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Thursday, April 1st, 2021
FIRST-PLACE MANCHESTER CITY VISIT LEICESTER CITY THIS SATURDAY, APRIL 3 AT 12:30 P.M. ET ON NBCSN & TELEMUNDO, FOLLOWED BY LIVERPOOL AT ARSENAL AT 3 P.M. ET ON NBCSN & TELEMUNDO
Manchester City Look to Take Another Step Towards the Title as Third-Place Leicester City Continue to Push for Champions League Qualification
“The 2 Robbies” Podcast Features Interview with Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne and Rebecca Lowe’s Discussion with USWNT Star Rose Lavelle; De Bruyne Joins Next Episode of Inside the Mind
NBC Sports Presents Final of “ePremier League” this Friday, April 2 at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 1, 2021 – Kevin De Bruyne and first-place Manchester City visit third-place Leicester City this Saturday, April 3 at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo, followed by Arsenal hosting Liverpool at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo, highlighting Premier League action across NBC Sports this weekend.
Manchester City have won 17 of their last 18 league matches, including a 3-0 victory against Fulham on March 13 in their most recent league match. Leicester City sit in third place with 56 points, trailing second-place Manchester United by one point.
Liverpool topped Wolverhampton Wanderers, 1-0, on March 15. Mohamed Salah is tied with Tottenham’s Harry Kane for first in the league with 17 goals. Arsenal are unbeaten in their past four PL matches. Arlo White and Graeme Le Saux will call the match live from Emirates Stadium.
This weekend’s coverage begins Saturday, April 3 with Premier League Mornings at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by fourth-place Chelsea v. West Brom at 7:30 a.m. ET (NBCSN, Peacock and Universo). At 10 a.m. ET, Leeds United host Sheffield United on NBCSN and Universo.
Rebecca Lowe hosts this weekend’s Premier League Mornings, Premier League Live and Goal Zone shows alongside former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle and former Premier League player Danny Higginbotham on Saturday and Earle and former Premier League player Robbie Mustoe on Sunday and Monday. Liam McHugh hosts Monday.
Sunday’s match coverage begins at 7 a.m. ET with Southampton v. Burnley on Peacock, followed by Newcastle-Tottenham at 9:05 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Fulham visit Aston Villa at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN, and Manchester United host Brighton & Hove Albion at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo.
This weekend’s coverage concludes on Monday, April 5 on Peacock, as Everton host Crystal Palace at 1 p.m. ET and West Ham visit Wolverhampton Wanderers at 3:15 p.m. ET, followed by Goal Zone at 5:15 p.m. ET.
This Friday, April 2, NBCSN will televise an encore presentation of last week’s Final of the ePremier League, an EA Sports FIFA 21 Tournament with representatives participating from Premier League clubs.
“INSIDE THE MIND” OF KEVIN DE BRUYNE
Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne joins the next edition of Inside the Mind , which 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 celebrate Women’s History Month in a discussion with Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne and share Rebecca Lowe’s conversation with USWNT midfielder Rose Lavelle. This week’s episode also features exclusive interviews with West Ham midfielder Declan Rice and Aston Villa manager Dean Smith. 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., Apr. 3||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Apr. 3||7:30 a.m.||Chelsea v. West Brom||NBCSN, Peacock Premium, Universo|
|Sat., Apr. 3||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Apr. 3||10 a.m.||Leeds United v. Sheffield United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Apr. 3||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Apr. 3||12:30 p.m.||Leicester City v. Manchester City||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sat., Apr. 3||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Apr. 3||3 p.m.||Arsenal v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sat., Apr. 3||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., Apr. 4||6:50 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Apr. 4||7 a.m.||Southampton v. Burnley||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Apr. 4||9:05 a.m.||Newcastle v. Tottenham||NBCSN|
|Sun., Apr. 4||11:05 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Apr. 4||11:30 a.m.||Aston Villa v. Fulham||NBCSN|
|Sun., Apr. 4||1:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Apr. 4||2:30 p.m.||Manchester United v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBCSN, Universo|
|Mon., Apr. 5||12:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Mon., Apr. 5||1 p.m.||Everton v. Crystal Palace||Peacock Premium|
|Mon., Apr. 5||3 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Mon., Apr. 5||3:15 p.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. West Ham||Peacock Premium|
|Mon., Apr. 5||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|