STAMFORD, Conn. – First-place Chelsea visit Brentford Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC, Peacock, and Universo, highlighting this weekend’s English Premier League action across NBC Sports.
Prior to last week’s international break, Chelsea defeated Southampton, 3-1, Oct. 2 to move to the top of the table. Chelsea, who have won three of their last four Premier League matches, have allowed three goals this season, tied with Manchester City for the best in the league. Brentford topped West Ham, 2-1, Oct. 3 behind a 94th-minute stoppage time goal from Yoane Wissa. Arlo White and Lee Dixon will call the match live from Brentford Community Stadium.
The weekend’s coverage gets underway Saturday with Premier League Mornings at 7 a.m. ET on Peacock, leading into Mohamed Salah and second-place Liverpool visiting Watford at 7:30 a.m. ET (Peacock). Salah has scored six goals this season, tied with Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy for most in the Premier League. This will be Watford’s first match under head coach Claudio Ranieri, who famously led Leicester City to the Premier League title in 2015-16, against preseason odds of 5,000-1.
Five matches will be presented live at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday: Aston Villa v. Wolverhampton Wanderers (NBCSN), Leicester City v. Manchester United (USA Network, Universo), Manchester City v. Burnley (Peacock), Norwich City v. Brighton & Hove Albion (Peacock), and Southampton v. Leeds United (Peacock).
Following is NBC Sports’ schedule for the Premier League this week (all times ET, subject to change):
|Sat., Oct. 16||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||Peacock|
|Sat., Oct. 16||7:30 a.m.||Watford v. Liverpool||Peacock|
|Sat., Oct. 16||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 16||10 a.m.||Aston Villa v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 16||10 a.m.||Leicester City v. Manchester United||USA Network, Universo|
|Sat., Oct. 16||10 a.m.||Manchester City v. Burnley||Peacock|
|Sat., Oct. 16||10 a.m.||Norwich City v. Brighton & Hove Albion||Peacock|
|Sat., Oct. 16||10 a.m.||Southampton v. Leeds United||Peacock|
|Sat., Oct. 16||10 a.m.||Goal Rush||Peacock|
|Sat., Oct. 16||12 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 16||12:30 p.m.||Brentford v. Chelsea||NBC, Peacock, Universo|
|Sun., Oct. 17||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 17||9 a.m.||Everton v. West Ham||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Oct. 17||11 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 17||11:30 a.m.||Newcastle v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Oct. 17||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 18||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock|
|Mon., Oct. 18||3 p.m.||Arsenal v. Crystal Palace||Peacock|
|Mon., Oct. 18||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock|