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Wednesday, May 5th, 2021
MANCHESTER CITY LOOK TO CLINCH PREMIER LEAGUE TITLE, HOST CHELSEA THIS SATURDAY, MAY 8 AT 12:30 P.M. ET ON NBC, TELEMUNDO & UNIVERSO
With a Victory Saturday, Manchester City will Secure Their Third Premier League Title in Last Four Seasons
Matchweek Begins This Friday, May 7 as Third-Place Leicester City Host Newcastle at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo
Peacock Presents Liverpool-Southampton Saturday at 3:15 p.m. ET in English and Spanish
Arsenal Host West Brom, Who Look to Avoid Relegation, Sunday, May 9 at 2 p.m. ET on NBC
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 5, 2021 – First-place Manchester City look to clinch the Premier League title this Saturday, May 8 as they host Chelsea at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC, Telemundo and Universo, highlighting PL action across NBC Sports this weekend.
With a victory on Saturday, Manchester City, who topped Crystal Palace, 2-0, last weekend, would clinch their third Premier League title in the last four seasons, having won back-to-back titles in 2018 and 2019. Christian Pulisic and fourth-place Chelsea are three points ahead of fifth-place West Ham as the chase for a top-four finish heats up. Arlo White and former Premier League player Graeme Le Saux will call the match live from Etihad Stadium.
This weekend’s coverage begins Friday, May 7 at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by third-place Leicester City hosting Newcastle at 3 p.m. ET 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 Tim Howard Saturday and Sunday, and Howard and former Premier League player Danny Higginbotham Monday. Liam McHugh hosts Friday’s coverage with Howard and Higginbotham.
Saturday’s coverage begins at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN with Premier League Mornings, followed by Leeds United-Tottenham at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. At 10 a.m. ET, Crystal Palace visit Sheffield United (NBCSN, Universo).
Following Saturday’s 12:30 p.m. ET Manchester City-Chelsea match (NBC, Telemundo, Universo), Liverpool host Southampton at 3:15 p.m. ET as Peacock presents the match in both English and Spanish. Copan Alvarez and Carlos Hermosillo will call the action in Spanish.
On Sunday, match coverage begins at 7 a.m. ET with Brighton & Hove Albion visiting Wolverhampton Wanderers on Peacock, followed by Aston Villa v. Manchester United at 9:05 a.m. ET (Peacock) and West Ham v. Everton at 11:30 a.m. ET (NBCSN, Telemundo). At 2 p.m. ET on NBC, Arsenal host West Brom, who would be relegated with a loss. White and former Arsenal player Lee Dixon will call the match live from Emirates Stadium.
The weekend’s coverage concludes Monday, May 10 on NBCSN as Fulham host Burnley at 3 p.m. ET, followed by Goal Zone at 5 p.m. ET.
“INSIDE THE MIND” OF RUBEN DIAS
Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe host the next episode of Inside the Mind and speak with Manchester United defender Ruben Dias. The interview will be available this Friday, May 7, 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 postponement of the match between Manchester United and Liverpool, Manchester City’s victory at Crystal Palace, 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:
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., May 7||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Fri., May 7||3 p.m.||Leicester City v. Newcastle||NBCSN, Universo|
|Fri., May 7||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sat., May 8||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., May 8||7:30 a.m.||Leeds United v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., May 8||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., May 8||10 a.m.||Sheffield United v. Crystal Palace||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., May 8||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., May 8||12:30 p.m.||Manchester City v. Chelsea||NBC, Telemundo, Universo|
|Sat., May 8||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sat., May 8||3 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., May 8||3:15 p.m.||Liverpool v. Southampton||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., May 8||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., May 9||6:50 a.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Brighton & Hove Albion||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., May 9||9:05 a.m.||Aston Villa v. Manchester United||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., May 9||11:05 a.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., May 9||11:30 a.m.||West Ham v. Everton||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., May 9||1:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., May 9||2 p.m.||Arsenal v. West Brom||NBC|
|Sun., May 9||4 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Mon., May 10||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., May 10||3 p.m.||Fulham v Burnley||NBCSN|
|Mon., May 10||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|