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Tuesday, August 1st, 2023
10 DAYS TO 2023-24 PREMIER LEAGUE SEASON KICKOFF – AUGUST MATCHES SCHEDULED ACROSS PLATFORMS OF NBCUNIVERSAL
Defending Champions Manchester City Visit Newly Promoted Burnley in Season-Opener Friday, Aug. 11, at 3 p.m. ET on USA Network and Universo
Chelsea Host Liverpool, Luton Town Make Premier League Debut, and More During Opening Weekend Aug. 11-14 Across NBC, USA Network, Peacock, Telemundo and Universo
Peacock Continues Expansive Live PL Coverage this Season, Including Exclusive Matches Plus All Games Airing Live on NBC Broadcast Network, Studio Shows, Full Match Replays and the Premier League TV Channel
USA Network Enters Second Full Season as Cable Home of Premier League
STAMFORD, Conn. – Aug. 1, 2023 – The 2023-24 Premier League season kicks off in 10 days across the platforms of NBCUniversal, with the opening match on Friday, Aug. 11 as defending PL champions Manchester City visit newly promoted Burnley (3 p.m. ET on USA Network and Universo).
Throughout the 2023-24 season, Premier League coverage will be featured across NBC, Peacock and USA Network. Peacock continues its expansive coverage of the Premier League this season — including exclusive matches, all games airing live on the NBC broadcast network, studio shows, full match replays, and more. USA Network begins its second full season as the cable home of the PL. Telemundo, Universo and Peacock will provide extensive Spanish-language coverage.
With newly promoted clubs, big names on the move, and more, the 2023-24 Premier League kicks off with storylines across the league. Below are highlights of NBC Sports’ upcoming match schedule in the Premier League’s opening three weeks (NBC Sports’ full match schedule for the first three weeks of the season is below):
Friday, Aug. 11 – Opening Match: Burnley v. Manchester City (3 p.m. ET on USA Network and Universo)
The season kicks off on Friday, Aug. 11, as Erling Haaland, who set the Premier League record for most goals in a single season last year (36), and Manchester City open their title defense against newly promoted Burnley at 3 p.m. ET on USA Network and Universo.
Last season, Manchester City lifted the PL trophy for the third consecutive season and fifth time in the past six seasons. They are seeking an unprecedented 4th straight English top-flight title.
Led by manager Vincent Kompany, Burnley return to the Premier League for the first time since 2021-22 after winning the Championship as the club scored the most goals and conceded the fewest in 2022-23. Kompany played 11 seasons for Manchester City (2008-19) and won four Premier League titles.
Saturday, Aug. 12: Brighton & Hove Albion v. Luton Town (10 a.m. ET on Peacock)
Luton Town, who enter their 138th season in club history, are set to make their Premier League debut on Saturday, Aug. 12, as the club visit Brighton & Hove Albion at 10 a.m. ET on Peacock. The Hatters last played in England’s top-flight in the 1991-92 season, the year before the Premier League debuted in 1992-93.
Saturday, Aug. 12: Sheffield United v. Crystal Palace (10 a.m. ET on Peacock)
Sheffield United return to the Premier League for the first time since the 2020-21 season as they host Crystal Palace from Bramall Lane on Saturday, Aug. 12, at 10 a.m. ET on Peacock. The Blades finished second in the Championship last season to earn promotion.
Sunday, Aug. 13: Chelsea v. Liverpool (11:30 a.m. ET on Peacock)
On Sunday, Aug. 13, Mohamed Salah and Liverpool open their season visiting Chelsea at 11:30 a.m. ET on Peacock.
Liverpool finished fifth in the Premier League last season, and Salah finished fourth in the league in goals (19) and third in assists (12).
Head coach Mauricio Pochettino makes his PL debut with Chelsea on Sunday as new signings Christopher Nkunku and Nicolas Jackson are expected to take the field.
Saturday, Aug. 19: Tottenham v. Manchester United (12:30 p.m. ET on NBC, Peacock, and Telemundo)
Highlighting the second week of the season, Manchester United, who finished third in the Premier League last year, visit Tottenham at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 19, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC, Peacock, and Telemundo.
Following is NBC Sports’ match schedule for the first three weeks of Premier League coverage (all times ET, subject to change):
|Fri., Aug. 11||3 p.m.||Burnley v. Manchester City||USA Network, Universo|
|Sat., Aug. 12||7:30 a.m.||Arsenal v. Nottingham Forest||Peacock|
|Sat., Aug. 12||10 a.m.||Bournemouth v. West Ham||Peacock|
|Sat., Aug. 12||10 a.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Luton Town||Peacock|
|Sat., Aug. 12||10 a.m.||Everton v. Fulham||Peacock|
|Sat., Aug. 12||10 a.m.||Sheffield United v. Crystal Palace||Peacock|
|Sat., Aug. 12||12:30 p.m.||Newcastle v. Aston Villa||NBC, Peacock, Universo|
|Sun., Aug. 13||9 a.m.||Brentford v. Tottenham||Peacock|
|Sun., Aug. 13||11:30 a.m.||Chelsea v. Liverpool||Peacock|
|Mon., Aug. 14||3 p.m.||Manchester United v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||USA Network, Universo|
|Fri., Aug. 18||3 p.m.||Nottingham Forest v. Sheffield United||USA Network|
|Sat., Aug. 19||10 a.m.||Liverpool v. Bournemouth||USA Network, Telemundo|
|Sat., Aug. 19||10 a.m.||Fulham v. Brentford||Peacock|
|Sat., Aug. 19||10 a.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Brighton & Hove Albion||Peacock|
|Sat., Aug. 19||12:30 p.m.||Tottenham v. Manchester United||NBC, Peacock, Telemundo|
|Sat., Aug. 19||3 p.m.||Manchester City v. Newcastle||Peacock|
|Sun., Aug. 20||9 a.m.||Aston Villa v. Everton||USA Network|
|Sun., Aug. 20||11:30 a.m.||West Ham v. Chelsea||USA Network, Telemundo|
|Mon., Aug. 21||3 p.m.||Crystal Palace v. Arsenal||Peacock|
|Fri., Aug. 25||3 p.m.||Chelsea v. Luton Town||Peacock|
|Sat., Aug. 26||7:30 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Tottenham||USA Network, Universo|
|Sat., Aug. 26||10 a.m.||Arsenal v. Fulham||USA Network, Universo|
|Sat., Aug. 26||10 a.m.||Brentford v. Crystal Palace||Peacock|
|Sat., Aug. 26||10 a.m.||Everton v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||Peacock|
|Sat., Aug. 26||10 a.m.||Manchester United v. Nottingham Forest||Peacock|
|Sat., Aug. 26||12:30 p.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. West Ham||NBC, Peacock, Universo|
|Sun., Aug. 27||9 a.m.||Sheffield United v. Manchester City||USA Network, Telemundo|
|Sun., Aug. 27||9 a.m.||Burnley v. Aston Villa||Peacock|
|Sun., Aug. 27||11:30 a.m.||Newcastle v. Liverpool||USA Network, Telemundo|
With the 2023-24 Premier League season kicking off in 10 days, click here to view a video of all 1,084 goals from the 2022-23 PL season.
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