Christian Pulisic, during second-half action vs. Mexico last week. (Keith Furman/FrontRowSoccer Photo)
STAMFORD, Conn. – Mohamed Salah and fourth-place Liverpool host fifth-place Arsenal in a top-five matchup Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC, Peacock, and Universo, highlighting this weekend’s English Premier League action across NBC Sports.
Liverpool lost to West Ham, 3-2, on Nov. 7 prior to the international break. Salah leads the EPL with 10 goals, and is tied with Manchester United’s Paul Pogba for the most assists (seven). Arsenal defeated Watford, 1-0, on Nov. 7, and has won each of their past three EPL matches. Arlo White and Lee Dixon will call the match live from Anfield.
The weekend’s coverage gets underway Saturday with Premier League Mornings at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN, leading into Christian Pulisic and first-place Chelsea, who are unbeaten in their past five EPL matches, visiting Jamie Vardy and Leicester City at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Vardy has scored seven goals this season, second-most in the Premier League behind Salah.
Six matches will be presented live at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday: Aston Villa – under head coach Steven Gerrard for the first time – v. Brighton & Hove Albion (NBCSN), Wolverhampton Wanderers v. West Ham (USA Network, Universo), Watford v. Manchester United (Peacock), Newcastle v. Brentford (Peacock), Norwich City – under head coach Dean Smith for the first time – v. Southampton (Peacock), and Burnley v. Crystal Palace (Peacock).
Following is NBC Sports’ schedule for the Premier League this week (all times ET, subject to change):
|Sat., Nov. 20||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Nov. 20||7:30 a.m.||Leicester City v. Chelsea||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Nov. 20||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Nov. 20||10 a.m.||Aston Villa v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBCSN|
|Sat., Nov. 20||10 a.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. West Ham||USA Network, Universo|
|Sat., Nov. 20||10 a.m.||Watford v. Manchester United||Peacock|
|Sat., Nov. 20||10 a.m.||Newcastle v. Brentford||Peacock|
|Sat., Nov. 20||10 a.m.||Norwich City v. Southampton||Peacock|
|Sat., Nov. 20||10 a.m.||Burnley v. Crystal Palace||Peacock|
|Sat., Nov. 20||10 a.m.||Goal Rush||Peacock|
|Sat., Nov. 20||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Nov. 20||12:30 p.m.||Liverpool v. Arsenal||NBC, Peacock, Universo|
|Sun., Nov. 21||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 21||9 a.m.||Manchester City v. Everton||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Nov. 21||11 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 21||11:30 a.m.||Tottenham v. Leeds United||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Nov. 21||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 21||3 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|