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Friday, December 31st, 2021
*UPDATED* CHRISTIAN PULISIC & CHELSEA HOST MOHAMED SALAH & LIVERPOOL SUNDAY, JAN. 2 AT 11:30 A.M. ET ON USA NETWORK & TELEMUNDO
USA Network Becomes Cable Home of Premier League with New Year’s Day Tripleheader this Saturday, Jan. 1 Beginning with First Football of New Year as First-Place Manchester City Visit Fourth-Place Arsenal at 7:30 a.m. ET on USA Network & Universo
Three Matches Presented Sunday, Jan. 2 at 9 a.m. ET Across USA Network, Peacock, and Telemundo
Midweek Action Concludes this Afternoon with Cristiano Ronaldo & Manchester United Hosting Burnley at 3:15 p.m. ET on NBCSN & Universo
*UPDATED* See Below Grid for Updated Match Schedule Due to COVID Postponements
STAMFORD, Conn. – Dec. 30, 2021 – Christian Pulisic and second-place Chelsea host Mohamed Salah and third-place Liverpool this Sunday, Jan. 2 at 11:30 a.m. ET on USA Network and Telemundo, highlighting New Year’s weekend action as “Festive Fixtures” concludes this weekend across NBC Sports.
Chelsea drew with Brighton & Hove Albion, 1-1, yesterday as Romelu Lukaku scored for the second consecutive match. Liverpool lost to Leicester City, 1-0, on Tuesday. Salah ranks first in the Premier League with 15 goals this season. Arlo White and Lee Dixon will call the action live from Stamford Bridge.
New Year’s Day coverage on Saturday is highlighted by a tripleheader on USA Network, which becomes the cable home of the Premier League, beginning with Premier League Mornings at 7 a.m. ET. At 7:30 a.m. ET, the fist football of the New Year kicks off with first-place Manchester City visiting fourth-place Arsenal on USA Network and Universo.
At 10 a.m. ET on Saturday, NBC Sports presents Watford v. Tottenham (USA Network, Universo). Then at 12:30 p.m. ET, West Ham visit Crystal Palace on USA Network and Universo, followed by Goal Zone at 2:30 p.m. ET on USA Network.
On Sunday, Jan. 2, Premier League Mornings begins at 8 a.m. ET on USA Network, followed by three matches at 9 a.m. ET: Everton-Brighton & Hove Albion (USA Network, Telemundo), Brentford-Aston Villa (Peacock), and Leeds United-Burnley (Peacock).
This weekend’s match coverage concludes on Monday, Jan. 3, as Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United host Wolverhampton Wanderers at 12:30 p.m. ET on USA Network and Universo. Following the match on USA Network is Goal Zone at 2:30 p.m. ET.
Rebecca Lowe hosts this weekend’s Premier League Mornings, Premier League Live and Goal Zone shows alongside former USMNT and Premier League player Tim Howard and former Premier League player Robbie Mustoe. On Monday, Paul Burmeister hosts alongside Mustoe and former Premier League player Danny Higginbotham.
This season, Peacock will stream all games airing on the NBC broadcast network live. In addition, Peacock will feature studio shows, full match replays and the Premier League TV channel. All matchdays and windows exclusively on Peacock will feature NBC Sports’ Premier League studio coverage.
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 Manchester United’s 1-1 draw v. Newcastle, Manchester City’s 6-3 win over Leicester City at the Etihad 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 powered by PointsBet 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/.
STREAMING ON PEACOCK
Peacock’s expansive programming features live sports coverage including Premier League, Sunday Night Football, U.S. Figure Skating, FIS Skiing and Snowboarding World Cup, Premiership Rugby, and much more. Upcoming events streaming on Peacock include Super Bowl LVI and the Winter Olympics. Peacock Originals streaming now include Lost Speedways, hosted by Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Golden: The Journey of USA’s Elite Gymnasts, and Michael Phelps: Medals Memories and More. Peacock also offers daily sports programming on the NBC Sports channel which streams Peacock Original Brother from Another and staples like The Dan Patrick Show, Pro Football Talk Live, and The Rich Eisen Show.
To learn more about how to watch Premier League on Peacock and how to sign up visit peacocktv.com/sports/premier-league.
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.
UPDATED SCHEDULE BELOW DUE TO COVID POSTPONEMENTS
Following is NBC Sports’ schedule for the Premier League this week (all times ET, subject to change):
|Sat., Jan. 1||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||USA Network|
|Sat., Jan. 1||7:30 a.m.||Arsenal v. Manchester City||USA Network, Universo|
|Sat., Jan. 1||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||USA Network|
|Sat., Jan. 1||10 a.m.||Watford v. Tottenham||USA Network, Universo|
|Sat., Jan. 1||10 a.m.||Leicester City v. Norwich City||Postponed|
|Sat., Jan. 1||Noon||Premier League Live||USA Network|
|Sat., Jan. 1||12:30 p.m.||Crystal Palace v. West Ham||USA Network, Universo|
|Sat., Jan. 1||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||USA Network|
|Sun., Jan. 2||8 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||USA Network|
|Sun., Jan. 2||9 a.m.||Everton v. Brighton & Hove Albion||USA Network, Telemundo|
|Sun., Jan. 2||9 a.m.||Brentford v. Aston Villa||Peacock|
|Sun., Jan. 2||9 a.m.||Leeds United v. Burnley||Peacock|
|Sun., Jan. 2||9 a.m.||Southampton v. Newcastle||Postponed|
|Sun., Jan. 2||11 a.m.||Premier League Live||USA Network|
|Sun., Jan. 2||11:30 a.m.||Chelsea v. Liverpool||USA Network, Telemundo|
|Sun., Jan. 2||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||USA Network|
|Mon., Jan. 3||11:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||USA Network|
|Mon., Jan. 3||12:30 p.m.||Manchester United v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||USA Network, Universo|
|Mon., Jan. 3||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||USA Network|