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Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
MANCHESTER UNITED VISIT CHELSEA THIS SUNDAY, FEB. 28 AT 11:30 A.M. ET ON NBCSN AND TELEMUNDO, HEADLINING PREMIER LEAGUE ACTION ACROSS NBC SPORTS
First-Place Manchester City Host Fourth-Place West Ham this Saturday at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo
Manchester City’s John Stones & Los Angeles Lakers Guard Alex Caruso Featured on New Episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Next Monday, March 1 at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – Feb. 24, 2021 – Marcus Rashford and second-place Manchester United visit fifth-place Chelsea this Sunday, Feb. 28 at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo, highlighting Premier League action across NBC Sports this weekend.
Manchester United defeated Newcastle, 3-1, last weekend behind goals from Rashford, Bruno Fernandes, and Daniel James. Chelsea drew Southampton, 1-1, last weekend and remain unbeaten under Thomas Tuchel. Arlo White and former Premier League player Lee Dixon will call the action live from Stamford Bridge. Leading up to the match on Sunday morning, Manchester United are holding a 90-minute #ILOVEUNITED virtual fan event, with a focus on supporters in the U.S. For more information, click here.
This weekend’s coverage begins Saturday, Feb. 27, at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN with Premier League Mornings, followed by first-place Manchester City hosting fourth-place West Ham at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Manchester City hold a 10-point lead atop the table after defeating Arsenal, 1-0, last weekend, while West Ham moved into the top-four with a 2-1 victory over Tottenham.
Rebecca Lowe hosts this weekend’s Premier League Mornings, Premier League Live and Goal Zone shows, joined by former Premier League players Danny Higginbotham and Tim Howard on Saturday, and Howard and former Premier League player Robbie Mustoe on Sunday. Liam McHugh hosts Monday’s shows alongside Howard and Mustoe.
Following Manchester City-West Ham, West Brom host Brighton & Hove Albion at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN, and Aston Villa visit Leeds United at 12:30 p.m. ET on Peacock Premium. Then, at 3 p.m. ET, Wolverhampton Wanderers visit Newcastle on Peacock Premium.
Sunday’s match coverage begins with two matches at 7 a.m. ET as third-place Leicester City host Arsenal on NBCSN, and Fulham visit Crystal Palace on Peacock Premium. Next at 9 a.m. ET, Harry Kane and Tottenham host Burnley on NBCSN and Telemundo. Following Chelsea-Manchester United (11:30 a.m. ET, NBCSN and Telemundo), Mohamed Salah and Liverpool visit Sheffield United at 2:15 p.m. ET on Peacock Premium.
This weekend’s coverage concludes on Monday, March 1 as Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Everton, who topped Liverpool, 2-0, last weekend for their first Merseyside Derby win in over 10 years, host Southampton at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Following Everton-Southampton on NBCSN is Goal Zone at 5 p.m. ET and a new episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW, featuring Manchester City defender John Stones and Los Angeles Lakers guard Alex Caruso, premiering at 5:30 p.m. ET.
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 Everton’s impressive win at Anfield for the first time this century, Manchester City’s masterclass performance against Arsenal, 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 schedule for NBC Sports’ upcoming Premier League coverage (all times ET, subject to change):
|Sat., Feb. 27||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 27||7:30 a.m.||Manchester City v. West Ham||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Feb. 27||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 27||10 a.m.||West Brom v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 27||Noon||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Feb. 27||12:30 p.m.||Leeds United v. Aston Villa||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Feb. 27||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Feb. 27||3 p.m.||Newcastle v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Feb. 27||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Feb. 28||7 a.m.||Leicester City v. Arsenal||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 28||7 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Fulham||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Feb. 28||9 a.m.||Tottenham v. Burnley||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Feb. 28||11 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 28||11:30 a.m.||Chelsea v. Manchester United||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Feb. 28||1:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 28||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Feb. 28||2:15 p.m.||Sheffield United v. Liverpool||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Feb. 28||4:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Mon., Mar. 1||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Mar. 1||3 p.m.||Everton v. Southampton||NBCSN, Universo|
|Mon., Mar. 1||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Mar. 1||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|