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EPL Commentators on NBC Sports: Sept. 14, 2018

NBC Sports’ live Premier League coverage this week is highlighted by a meeting of last season’s top-two scorers, as Mohamed Salah (32 goals last season) and Liverpool visit Harry Kane (30 goals last season) and Tottenham this Saturday, Sept. 15, at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. First-place Liverpool are one of three teams to win their first four matches this season, and come off a 2-1 win at Leicester City before the international break. Coverage begins with Premier League Mornings Saturday at 6:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN.

NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play commentator Arlo White calls the match from Wembley Stadium, joined by analysts Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux.

Live coverage continues Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, with Manchester City v. Fulham on NBCSN and Universo, and Chelsea v. Cardiff City on CNBC. Last season’s champions Manchester City come off a 2-1 win over Newcastle in their last match, while Chelsea and star forward Eden Hazard look to continue their perfect start when they welcome newly promoted Cardiff City to west London.

Also Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents exclusive coverage of three matches: Newcastle v. Arsenal, Huddersfield v. Crystal Palace, and Bournemouth v. Leicester City.

Watford host Manchester United and manager Jose Mourinho, Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo. After finishing 14th last season, the Hornets are off to their best-ever Premier League start, having won their first four matches. The Red Devils got back on track in a 2-0 win at Burnley after losing two of their first three matches. Both goals in United’s win were scored by Romelu Lukaku. Derek Rae calls the match, joined by analyst Danny Higginbotham.

Live match coverage on Sunday, Sept. 16, begins at 7:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on NBCSN, followed by Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Burnley. Wolves come off a 1-0 win at West Ham, their first victory since returning to England’s top flight.

Sunday’s live match coverage wraps up with Everton v. West Ham at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by a live Goal Zone at 1 p.m. ET. White calls the match from Goodison Park, joined by Le Saux. 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.

On Monday, Sept. 17, live match coverage begins with Premier League Live at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by Southampton v. Brighton & Hove Albion at 3 p.m. ET, and a live Goal Zone at 5 p.m. ET.


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


Saturday, September 15

Spurs vs. Liverpool, 7:30am, NBCSN, Universo, fuboTV, Sling Blue and PlayStation Vue — Arlo White, Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux

Manchester City vs. Fulham, 10am, NBCSN, Universo, fuboTV, Sling Blue and PlayStation Vue — Gary Taphouse and Keith Andrews

Chelsea vs. Cardiff, 10am, CNBC, fuboTV, Sling Blue and PlayStation Vue — Guy Havord and Andy Walker

Bournemouth vs. Leicester, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — Jonathan Beck and Tony Gale

Huddersfield vs. Crystal Palace, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — Tony Jones and Garry Birtles

Newcastle vs. Arsenal, NBC Sports Gold — Jim Proudfoot and Matt Holland

Watford vs. Manchester United, 12:30pm, NBC, Universo, fuboTV, Sling Blue and PlayStation Vue — Derek Rae and Danny Higginbotham


Sunday, September 16

Wolves vs. Burnley, 8:30am, NBCSN, fuboTV, Sling Blue and PlayStation Vue — Peter Drury and Andy Townsend

Everton vs. West Ham, 11am, NBCSN, fuboTV, Sling Blue and PlayStation Vue — Arlo White and Graeme Le Saux


Monday, September 17

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


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  1. Jb3

    September 15, 2018 at 10:06 am

    Who is doing the commentary on goal rush & how do i find that info.

    Cant see it here

  2. gam

    September 15, 2018 at 8:25 am

    seems peter drury is not suffered on saturday games

    • James Lappin

      September 15, 2018 at 12:19 pm

      why dont you like Drury, i think he’s one of the better commentators in England

      • Jim

        September 15, 2018 at 2:44 pm

        He’s either loved or hated. Lots of us on here can’t stand his style.

        • Jon

          September 15, 2018 at 2:48 pm

          Drury’s dorky “poetry”. Yuck.

        • James

          September 16, 2018 at 6:23 am

          I suppose you all love Ray Hudson

          • Jon

            September 16, 2018 at 2:20 pm

            Sorry, Ray’s a little too over the top for me. I like Jon Champion (and most of the other EPL regulars).

          • Jim

            September 16, 2018 at 4:13 pm

            Why would we like Ray Hudson? He and Drury are both excessive and draw attention to themselves in different ways. Hudson with his screaming and “magisterial” routine, Drury with his awful scripted openings and effort to win a literary prize every game by combining words in ways they never have before in the history of the English language. Both annoying to me, apparently wonderful to their fans.

  3. FlatBackFour

    September 14, 2018 at 3:04 pm

    Yes, I love it when Garry goes on a rant. Lawro is good for that too, as is Sutton.

    • Jon

      September 15, 2018 at 2:58 am

      I enjoy all three, although Lawro does my head in sometimes. I was once sat right next to Garry Birtles’ broadcast position at London Road for a Peterborough United playoff game and he could not have been friendlier.

  4. Jon

    September 14, 2018 at 2:32 pm

    Good to see Garry Birtles back for the Huddersfield game. His grumpiness is entertaining in itself.

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