EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 29

Third-place Manchester City host fourth-place Liverpool this Sunday, Mar. 19, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Telemundo, highlighting NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage this week. After a goalless draw against Stoke City last Wednesday, Manchester City look to gain the edge over second-place Tottenham, as the clubs are tied on points. With only one point separating Liverpool and Manchester City, the Reds will move into the top-3 with a win on Sunday.

NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play commentator Arlo White calls the match, joined by analysts Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux at Etihad Stadium. Manchester City v. Liverpool marks the first Sunday match on NBC since October 30.

A special digital-only spider cam view of Manchester City v. Liverpool highlights coverage on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app. The feed will feature a birds-eye view of the match from an overhead camera that follows the action on the field.

NBC Sports Group’s live Premier League coverage begins this Saturday, Mar. 18, at 8 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by West Bromwich Albion v. fifth-place Arsenal on NBCSN and Universo. The pressure is mounting for longtime Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and the Gunners, as they are five points behind the fourth and final Champions League position.

Match coverage continues Saturday at 11 a.m. ET with Stoke City v. first-place Chelsea on NBCSN and Everton v. Hull City on CNBC. Chelsea sit a comfortable 10 points clear at the top of the Premier League table, most recently defeating West Ham United 2-1 with goals from Eden Hazard and Diego Costa. All matches not on NBCSN or CNBC 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’s live match coverage wraps up at 1:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN with Bournemouth v. Swansea City, followed by a live Goal Zone at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone and Premier League Live, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle and former Major League Soccer and U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino.

NBCSN presents the third episode of Behind the Badge: West Bromwich Albion FC Saturday at 4:30 p.m. ET. The four-part series presents viewers with a never-before-seen look at the Baggies’ work on and off the pitch. Voiced by BBC presenter and former English footballer Gary Lineker, the series follows an intriguing mix of players, coaches and support staff, recounting their daily lives and routines. This week’s episode offers a glimpse into head coach Tony Pulis’ approach to player recruitment and development, and spotlights the club’s international players, featuring a personal, behind-the-scenes tour of the training center hosted by Salomon Rondon and Claudio Yacob. Click here for more information.

Sunday’s Premier League coverage begins at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Middlesbrough v. Manchester United on NBCSN and Universo. The Red Devils are on a 17-match league unbeaten streak, and sit just one point below fifth-place Arsenal. Live match coverage continues Sunday at 10:15 a.m. ET with second-place Tottenham v. Southampton on NBCSN and Telemundo.

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