FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, November 11th, 2020
TOBIN HEATH, ROSE LAVELLE, CHRISTEN PRESS & SAM MEWIS IN MANCHESTER DERBY HEADLINE FA WOMEN’S SUPER LEAGUE MATCHES LIVE ON NBCSN THIS WEEKEND
Heath, Press & First-Place Manchester United Host Lavelle, Mewis & Fifth-Place Manchester City in Manchester Derby this Saturday Live at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN
Second-Place Arsenal Host Third-Place Chelsea this Sunday Live at 9:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN
All Matches Available on NBC Sports App and NBCSports.com
STAMFORD, Conn. – Nov. 11, 2020 – U.S. Women’s National Team stars Tobin Heath, Rose Lavelle, Christen Press, and Sam Mewis will be in action this weekend as NBC Sports’ coverage of the FA Women’s Super League continues with four live matches across NBC Sports, including two top-five clashes on NBCSN.
This weekend’s coverage kicks off with the Manchester Derby on Sat., Nov. 14 live at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN as Heath, Press and first-place Manchester United host Lavelle, Mewis and fifth-place Manchester City. Manchester United have won five straight matches and remain unbeaten this season, while Manchester City look to build off last weekend’s 8-1 victory over Bristol City. Heath and Press each have one goal for the Red Devils, while Mewis leads all U.S. players in the Women’s Super League with two goals this season.
Following the Manchester Derby, Everton hosts Reading at 11:30 a.m. ET live on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
Sunday’s coverage kicks off at 7:30 a.m. ET with West Ham v. Brighton live on the NBC Sports app. Then at 9:30 a.m. ET, it’s another top-five matchup as second-place Arsenal host third-place Chelsea live on NBCSN. Last weekend, Chelsea topped Everton, 4-0, for their fourth consecutive victory, while Arsenal suffered their first defeat of the season, falling to Manchester United.
Following is this weekend’s match schedule across NBC Sports (all times ET, subject to change):
|Sat., Nov. 14||7:30 a.m.||Manchester United v. Manchester City||NBCSN (LIVE)|
|Sat., Nov. 14||11:30 a.m.||Everton v. Reading||NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app (LIVE)|
|Sun., Nov. 15||7:30 a.m.||West Ham v. Brighton||NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app (LIVE)|
|Sun., Nov. 15||9:30 a.m.||Arsenal v. Chelsea||NBCSN (LIVE)|
In partnership with Atalanta Media, NBC Sports will present 50 league matches between September and May across NBC Sports platforms, including at least 12 matches on NBCSN.
The FA Women’s Super League is the top level of women’s professional football in England, featuring 12 clubs throughout the country plus a relegation system with the 11-team FA Women’s Championship. Chelsea won last season’s title for the third time, while Aston Villa won the FA Women’s Championship to earn promotion for this season.