The dust from the transfer deadline day settles and there are only a few things that are certain. Arsenal sit atop the league with a perfect record. Erling Haaland is ripping apart the Premier League. Leicester City and Aston Villa are in worrying times.
Whatever team you support, there is excitement around every corner in the Premier League, for better or for worse.
Matchday six is no different.
The most heated of these games is the Merseyside Derby. Goodison Park is the host for a Liverpool side that grabbed a dramatic last-kick winner against Newcastle United midweek. Neither side is off to a perfect start. Everton is towards the bottom of the table, and Liverpool is five points behind Manchester City and seven behind Arsenal. It is early, but these are already important points.
Arsenal, for its part, has its toughest test of the season to date. It travels north to Manchester to take on a resurgent Red Devils, who picked up a second-consecutive 1-0 win away from Old Trafford. This is a historic rivalry as both teams look to build on their recent string of results. Fittingly, it is the finale of the weekend.
In between those two games that are at the extremes of the weekend docket, the Chelsea-West Ham game is one to keep an eye on. Both sides are, by their respective aspirations, struggling. Chelsea and West Ham made splashed at the transfer deadline to shore up loose ends offensively. Despite strong seasons in 2021/22, both currently are falling behind their rivals at the top.
NBC coverage this weekend
Premier League Morning, Premier League Live and Goal Zone are the usual buffer programs surrounding all 10 games this weekend. Rebecca Lowe is joined by Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe this weekend.
Goal Rush takes care of a loaded 10 a.m. kickoff window on Saturday. At that time, there are six games scheduled concurrently. Goal Rush, available solely through Peacock Premium, covers all the goals and highlights from around the grounds.
Also, keep an eye out for the games in 4K this weekend. You do need a certain satellite or streaming option to watch games in 4K. Plus, only certain TVs, phones or other means of watching the game can carry the higher resolution. Make sure you have the right access to stream Premier League games in 4K.
EPL commentators on NBC: September 3 and 4
Saturday, Sep. 3
7:30 a.m. — Everton vs. Liverpool. USA Network, Universo, fubo TV, Sling Blue, DirecTV Stream, Hulu + Live TV. — IN 4K. — Conor McNamara and Andy Townsend.
10 a.m. — Brentford vs. Leeds United. USA Network, Universo, fubo TV, Sling Blue, DirecTV Stream, Hulu + Live TV. —Andy Bishop and Tony Gale.
10 a.m. — Newcastle vs. Crystal Palace. Peacock Premium — Steve Banyard and Iain Dowie.
10 a.m. — Nottingham Forest vs. Bournemouth. Peacock Premium — Tony Jones and Garry Birtles.
10 a.m. — Tottenham Hotspur vs. Fulham. Peacock Premium — Paul Gilmour and Efan Ekoku.
10 a.m. — Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. Southampton. Peacock Premium — Jacqui Oatley and Dave Edwards.
10 a.m. — Chelsea vs. West Ham United. Peacock Premium — Gary Taphouse and Andrew Hinchcliffe.
12:30 p.m. — Aston Villa vs. Manchester City. NBC, Universo, Peacock Premium, fubo TV, Sling Blue, DirecTV Stream, Hulu + Live TV. — Jim Proudfoot and Matt Holland.
Sunday, Sep. 4
9 a.m. — Brighton and Hove Albion vs. Leicester City. USA Network, Telemundo, fubo TV, Sling Blue, DirecTV Stream, Hulu + Live TV. — Steve Wilson and David Prutton.
11:30 a.m. — Manchester United vs. Arsenal. USA Network, Telemundo, fubo TV, Sling Blue, DirecTV Stream, Hulu + Live TV. — IN 4K. — Peter Drury and Lee Dixon.
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