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Thursday, February 13th, 2020
TAMMY ABRAHAM & CHELSEA HOST MANCHESTER UNITED ON PRESIDENTS’ DAY, MONDAY, FEB. 17 AT 3 P.M. ET ON NBCSN & UNIVERSO, CONCLUDING PREMIER LEAGUE’S FIRST EVER “WINTER BREAK”
Live TV Coverage Resumes This Friday, Feb. 14, As Wolverhampton Wanderers Host Third-Place Leicester City at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo
First-Place Liverpool Look to Remain Unbeaten as they travel to Norwich City This Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo
Los Angeles Lakers Guard Alex Caruso Joins THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW This Friday, Feb. 14, at 5:30 p.m. ET; Next Monday’s Episode Chronicles the Guys’ Trip to Watch Liverpool-Manchester City in November
Leicester City Manager Brendan Rodgers Chats with Arlo White on Friday’s Inside the Mind, Available on the “Premier League on NBC Sports” YouTube Channel
STAMFORD, Conn. – Feb. 13, 2020 – NBC Sports concludes live television coverage of the Premier League’s “Winter Break,” beginning this Friday, Feb. 14, and concluding on Presidents’ Day, Monday, Feb. 17.
Additionally, Telemundo Deportes will present this weekend’s remaining matches in Spanish on Telemundo, Universo, or digitally.
Headlining this weekend’s slate of six matches is Tammy Abraham and fourth-place Chelsea hosting Bruno Fernandes and Manchester United this Monday, Feb. 17, at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo.
Coverage resumes this Friday with an hour-long Premier League Live at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN, leading into third-place Leicester City visiting Wolverhampton Wanderers at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Leicester City, led by the PL’s leading scorer Jamie Vardy (17 goals), look to close the gap on second-place Manchester City, while Wolves sit six points outside of the top-four.
Saturday’s coverage kicks off with Premier League Mornings at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by Southampton v. Burnley at 7:30 a.m. ET. Beginning at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo, Norwich City host Mohamed Salah and first-place Liverpool, who are unbeaten in their last 42 PL matches (37 wins, five draws) dating back to last season, and sit 22 points ahead of second-place Manchester City as they aim for their first-ever PL title.
Arlo White and Lee Dixon will call Norwich City v. Liverpool Saturday on NBC, as well as Chelsea v. Manchester United Monday on NBCSN. Graeme Le Saux, a former Chelsea player, will join the team for Monday’s match.
In addition, the Manchester City-West Ham match that was postponed this past Sunday is set for Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW, hosted by soccer personalities Michael Davies and Roger Bennett, welcomes Los Angeles Lakers guard Alex Caruso this Friday at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN (the interview was taped prior to the death of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant). Then on Monday at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, a new episode chronicles the guys’ trip to watch Liverpool-Manchester City in November.
Rebecca Lowe and Ahmed Fareed host Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle, former USMNT player Kyle Martino, and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
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 the first week of the inaugural PL “winter break,” how Storm Ciara postponed the Manchester City v. West Ham match and Chris Wilder’s Sheffield United side moving into fifth place.
“INSIDE THE MIND” OF BRENDAN RODGERS
On Friday’s episode of Inside the Mind, Arlo White sits down with Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers. Among the topics of conversation are Rodgers’ footballing philosophy and why he’s stuck by it. The interview can be seen on the Premier League on NBC Sports YouTube channel on Friday.
NBCSN will air an extended preview of a new documentary, “Klopp’s Promise,” this Saturday at 10:30 a.m. E.T. The documentary will look at Liverpool’s journey in the four-plus years under manager Jurgen Klopp, as the club close in on their first-ever Premier League title.
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 matchweek, 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 matchweek’s competition (information on scoring, prizing, and Official Rules here).
Matches in Play for Premier League Pick ‘Em:
Match Week 26
|Sat., Feb. 15||7:30 a.m. – NBCSN||Southampton v. Burnley|
|Sat., Feb. 15||12:30 p.m. – NBC, Universo||Norwich City v. Liverpool|
|Sun., Feb. 16||9 a.m. – NBCSN, Universo||Aston Villa v. Tottenham|
|Sun., Feb. 16||11:30 a.m. – NBCSN, Telemundo||Arsenal v. Newcastle|
|Mon., Feb. 17||3 p.m. – NBCSN, Universo||Chelsea v. Manchester 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 $14.99 (originally $64.99), today by visiting NBCSportsGold.com.
Following is the remaining match schedule for Match Week 26 (all times ET, subject to change):
|Fri., Feb. 14||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Fri., Feb. 14||3 p.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Leicester City||NBCSN, Universo|
|Fri., Feb. 14||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Fri., Feb. 14||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 15||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 15||7:30 a.m.||Southampton v. Burnley||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 15||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 15||12:30 p.m.||Norwich City v. Liverpool||NBC, Universo|
|Sun., Feb. 16||6 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 16||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 16||9 a.m.||Aston Villa v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sun., Feb. 16||11 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 16||11:30 a.m.||Arsenal v. Newcastle||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Feb. 16||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 17||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 17||3 p.m.||Chelsea v. Manchester United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Mon., Feb. 17||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 17||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|