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Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
CHRISTIAN PULISIC & CHELSEA VISIT MANCHESTER UNITED THIS SATURDAY, OCT. 24 AT 12:30 PM ET ON NBC & TELEMUNDO, HEADLINING WEEKEND PREMIER LEAGUE ACTION
Sunday’s Coverage Features Wolves v. Newcastle at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC & Telemundo and Fifth-Place Arsenal Hosting Fourth-Place Leicester City at 3:15 p.m. ET on Peacock Premium
Match Week Begins This Friday, Oct. 23 with Second-Place Aston Villa v. Leeds United (3 p.m. ET, Peacock Premium); Concludes Monday with Burnley-Tottenham (4 p.m. ET, Peacock Premium)
Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford Joins Tim Howard for New Episode of Inside the Mind
STAMFORD, Conn. – Oct. 21, 2020 – Christian Pulisic and Chelsea visit Manchester United this Saturday, Oct. 24 at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Telemundo, highlighting this weekend’s Premier League action.
Chelsea drew with Southampton, 3-3, last weekend as summer signings Timo Werner, who scored a brace, and Kai Havertz each scored their first Premier League goals for the Blues. Pulisic made his first start of the season since returning from injury. Manchester United topped Newcastle, 4-1, last weekend and were led by Marcus Rashford (one goal, two assists) and Bruno Fernandes (one goal, one assist). Newly-signed Edinson Cavani seeks to make his Manchester United and PL debut this Saturday v. Chelsea. Arlo White will call the match on NBC, joined by former Chelsea player Graeme Le Saux, live from Old Trafford.
This weekend’s coverage kicks off Friday, Oct. 23 at 2:30 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on Peacock Premium, followed by second-place Aston Villa – the only remaining perfect team in the Premier League – hosting Leeds United.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe. Ahmed Fareed hosts Monday’s coverage, alongside Earle and Mustoe.
Saturday’s coverage begins at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on Peacock Premium. Next at 7:30 a.m. ET on Peacock Premium, West Ham host Manchester City. At 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, Crystal Palace visit London rivals Fulham, who are seeking their first league win of the season. The day’s match action concludes at 3 p.m. ET on Peacock Premium when Mohamed Salah and third-place Liverpool, who drew 2-2 with Everton last weekend, host Sheffield United at Anfield.
Sunday begins with a two-hour Premier League Mornings on NBCSN, followed by Southampton v. first-place Everton, who look to remain unbeaten following their draw with Liverpool, at 10 a.m. ET (NBCSN, Telemundo). Striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin has scored seven goals this season for the Toffees, tied for the Premier League lead with Tottenham’s Heung-Min Son.
Also on Sunday, Wolverhampton Wanderers host Newcastle at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Telemundo. White and Le Saux will call the match on NBC live from Molineux. Following Wolves-Newcastle, fourth-place Leicester City visit fifth-place Arsenal at 3:15 p.m. ET on Peacock Premium.
On Monday, Premier League coverage begins at 1 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Brighton & Hove Albion v. West Brom at 1:30 p.m. ET (NBCSN, Universo). The weekend’s match coverage concludes at 4 p.m. ET as Burnley host Harry Kane and Tottenham on Peacock Premium, followed by Goal Zone at 6 p.m. ET.
“INSIDE THE MIND” OF MARCUS RASHFORD
Tim Howard hosts the latest edition of Inside the Mind with Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford, who was recognized by the Queen for his charitable work this summer to help prevent childhood hunger in England. 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 Monday’s episode, Earle and Mustoe recapped the key stories from Matchday 5 in the Premier League including Virgil van Dijk’s injury, Tottenham’s late collapse against West Ham, 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):
|Fri., Oct. 23||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Fri., Oct. 23||3 p.m.||Aston Villa v. Leeds United||Peacock Premium|
|Fri., Oct. 23||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Oct. 24||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Oct. 24||7:30 a.m.||West Ham v. Manchester City||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Oct. 24||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 24||10 a.m.||Fulham v. Crystal Palace||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Oct. 24||12:30 p.m.||Manchester United v. Chelsea||NBC, Telemundo|
|Sat., Oct. 24||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBC|
|Sat., Oct. 24||3 p.m.||Liverpool v. Sheffield United||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Oct. 24||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Oct. 25||8 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 25||10 a.m.||Southampton v. Everton||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Oct. 25||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 25||12:30 p.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Newcastle||NBC, Telemundo|
|Sun., Oct. 25||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Oct. 25||3:15 p.m.||Arsenal v. Leicester City||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Oct. 25||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Mon., Oct. 26||1 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 26||1:30 p.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. West Brom||NBCSN, Universo|
|Mon., Oct. 26||3:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 26||4 p.m.||Burnley v. Tottenham||Peacock Premium|
|Mon., Oct. 26||6 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|