON NBC AND TELEMUNDO, HIGHLIGHTING WEEKEND PREMIER LEAGUE ACTION
Liverpool Seek 12th Consecutive Premier League Victory as they Travel to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium to Face Jose Mourinho and Spurs
Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic Talks with Graeme Le Saux on Friday’s Inside the Mind Ahead of 2nd Match Against Burnley – Last Meeting in October Featured Pulisic Hat Trick
NBC Sports Gold Presents Exclusive Live Coverage of Four Matches; Available Now for $64.99
NBCSN Sets New Year’s Day Viewership Milestones for Premier League; Last Week’s Arsenal-Manchester United Match is NBCSN’s Most-Watched Weekday Match Ever
STAMFORD, Conn. – Jan. 7, 2020 – NBC Sports’ coverage of the Premier League returns this weekend as Mohamed Salah and first-place Liverpool visit sixth-place Tottenham on Saturday, Jan. 11, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Telemundo, highlighting this weekend’s 10-match slate.
Liverpool have won 11 consecutive Premier League matches; they sit 13 points ahead of second-place Leicester City as they search for their first-ever PL title. Tottenham look to rebound from a 1-0 defeat at Southampton last week. Arlo White and Graeme Le Saux will call the match at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
This weekend’s Premier League coverage kicks off on Friday, Jan. 10, with Sheffield United v. West Ham at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN. On Saturday, Premier League Mornings begins the day’s coverage at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by Arsenal visiting Crystal Palace at 7:30 a.m. ET (NBCSN and Universo). Then at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, Christian Pulisic and fourth-place Chelsea host Burnley at Stamford Bridge. In the Blues’ last game against Burnley, Pulisic scored a hat trick, his first goals for Chelsea.
On Friday’s episode of Inside the Mind, Graeme Le Saux chats with Pulisic ahead of the Burnley match. The interview can be seen on the Premier League on NBC YouTube channel on Friday.
Coverage continues on Sunday, Jan. 12, with a two-hour Premier League Mornings at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by Bournemouth v. Watford at 9 a.m. ET. Next, Manchester City visit Aston Villa at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Third-place Manchester City look for their third consecutive PL victory as they sit one point behind Leicester City in the table.
NBC Sports Gold presents exclusive live coverage of four matches at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday – Everton v. Brighton Hove & Albion; Leicester City v. Southampton; Manchester United v. Norwich City; and Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Newcastle.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle, and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe. Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg will join the studio as a guest throughout the weekend, sharing his thoughts on Video Assistant Referee’s (VAR) first season in the Premier League.
NBCSN SETS NEW YEAR’S DAY VIEWERSHIP MILESTONES FOR PREMIER LEAGUE
Last week’s New Year’s Day Premier League coverage set viewership milestones on NBCSN as Arsenal-Manchester United became NBCSN’s most-watched weekday match ever (721,000 viewers).
NBCSN also delivered the most-watched New Year’s Day Premier League coverage ever, averaging 492,000 viewers across four matches.
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 22
|Sat., Jan. 11||10 a.m. – NBCSN, Universo||Chelsea v. Burnley|
|Sat., Jan. 11||10 a.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Manchester United v. Norwich City|
|Sat., Jan. 11||12:30 p.m. – NBC, Telemundo||Tottenham v. Liverpool|
|Sun., Jan. 12||9 a.m. – NBCSN||Bournemouth v. Watford|
|Sun., Jan. 12||11:30 a.m. – NBCSN, Telemundo||Aston Villa v. Manchester City|
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 22 (all times ET, subject to change):
|Fri., Jan. 10||3 p.m.||Sheffield United v. West Ham||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 11||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 11||7:30 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Arsenal||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Jan. 11||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 11||10 a.m.||Chelsea v. Burnley||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Jan. 11||10 a.m.||Everton v. Brighton Hove & Albion||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Jan. 11||10 a.m.||Leicester City v. Southampton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Jan. 11||10 a.m.||Manchester United v. Norwich City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Jan. 11||10 a.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Newcastle||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Jan. 11||10 a.m.||Goal Rush||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Jan. 11||12 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 11||12:30 p.m.||Tottenham v. Liverpool||NBC, Telemundo|
|Sat., Jan. 11||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sun., Jan. 12||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Jan. 12||9 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Watford||NBCSN|
|Sun., Jan. 12||11 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Jan. 12||11:30 a.m.||Aston Villa v. Manchester City||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Jan. 12||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|