Top-flight history is at stake this Sunday, December 10, as second-place Manchester United host first-place Manchester City in the Manchester Derby at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Raheem Sterling and Manchester City look to win their 14th straight Premier League match when they face Romelu Lukaku and Manchester United in a matchup of the top-two teams in the Premier League. A victory would see Manchester City set the record for most consecutive wins in a single season in top-flight history.
NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the Manchester Derby, joined by Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux at Old Trafford.
NBC Sports Group presents 20 matches in five days this week, including the Merseyside Derby when Liverpool host Everton this Sunday at 9:15 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Premier League-leading scorer Mohamed Salah (12 goals) and fourth-place Liverpool come off a 5-1 win at Brighton & Hove Albion, while Everton beat Huddersfield Town 2-0 in Sam Allardyce’s first game in charge of the Toffees.
Former Everton manager and current Belgium national team coach Roberto Martinez will join Premier League Live pre- and post-match studio coverage on Sunday. Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Live and Goal Zone, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle, and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
Derek Rae calls the Merseyside Derby, joined by Phil Neville at Anfield.
This week’s live Premier League coverage begins Saturday, Dec. 9, at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by West Ham United v. third-place Chelsea at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Chelsea come off a 3-1 win over Newcastle, featuring two goals from Eden Hazard.
Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBCSN presents Tottenham v. Stoke City. NBC Sports Gold presents four exclusive matches Saturday at 10 a.m. ET: Burnley v. Watford, Crystal Palace v. Bournemouth, Huddersfield Town v. Brighton & Hove Albion, and Swansea City v. West Bromwich Albion.
NBC presents Newcastle v. Leicester City Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET. White calls the match, joined by Dixon.
Sunday’s live match coverage begins at 6 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Southampton v. fifth-place Arsenal. The Gunners look to bounce back from a 3-1 loss to Manchester United.
Here’s the schedule of soccer commentators for this weekend’s Premier League matches (all times Eastern):
Saturday, December 9
Burnley vs. Watford, 10am, Premier League Pass — Ian Crocker and Garry Birtles
Crystal Palace vs. Bournemouth, 10am, Premier League Pass — Gary Taphouse and Tony Gale
Huddersfield vs. Brighton, 10am, Premier League Pass — Jonathan Beck and Keith Andrews
Swansea vs. West Brom, 10am, Premier League Pass — Tony Jones and Iain Dowie