NBC Sports’ coverage of the Premier League continues this weekend as Mohamed Salah and first-place Liverpool host fifth-place Manchester United on Sunday, Jan. 19, at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo, highlighting this weekend’s matches.
Liverpool have won 12 consecutive Premier League matches and have accrued 61 points through the first 21 games of the season – the most points ever at this point in an English top-flight season. Dating back to last season, the Reds are unbeaten in their last 38 PL matches (33 wins, five draws). Liverpool sit 14 points ahead of second-place Manchester City as they aim for their first-ever PL title. Manchester United, who are five points behind Chelsea for fourth place, defeated Norwich City, 4-0, last weekend behind Marcus Rashford’s two goals. Manchester United are the only team to take points off Liverpool this season – a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford in October. Arlo White, Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux will call the match at Anfield.
This weekend’s Premier League coverage kicks off on Saturday, Jan. 18, with Premier League Mornings at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by Watford v. Tottenham at 7:30 a.m. ET (NBCSN and Universo). Next, Arsenal host sixth-place Sheffield United at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. At 12:30 p.m. ET, Tammy Abraham and fourth-place Chelsea visit Newcastle on NBC and Universo. White and Le Saux will call the match.
Coverage continues on Sunday, Jan. 19, with a two-hour Premier League Mornings at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by Burnley v. Leicester City at 9 a.m. ET. Third-place Leicester City, led by the Premier League’s leading scorer Jamie Vardy (17 goals this season), look to bounce back from a 2-1 defeat to Southampton as they sit two points behind Manchester City for second place.
NBC Sports Gold presents exclusive live coverage of five matches at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday –Brighton Hove & Albion v. Aston Villa; Manchester City v. Crystal Palace; Norwich City v. Bournemouth; Southampton v. Wolverhampton Wanderers; and West Ham v. Everton.
Here’s the schedule of soccer commentators for the weekend Premier League matches (all times Eastern):
Saturday, January 18
Man City vs. Crystal Palace, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — David Stowell and Keith Andrews
Brighton vs. Aston Villa, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — Gary Taphouse and Davie Provan
Norwich vs. Bournemouth, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — Tony Jones and David Phillips
Southampton vs. Wolves, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — Phil Blacker and Andy Walker
West Ham vs. Everton, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — Rob Palmer and Danny Gabbidon
Sunday, January 19