STAMFORD, Conn. – Marcus Rashford and Manchester United host Kevin De Bruyne and archrival Manchester City in the Manchester Derby Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Telemundo, highlighting this weekend’s Premier League action.
The match marks the 183rd meeting between the clubs, and the 15th time NBC Sports will present the Manchester Derby. It is also the first fall Manchester Derby to be shown on broadcast television in the United States.
United, which sits in sixth place with 19 points, won its fourth straight Premier League match last weekend, coming from behind to top West Ham, 3-1. City defeated Fulham, 2-0, last weekend and are in seventh place in the table, one point behind Manchester United. Arlo White and former Premier League player Graeme Le Saux will call the match live from Old Trafford.
Following is a statistical look at the 14 prior Manchester Derby matches presented by NBC Sports since August 2013:
|Manchester United||Category||Manchester City|
Arlo White has called all 14 Manchester Derby matches for NBC Sports.
This weekend’s Premier League coverage kicks off tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 11, at 2:30 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Patrick Bamford and Leeds United hosting eighth-place West Ham at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live on Saturday and Sunday, joined by former Premier League and U.S. Men’s National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard and former Premier League footballer Danny Higginbotham. Ahmed Fareed hosts coverage tomorrow with Howard.
Saturday’s coverage begins at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on Peacock Premium, followed by Aston Villa visiting Wolverhampton Wanderers at 7:30 a.m. ET. At 10 a.m. ET on Peacock Premium, Newcastle hosts West Brom at St. James’ Park.
Saturday at 3 p.m. ET on Peacock Premium, Christian Pulisic and third-place Chelsea visit Premier League leading scorer Dominic Calvert-Lewin and ninth-place Everton. Chelsea defeated Leeds United last weekend, capped off by Pulisic’s first Premier League goal this season, and are unbeaten in their last nine PL matches, while Everton drew Burnley, 1-1.
On Sunday, match action begins at 7 a.m. ET as fifth-place Southampton host Sheffield United on NBCSN, followed by Harry Kane and first-place Tottenham visiting Crystal Palace at 9:15 a.m. ET (NBCSN, Universo). Then, at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo, Fulham hosts Mohamed Salah and second-place Liverpool.
At 2:15 p.m. ET on Sunday, Arsenal host Burnley on NBCSN and Universo, and Jamie Vardy and fourth-place Leicester City host Brighton & Hove Albion on Peacock Premium. Sunday’s coverage concludes with Goal Zone at 4:15 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Following is the match schedule for this weekend’s Premier League coverage (all times ET, subject to change):
|Fri., Dec. 11||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Fri., Dec. 11||3 p.m.||Leeds United v. West Ham||NBCSN, Universo|
|Fri., Dec. 11||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sat., Dec. 12||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Dec. 12||7:30 a.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Aston Villa||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Dec. 12||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Dec. 12||10 a.m.||Newcastle v. West Brom||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Dec. 12||Noon||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Dec. 12||12:30 p.m.||Manchester United v. Manchester City||NBC, Telemundo|
|Sat., Dec. 12||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Dec. 12||3 p.m.||Everton v. Chelsea||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Dec. 12||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Dec. 13||7 a.m.||Southampton v. Sheffield United||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 13||9 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 13||9:15 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sun., Dec. 13||11:15 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 13||11:30 a.m.||Fulham v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Dec. 13||1:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 13||2:15 p.m.||Arsenal v. Burnley||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sun., Dec. 13||2:15 p.m.||Leicester City v. Brighton & Hove Albion||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Dec. 13||4:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|