FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 28th, 2021
MANCHESTER UNITED HOST LIVERPOOL THIS SUNDAY, MAY 2 AT 11:30 A.M. ET ON NBCSN & TELEMUNDO; CHRISTIAN PULISIC & CHELSEA HOST FULHAM SATURDAY, MAY 1 AT 12:30 P.M. ET ON NBC & UNIVERSO
Sixth-Place Liverpool Sit Four Points Behind Fourth-Place Chelsea as Chase for Top-Four Heats Up
Matchweek Begins This Friday, April 30 as Peacock Presents Southampton-Leicester City at 3 p.m. ET in English and Spanish
Tim Howard Hosts Next Episode of Inside the Mind with Former Teammate and Current Manchester United Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Robbie Earle & Robbie Mustoe are Joined by Manchester City Defender Ruben Dias in Latest Episode of “The 2 Robbies” Podcast
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 28, 2021 – Second-place Manchester United host Liverpool this Sunday, May 2 at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo, and Christian Pulisic and fourth-place Chelsea host Fulham this Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo, highlighting Premier League action across NBC Sports this weekend.
Manchester United have won five of their past six league matches after drawing Leeds United, 0-0, last weekend. Liverpool, who drew Newcastle, 1-1, last weekend, sit in sixth place with 54 points and are four points behind fourth-place Chelsea as the chase for a top-four finish heats up. Arlo White and former Premier League player Lee Dixon will call the match live from Old Trafford.
Chelsea topped fifth-place West Ham, 1-0, last Saturday behind a Timo Werner goal to move three points clear of the Hammers. Fulham drew Arsenal, 1-1, on Apr. 18 as they look to stave off relegation. White and former Premier League player Graeme Le Saux will call the action live from Stamford Bridge. On Tuesday, Pulisic scored in Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Real Madrid, becoming the first American men’s player to score in a UEFA Champions League Semi-Final.
This weekend’s coverage begins Friday, April 30 at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on Peacock, followed by Southampton-Leicester City at 3 p.m. ET as Peacock presents the match in both English and Spanish.
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 Robbie Mustoe Saturday and Sunday, and Earle and former Premier League player Danny Higginbotham Monday. Liam McHugh hosts Friday’s coverage with Earle and Higginbotham.
Saturday’s coverage begins at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN with Premier League Mornings, followed by Crystal Palace-Manchester City at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. If Manchester City win Saturday and Manchester United lose to Liverpool Sunday, City would clinch their third Premier League title in the past four seasons.
At 10 a.m. ET on Saturday, Leeds United visit Brighton & Hove Albion on NBCSN and Universo. Following Saturday’s 12:30 p.m. ET Chelsea-Fulham match (NBC and Universo), Everton host Aston Villa at 3 p.m. ET on Peacock.
On Sunday, match coverage begins at 9 a.m. ET with Arsenal visiting Newcastle on NBCSN, followed by Manchester United-Liverpool at 11:30 a.m. ET (NBCSN, Telemundo). At 2:15 p.m. ET, Tottenham host Sheffield United on NBCSN.
The weekend’s coverage concludes Monday, May 3 on Peacock as West Brom host Wolverhampton Wanderers at 1 p.m. ET, followed by Burnley-West Ham at 3:15 p.m. ET and Goal Zone at 5:15 p.m. ET.
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“INSIDE THE MIND” OF OLE GUNNAR SOLSKJAER
Tim Howard hosts the next edition of Inside the Mind and speaks with former Manchester United teammate and current Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Howard and Solskjaer were teammates from 2003-06. 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 are joined by Manchester City defender Ruben Dias to discuss how he came to join Manchester City, the club closing in on their third Premier League title in the past four seasons, 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):
|Fri., Apr. 30||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Fri., Apr. 30||3 p.m.||Southampton v. Leicester City||Peacock Premium|
|Fri., Apr. 30||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., May 1||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., May 1||7:30 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Manchester City||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., May 1||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., May 1||10 a.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Leeds United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., May 1||Noon||Premier League Live||NBC|
|Sat., May 1||12:30 p.m.||Chelsea v. Fulham||NBC, Universo|
|Sat., May 1||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., May 1||3 p.m.||Everton v. Aston Villa||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., May 1||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., May 2||8 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., May 2||9 a.m.||Newcastle v. Arsenal||NBCSN|
|Sun., May 2||11 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., May 2||11:30 a.m.||Manchester United v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., May 2||1:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., May 2||2:15 p.m.||Tottenham v. Sheffield United||NBCSN|
|Sun., May 2||4:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., May 3||Noon||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Mon., May 3||1 p.m.||West Brom v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||Peacock Premium|
|Mon., May 3||3 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Mon., May 3||3:15 p.m.||Burnley v. West Ham||Peacock Premium|
|Mon., May 3||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|