Fourth-Place Manchester United v. Aston Villa Saturday at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN; First-Place Chelsea v. Stoke City Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC
All Matches Available on NBC Sports Live Extra
Road Trip: NBC Sports Group’s Entire Premier League Coverage to Originate From the U.K. on April 11-13
STAMFORD, Conn. – Mar. 30, 2015 – Third-place Arsenal host fifth-place Liverpool this Saturday, April 4, at 7:45 a.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO, kicking off NBC Sports Group’s weekend Premier League action. Coverage begins at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN. Arsenal are on a six-match Premier League winning streak, with forwards Olivier Giroud and Alexis Sanchez tied for the team scoring lead (13 goals, fifth-most in BPL). Liverpool look to keep their Champions League hopes alive with a win against the Gunners on Saturday.
Live match coverage continues Saturday at 10 a.m. ET when fourth-place Manchester United host Aston Villa on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO. Manchester United come off a thrilling 2-1 victory over Liverpool, featuring a pair of Juan Mata goals for the Red Devils, securing their fourth straight league win and moving the team five points clear of Liverpool.
Matches not featured on NBCSN in the Saturday 11 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.
Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET, NBC and NBC UNIVERSO present first-place Chelsea and forward Diego Costa (19 goals, tied for most in BPL) v. Stoke City. NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the match joined by analyst Lee Dixon at Stamford Bridge.
Coverage on Sunday, April 5, kicks off at 7:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live, followed by Burnley v. Tottenham at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO. Spurs’ forward Harry Kane scored his first Premier League hat trick in the club’s 4-3 win against Leicester City on Mar. 21, bringing his season total to 19 goals (tied with Costa for most in BPL). Sunderland host Newcastle in the Tyne-Wear derby at 11 a.m. ET Sunday on NBCSN, wrapping up NBC Sports Group’s weekend match coverage.
Weekday match coverage begins Monday at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live, followed by Crystal Palace v. second-place Manchester City at 3 p.m. ET. Tuesday at 2:45 p.m. ET, NBCSN presents Aston Villa v. Queens Park Rangers.
All matches will be preceded and followed by Premier League Live pre- and post-match shows from the NBC Sports Group International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn. Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Live alongside former Major League Soccer and U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino and former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle.
Saturdays throughout the Premier League season, The 2 Robbies “Football” Show, hosted by Earle and former Premier League footballer Robbie 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 at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN Mondays throughout the Premier League season.
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 this week (all times ET):
|Sat., April 4||6 a.m.||Barclays Premier League Preview||NBCSN|
|Sat., April 4||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., April 4||7:45 a.m.||Arsenal v. Liverpool||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sat., April 4||10 a.m.||Manchester United v. Aston Villa||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sat., April 4||10 a.m.||Everton v. Southampton||Extra Time|
|Sat., April 4||10 a.m.||Leicester City v. West Ham||Extra Time|
|Sat., April 4||10 a.m.||Swansea City v. Hull City||Extra Time|
|Sat., April 4||10 a.m.||West Brom v. Queens Park Rangers||Extra Time|
|Sat., April 4||12:30 p.m.||Chelsea v. Stoke City||NBC, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sat., April 4||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sat., April 4||7 p.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Sat., April 4||9 p.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Sat., April 4||11 p.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., April 5||6 a.m.||Barclays Premier League World||NBCSN|
|Sun., April 5||6:30 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., April 5||7:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., April 5||8:30 a.m.||Burnley v. Tottenham||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sun., April 5||11 a.m.||Sunderland v. Newcastle||NBCSN|
|Sun., April 5||1 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., April 5||11:30 p.m.||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 6||12:30 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 6||1:30 p.m.||Barclays Premier League News||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 6||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 6||3 p.m.||Crystal Palace v. Manchester City||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 6||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 6||10 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 6||10:30 p.m.||Barclays Premier League Review||NBCSN|
|Tues., April 7||12:30 a.m.||Premier League Encore||NBCSN|
|Tues., April 7||2 p.m.||Barclays Premier League News||NBCSN|
|Tues., April 7||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tues., April 7||2:45 p.m.||Aston Villa v. Queens Park Rangers||NBCSN|
NBC SPORTS GROUP’S ENTIRE PREMIER LEAGUE COVERAGE TO ORIGINATE FROM U.K. ON APRIL 11-13
For the first time since NBC Sports Group kicked off its Premier League coverage in August 2013, the entire Premier League team will work together on-location in the United Kingdom on April 11-13. Host Rebecca Lowe and analysts Robbie Earle, Kyle Martino and Robbie Mustoe will join NBC’s UK-based team of Arlo White, Lee Dixon, Graeme Le Saux and Steve Bower for more than 18 hours of live on-site Premier League coverage across three days. Coverage features two on-site studios at each stadium, including pitch-side sets at Old Trafford for the Manchester Derby, Anfield for Liverpool-Newcastle, and Turf Moor for Burnley-Arsenal. Click here for more information.
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–