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Monday, July 20th, 2020
LIVERPOOL TO LIFT PREMIER LEAGUE TROPHY AT ANFIELD, FOLLOWING MATCH AGAINST THIRD-PLACE CHELSEA THIS WEDNESDAY AT 3:15 P.M. ET ON NBCSN & UNIVERSO
NBCSN Airs Three Consecutive Days of Doubleheaders – Starting Today, Monday, July 20 through Wednesday, July 22; Wednesday’s NBCSN Coverage Concludes with Extended 75-Minute Postmatch Goal Zone from Anfield
Peacock & NBC Sports Gold Present Exclusive Live Coverage of the Brighton & Hove Albion v. Newcastle Match Today at 1 p.m. ET
Manchester City’s David Silva Tribute Highlights THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW today at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Sky Sports News Returns to NBCSN, Live on Weekdays Beginning Today, Monday, July 20 at 11 a.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – July 20, 2020 – With Championship Sunday less than a week away, NBC Sports’ weekday coverage features three consecutive days of NBCSN doubleheaders, starting today, Monday, July 20 and concluding Wednesday, July 22 at 3:15 p.m. ET with a top-three matchup on NBCSN and Universo – as Jurgen Klopp and champions Liverpool host Frank Lampard and third-place Chelsea, who would be guaranteed a top-four finish and a spot in next season’s Champions League with a win.
Immediately following the match at Anfield, Liverpool will be presented with medals and raise the Premier League Trophy – their first in U.K.’s top flight in 30 years and 19th overall.
Arlo White and former Chelsea player Graeme Le Saux will call Wednesday’s match and cover the post-match festivities from Anfield during a special, extended 75-minute Goal Zone. Following the trophy ceremony, Arsenal legend Lee Dixon will be on-site conducting interviews with Liverpool players and manager Jurgen Klopp.
Viewers are encouraged to share their experience of the Liverpool v. Chelsea match and post-match festivities using the hashtag #LFCatHome this Wednesday.
The trophy ceremony will take place on a special podium built on the Kop, surrounded by fan banners in the heart of where Liverpool supporters usually sit and stand. Sir Kenny Dalglish, the manager of the Reds when they last won the title in 1990, will also take part.
Yesterday, Olivier Giroud continued his strong form in front of goal, scoring in the Blues’ 3-1 win against Manchester United in the FA Cup semifinal, which sets up an FA Cup final with rival Arsenal. The Reds’ bid for a 100-point season came to an end after a 2-1 loss against Arsenal at Emirates Stadium last Wednesday.
The weekday match slate kicks off at Noon ET each day on NBCSN with Premier League Live. Today, eighth-place Sheffield United host Everton at 1 p.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by seventh-place Wolverhampton Wanderers hosting Crystal Palace at 3:15 p.m. ET. Also today, Peacock and NBC Sports Gold will present exclusive live coverage of the Brighton & Hove Albion v. Newcastle match at 1 p.m. ET.
Tomorrow, second-place Manchester City visit Watford at 1 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, followed by Aston Villa hosting 10th-place Arsenal at 3:15 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Wednesday’s doubleheader kicks off with fifth-place Manchester United hosting West Ham at 1 p.m. ET on NBCSN. With wins in their final two matches this season, the Red Devils would be guaranteed a top-four finish and a spot in the group stage of the Champions League next season.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle, former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe, and former USMNT player Kyle Martino.
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW, hosted by soccer personalities Michael Davies and Roger Bennett, will air today, Monday, July 20 at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Davies and Bennett will recap the 2019-20 Premier League season, featuring a tribute to Manchester City midfielder David Silva.
SKY SPORTS NEWS RETURNS TO NBCSN TODAY, MONDAY, JULY 20 AT 11 A.M. ET
Today, Monday, July 20, Sky Sports News returns to NBCSN each weekday at 11 a.m. ET, with extensive coverage of the Premier League’s final week of the 2019-20 season, as well as the latest news on global sports as they return to play.
PEACOCK PREMIUM TO FEATURE MORE THAN 175 EXCLUSIVE PREMIER LEAGUE MATCHES IN 2020-21 SEASON
NBC Sports and Peacock will present more than 175 exclusive Premier League matches on Peacock Premium in the 2020-21 season. Peacock – NBCUniversal’s new streaming service – features free and premium tiers across mobile, web and connected TV devices. In total, Peacock Premium will present more than 1,500 hours of Premier League live match and shoulder programming – the most robust offering ever available in the U.S. Included are full-event replays for all 380 matches on-demand (after 9 p.m. ET). All content presented on NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” will shift exclusively to Peacock Premium with the start of the 2020-21 Premier League season. For more information, click here.
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, Earle and Mustoe analyze the FA Cup semifinals which saw Arsenal eliminate Manchester City after their 2-0 victory this past Saturday followed by Chelsea’s 3-1 victory over Manchester United yesterday, setting up an all-London final. Plus, discussion on how Tottenham’s 3-0 win over Leicester City affects the top-four race, manager Nigel Pearson sacked by Watford with two matches remaining, and Bournemouth on the brink of relegation after their 2-0 defeat to Southampton.
PREMIER LEAGUE PICK ‘EM
NBC Sports’ Premier League Pick ‘Em returns on the free-to-play NBC Sports Predictor games app, available in the App Store and Google Play Store. Each match week, Premier League Pick ‘Em features a $50,000 jackpot prize for a “perfect score” – predicting the correct exact results of all five featured matches in that contest (information on scoring, prizing, and Official Rules here).
Matches in Play for Premier League Pick ‘Em:
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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 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 – launched its upgraded “Premier League Pass” for the 2019-20 season. Visit NBCSportsGold.com for more information.
Peacock – NBCUniversal’s new streaming service – streams all live matches currently available via NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass.” Premier League matches are included with Peacock Premium. Visit peacocktv.com for more information.
Following is NBC Sports’ Premier League match schedule through this Wednesday, July 22 (all times ET, subject to change):
|Mon., July 20||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., July 20||1 p.m.||Sheffield United v. Everton||NBCSN|
|Mon., July 20||1 p.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Newcastle||Peacock, NBC Sports Gold|
|Mon., July 20||3:15 p.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Crystal Palace||NBCSN|
|Mon., July 20||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., July 20||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Tues., July 21||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tues., July 21||1 p.m.||Watford v. Manchester City||NBCSN, Universo|
|Tues., July 21||3:15 p.m.||Aston Villa v. Arsenal||NBCSN|
|Tues., July 21||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., July 22||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., July 22||1 p.m.||Manchester United v. West Ham||NBCSN|
|Wed., July 22||3:15 p.m.||Liverpool v. Chelsea||NBCSN, Universo|
|Wed., July 22||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|