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Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
LONDON DERBY BETWEEN CHELSEA & ARSENAL TODAY AT 3:15 P.M. ET ON NBCSN AND UNIVERSO HIGHLIGHTS MID-WEEK PREMIER LEAGUE ACTION
Chelsea Look to Solidify Top-Four Standing as Blues Host Rival Arsenal at Stamford Bridge
NBC Sports Gold Presents Exclusive Live Coverage of Seven Mid-Week Matches; Available Now for $64.99
Matthew McConaughey Joins Wednesday’s Edition of The Men In Blazers Show; Tottenham’s Heung-Min Son Chats with Arlo White on Inside The Mind on January 31st
STAMFORD, Conn. – Jan. 21, 2020 – NBC Sports’ coverage of the Premier League continues with a slate of mid-week matches, highlighted by today’s London derby as Chelsea host rival Arsenal at Stamford Bridge at 3:15 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo.
Tammy Abraham, who leads Chelsea with 13 goals this season, and the fourth-place Blues look to rebound from last week’s 1-0 loss at Newcastle, while Arsenal, have just one win in five Premier League matches under new head coach Mikel Arteta. Arlo White, Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux will call today’s match.
In the last meeting between the two rivals in December, Chelsea defeated Arsenal, 2-1, at Emirates Stadium after late goals from Jorginho and Abraham.
Today’s Premier League coverage kicks off with Premier League Live at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN. NBC Sports Gold exclusively presents five matches today at 2:30 p.m. ET, headlined by seventh-place Sheffield United hosting Sergio Aguero and second-place Manchester City.
Tomorrow’s PL coverage begins with Premier League Live at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by Burnley visiting fifth-place Manchester United at 3:15 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. On Thursday, Wolverhampton Wanderers host Mohamed Salah and first-place Liverpool at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Liverpool, who defeated Manchester United 2-0 last weekend, are unbeaten in their last 39 PL matches (34 wins, five draws) dating back to last season and sit 16 points ahead of second-place Manchester City as they aim for their first-ever PL title.
A new episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW, hosted by soccer personalities Michael Davies and Roger Bennett, will air live tomorrow, Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN. The featured guest is Matthew McConaughey, who welcomed viewers on NBC Sports for the Premier League Mornings Live Fan Fest in Austin in October.
Derek Rae 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.
“INSIDE THE MIND” OF HEUNG-MIN SON
On the January 31st episode of Inside the Mind, Arlo White chats with Tottenham forward Heung-Min Son ahead of his club’s match against Manchester City on February 2nd. The interview can be seen on the Premier League on NBC YouTube channel next Friday.
Tottenham’s Heung-Min Son will be featured on next week’s episode of Inside the Mind.
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 review Match Week 23 with a big focus on Liverpool’s 2-0 win over Manchester United.
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:
Match Week 24
|Tue., Jan. 21||3:15 p.m. – NBCSN, Universo||Chelsea v. Arsenal|
|Wed., Jan. 22||2:30 p.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Tottenham v. Norwich City|
|Wed., Jan. 22||2:30 p.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Leicester City v. West Ham|
|Wed., Jan. 22||3:15 p.m. – NBCSN, Universo||Manchester United v. Burnley|
|Thur., Jan. 23||3 p.m. – NBCSN, Universo||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Liverpool|
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 24 (all times ET, subject to change):
|Tue., Jan. 21||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tue., Jan. 21||2:30 p.m.||Aston Villa v. Watford||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tue., Jan. 21||2:30 p.m.||Bournemouth v. Brighton Hove & Albion||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tue., Jan. 21||2:30 p.m.||Crystal Palace v. Southampton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tue., Jan. 21||2:30 p.m.||Everton v. Newcastle||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tue., Jan. 21||2:30 p.m.||Sheffield United v. Manchester City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tue., Jan. 21||2:30 p.m.||Goal Rush||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tue., Jan. 21||3:15 p.m.||Chelsea v. Arsenal||NBCSN, Universo|
|Tue., Jan. 21||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Jan. 22||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., Jan. 22||2:30 p.m.||Tottenham v. Norwich City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Jan. 22||2:30 p.m.||Leicester City v. West Ham||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Jan. 22||3:15 p.m.||Manchester United v. Burnley||NBCSN, Universo|
|Wed., Jan. 22||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Jan. 22||6 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Thur., Jan. 23||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Thur., Jan. 23||3 p.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Universo|