AND SO IT BEGINS: NBC Sports starts its EPL season coverage Friday – frontrowsoccer.com - Techy Hunters

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AND SO IT BEGINS: NBC Sports starts its EPL season coverage Friday – frontrowsoccer.com

STAMFORD, Conn. – The 2021-22 English Premier League season kicks off this weekend across the networks of NBCUniversal and Peacock, beginning Friday.

That’s when newly promoted Brentford hosts Arsenal at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Coverage begins at 1 p.m. ET on NBCSN with a special two-hour, season-opening edition of Premier League Live.

NBC Sports’ match commentary team of Arlo White, Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux call an opening-weekend tripleheader, beginning with Friday’s match from Brentford Community Stadium.

Highlighting the opening Saturday, Mohamed Salah and Liverpool visit newly promoted Norwich City at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC, Peacock and Universo. White, Dixon and Le Saux will call the match.

On Sunday, defending champions Manchester City headline the action as its visit Tottenham and new head coach Nuno Espirito Santo at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. White, Dixon and Le Saux will call the action live from Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

NBC Sports’ Rebecca Lowe hosts this weekend’s Premier League Mornings, Premier League Live and Goal Zone shows alongside former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe. They will be joined for Friday’s Brentford-Arsenal and Sunday’s Tottenham-Manchester City matches by White, Dixon and Le Saux who will provide pre- and post-match coverage from a special pitch-side desk.

Saturday’s coverage begins at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on NBCSN, followed by Manchester United, who finished second in the Premier League last season, hosting Leeds United at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Five matches will be presented at 10 a.m. ET: Leicester City v. Wolverhampton Wanderers (NBCSN, Universo), Everton v. Southampton (USA Network), Burnley v. Brighton & Hove Albion (Peacock), Christian Pulisic and Chelsea v. Crystal Palace (Peacock), and Watford v. Aston Villa (Peacock).

Following Saturday’s Norwich City-Liverpool match at 12:30 p.m. ET (NBC, Peacock and Universo) is Goal Zone at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock.

Sunday’s coverage begins with Premier League Mornings at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by West Ham visiting Newcastle at 9 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Tottenham-Manchester City at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Opening weekend coverage concludes with Goal Zone at 1:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

Following is the NBC Sports’ schedule for the first weekend of the Premier League season (all times ET, subject to change):

Date Time (ET) Match Platform
Fri., Aug. 13 1 p.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Fri., Aug. 13 3 p.m. Brentford v. Arsenal NBCSN, Universo
Fri., Aug. 13 5 p.m. Goal Zone NBCSN
Sat., Aug. 14 7 a.m. Premier League Mornings NBCSN
Sat., Aug. 14 7:30 a.m. Manchester United v. Leeds United NBCSN, Universo
Sat., Aug. 14 10 a.m. Leicester City v. Wolverhampton Wanderers NBCSN, Universo
Sat., Aug. 14 10 a.m. Everton v. Southampton USA Network
Sat., Aug. 14 10 a.m. Burnley v. Brighton & Hove Albion Peacock
Sat., Aug. 14 10 a.m. Chelsea v. Crystal Palace Peacock
Sat., Aug. 14 10 a.m. Watford v. Aston Villa Peacock
Sat., Aug. 14 12:30 p.m. Norwich City v. Liverpool NBC, Peacock, Universo
Sat., Aug. 14 2:30 p.m. Goal Zone NBC, Peacock
Sun., Aug. 15 7 a.m. Premier League Mornings NBCSN
Sun., Aug. 15 9 a.m. Newcastle v. West Ham NBCSN
Sun., Aug. 15 11:30 a.m. Tottenham v. Manchester City NBCSN, Telemundo
Sun., Aug. 15 1:30 p.m. Goal Zone NBCSN


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