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Tuesday, April 25th, 2023
MATCH OF THE YEAR: FIRST-PLACE ARSENAL VISIT SECOND-PLACE MANCHESTER CITY WITH TITLE HOPES ON THE LINE TOMORROW, WED., APRIL 26, AT 3 P.M. ET EXCLUSIVELY ON PEACOCK
Coverage Begins at 2 p.m. ET on Peacock with Special 60-Minute Pregame Featuring Pitchside Desk at the Etihad
Peacock Also Presents Live Telemundo Deportes’ Coverage in Spanish & Special Premier League Data Zone Stream
Manchester City Trail Arsenal by Only Five Points with Two Games in Hand; City’s Erling Haaland (32 Goals) Two Goals From Tying Premier League Single Season Scoring Record
Midweek Matches Begin this Afternoon with Crystal Palace Visiting Wolverhampton Wanderers at 2:30 p.m. ET on Peacock
Fifth-Place Tottenham Host Fourth-Place Manchester United as Race for European Qualification Heats Up this Thursday, Apr. 27, at 3:15 p.m. ET on Peacock
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 25, 2023 – In a crucial top-of-the-table matchup with title hopes on the line for both clubs, first-place Arsenal visit second-place Manchester City – who sit only five points behind the Gunners with two matches in hand – tomorrow, Wednesday, Apr. 26, at 3 p.m. ET exclusively on Peacock.
Arsenal have drawn each of their last three matches, including 3-3 v. Southampton on Friday, while Manchester City, who defeated Leicester City, 3-1, in their most recent Premier League match on Apr. 15, have won six consecutive PL matches. Peter Drury, Lee Dixon, and Graeme Le Saux will call the match live from the Etihad Stadium. Peacock kicks off coverage with a special 60-minute pre-match show at 2 p.m. ET as Rebecca Lowe, Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe will be joined by Drury, Dixon and Le Saux from a pitchside desk. The commentators will follow the match with a special 60-minute Goal Zone.
Peacock will also present the Manchester City-Arsenal match live in Spanish with Andres Cantor and Manuel Sol calling the action live. Additionally on Peacock, the Premier League Data Zone enhanced viewing experience will be available for the top-of-the-table clash.
PL leading goal scorer Erling Haaland, who had a brace against Leicester City, has 32 goals this season, tied with Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah (32 goals in 2017-18) for the most goals in a 38-match Premier League season. He trails Newcastle’s Andy Cole (1993-94) and Blackburn’s Alan Shearer (1994-95) by two goals for the most in any Premier League season (both 42-match seasons).
Midweek coverage begins this afternoon with Premier League Live at 2 p.m. ET on USA Network followed by Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Crystal Palace at 2:30 p.m. ET (Peacock) and Aston Villa v. Fulham at 2:45 p.m. ET (Peacock). At 3 p.m. ET today, Leeds United host Leicester City on USA Network.
On Wednesday, match coverage begins at 2:30 p.m. ET as Nottingham Forest host Brighton & Hove Albion on Peacock. Two matches will be presented live at 2:45 p.m. ET on Peacock: Chelsea v. Brentford and West Ham v. Liverpool. Following Manchester City-Arsenal (3 p.m. ET on Peacock) is Goal Zone at 5 p.m. ET on Peacock.
Midweek coverage concludes this Thursday, Apr. 27, as Everton host third-place Newcastle at 2:45 p.m. ET on USA Network and Universo and Bournemouth visit Southampton at 2:45 p.m. ET on Peacock.
At 3:15 p.m. ET on Thursday, fifth-place Tottenham host fourth-place Manchester United on Peacock in a crucial match as the race for European qualification heats up. Joe Speight and Stephen Warnock will call the Tottenham-Manchester United match live from Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The Premier League Data Zone feed will also be available for Tottenham-Manchester United on Peacock.
