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Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021
MANCHESTER CITY AIM FOR CLUB RECORD UNBEATEN STREAK AGAINST RIVAL MANCHESTER UNITED, THIS SUNDAY AT 11:30 AM ET ON NBCSN & TELEMUNDO; LIVERPOOL HOST CHELSEA TOMORROW AT 3:15 PM ET ON PEACOCK PREMIUM
Sunday’s Manchester Derby Could Feature Top-Two Teams in the Table for 7th Time in Premier League History
Tomorrow’s Liverpool-Chelsea Match Presented in Both English and Spanish on Peacock Premium
Throughout Women’s History Month in March, NBC Sports’ Premier League Coverage to Include Vignettes, Profiles and Interviews on Women’s Soccer in the U.K.; Karen Carney Handles Play-by-Play on Monday’s Chelsea-Everton Match (1 P.M. ET on NBCSN)
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 3, 2021 – First-place Manchester City host second-place Manchester United in the Manchester Derby this Sunday, March 7 at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo, as City aim to set a club-record unbeaten streak. Also highlighting Premier League action this week, defending champion Liverpool host fifth-place Chelsea, tomorrow, Thursday, March 4 at 3:15 p.m. ET on Peacock Premium.
Manchester City, who defeated Wolverhampton Wanderers, 4-1 yesterday, are unbeaten in their past 28 matches, equaling their club-record streak. With a win or draw Sunday, City would set a club record with 29 consecutive matches without a loss.
If Manchester United remain in second place by kickoff on Sunday, it would mark only the seventh time in Premier League history (since 1992) that the Manchester Derby has featured the top two teams in the table. Arlo White and former Premier League player Graeme Le Saux will call the match live from Emirates Stadium.
This week’s coverage continues today at 12:30 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by two matches at 1 p.m. ET: Burnley v. third-place Leicester City on NBCSN and Universo, and Sheffield United v. Aston Villa on Peacock Premium. At 3:15 p.m. ET, Manchester United visit Crystal Palace on Peacock Premium.
Liam McHugh hosts today’s Premier League Live and Goal Zone shows, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle and former Premier League player Danny Higginbotham. Rebecca Lowe hosts Thursday’s shows alongside Earle and Higginbotham.
Tomorrow’s coverage includes three matches on Peacock Premium, kicking off at 12:30 p.m. ET with Premier League Live. At 1 p.m. ET, Tottenham visit Fulham and West Brom host Everton. Next, at 3:15 p.m. ET, fifth-place Chelsea visit Mohamed Salah and Liverpool on Peacock Premium, which will present the match in both English and Spanish. White and Le Saux will call the match in English, and six-time Emmy Award winning play by play commentator Andres Cantor and analyst Manuel Sol will have the call in Spanish.
This weekend’s coverage begins Saturday, March 6, at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN with Premier League Mornings, followed by Arsenal visiting Burnley on NBCSN and Universo. Next, at 10 a.m. ET, Sheffield United host Southampton on NBCSN and Universo. Then at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, Wolverhampton Wanderers visit Aston Villa. At 3 p.m. ET, Brighton & Hove Albion host Jamie Vardy and Leicester City on Peacock Premium, followed by Goal Zone at 5 p.m. ET.
Lowe hosts Premier League Mornings, Premier League Live and Goal Zone shows this Saturday and Sunday, alongside Earle and former Premier League player Tim Howard. McHugh hosts Monday’s shows with Higginbotham and Howard.
On Sunday, match coverage begins at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN as West Brom host Newcastle, followed by Liverpool v. Fulham at 9 a.m. ET (NBCSN and Telemundo). Following the Manchester Derby at 11:30 a.m. ET (NBCSN and Telemundo), Tottenham host Crystal Palace at 2:15 p.m. ET, which will be available in both English and Spanish on Peacock Premium.
This weekend’s coverage concludes on Monday, March 8, as Chelsea host Everton at 1 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Karen Carney will handle play-by-play for the Chelsea-Everton match on NBCSN on March 8, which is International Women’s Day. Then at 3 p.m. ET, it’s fourth-place West Ham hosting Leeds United on Peacock Premium, followed by Goal Zone at 5 p.m. ET.
WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH
Throughout Women’s History Month in March, NBC Sports’ Premier League coverage will include vignettes, profiles and interviews highlighting women’s soccer in the U.K. Highlights of NBC Sports’ Women’s History Month content includes:
- Rebecca Lowe interviewing Liv Smart, a Leeds United defender who is also a nurse.
- The interview will also be featured on “The 2 Robbies” podcast.
- This Saturday, March 6, at 6 a.m. ET on NBCSN, PL World will be an International Women’s Day Special featuring interviews with Emma Hayes, Sam Kerr, Steph Houghton, and Kim Little. The program will also include a discussion between Kelly Cates and Jules Breach on the responsibility of female representation in football media.
- On International Women’s Day on Monday, March 8, Karen Carney will serve as the play-by-play commentator for the Chelsea v. Everton match at 1 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
- Monday will also feature coverage of women’s football in the U.K.
- All Women’s History Month content will be available on the On Her Turf blog at com/OnHerTurf.
- Rebecca Lowe interviewing Liv Smart, a Leeds United defender who is also a nurse.
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, Mustoe is joined by Tim Howard to discuss Chelsea and Manchester United’s scoreless draw, Manchester City picking up three more points, 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):
|Wed., Mar. 3||12:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., Mar. 3||1 p.m.||Burnley v. Leicester City||NBCSN, Universo|
|Wed., Mar. 3||1 p.m.||Sheffield United v. Aston Villa||Peacock Premium|
|Wed., Mar. 3||3 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Wed., Mar. 3||3:15 p.m.||Crystal Palace v. Manchester United||Peacock Premium|
|Wed., Mar. 3||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Thurs., Mar. 4||12:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Thurs., Mar. 4||1 p.m.||Fulham v. Tottenham||Peacock Premium|
|Thurs., Mar. 4||1 p.m.||West Brom v. Everton||Peacock Premium|
|Thurs., Mar. 4||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Thurs., Mar. 4||3:15 p.m.||Liverpool v. Chelsea||Peacock Premium|
|Thurs., Mar. 4||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Mar. 6||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Mar. 6||7:30 a.m.||Burnley v. Arsenal||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Mar. 6||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Mar. 6||10 a.m.||Sheffield United v. Southampton||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Mar. 6||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Mar. 6||12:30 p.m.||Aston Villa v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Mar. 6||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Mar. 6||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Mar. 6||3 p.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Leicester City||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Mar. 6||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Mar. 7||7 a.m.||West Brom v. Newcastle||NBCSN|
|Sun., Mar. 7||9 a.m.||Liverpool v. Fulham||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Mar. 7||11 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Mar. 7||11:30 a.m.||Manchester City v. Manchester United||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Mar. 7||1:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Mar. 7||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Mar. 7||2:15 p.m.||Tottenham v. Crystal Palace||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Mar. 7||4:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Mon., Mar. 8||12:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Mar. 8||1 p.m.||Chelsea v. Everton||NBCSN, Universo|
|Mon., Mar. 8||3 p.m.||West Ham v. Leeds United||Peacock Premium|
|Mon., Mar. 8||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|