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Monday, December 14th, 2020
FIRST-PLACE TOTTENHAM VISIT SECOND-PLACE LIVERPOOL THIS WEDNESDAY AT 3 P.M. ET ON NBCSN AND UNIVERSO, HEADLINING MIDWEEK PREMIER LEAGUE ACTION
Matchweek Kicks Off Tomorrow as Christian Pulisic and Fifth-Place Chelsea Visit Wolverhampton Wanderers at 1 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Goal Rush Whip-Around Show on Peacock Premium This Wednesday
Midweek Matches Conclude This Thursday, Dec. 17 at 3 p.m. ET with Sheffield United Hosting Manchester United on NBCSN
New Episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN Features Everton Goalkeeper Jordan Pickford & Sportscaster Bob Costas
STAMFORD, Conn. – Dec. 14, 2020 – Harry Kane and first-place Tottenham visit Mohamed Salah and second-place Liverpool this Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, highlighting NBC Sports’ midweek slate of Premier League competition, which includes 10 matches from Tuesday through Thursday.
Spurs, who drew Crystal Palace, 1-1, on Sunday, and Liverpool, who drew Fulham, 1-1, sit atop the table with 25 points each. Tottenham are currently above Liverpool on goal difference. Wednesday’s match features three of the Premier League’s top five scorers this season: Liverpool’s Salah and Tottenham’s Heung-Min Son (tied for second with 10 goals each) and Kane (fifth with nine goals). Arlo White and former Premier League player Graeme Le Saux will call the match live from Anfield.
Midweek Premier League coverage kicks off tomorrow, Tuesday, Dec. 15, at Noon ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Christian Pulisic – who is expected to be in the squad following a hamstring problem – and fifth-place Chelsea visiting Wolverhampton Wanderers at 1 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Then, at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN, Manchester City host West Brom at Etihad Stadium.
Liam McHugh hosts Goal Zone and Premier League Live on Tuesday and Wednesday, joined by former Premier League and U.S. Men’s National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard on Tuesday and Howard and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe on Wednesday. Ahmed Fareed hosts coverage Thursday with Howard and Mustoe.
Wednesday’s coverage begins at Noon ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by three matches at 1 p.m. ET: Arsenal v. Southampton (NBCSN, Universo), Leeds United v. Newcastle (Peacock Premium), and third-place Leicester City v. Everton (Peacock Premium). Next at 3 p.m. ET on Peacock Premium, Fulham host Brighton & Hove Albion and Crystal Palace visit West Ham.
During Wednesday’s 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. ET multi-match windows, Goal Rush will stream on Peacock Premium, providing viewers the most compelling action in real time and on replay so they won’t miss a single goal or key play.
Wednesday’s coverage continues with Goal Zone at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by a new episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW, hosted by Roger Bennett and Michael Davies, at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN featuring Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and sportscaster Bob Costas.
On Thursday, match action begins at 1 p.m. ET as Aston Villa host Burnley on NBCSN, followed by Manchester United visiting Sheffield United at 3 p.m. ET (NBCSN).
THE 2 ROBBIES PODCAST
Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe discuss and dissect the top Premier League storylines after every Matchweek on “The 2 Robbies” podcast. On their latest episode, Earle and Mustoe discuss the key stories from Matchweek 12 in the Premier League, including Arsenal’s concerning loss at home to Burnley, the scoreless Manchester Derby 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. 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 week’s Premier League coverage (all times ET, subject to change):
|Tues., Dec. 15||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tues., Dec. 15||1 p.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Chelsea||NBCSN|
|Tues., Dec. 15||3 p.m.||Manchester City v. West Brom||NBCSN|
|Tues., Dec. 15||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 16||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 16||1 p.m.||Arsenal v. Southampton||NBCSN, Universo|
|Wed., Dec. 16||1 p.m.||Leeds United v. Newcastle||Peacock Premium|
|Wed., Dec. 16||1 p.m.||Leicester City v. Everton||Peacock Premium|
|Wed., Dec. 16||1 p.m.||Goal Rush||Peacock Premium|
|Wed., Dec. 16||3 p.m.||Liverpool v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Universo|
|Wed., Dec. 16||3 p.m.||Fulham v. Brighton & Hove Albion||Peacock Premium|
|Wed., Dec. 16||3 p.m.||West Ham v. Crystal Palace||Peacock Premium|
|Wed., Dec. 16||3 p.m.||Goal Rush||Peacock Premium|
|Wed., Dec. 16||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 16||6 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Thurs., Dec. 17||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Thurs., Dec. 17||1 p.m.||Aston Villa v. Burnley||NBCSN|
|Thurs., Dec. 17||3 p.m.||Sheffield United v. Manchester United||NBCSN|
|Thurs., Dec. 17||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|