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Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020
CHRISTIAN PULISIC & CHELSEA VISIT ARSENAL THIS SATURDAY, DEC. 26 AT 12:30 P.M. ET ON NBC & UNIVERSO, AS NBC SPORTS PRESENTS PREMIER LEAGUE MATCHES ON 9 OF 10 DAYS
Weekend Kicks Off this Saturday with Traditional Boxing Day Fixtures as Second-Place Leicester City Host Third-Place Manchester United at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN
Matchweek Concludes Sunday, Dec. 27 at 2:15 p.m. ET with Tottenham Visiting Wolverhampton Wanderers on NBCSN and Universo
“Festive Fixtures” Continue through Monday, Jan. 4
Liverpool Captain Jordan Henderson Joins Arlo White for New Episode of Inside the Mind
STAMFORD, Conn. – Dec. 22, 2020 – Christian Pulisic and fifth-place Chelsea visit Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Arsenal in a Boxing Day matchup this Saturday, Dec. 26 at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo, headlining a stretch of “Festive Fixtures” holiday season matches on nine of 10 days across NBC Sports.
Chelsea defeated West Ham, 3-0, on Monday behind two goals from Tammy Abraham, while Arsenal look to bounce back from a 2-1 loss to Everton over the weekend. Arlo White and former Arsenal player Lee Dixon will call the action live from Emirates Stadium.
This weekend’s coverage begins Saturday on NBCSN with Premier League Mornings at 7 a.m. ET, followed by Jamie Vardy and second-place Leicester City hosting Marcus Rashford and third-place Manchester United at 7:30 a.m. ET (NBCSN). At 10 a.m. ET, Aston Villa host Crystal Palace on NBCSN, and Southampton visit Fulham on Peacock Premium.
Following Arsenal-Chelsea, the day’s match coverage concludes at 3 p.m. ET as Kevin de Bruyne and Manchester City host Newcastle on NBCSN and Universo, and Dominic Calvert-Lewin and fourth-place Everton travel to face Sheffield United on Peacock Premium.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live this weekend, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle. Former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe joins coverage Saturday, and Danny Higginbotham joins Sunday.
Sunday’s match action begins at 7 a.m. ET on Peacock Premium as Patrick Bamford and Leeds United host Burnley. Next at 9:15 a.m. ET on NBCSN, Brighton & Hove Albion visit West Ham.
At 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo, Mohamed Salah, the Premier League’s leading scorer with 13 goals, and first-place Liverpool host West Brom. Liverpool defeated Crystal Palace, 7-0, last weekend, marking the Reds’ largest win in Premier League history.
The weekend’s match action concludes at 2:15 p.m. ET as Harry Kane and sixth-place Tottenham visit Wolverhampton Wanderers on NBCSN and Universo. Sunday’s coverage continues with Goal Zone at 4:15 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
“INSIDE THE MIND” OF JORDAN HENDERSON
Arlo White hosts the next edition of Inside the Mind and speaks with Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson. The interview will be available on the Premier League on NBC Sports YouTube channel.
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 14 in the Premier League, including Liverpool’s staggering 7-0 win at Crystal Palace, Tottenham dropping points for the third straight game, 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:
|Match Week 15
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 schedule for NBC Sports’ “Festive Fixtures” Premier League coverage (all times ET, subject to change):
|Sat., Dec. 26||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Dec. 26||7:30 a.m.||Leicester City v. Manchester United||NBCSN|
|Sat., Dec. 26||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Dec. 26||10 a.m.||Aston Villa v. Crystal Palace||NBCSN|
|Sat., Dec. 26||10 a.m.||Fulham v. Southampton||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Dec. 26||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Dec. 26||12:30 p.m.||Arsenal v. Chelsea||NBC, Universo|
|Sat., Dec. 26||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBC|
|Sat., Dec. 26||3 p.m.||Manchester City v. Newcastle||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Dec. 26||3 p.m.||Sheffield United v. Everton||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Dec. 26||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 27||6:50 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Dec. 27||7 a.m.||Leeds United v. Burnley||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Dec. 27||9 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 27||9:15 a.m.||West Ham v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 27||11:30 a.m.||Liverpool v. West Brom||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Dec. 27||1:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 27||2:15 p.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sun., Dec. 27||4:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Dec. 28||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Dec. 28||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Leicester City||NBCSN|
|Mon., Dec. 28||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Dec. 28||12:30 p.m.||Chelsea v. Aston Villa||NBCSN, Universo|
|Mon., Dec. 28||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Dec. 28||3 p.m.||Everton v. Manchester City||Peacock Premium|
|Mon., Dec. 28||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Tues., Dec. 29||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tues., Dec. 29||1 p.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Arsenal||NBCSN|
|Tues., Dec. 29||1 p.m.||Burnley v. Sheffield United||Peacock Premium|
|Tues., Dec. 29||1 p.m.||Southampton v. West Ham||Peacock Premium|
|Tues., Dec. 29||1 p.m.||West Brom v. Leeds United||Peacock Premium|
|Tues., Dec. 29||1 p.m.||Goal Rush||Peacock Premium|
|Tues., Dec. 29||3 p.m.||Manchester United v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||NBCSN, Universo|
|Tues., Dec. 29||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 30||12:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 30||1 p.m.||Tottenham v. Fulham||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 30||3 p.m.||Newcastle v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Universo|
|Wed., Dec. 30||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 30||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Fri., Jan. 1||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Fri., Jan. 1||12:30 p.m.||Everton v. West Ham||NBCSN|
|Fri., Jan. 1||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Fri., Jan. 1||3 p.m.||Manchester United v. Aston Villa||NBCSN|
|Fri., Jan. 1||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 2||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 2||7:30 a.m.||Tottenham v. Leeds United||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 2||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 2||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Sheffield United||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 2||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 2||12:30 p.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||NBC|
|Sat., Jan. 2||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBC|
|Sat., Jan. 2||3 p.m.||West Brom v. Arsenal||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Jan. 2||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Jan. 3||7 a.m.||Burnley v. Fulham||NBCSN|
|Sun., Jan. 3||9 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Jan. 3||9:15 a.m.||Newcastle v. Leicester City||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Jan. 3||11:30 a.m.||Chelsea v. Manchester City||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Jan. 3||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Jan. 4||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Jan. 4||3 p.m.||Southampton v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Universo|
|Mon., Jan. 4||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|