Fifth-place Arsenal host fourth-place Chelsea in a highly-anticipated London derby this Saturday, Jan. 19 at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo, highlighting NBC Sports’ Premier League coverage this weekend. In a clash between two of the Premier League’s top scorers, Eden Hazard and Chelsea sit six points ahead of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Arsenal in the table following Arsenal’s 1-0 loss to West Ham last weekend. Arlo White calls the match, joined by former Arsenal player Lee Dixon, and former Chelsea player Graeme Le Saux.
This weekend’s live TV coverage begins Saturday, Jan. 19 at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings, followed by Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Leicester City at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Both teams look to rebound this weekend after tough losses.
At 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN, Mohamed Salah and league-leading Liverpool host Crystal Palace as they aim to extend their four-point lead atop the table. On CNBC and Universo at 10 a.m. ET, Manchester United host Brighton & Hove Albion. Manchester United look to continue their perfect record (6 wins in 6 matches) under interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, while Brighton & Hove Albion look to bounce back after a 1-0 loss to Liverpool.
Manchester United defeated Tottenham 1-0 last Sunday – a match that ranked as NBCSN’s most-watched Premier League game in more than a year (Manchester Derby, 12/10/17) with a Total Audience Delivery average of 947,000 viewers.
Also at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday, NBC Sports Gold presents four exclusive matches: Bournemouth v. West Ham, Newcastle v. Cardiff City, Southampton v. Everton, and Watford v. Burnley.
Sunday’s match coverage begins with Huddersfield Town v. second-place Manchester City at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Manchester City hope to extend their three-game Premier League winning streak and close the gap on Liverpool, while relegation-threatened Huddersfield Town will play in their first match since head coach David Wagner left the club by mutual consent.. The weekend’s match coverage concludes Sunday with Fulham v. third-place Tottenham at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Both teams aim to rebound after tough losses last week. White calls the match, joined by Le Saux.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Mornings, Premier League Live, and Goal Zone, 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):
Saturday, January 19
Bournemouth vs. West Ham, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — Gary Taphouse and Tony Gale
Newcastle vs. Cardiff, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — David Stowell and Andy Walker
Southampton vs. Everton, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — Tony Jones and Andy Hinchcliffe
Watford vs. Burnley, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — Guy Havord and Keith Andrews
Sunday, January 20