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Wednesday, September 30th, 2020
MANCHESTER CITY VISIT LEEDS UNITED THIS SATURDAY, OCT. 3 AT 12:30 PM ET ON NBC & UNIVERSO, HEADLINING WEEKEND PREMIER LEAGUE ACTION
Manchester United v. Tottenham at 11:30 a.m. ET Highlights NBCSN Tripleheader this Sunday, Oct. 4
Chelsea Host Crystal Palace Saturday at 7:30 a.m. ET on Peacock Premium, Kicking Off this Weekend’s Coverage
Transfer Deadline Day Extravaganza on Monday, Oct. 5 – Special 11-Hour Sky Sports News Coverage Streams Live on Peacock Beginning at 8 a.m. ET, Plus Three-Hour Premier League Live: Transfer Deadline Special, on NBCSN at 4 p.m. ET
Leeds United Manager Marcelo Bielsa Joins Roger Bennett for New Episode of Inside the Mind, Available on the “Premier League on NBC Sports” YouTube Channel
STAMFORD, Conn. – Sept. 30, 2020 – Patrick Bamford and Leeds United host Manchester City, who were last season’s Premier League runners-up, and champions the prior two seasons, this Saturday, Oct. 3 at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo, highlighting this weekend’s Premier League action.
After opening the season with a close loss at defending champions Liverpool, Leeds have won their past two Premier League outings, including a 1-0 win at Sheffield United last Sunday in which Bamford scored an 88th-minute winner. Manchester City are looking to bounce back after last weekend’s 5-2 defeat against Jamie Vardy and Leicester City at Etihad Stadium. Arlo White will call the match on NBC, joined by former Premier League footballer Lee Dixon, live from Elland Road.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle, and former Premier League and U.S. Men’s National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard.
This weekend’s coverage kicks off Saturday at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on Peacock Premium, followed by Chelsea hosting Crystal Palace at 7:30 a.m. ET. At 10 a.m. ET, Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Everton – who’ve won their opening three Premier League games – host Brighton & Hove Albion on NBCSN and Universo. Saturday’s coverage concludes on Peacock Premium starting with Premier League Live at 2:30 p.m. ET, followed by Newcastle v. Burnley at 3 p.m. ET and Goal Zone at 5 p.m. ET.
Sunday’s live Premier League coverage features a trio of Peacock Premium matches in the morning, beginning at 7 a.m. ET with Jamie Vardy and top-of-the-table Leicester City hosting West Ham, who recorded their first victory of the season in a 4-0 win against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sunday. Also at 7 a.m. ET, Southampton host West Bromwich Albion, who are still looking for their first Premier League victory since rejoining the Premier League this season. Following at 9 a.m. ET, Arsenal host Sheffield United.
Sunday’s tripleheader on NBCSN begins with Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Fulham at 9 a.m. ET (NBCSN, Telemundo), followed by Premier League Live at 11 a.m. ET and Tottenham visiting Manchester United at 11:30 a.m. ET (NBCSN, Telemundo). Spurs are coming off a 1-1 draw with Newcastle last Sunday, while Manchester United fought back in dramatic fashion to beat Brighton & Hove Albion, 3-2, last weekend. White and Dixon will call Manchester United-Tottenham, which sees Jose Mourinho return to Old Trafford, on NBCSN.
At 2:15 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, defending champions Liverpool visit Aston Villa in a clash of so-far perfect clubs at Villa Park, followed by Goal Zone at 4:15 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
TRANSFER DEADLINE DAY EXTRAVAGANZA ON PEACOCK & NBCSN ON MONDAY, OCT. 5
On Monday, Oct. 5, NBC Sports will present immersive coverage of Premier League Transfer Deadline Day. Beginning at 8 a.m. ET, Peacock on its free service will stream live Sky Sports News’ 11 hours of international deadline day coverage. Then at 4 p.m. ET, NBCSN will present a three-hour Premier League Live: Transfer Deadline Special. The live three-hour special, featuring Rebecca Lowe, Robbie Earle and Tim Howard will cover breaking news and include insights and analysis on all the latest transfers at Monday’s deadline.
