EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 8

Liverpool and Mohamed Salah host Manchester City and Sergio Aguero in a blockbuster match between the Premier League’s top two teams this Sunday, October 7, at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Level on points, both teams are unbeaten with six wins and one draw this season, and this weekend’s match will be the latest meeting of unbeaten teams in the Premier League since 2011. Liverpool come off a 1-1 draw against an also unbeaten Chelsea side, while Manchester City come off a 2-0 win over Brighton & Hove Albion. 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.

This week’s live Premier League action begins Friday, October 5, at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live, followed by Brighton & Hove Albion v. West Ham at 3 p.m. ET, and a live Goal Zone at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Coverage continues Saturday, October 6, at 9 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on NBCSN, followed by Tottenham v. Cardiff City at 10 am. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Tottenham come off a 2-0 win over Huddersfield Town, with both goals scored by Harry Kane.

Also Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents exclusive live coverage of four matches: Burnley v. Huddersfield, Crystal Palace v. Wolverhampton Wanderers, Leicester City v. Everton, and Watford v. Bournemouth.

Saturday’s live Premier League coverage wraps up with Manchester United v. Newcastle at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo. The Red Devils look to turn around their slow start, and are coming off a 3-1 defeat at West Ham. White calls the match, joined by Le Saux.

Live coverage on Sunday begins at 6:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on NBCSN, followed by Fulham v. Arsenal at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, and Southampton v. Chelsea at 9:15 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Fifth-place Arsenal come off a 2-0 win over Watford, which featured a late own goal by Watford and a Mesut Ozil strike two minutes later.

Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle, and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.

 

Here’s the schedule of soccer commentators for the weekend Premier League matches (all times Eastern):

 

Friday, October 5

Brighton vs. West Ham, 3pm, NBCSN, fuboTV, Sling Blue and PlayStation Vue — Peter Drury and David Prutton

 

Saturday, October 6

Spurs vs. Cardiff, 10am, NBCSN, fuboTV, Sling Blue and PlayStation Vue — David Stowell and Andy Walker

Burnley vs. Huddersfield, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — Rob Palmer and Don Goodman

Crystal Palace vs. Wolves, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — Gary Taphouse and Efan Ekoku

Leicester vs. Everton, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — Jim Proudfoot and Matt Holland

Watford vs. Bournemouth, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — Tony Jones and Tony Gale

Manchester United vs. Newcastle, 12:30pm, NBC, fuboTV, Sling Blue and PlayStation Vue — Arlo White and Graeme Le Saux

 

Sunday, October 7

Fulham vs. Arsenal, 7am, NBCSN, fuboTV, Sling Blue and PlayStation Vue — Joe Speight and Matt Holland

Southampton vs. Chelsea, 9:15am, NBCSN, fuboTV, Sling Blue and PlayStation Vue — Jon Champion and Matthew Upson

Liverpool vs. Manchester City, 11:30am, NBCSN, fuboTV, Sling Blue and PlayStation Vue — Arlo White, Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux

 

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