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Wednesday, November 4th, 2020
CHAMPIONS LIVERPOOL VISIT MANCHESTER CITY THIS SUNDAY, NOV. 8 AT 11:30 AM ET ON PEACOCK PREMIUM, HEADLINING WEEKEND PREMIER LEAGUE ACTION
Manchester City-Liverpool part of NBC Sports’ “Big Event Weekend”
Christian Pulisic Hopes to Return from Injury as Chelsea Host Sheffield United at 12:30 p.m. ET This Saturday on NBC and Universo
Match Week Kicks Off This Friday, Nov. 6, with Brighton & Hove Albion v. Burnley at 12:30 p.m. ET on Peacock
Everton Manager Carlo Ancelotti Joins Tim Howard for New Episode of Inside the Mind
STAMFORD, Conn. – Nov. 4, 2020 – Mohamed Salah and defending champions Liverpool visit Kevin De Bruyne and Manchester City, Premier League champions the prior two seasons, this Sunday, Nov. 8 at 11:30 a.m. ET on Peacock Premium, highlighting this weekend’s Premier League action.
First-place Liverpool won their second consecutive PL match last weekend with a 2-1 victory over West Ham behind goals from Salah, who is tied for third in the Premier League with seven goals this season, and Diogo Jota, who has scored in two straight Premier League games. Manchester City topped Sheffield United, 1-0, last weekend as Kyle Walker scored his first goal of the season. Arlo White will call the match, joined by former Premier League player Lee Dixon, live from Etihad Stadium.
The Manchester City-Liverpool match on Sunday is a highlight of NBC Sports’ “Big Event Weekend,” featuring the Breeders’ Cup Classic (Saturday at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC), No. 1 Clemson at No. 4 Notre Dame (Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC), the NASCAR Cup Series Championship (Sunday at 3 p.m. ET on NBC) and Tom Brady and the Buccaneers hosting Drew Brees and the Saints on Sunday Night Football (Sunday at 8:20 p.m. ET on NBC).
This weekend’s coverage kicks off Friday, Nov. 6 at Noon ET with Premier League Live on Peacock Premium, followed Brighton & Hove Albion v. Burnley at 12:30 p.m. ET (Peacock Premium). Then at 3 p.m. ET, fifth-place Southampton, who are unbeaten in their last five matches, host Newcastle on Peacock Premium.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live on Saturday and Sunday. Lowe is joined by former Premier League and U.S. Men’s National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe. Liam McHugh hosts coverage on Friday with Howard and Mustoe.
Saturday’s coverage begins at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on NBCSN. Next at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, Dominic Calvert-Lewin and fourth-place Everton host Marcus Rashford and Manchester United at Goodison Park. At 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, Patrick Bamford and Leeds United visit Crystal Palace.
Saturday’s action continues at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo when Christian Pulisic – who’s hoping to return from a hamstring injury – and seventh-place Chelsea host Sheffield United. Last weekend, Chelsea beat Burnley, 3-0, as summer signings Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech each scored. White and Dixon will call the match on NBC, live from Stamford Bridge. The day’s match action concludes at 3 p.m. ET on Peacock Premium as Fulham, who won their first PL match of the season on Monday, visit London rivals West Ham.
Sunday’s coverage kicks off at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo as West Brom host third-place Tottenham, who are unbeaten in their last six PL matches. Spurs’ Heung-Min Son is tied for the league lead in goals with eight, while Harry Kane is tied for fifth in goals (six) and leads the Premier League in assists (eight). Next at 9 a.m. ET, Jamie Vardy and second-place Leicester City host Raul Jimenez and sixth-place Wolverhampton Wanderers (NBCSN, Telemundo).
The weekend’s match coverage concludes Sunday at 2:15 p.m. ET with Arsenal v. Aston Villa on Peacock Premium, followed by Goal Zone at 4:15 p.m. ET.
“INSIDE THE MIND” OF CARLO ANCELOTTI
Former Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard hosts the latest edition of Inside the Mind with current Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti, who has the Toffees in fourth place in his first full season at the helm of the club. 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 Sunday’s episode, Earle and Mustoe recapped the key stories from Matchday 7 in the Premier League including what to make of Manchester United and Paul Pogba after the 1-0 loss to Arsenal at Old Trafford, Liverpool’s come-from-behind win 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., Nov. 6||Noon||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Fri., Nov. 6||12:30 p.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Burnley||Peacock Premium|
|Fri., Nov. 6||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Fri., Nov. 6||3 p.m.||Southampton v. Newcastle||Peacock Premium|
|Fri., Nov. 6||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Nov. 7||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Nov. 7||7:30 a.m.||Everton v. Manchester United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Nov. 7||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Nov. 7||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Leeds United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Nov. 7||12:30 p.m.||Chelsea v. Sheffield United||NBC, Universo|
|Sat., Nov. 7||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Nov. 7||3 p.m.||West Ham v. Fulham||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Nov. 7||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Nov. 8||7 a.m.||West Brom v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sun., Nov. 8||9 a.m.||Leicester City v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Nov. 8||11 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 8||11:30 a.m.||Manchester City v. Liverpool||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Nov. 8||1:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Nov. 8||2:15 p.m.||Arsenal v. Aston Villa||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Nov. 8||4:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|