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Tuesday, May 11th, 2021
BLOCKBUSTER MIDWEEK PREMIER LEAGUE MATCHES THIS WEEK ON NBCSN & UNIVERSO
Second-Place Manchester United Host Fourth-Place Leicester City Today at 1 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo; With a Leicester City Win, Manchester City Clinch Premier League Title
Christian Pulisic and Third-Place Chelsea Host Arsenal Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 12, at 3:15 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo
On Thursday, May 13, Manchester United Host Liverpool at 3:15 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo
Arizona Cardinals DE J.J. Watt Featured on New Episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Tomorrow at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 11, 2021 – Beginning this afternoon, NBC Sports presents five midweek matches as the Premier League comes to a frenzied 13-day finish with teams in third through eighth place separated by only nine points.
Coverage begins today at Noon ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by second-place Manchester United, who came from behind to top Aston Villa, 3-1, on Sunday, hosting fourth-place Leicester City at 1 p.m. ET (NBCSN, Universo). If Leicester City defeat Manchester United, Manchester City would clinch their third Premier League title in the last four seasons. Arlo White and former Premier League player Graeme Le Saux will call the match live from Old Trafford.
After Manchester United-Leicester City today, Crystal Palace visit Southampton at 3:15 p.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by Goal Zone at 5:15 p.m. ET.
Rebecca Lowe hosts this week’s Premier League Live and Goal Zone shows alongside former Premier League players Tim Howard and Robbie Mustoe.
Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 12, Christian Pulisic and third-place Chelsea host Arsenal at 3:15 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Chelsea defeated Manchester City, 2-1, last Saturday behind a stoppage-time goal from Marcos Alonso to prevent City from clinching the Premier League title. Following Chelsea-Arsenal on NBCSN is Goal Zone at 5:15 p.m. ET and a new episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW, featuring Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt, at 6 p.m. ET.
Coverage on Thursday, May 13, begins at Noon ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Aston Villa-Everton at 1 p.m. ET (NBCSN and Universo). Next at 3:15 p.m. ET, Liverpool visit Manchester United on NBCSN and Universo. Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah has scored 20 goals this season and trails Tottenham’s Harry Kane (21) by one for the league lead. White and former Premier League player Lee Dixon will call the action live from Old Trafford.
“INSIDE THE MIND” OF HUGO LLORIS & PAUL PGOBA
On the next episodes of Inside the Mind, Tim Howard speaks with Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris and Robbie Earle speaks with Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba. The interviews 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 discuss Chelsea’s come-from-behind 2-1 victory at Manchester City, Manchester United’s second-half comeback at Villa Park to win 3-1, and more. The “2 Robbies” podcast is available anywhere you listen to podcasts.
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):
|Tue., May 11||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tue., May 11||1 p.m.||Manchester United v. Leicester City||NBCSN, Universo|
|Tue., May 11||3 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tue., May 11||3:15 p.m.||Southampton v. Crystal Palace||NBCSN|
|Tue., May 11||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., May 12||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., May 12||3:15 p.m.||Chelsea v. Arsenal||NBCSN, Universo|
|Wed., May 12||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Tue., May 11||6 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Thurs., May 13||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Thurs., May 13||1 p.m.||Aston Villa v. Everton||NBCSN, Universo|
|Thurs., May 13||3 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Thurs., May 13||3:15 p.m.||Manchester United v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Universo|
|Thurs., May 13||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|