EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 5

Mohamed Salah and defending champions Liverpool visit James Rodriguez and first-place Everton in the Merseyside Derby this Saturday, Oct. 17 at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, highlighting this weekend’s Premier League action.

Liverpool opened their season with three consecutive wins before a stunning 7-2 loss at Aston Villa before the international break. Carlo Ancelotti’s Everton look to remain perfect this season, following a 4-2 victory over Brighton on Oct. 3. Striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin has scored six goals this season for the Toffees, tied for the Premier League lead with Tottenham’s Heung-Min Son.

NBC Sports’ lead Premier League play-by-play commentator Arlo White and analyst Lee Dixon, a former Arsenal player, will call a doubleheader on Saturday, beginning with Everton v. Liverpool from Goodison Park, followed by Manchester City v. fourth-place Arsenal from Etihad Stadium at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC & Universo. This is the fourth time White and Dixon will call a doubleheader for NBC Sports, and the first since they called West Ham-Arsenal and Chelsea-Newcastle alongside Graeme Le Saux on Jan. 12, 2019.

Following Everton-Liverpool on Saturday, Christian Pulisic and Chelsea host Southampton at 10 a.m. ET (NBCSN, Universo). At 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC, Manchester City aim to improve on their 1-1-1 record following a draw with Leeds United. Arsenal, who signed midfielder Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid on last week’s Transfer Deadline Day, topped Sheffield United, 2-1, in their most recent match behind goals from Bukayo Saka and Nicolas Pepe.

This weekend’s coverage kicks off Saturday at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on NBCSN. Saturday’s coverage concludes on Peacock Premium starting with Premier League Live at 2:30 p.m. ET, followed by Newcastle v. Manchester United at 3 p.m. ET and Goal Zone at 5 p.m. ET.

Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live on Saturday and Sunday, joined by former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe, and former Premier League and U.S. Men’s National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard. Ahmed Fareed hosts Monday’s coverage, alongside Mustoe and Howard.

Sunday’s live Premier League coverage features Harry Kane and Tottenham, who are unbeaten in their last three PL matches and topped Manchester United, 6-1, at Old Trafford on Oct. 4, facing West Ham at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo.

Sunday also features a trio of Peacock Premium matches, beginning at 7 a.m. ET with Sheffield United hosting Fulham, followed by Brighton & Hove Albion visiting rivals Crystal Palace at 9 a.m. ET. At 2:15 p.m. ET on Peacock Premium, Jamie Vardy and third-place Leicester face Jack Grealish and second-place Aston Villa, who look to remain perfect this season.

On Monday, Premier League coverage begins at Noon ET with Premier League Live on Peacock Premium, followed by West Brom v. Burnley at 12:30 p.m. ET. The weekend’s match coverage concludes at 3 p.m. ET as Leeds United host Wolverhampton Wanderers (NBCSN, Universo).

 

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

 

Saturday, October 17

Everton vs. Liverpool, 7:30am, NBCSN, Universo, fuboTV, Hulu + Live TV and Sling Blue — Arlo White and Lee Dixon

Chelsea vs. Southampton, 10am, NBCSN, Universo, fuboTV, Hulu + Live TV and Sling Blue — Joe Speight and Don Hutchinson

Man City vs. Arsenal, 12:30pm, NBC, Universo, fuboTV, Hulu + Live TV and Sling Blue — Arlo White and Lee Dixon

Newcastle vs. Man United, 3pm, Peacock Premium — Bill Leslie and David Prutton

 

Sunday, October 18

Sheffield United vs. Fulham, 7am, Peacock Premium — Kevin Keatings and Rob Green

Crystal Palace vs. Brighton, 9am, Peacock Premium — Jim Proudfoot and Efan Ekoku

Spurs vs. West Ham, 11:30am, NBCSN, Telemundo, fuboTV, Hulu + Live TV and Sling Blue — Peter Drury and Matt Holland

Leicester vs. Aston Villa, 2:15pm, Peacock Premium — Seb Hutchinson and Leon Osman

 

Monday, October 19

West Brom vs. Burnley, 12:30pm, NBCSN, Universo, fuboTV, Hulu + Live TV and Sling Blue — Tony Jones and Tony Gale

Leeds vs. Wolves, 3pm, NBCSN, Universo, fuboTV, Hulu + Live TV and Sling Blue — Martin Tyler and Jim Beglin

 

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