Ahmed Fareed hosts Tuesday’s Premier League Live shows alongside former Premier League and USMNT player Tim Howard and former Premier League player Danny Higginbotham. Lowe hosts Wednesday’s shows alongside former Jamaica National Team and Premier League player Robbie Earle and former Premier League player Robbie Mustoe. On Thursday, Paul Burmeister hosts coverage alongside Earle and Howard.
This season, Peacock will once again 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 the most recent episode, Earle and Mustoe discuss Arsenal dropping points again, Newcastle defeating Tottenham, 6-1, 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/.
STREAMING ON PEACOCK
Peacock’s expansive programming features live sports coverage including Premier League, MLB Sunday Leadoff, Sunday Night Football, Notre Dame Football, NASCAR, NTT IndyCar Series, SuperMotocross World Championship, golf, Olympic sports, and much more. Peacock also offers daily sports programming on the NBC Sports channel.
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 USA Network will be streamed on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app to desktops, mobile, tablets, and connected TVs via authentication, giving consumers additional value to their subscription service, and making high-quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The full HD-quality video stream will come directly from NBC’s broadcasts. NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app are available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Samsung Smart TVs, Xbox, and Chromecast.
Following is NBC Sports’ schedule for this week’s Premier League coverage (all times ET, subject to change):
|Tues., Apr. 25||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||USA Network, Peacock|
|Tues., Apr. 25||2:30 p.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Crystal Palace||Peacock|
|Tues., Apr. 25||2:45 p.m.||Aston Villa v. Fulham||Peacock|
|Tues., Apr. 25||3 p.m.||Leeds United v. Leicester City||USA Network|
|Wed., Apr. 26||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock|
|Wed., Apr. 26||2:30 p.m.||Nottingham Forest v. Brighton & Hove Albion||Peacock|
|Wed., Apr. 26||2:45 p.m.||Chelsea v. Brentford||Peacock|
|Wed., Apr. 26||2:45 p.m.||West Ham v. Liverpool||Peacock|
|Wed., Apr. 26||3 p.m.||Manchester City v. Arsenal||Peacock|
|Wed., Apr. 26||3 p.m.||Manchester City v. Arsenal Data Zone Feed||Peacock|
|Wed., Apr. 26||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock|
|Thur., Apr. 27||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||USA Network, Peacock|
|Thur., Apr. 27||2:45 p.m.||Everton v. Newcastle||USA Network, Universo|
|Thur., Apr. 27||2:45 p.m.||Southampton v. Bournemouth||Peacock|
|Thur., Apr. 27||3:15 p.m.||Tottenham v. Manchester United||Peacock|
|Thur., Apr. 27||3:15 p.m.||Tottenham v. Manchester United Data Zone Feed||Peacock|
|Thur., Apr. 27||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock|
|Sat., Apr. 29||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||USA Network|
|Sat., Apr. 29||7:30 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. West Ham||USA Network|
|Sat., Apr. 29||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||USA Network, Peacock|
|Sat., Apr. 29||10 a.m.||Brentford v. Nottingham Forest||USA Network|
|Sat., Apr. 29||10 a.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||Peacock|
|Sat., Apr. 30||Noon||Goal Zone||USA Network, Peacock|
|Sat., Apr. 30||8 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||USA Network, Peacock|
|Sat., Apr. 30||9 a.m.||Fulham v. Manchester City||USA Network, Telemundo|
|Sat., Apr. 30||9 a.m.||Manchester United v. Aston Villa||Peacock|
|Sat., Apr. 30||9 a.m.||Newcastle v. Southampton||Peacock|
|Sat., Apr. 30||9 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Leeds United||Peacock|
|Sat., Apr. 30||9 a.m.||Goal Rush||Peacock|
|Sat., Apr. 30||11 a.m.||Premier League Live||USA Network, Peacock|
|Sat., Apr. 30||11:30 a.m.||Liverpool v. Tottenham||USA Network, Telemundo|
|Sat., Apr. 30||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||USA Network|
|Mon., May 1||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||USA Network|
|Mon., May 1||3 p.m.||Leicester City v. Everton||USA Network|
|Mon., May 1||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||USA Network|