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Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
FIRST-PLACE LIVERPOOL SEEK TOP-FLIGHT RECORD 19TH CONSECUTIVE LEAGUE WIN THIS SATURDAY AT WATFORD AT 12:30 P.M. ET ON NBCSN & UNIVERSO, HEADLINING WEEKEND PREMIER LEAGUE ACTION
Weekend Coverage Begins This Friday with Norwich City Hosting Third-Place Leicester City at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Fifth-Place Manchester United Visit Everton This Sunday at 9 a.m. ET on NBCSN & Telemundo
NBC Sports Gold Presents Exclusive Live Coverage of Three Weekend Matches; Available Now at Newly Priced $14.99
Arlo White Chats with Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold & Andy Robertson on Friday’s Inside the Mind, Available on the “Premier League on NBC Sports” YouTube Channel
STAMFORD, Conn. – Feb. 26, 2020 – NBC Sports’ coverage of the Premier League continues this weekend, headlined by Mohamed Salah and first-place Liverpool aiming for a top-flight record 19th consecutive league win as they travel to face Watford this Saturday, Feb. 29, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. As the season progresses, NBC Sports will continue to chronicle “Liverpool’s 30 Year Wait,” as the club close in on their first league title since 1989-90 and their first-ever Premier League title.
On Monday, the Reds overcame a 2nd-half deficit to defeat West Ham, 3-2, marking their 18th consecutive league win and matching Manchester City’s top-flight record for consecutive victories set in 2017. Liverpool currently sit 22 points ahead of second-place Manchester City. Arlo White and Lee Dixon will call Saturday’s match.
The weekend’s coverage begins on Friday, Feb. 28, with Premier League Live at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by Norwich City v. third-place Leicester City at 3 p.m. ET.
Saturday’s coverage kicks off with Premier League Mornings at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN. The day’s match coverage begins at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN with Brighton & Hove Albion v. Crystal Palace. Next at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, Tammy Abraham and fourth-place Chelsea visit Bournemouth as the Blues look to solidify their hold on a spot in the top-four.
A two-hour Premier League Mornings begins Sunday’s coverage at 7 a.m. ET, followed by fifth-place Manchester United visiting Everton at 9 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo.
Last weekend, Manchester United defeated Watford 3-0 as Bruno Fernandes scored his first United goal since being acquired in January. Manchester United sit in fifth place with 41 points, three points behind Chelsea as the top-four race heats up. Everton have won two of their past three PL matches and, with 36 points on the season, look to gain ground on Manchester United. Arlo White, Lee Dixon, and Graeme Le Saux will call the match from Goodison Park.
Also at 9 a.m. ET on Sunday, eighth-place Wolverhampton Wanderers (39 points) travel to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium to face sixth-place Spurs (40 points) exclusively on NBC Sports Gold.
NBC Sports Gold also presents exclusive live coverage of two Saturday matches – Newcastle v. Burnley (Saturday at 10 a.m. ET); and West Ham v. Southampton (Saturday at 10 a.m. ET). Fans can purchase the enhanced “Premier League Pass,” now priced at $14.99 (originally $64.99), today by visiting NBCSportsGold.com.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live, joined by former USMNT player Kyle Martino and former Premier League footballer player Robbie Mustoe.
“INSIDE THE MIND” OF LIVERPOOL’S TRENT ALEXANDER-ARNOLD & ANDY ROBERTSON
On Friday’s episode of Inside the Mind, Arlo White chats with the Liverpool duo of Trent Alexander-Arnold and Andy Robertson. 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 recap last week’s matches, including Liverpool’s come-from-behind win and Chelsea’s 2-1 victory over Tottenham, and discuss the weekend’s underappreciated performances.
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 28
|Sat., Feb. 29||10 a.m. – NBCSN, Universo||Bournemouth v. Chelsea|
|Sat., Feb. 29||10 a.m.– NBC Sports Gold||Newcastle v. Burnley|
|Sat., Feb. 29||12:30 p.m. – NBCSN, Universo||Watford v. Liverpool|
|Sun., Mar. 1||9 a.m. – NBCSN, Telemundo||Everton v. Manchester United|
|Sun., Mar. 1||9 a.m.– NBC Sports Gold||Tottenham v. Wolverhampton Wanderers|
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):
|Fri., Feb. 28||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Fri., Feb. 28||3 p.m.||Norwich City v. Leicester City||NBCSN|
|Fri., Feb. 28||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 29||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 29||7:30 a.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Crystal Palace||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 29||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 29||10 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Chelsea||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Feb. 29||10 a.m.||Newcastle v. Burnley||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Feb. 29||10 a.m.||West Ham v. Southampton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Feb. 29||10 a.m.||Goal Rush||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Feb. 29||12 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 29||12:30 p.m.||Watford v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Feb. 29||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., Mar. 1||6 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Mar. 1||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Mar. 1||9 a.m.||Everton v. Manchester United||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Mar. 1||9 a.m.||Tottenham v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., Mar. 1||11 a.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|