EPL Commentators on NBC Sports: Nov. 23, 2018

The tight Premier League top-four race heats up this weekend when Eden Hazard and 3rd-place Chelsea visit 4th-place Tottenham in a highly-anticipated London derby on Saturday, Nov. 24 at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo. Chelsea remain one of three unbeaten teams in the league, while Tottenham sit only one point behind their cross-town rivals after back-to-back league wins. NBC Sports’ lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls Tottenham v. Chelsea on NBC, joined by analyst Graeme Le Saux, who played in more than 300 matches for the Blues from 1989-93 and 1997-2003.

For the first time in English top-flight history, three clubs remain unbeaten in their opening 12 games of the season. Manchester City sit in first place at 10-2-0 with Liverpool in second at 9-3-0 and Chelsea in third at 8-4-0. Only four points separate the top three teams.

This weekend’s live Premier League coverage begins Saturday at 9 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on NBCSN, followed by West Ham v. Manchester City at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Manchester City remain first place after an impressive 3-1 win in the Manchester Derby, while West Ham look to upset the league leaders at home.

Also Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents five exclusive live matches: Watford v. Liverpool, Manchester United v. Crystal Palace, Brighton & Hove Albion v. Leicester City, Everton v. Cardiff City, and Fulham v. Southampton.

Live match coverage on Sunday, Nov. 25, begins at 7:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on NBCSN, followed by Bournemouth v. Arsenal on NBCSN and Universo. Bournemouth aim to rebound after two straight losses, while Arsenal look for a victory after three consecutive draws.

Sunday’s coverage concludes with Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Huddersfield at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Both teams come off 1-1 draws prior to the international break.

This week’s live match coverage wraps up on Monday, Nov. 26, at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Burnley v. Newcastle at 3 p.m. ET. Following the match, NBCSN presents a live Goal Zone at 5 p.m. ET. 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 24

West Ham vs. Manchester City, 10am, NBCSN, Universo, fuboTV, Sling Blue and PlayStation Vue — Jonathan Beck and Tony Gale

Brighton vs. Leicester, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — Guy Havord and David Phillips

Everton vs. Cardiff, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — David Stowell and Iain Dowie

Fulham vs. Southampton, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — Gary Taphouse and Andy Walker

Manchester United vs. Crystal Palace, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — Jim Proudfoot and Matt Holland

Watford vs. Liverpool, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — Tony Jones and Keith Andrews

Spurs vs. Chelsea, 12:30pm, NBC, Universo, fuboTV (also available in 4K), Sling Blue and PlayStation Vue — Arlo White and Graeme Le Saux


Sunday, November 25

Bournemouth vs. Arsenal, 8:30am, NBCSN, Universo, fuboTV (also available in 4K), Sling Blue and PlayStation Vue — Peter Drury and Jim Beglin

Wolves vs. Huddersfield, 11am, NBCSN, fuboTV, Sling Blue and PlayStation Vue — Jon Champion and Andy Townsend


Monday, November 26

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


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  1. Jim November 24, 2018

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