NBC to broadcast two Premier League games on network


NBC Sports will broadcast two Premier League matches across their over-the-air NBC network this weekend.

The matches between Crystal Palace-Liverpool (Saturday, 12:30pm ET) and Southampton-Chelsea (Sunday, Noon ET) will be televised live on the NBC over-the-air network, which is in approximately 116 million homes across the United States. Sunday’s broadcast will also feature the 300th episode of NBC’s Premier League Live program.

NBC Sports has previously featured two Premier League matches on the NBC broadcast network during the same weekend on October 24-25, 2015 and October 25-26, 2014.

Liverpool come off a 2-1 win over West Bromwich Albion, thanks to first-half goals by Sadio Mané and Philippe Coutinho. The Reds are tied on points with first-place Manchester City and second-place Arsenal. Crystal Palace look to bounce back from a 3-1 loss to reigning champions Leicester City. NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play commentator Arlo White calls the match, joined by analyst Lee Dixon at Selhurst Park.

Chelsea most recently defeated Manchester United 4-0 in the first match against their former manager Jose Mourinho. The Blues took the lead after 30 seconds with an opening goal by Pedro. Southampton come off a 1-1 draw against league leaders Manchester City. White calls Southampton v. Chelsea joined by Dixon at St. Mary’s Stadium.

A live Goal Zone follows Saturday’s match at 2:30 p.m. ET and Sunday’s match at 2 p.m. ET on NBC. Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone and Premier League Live joined by joined by former Jamaican National Team Player Robbie Earle and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.

SEE MORE: Schedule of Premier League games on US TV and streaming

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  1. Rick October 26, 2016

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