NBC Sports Group’s Premier League packed holiday season of 40 “festive fixtures” in 14 days continues this week, as Kevin De Bruyne and Manchester City enter the weekend on an 18-match Premier League winning streak, the longest streak in top-flight history. Manchester City, who are 15 points clear at the top of the table, next visit Crystal Palace this Sunday, December 31, at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN. On New Year’s Day, Romelu Lukaku and Manchester United visit Wayne Rooney and Everton (12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo) in Lukaku’s first match back at Goodison Park since his transfer this summer, while Rooney faces his old club after leaving the Red Devils in July as the club’s all-time top scorer.
Live match coverage continues today, Thursday, December 28, at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN followed by Crystal Palace v. sixth-place Arsenal. The Gunners come off a 3-3 draw against Liverpool, and look to keep pace in the race for the top-four.
Coverage on Saturday, December 30, begins at 9 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Liverpool v. Leicester City at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN, and Chelsea v. Stoke City at 10 a.m. ET on CNBC. Also Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents four exclusive matches: Bournemouth v. Everton; Huddersfield Town v. Burnley; Newcastle v. Brighton & Hove Albion; and Watford v. Swansea City.
Saturday’s live match coverage concludes at 12:30 p.m. ET with Manchester United v. Southampton on NBC and Universo. NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White and analyst Lee Dixon call the action on NBC.
On Sunday, in addition to Crystal Palace v. Manchester City (7 a.m. ET), NBCSN presents coverage of West Bromwich Albion v. Arsenal at 11:30 a.m. ET.
Here’s the schedule of soccer commentators for this weekend’s Premier League matches (all times Eastern):
Saturday, December 30
Bournemouth vs. Everton, 10am, Premier League Pass — Jonathan Beck and Efan Ekoku
Huddersfield vs. Burnley, 10am, Premier League Pass — Phil Blacker and Garry Birtles
Newcastle vs. Brighton, 10am, Premier League Pass — David Stowell and Davie Provan
Watford vs. Swansea, 10am, Premier League Pass — Tony Jones and Tony Gale
Sunday, December 31