Third-Place Manchester City v. Aston Villa Saturday, April 25, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC
Southampton v. Tottenham Saturday at 7:45 a.m. ET; Burnley v. Leicester City Saturday at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN
Premier League Download: Pundits at the Pub This Sunday at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Monday, April 27, on NBCSN Following NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Coverage
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 21, 2015 – First-place Chelsea visit second-place Arsenal, this Sunday, April 26, at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo, highlighting NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage this weekend. Led by an Eden Hazard goal, Chelsea extended their Premier League unbeaten streak to 12 matches with a key 1-0 home win over third-place Manchester United on Saturday.
Arsenal currently have the longest winning streak in the league (eight games), but have not beaten the Blues since October 2011. The Gunners’ Olivier Giroud and Alexis Sanchez are currently tied as the team’s leading scorers, with 14 goals each. NBC Sports Group’s lead play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the match, joined by analyst Lee Dixon at Emirates Stadium.
NBC Sports Group’s weekend Premier League coverage begins this Saturday, April 25, at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live, followed by seventh-place Southampton hosting sixth-place Tottenham at 7:45 p.m. ET. Tottenham come off a 3-1 win over Newcastle on Sunday, which bumped them ahead of the Saints into sixth place. During the match, Spurs forward Harry Kane scored his 20th league goal of the season (tied for most in the BPL).
At 10 a.m. ET, NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO present Burnley v. Leicester City. Coverage continues on NBC at 12:30 p.m. ET, when third-place Manchester City and Sergio Aguero (20 goals, tied for most in BPL) host Aston Villa. The Villans come off a 2-1 win against Liverpool in the FA Cup semifinals, which earned them a spot in the FA Cup Final for the first time since 2000. White calls the match, joined by Dixon at Etihad Stadium.
Matches not featured on NBCSN in the Saturday, 10 a.m. ET television window will be available on Premier League Extra Time, a bonus television package available to MVPDs at no extra cost for customers who receive NBCSN.
Immediately following the match, NBC presents a live Goal Zone at 2:30 p.m. ET. Goal Zone is hosted by Rebecca Lowe, who will be joined by former Major League Soccer and U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
Sunday’s coverage begins at 7:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live, followed by Everton v. Manchester United at 8:30 a.m. ET. Steve Bower calls the match, joined by former Manchester United and Everton player Phil Neville at Goodison Park.
At 2 p.m. ET, NBCSN presents Premier League Download: Pundits at the Pub. The new Premier League Download episode, shot during NBC Sports Group’s full on-site studio coverage from the U.K., features host Rebecca Lowe and analysts Robbie Earle, Kyle Martino and Robbie Mustoe with NBC’s UK-based team of Arlo White, Lee Dixon, Graeme Le Saux and Steve Bower. The team’s discussion covers everything from English clubs’ recent struggles in European competition to the lost art of defending.
Saturdays throughout the Premier League season, The 2 Robbies “Football” Show, hosted by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle and Mustoe, airs at 5 p.m. ET on the terrestrial NBC Sports Radio Network as well as on NBCSportsRadio.com and the NBC Sports Radio mobile app. For more information, and to download the app, visit NBCSportsRadio.com.
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by Michael Davies and Roger Bennett will air this Monday, April 27 on NBCSN following coverage of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs.
NBCSN presents coverage of two mid-week matches next week, with Hull City v. Liverpool on Tuesday, April 28 at 2:45 p.m. ET, and Leicester City v. Chelsea on Wednesday, April 28 at 2:45 p.m. ET. Coverage of each match begins at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live.
All Premier League games will be streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices and tablets.
Below is the schedule for NBCUniversal’s soccer coverage April 25 – 29 (all times ET):
|Sat., April 25||6 a.m.||Barclays Premier League Preview||NBCSN|
|Sat., April 25||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., April 25||7:45 a.m.||Southampton v. Tottenham||NBCSN|
|Sat., April 25||10 a.m.||Burnley v. Leicester City||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sat., April 25||10 a.m.||West Brom v. Liverpool||Extra Time|
|Sat., April 25||10 a.m.||Queens Park Rangers v. West Ham||Extra Time|
|Sat., April 25||10 a.m.||Newcastle v. Swansea City||Extra Time|
|Sat., April 25||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Hull City||Extra Time|
|Sat., April 25||10 a.m.||Stoke City v. Sunderland||Extra Time|
|Sat., April 25||12:30 p.m.||Manchester City v. Aston Villa||NBC, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sat., April 25||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sun., April 26||1 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., April 26||6:30 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., April 26||7:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., April 26||8:30 a.m.||Everton v. Manchester United||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sun., April 26||11 a.m.||Arsenal v. Chelsea||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., April 26||1 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., April 26||2 p.m.||Premier League Download: Pundits at the Pub||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 27||1 a.m.||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 27||TBD (p.m.)||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 27||11 p.m.||Barclays Premier League Review||NBCSN|
|Tues., April 28||12:30 a.m.||Premier League Encore||NBCSN|
|Tues., April 28||1:30 p.m.||Barclays Premier League News||NBCSN|
|Tues., April 28||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tues., April 28||2:45 p.m.||Hull City v. Liverpool||NBCSN|
|Tues., April 28||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Tues., April 28||11 p.m.||Premier League Encore||NBCSN|
|Wed., April 29||1:30 p.m.||Barclays Premier League News||NBCSN|
|Wed., April 29||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., April 29||2:45 p.m.||Leicester City v. Chelsea||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Wed., April 29||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
NBC Sports Group is once again making all 380 games from the Premier League available in the United States on the networks of NBCUniversal, on the Premier League Extra Time bonus TV package, and streamed live on NBC Sports Live Extra via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to 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 Live Extra app is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play and Windows Store. NBC UNIVERSO is airing 100 Premiere League matches in Spanish on its network, with matches also streamed live on its NBC UNIVERSO NOW app. Every MVPD has the option to carry every Premier League match on live television and via live streaming at no additional cost to consumers.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–