EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 9

Jose Mourinho and Manchester United return to Stamford Bridge to take on the league’s top scorer Eden Hazard (7 goals) and Chelsea this Saturday, October 20, at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Chelsea remain one of three unbeaten teams with 20 points after coming off a 3-0 win at Southampton, while Manchester United come off a dramatic 3-2 come-from-behind win over Newcastle. Derek Rae calls the match on NBCSN, joined by analyst, and England Women’s National Team manager, Phil Neville. Coverage ahead of the match begins at 6:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN with Premier League Mornings.

West Ham v. Tottenham follows at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. West Ham are looking to bounce back after a 1-0 loss at Brighton, while London rivals Tottenham have won their last three league matches, and sit outside of the top-four on goal difference.

Also Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents exclusive live coverage of five matches: Manchester City v. Burnley, Bournemouth v. Southampton, Cardiff City v. Fulham, Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Watford, and Newcastle v. Brighton.

Saturday’s live Premier League coverage wraps up at 12:30 p.m. ET with Huddersfield v. Liverpool on NBC and Universo. Huddersfield look for their first win of the season, while Liverpool will try to snap a four-match winless streak across all competitions. NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the match, joined by analyst Lee Dixon.

Live coverage on Sunday, October 21, begins at 10 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on NBCSN, followed by Everton v. Crystal Palace at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN. The week’s coverage concludes on Monday, October 22, with Arsenal v. Leicester City at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Fourth-place Arsenal have won their last nine matches in all competitions, while Leicester City come off a 2-1 loss to Everton. Coverage begins with Premier League Live at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Mornings, Premier League Live, and Goal Zone, joined by former U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino, and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.

 

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

 

Saturday, October 20

Chelsea vs. Manchester United, 7:30am, NBCSN, fuboTV, Sling Blue and PlayStation Vue — Derek Rae and Phil Neville

West Ham vs. Spurs, 10am, NBCSN, Universo, fuboTV, Sling Blue and PlayStation Vue — Jim Proudfoot and Matt Holland

Bournemouth vs. Southampton, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — Guy Havord and Tony Gale

Cardiff vs. Fulham, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — Phil Blacker and Garry Birtles

Manchester City vs. Burnley, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — David Stowell and Keith Andrews

Newcastle vs. Brighton, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — Tony Jones and Andy Walker

Wolves vs. Watford, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — Gary Taphouse and Danny Higginbotham

Huddersfield vs. Liverpool, 12:30pm, NBC, fuboTV, Sling Blue and PlayStation Vue — Arlo White and Lee Dixon

 

Sunday, October 21

Everton vs. Crystal Palace, 11am, NBCSN, fuboTV, Sling Blue and PlayStation Vue — Jon Champion and Jim Beglin

 

Monday, October 22

Arsenal vs. Leicester, 3pm, NBCSN, fuboTV, Sling Blue and PlayStation Vue — Martin Tyler and Danny Higginbotham

 

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  1. Jon October 20, 2018

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