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Tuesday, May 2nd, 2023
SECOND-PLACE ARSENAL VISIT THIRD-PLACE NEWCASTLE THIS SUNDAY, MAY 7, AT 11:30 A.M. ET ON USA NETWORK AND TELEMUNDO AS PREMIER LEAGUE TITLE RACE HEATS UP
Arsenal Host Chelsea TODAY at 3 p.m. ET on USA Network and Universo; Manchester City Host West Ham Tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET on USA Network and Universo
First-Place Manchester City and Second-Place Arsenal Separated by One Point as Season’s Final Month Kicks Off
Goal Rush Whip-Around Show Streams Live on Peacock During Multi-Match Window this Saturday, May 6, at 10 a.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 2, 2023 – Second-place Arsenal visit third-place Newcastle this Sunday, May 7, at 11:30 a.m. ET on USA Network and Telemundo in a crucial top-four matchup, highlighting Premier League action across NBC Sports this weekend.
Arsenal, who lost to Manchester City, 4-1, last week and have since fallen out of first place for the first time since February, are one point behind first-place City (Manchester City have one game in hand). Newcastle topped Southampton, 3-1, on Sunday and are two points ahead of fourth-place Manchester United, having played one more match than United. Peter Drury, Graeme Le Saux, and Lee Dixon will call the match live from St. James’ Park.
Midweek coverage begins this afternoon at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on USA Network leading into Arsenal hosting Chelsea at 3 p.m. ET on USA Network and Universo. With a win, Arsenal would move back into first place while Chelsea, who fell to Brentford, 2-0, last weekend, look for their first victory of the season under Caretaker Manager Frank Lampard. Drury and Dixon will call the action live from Emirates Stadium.
Two matches will be presented live at 3 p.m. ET tomorrow, Wed., May 3, as first-place Manchester City host West Ham (USA Network, Universo) and fifth-place Liverpool host Fulham (Peacock). Manchester City’s Erling Haaland, who scored in City’s 2-1 win over Fulham on Sunday, has 34 goals this season and broke the record for most goals in a 38-match Premier League season previously held by Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah (32 goals in 2017-18). Haaland is tied with Newcastle’s Andy Cole (1993-94) and Blackburn’s Alan Shearer (1994-95) for the most goals in a Premier League season (both 42-match seasons). Drury and Dixon will call the match live from the Etihad Stadium.
On Thursday, May 4, coverage begins with Premier League Live at 2 p.m. ET on USA Network, followed by Manchester United visiting Brighton & Hove Albion at 3 p.m. ET (USA Network, Universo) and Goal Zone at 5 p.m. ET (USA Network).
Paul Burmeister hosts today, Wednesday, and Thursday Premier League Live and Goal Zone shows alongside former Jamaica National Team and Premier League player Robbie Earle and former Premier League player Robbie Mustoe today and Wednesday, and former Premier League and USMNT player Tim Howard and former Premier League player Danny Higginbotham on Thursday.
This weekend’s coverage begins Saturday, May 6, with Premier League Mornings at 9 a.m. ET on USA Network and Peacock leading into four matches live at 10 a.m. ET: Manchester City v. Leeds United (USA Network, Universo), Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Aston Villa (Peacock), Bournemouth v. Chelsea (Peacock), and Tottenham v. Crystal Palace (Peacock). The Goal Rush whip-around show will stream live on Peacock at 10 a.m. ET, providing viewers the most compelling action in real time and on replay so they won’t miss a single goal or key play.
At 12:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Liverpool host Brentford on USA Network and Universo, followed by Goal Zone at 3:30 p.m. ET (USA Network).
On Sunday, May 7, Premier League Live begins at 10:30 a.m. ET on USA Network, leading into Newcastle-Arsenal (11:30 a.m. ET on USA Network and Telemundo). At 2 p.m. ET, Manchester United visit West Ham on Peacock. Peacock will also present the match live in Spanish.
This week’s coverage concludes Monday, May 8, with three matches presented live on USA Network: Fulham v. Leicester City at 10 a.m. ET, Brighton & Hove Albion v. Everton at 12:30 p.m. ET and Nottingham Forest v. Southampton at 3 p.m. ET.
Anna Jackson hosts Saturday and Sunday Premier League Mornings, Premier League Live and Goal Zone shows alongside Howard and Mustoe. Burmeister hosts Monday’s shows alongside Howard and Higginbotham.
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 Manchester City reclaiming the top spot in the PL, Haaland’s goal mark, Liverpool’s win over Tottenham, 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., May 2||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||USA Network|
|Tues., May 2||3 p.m.||Arsenal v. Chelsea||USA Network, Universo|
|Tues., May 2||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||USA Network|
|Wed., May 3||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||USA Network, Peacock|
|Wed., May 3||3 p.m.||Manchester City v. West Ham||USA Network, Universo|
|Wed., May 3||3 p.m.||Liverpool v. Fulham||Peacock|
|Wed., May 3||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||USA Network, Peacock|
|Thurs., May 4||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||USA Network|
|Thurs., May 4||3 p.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Manchester United||USA Network, Universo|
|Thurs., May 4||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||USA Network|
|Sat., May 6||9 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||USA Network, Peacock|
|Sat., May 6||10 a.m.||Manchester City v. Leeds United||USA Network, Universo|
|Sat., May 6||10 a.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Aston Villa||Peacock|
|Sat., May 6||10 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Chelsea||Peacock|
|Sat., May 6||10 a.m.||Tottenham v. Crystal Palace||Peacock|
|Sat., May 6||10 a.m.||Goal Rush||Peacock|
|Sat., May 6||Noon||Premier League Live||USA Network, Peacock|
|Sat., May 6||12:30 p.m.||Liverpool v. Brentford||USA Network, Universo|
|Sat., May 6||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||USA Network|
|Sun., May 7||10:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||USA Network|
|Sun., May 7||11:30 a.m.||Newcastle v. Arsenal||USA Network, Telemundo|
|Sun., May 7||1:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||USA Network, Peacock|
|Sun., May 7||2 p.m.||West Ham v. Manchester United||Peacock|
|Sun., May 7||4 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock|
|Mon., May 8||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||USA Network|
|Mon., May 8||10 a.m.||Fulham v. Leicester City||USA Network|
|Mon., May 8||Noon||Premier League Live||USA Network|
|Mon., May 8||12:30 p.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Everton||USA Network|
|Mon., May 8||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||USA Network|
|Mon., May 8||3 p.m.||Nottingham Forest v. Southampton||USA Network|
|Mon., May 8||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||USA Network|