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Tuesday, October 13th, 2020
LIVERPOOL AT FIRST-PLACE EVERTON, AND MANCHESTER CITY V. ARSENAL ON SATURDAY – BOTH CALLED BY ARLO WHITE & LEE DIXON – HEADLINE NBC SPORTS’ PREMIER LEAGUE COVERAGE THIS WEEKEND
Saturday’s Coverage Features Merseyside Derby Everton-Liverpool (7:30 a.m. ET, NBCSN & Universo) and Manchester City-Arsenal (12:30 p.m. ET, NBC & Universo)
Sunday’s Action Features Third-Place Leicester City v. Second-Place Aston Villa at 2:15 p.m. ET on Peacock Premium; Match Week Concludes Monday with Leeds United-Wolverhampton Wanderers at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN & Universo
New Episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Monday, Oct. 19 at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN Features Musician Niall Horan; Liverpool Manager Jurgen Klopp Joins Arlo White for New Episode of Inside the Mind
STAMFORD, Conn. – Oct. 13, 2020 – Mohamed Salah and defending champions Liverpool visit James Rodriguez and first-place Everton in the Merseyside Derby this Saturday, Oct. 17 at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, highlighting this weekend’s Premier League action.
Liverpool opened their season with three consecutive wins before a stunning 7-2 loss at Aston Villa before the international break. Carlo Ancelotti’s Everton look to remain perfect this season, following a 4-2 victory over Brighton on Oct. 3. Striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin has scored six goals this season for the Toffees, tied for the Premier League lead with Tottenham’s Heung-Min Son.
NBC Sports’ lead Premier League play-by-play commentator Arlo White and analyst Lee Dixon, a former Arsenal player, will call a doubleheader on Saturday, beginning with Everton v. Liverpool from Goodison Park, followed by Manchester City v. fourth-place Arsenal from Etihad Stadium at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC & Universo. This is the fourth time White and Dixon will call a doubleheader for NBC Sports, and the first since they called West Ham-Arsenal and Chelsea-Newcastle alongside Graeme Le Saux on Jan. 12, 2019.
Following Everton-Liverpool on Saturday, Christian Pulisic and Chelsea host Southampton at 10 a.m. ET (NBCSN, Universo). At 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC, Manchester City aim to improve on their 1-1-1 record following a draw with Leeds United. Arsenal, who signed midfielder Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid on last week’s Transfer Deadline Day, topped Sheffield United, 2-1, in their most recent match behind goals from Bukayo Saka and Nicolas Pepe.
This weekend’s coverage kicks off Saturday at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on NBCSN. Saturday’s coverage concludes on Peacock Premium starting with Premier League Live at 2:30 p.m. ET, followed by Newcastle v. Manchester United at 3 p.m. ET and Goal Zone at 5 p.m. ET.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live on Saturday and Sunday, joined by former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe, and former Premier League and U.S. Men’s National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard. Ahmed Fareed hosts Monday’s coverage, alongside Mustoe and Howard.
Sunday’s live Premier League coverage features Harry Kane and Tottenham, who are unbeaten in their last three PL matches and topped Manchester United, 6-1, at Old Trafford on Oct. 4, facing West Ham at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo.
Sunday also features a trio of Peacock Premium matches, beginning at 7 a.m. ET with Sheffield United hosting Fulham, followed by Brighton & Hove Albion visiting rivals Crystal Palace at 9 a.m. ET. At 2:15 p.m. ET on Peacock Premium, Jamie Vardy and third-place Leicester face Jack Grealish and second-place Aston Villa, who look to remain perfect this season.
On Monday, Premier League coverage begins at Noon ET with Premier League Live on Peacock Premium, followed by West Brom v. Burnley at 12:30 p.m. ET. The weekend’s match coverage concludes at 3 p.m. ET as Leeds United host Wolverhampton Wanderers (NBCSN, Universo).
Monday’s coverage continues with Goal Zone at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN and concludes with a new episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW, hosted by Roger Bennett and Michael Davies, at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN featuring guest Niall Horan.
“INSIDE THE MIND” OF JURGEN KLOPP
Arlo White hosts the latest edition of Inside the Mind with Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp. 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 4 in the Premier League including the goal-crazy start to this Premier League season, Tottenham’s historic 6-1 thrashing of Manchester United at Old Trafford, and more. 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. 17||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 17||7:30 a.m.||Everton v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Oct. 17||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 17||10 a.m.||Chelsea v. Southampton||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Oct. 17||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 17||12:30 p.m.||Manchester City v. Arsenal||NBC, Universo|
|Sat., Oct. 17||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Oct. 17||3 p.m.||Newcastle v. Manchester United||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Oct. 17||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Oct. 18||7 a.m.||Sheffield United v. Fulham||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Oct. 18||9 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Brighton & Hove Albion||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Oct. 18||11 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 18||11:30 a.m.||Tottenham v. West Ham||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Oct. 18||1:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 18||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Oct. 18||2:15 p.m.||Leicester City v. Aston Villa||Peacock Premium|
|Mon., Oct. 19||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 19||12:30 p.m.||West Brom v. Burnley||NBCSN, Universo|
|Mon., Oct. 19||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 19||3 p.m.||Leeds United v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||NBCSN, Universo|
|Mon., Oct. 19||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 19||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|