The tight Premier League title race continues this weekend, including a marquee matchup between fourth-place Arsenal and second-place Liverpool, this Saturday, Nov. 3, at 1:30 pm on NBC and Universo. Unbeaten Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah has four goals in his last three appearances in all competitions, while Arsenal have won seven of their last eight Premier League matches. Just five points separate the league’s top five teams.
NBC Sports’ lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls Arsenal v. Liverpool on NBC, joined by analysts Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux.
This weekend’s live Premier League coverage begins Saturday at 8 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on NBCSN, followed by Bournemouth v. Manchester United on NBCSN and Universo. As pressure continued to mount on Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial led the Red Devils to a 2-1 win over Everton, helping the team climb up to eighth place. Sixth-place Bournemouth have won three of their last four Premier League matches, and come off a 3-0 win over Fulham.
Live match coverage continues Saturday at 11 a.m. ET with Cardiff City v. Leicester City on NBCSN and Universo. It will be Leicester’s first match following the death of owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in a helicopter crash on Saturday.
Also Saturday at 11 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents three exclusive live matches: Newcastle v. Watford, Everton v. Brighton & Hove Albion, and West Ham v. Burnley.
Live match coverage on Sunday, Nov. 4, begins at 9 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on NBCSN, followed by first-place Manchester City v. Southampton at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Manchester City remain unbeaten this season, and come off a 1-0 win over Tottenham to reclaim the top spot in the league on goal difference (Man City are level on points with second-place Liverpool). White calls the match on NBCSN, joined by Dixon.
Sunday at 11 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents exclusive coverage of third-place Chelsea, who are also unbeaten, hosting Crystal Palace.
This week’s live match coverage wraps up on Monday, Nov. 5, at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Huddersfield v. Fulham at 3 p.m. ET. Monday at 5 p.m. ET, NBCSN presents a live Goal Zone. Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Mornings, Premier League Live, and Goal Zone, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle, and former U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino.
Here’s the schedule of soccer commentators for the weekend Premier League matches (all times Eastern):
Saturday, November 3
Everton vs. Brighton, 11am, NBC Sports Gold — Tony Jones and Iain Dowie
Newcastle vs. Watford, 11am, NBC Sports Gold — Jim Proudfoot and Matt Holland
West Ham vs. Burnley, 11am, NBC Sports Gold — Guy Havord and Tony Gale
Sunday, November 4
Chelsea vs. Crystal Palace, 11am, NBC Sports Gold — Jon Champion and Andy Townsend
Monday, November 5