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Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
SERGIO AGUERO & SECOND-PLACE MANCHESTER CITY VISIT JAMIE VARDY & THIRD-PLACE LEICESTER CITY THIS SATURDAY AT 12:30 P.M. ET ON NBC & UNIVERSO, HEADLINING WEEKEND PREMIER LEAGUE ACTION
Manchester City Host West Ham TODAY at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, in Rescheduled Match Following Feb. 9 Weather Postponement
Saturday’s Match Coverage Begins with Fourth-Place Chelsea Hosting Fifth-Place Tottenham at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN & Universo
NBC Sports Gold Presents Exclusive Live Coverage of Three Weekend Matches; Available Now at Newly Priced $14.99
Retired Tennis Champion Caroline Wozniacki Joins New Episode of The Men In Blazers Show Monday, Feb. 24, at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Tottenham Manager Jose Mourinho Chats with Arlo White on Friday’s Inside the Mind, Available on the “Premier League on NBC Sports” YouTube Channel
STAMFORD, Conn. – Feb. 19, 2020 – NBC Sports’ coverage of the Premier League continues this weekend, headlined by Sergio Aguero and second-place Manchester City visiting Jamie Vardy and third-place Leicester City this Saturday, Feb. 22, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo.
Manchester City, with 51 points, and Leicester City, with 50, are currently separated by one point in the table as they battle for positioning behind first-place Liverpool (76 points). Manchester City defeated Leicester City, 3-1, in their last PL meeting on Dec. 21. Saturday’s match features the Premier League’s top two scorers, as Vardy leads with 17 goals this season and Aguero ranks second with 16 goals. Arlo White and Graeme Le Saux will call the match from King Power Stadium.
Today at 2:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN televises the rescheduled Manchester City-West Ham match, which was postponed from Feb. 9 due to weather. Coverage begins with Premier League Live at 1:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
This weekend’s coverage begins on Saturday with Premier League Mornings at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by a key matchup between two clubs fighting for a top-four spot as fourth-place Chelsea host fifth-place Tottenham at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN & Universo. With 41 points, Chelsea enter the weekend one point ahead of Spurs (40). Tottenham beat Aston Villa, 3-2, on Sunday behind an injury-time winner from Heung-Min Son, while Chelsea look to rebound from a 2-0 loss to Manchester United.
Then, at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, sixth-place Sheffield United, who are two points outside of the top-four, host Brighton & Hove Albion.
Match coverage continues on Sunday, Feb. 23, when Manchester United face Watford at 9 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Also at 9 a.m. ET, Wolverhampton Wanderers host Norwich City on CNBC. At 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo, Everton visit Arsenal at Emirates Stadium. White and Le Saux will call the match.
The weekend’s coverage concludes on Monday, Feb. 24, when Mohamed Salah and first-place Liverpool host West Ham. Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 43 PL matches and sit 25 points ahead of second-place Manchester City as they aim for their first-ever PL title.
NBC Sports Gold presents exclusive live coverage of three matches this Saturday at 10 a.m. ET – Crystal Palace v. Newcastle; Burnley v. Bournemouth; and Southampton v. Aston Villa. Fans can purchase the enhanced “Premier League Pass,” priced at $14.99 (originally $64.99), today by visiting NBCSportsGold.com.
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW, hosted by soccer personalities Michael Davies and Roger Bennett, welcomes former world #1 ranked tennis player and Liverpool supporter Caroline Wozniacki in a new episode next Monday, Feb. 24, at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle and former USMNT player Kyle Martino.
“INSIDE THE MIND” OF JOSE MOURINHO
On Friday’s episode of Inside the Mind, Arlo White chats with Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho. The interview can be seen on the Premier League on NBC Sports YouTube channel on Friday.
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 discuss the VAR decisions in Chelsea’s loss at Stamford Bridge, Son’s late winner against Aston Villa, and Arsenal’s victory over Newcastle.
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 27
|Sat., Feb. 22||12:30 p.m. – NBC, Universo||Leicester City v. Manchester City|
|Sun., Feb. 23||9 a.m. – NBCSN, Telemundo||Manchester United v. Watford|
|Sun., Feb. 23||9 a.m. – CNBC||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Norwich City|
|Sun., Feb. 23||11:30 a.m. – NBCSN, Telemundo||Arsenal v. Everton|
|Mon., Feb. 24||3 p.m. – NBCSN, Universo||Liverpool v. West Ham|
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 match schedule for this week (all times ET, subject to change):
|Wed., Feb. 19||1:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., Feb. 19||2:30 p.m.||Manchester City v. West Ham||NBCSN|
|Wed., Feb. 19||4:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 22||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 22||7:30 a.m.||Chelsea v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Feb. 22||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 22||10 a.m.||Sheffield United v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Feb. 22||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Newcastle||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Feb. 22||10 a.m.||Burnley v. Bournemouth||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Feb. 22||10 a.m.||Southampton v. Aston Villa||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Feb. 22||10 a.m.||Goal Rush||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Feb. 22||12 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 22||12:30 p.m.||Leicester City v. Manchester City||NBC, Universo|
|Sun., Feb. 23||2 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 23||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 23||9 a.m.||Manchester United v. Watford||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Feb. 23||9 a.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Norwich City||CNBC|
|Sun., Feb. 23||11 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 23||11:30 a.m.||Arsenal v. Everton||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Feb. 23||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 24||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 24||3 p.m.||Liverpool v. West Ham||NBCSN, Universo|
|Mon., Feb. 24||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 24||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|