With just 11 days remaining until Championship Sunday, league-leaders Chelsea can clinch the Premier League title with a win over West Bromwich Albion this Friday, May 12, at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. If the Blues drop points on Friday, they are still guaranteed the title unless second-place Tottenham, facing Manchester United on Sunday, better their result. A win this season would mark Chelsea’s fifth Premier League title in history, all five won in the past 13 years.
NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the match, joined by analysts Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux at The Hawthorns. Coverage begins at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN. Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Live, joined by joined by a combination of former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle, former Major League Soccer and U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino, and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
Coverage of eight match days in a nine-day span begins today, Wednesday, May 10, at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live, followed by Southampton v. Arsenal at 2:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Sixth-place Arsenal look to keep their Champions League hopes alive amongst three fellow Premier League giants – third-place Liverpool, fourth-place Manchester City and fifth-place Manchester United. The Gunners have two games in hand on the Reds after their 2-0 win over Manchester United on Sunday, and look to keep the race alive with a win this afternoon.
Weekend Premier League coverage begins this Saturday, May 13, at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live, followed by Manchester City v. Leicester City on NBCSN and Universo. Fourth-Place Manchester City enter the match coming off a 5-0 win over Crystal Palace, which featured goals from five different players: David Silva, Vincent Kompany, Kevin De Bruyne, Raheem Sterling, and Nicolás Otamendi.
Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBCSN presents coverage of Sunderland v. 17th-place Swansea City, followed by Stoke City v. Arsenal at 12:30 p.m. ET. The Swans look to avoid becoming the third team relegated this season, and further distance themselves from 18th-place Hull City.
Following Saturday’s match coverage, NBCSN presents a new Premier League Download at 3:30 p.m. ET – The Noisy Neighbours – focusing on the final day of the 2011-12 season, which saw Manchester City clinch the Premier League title in dramatic fashion.
Premier League Sunday coverage begins this Sunday, May 14, at 6:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on CNBC, followed by Crystal Palace v. relegation-threatened Hull City at 7 a.m. ET, and West Ham v. Liverpool at 9:15 a.m. ET on CNBC.