“INSIDE THE MIND” OF MARCELO BIELSA
Roger Bennett hosts the latest edition of Inside the Mind with Leeds United manager, Marcelo Bielsa. Roger will discuss with Bielsa about how he led Leeds back to the Premier League this season and his overall philosophy as a manager. The interview can be seen on the Premier League on NBC Sports YouTube channel.
THE 2 ROBBIES PODCAST
Robbie Mustoe and Robbie Earle discuss and dissect the top Premier League storylines after every match day on “The 2 Robbies” podcast. On last Sunday’s episode, Earle and Mustoe recapped an eventful Matchday 3 in the Premier League including controversial hand-ball decisions at Crystal Palace and Tottenham, Manchester City’s implosion in their 5-2 defeat to Leicester City and Chelsea’s comeback draw after falling behind 3-0 to West Brom. Today’s episode will reflect on Liverpool’s 3-1 win over Arsenal, Tottenham knocking Chelsea out of the Carabao Cup and a look ahead to Matchday 4. The “2 Robbies” podcast is available anywhere you listen to podcasts.
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 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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NBC SPORTS PUB PASS
For commercial establishments looking to show Premier League, they can get the NBC Sports Pub Pass, the new customizable platform specifically for the retail pub/restaurant market in the USA. The NBC Sports Pub Pass offers Pubs, Bars, Clubs and Restaurants and commercial establishments nationwide all the Premier League matches and programming specifically for commercial establishments – Live, Commercial-Free and On-Demand. To subscribe or to find out more information about the NBC Sports Pub Pass go to https://www.nbcpubpass.com/.
Peacock – NBCUniversal’s new streaming service – features free and premium tiers across mobile, web and connected TV devices. Starting this season, Peacock Premium is the exclusive home of 175 live matches and a total of 1,500 hours of Premier League programming – the most robust offering ever available in the U.S. – including full-event replays for all 380 matches on-demand (after 9 p.m. ET) for the 2020-21 season. Premier League matches are included with Peacock Premium, which is $4.99 per month. Additionally, Peacock will feature Premier League news and other programming from Premier League Productions on its free, exclusive Premier League TV channel on Peacock, now streaming seven days a week. Visit peacocktv.com/premierleague for more information.
Viewers can sign up for Peacock for free at peacocktv.com. Peacock is currently available on the Roku platform; Apple devices including iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD; Google platforms and devices including Android™, Android TV™ devices, Chromecast and Chromecast built-in devices; Microsoft’s Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One S and Xbox One X; Sony PlayStation4 and PlayStation 4 Pro; and VIZIO SmartCast™ TVs and LG Smart TVs. Comcast’s eligible Xfinity X1 and Flex customers, as well as eligible Cox Contour customers, enjoy Peacock Premium included with their service at no additional cost.
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.
Following is the match schedule for this weekend’s Premier League coverage (all times ET, subject to change):
|Sat., Oct. 3||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Oct. 3||7:30 a.m.||Chelsea v. Crystal Palace||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Oct. 3||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 3||10 a.m.||Everton v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Oct. 3||12:30 p.m.||Leeds United v. Manchester City||NBC, Universo|
|Sat., Oct. 3||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Oct. 3||3 p.m.||Newcastle v. Burnley||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Oct. 3||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Oct. 4||7 a.m.||Leicester City v. West Ham||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Oct. 4||7 a.m.||Southampton v. West Bromwich Albion||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Oct. 4||9 a.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Fulham||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Oct. 4||9 a.m.||Arsenal v. Sheffield United||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Oct. 4||11 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 4||11:30 a.m.||Manchester United v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Oct. 4||1:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 4||2:15 p.m.||Aston Villa v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sun., Oct. 4||4:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 5||4 p.m.||Premier League Live: Transfer Deadline Special||NBCSN|