Christian Pulisic and Chelsea will try to hold off Ronaldo and Manchester United. (USA TODAY Photo)
STAMFORD, Conn. – Christian Pulisic and first-place Chelsea host Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United Sunday at 11:30 a.m. ET on Peacock, highlighting this weekend’s English Premier League action across NBC Sports.
Chelsea defeated Leicester City, 3-0, on Saturday as Pulisic scored coming off the bench, recording his 15th career Premier League goal. The Blues are unbeaten in their past six PL matches and sit three points ahead of second-place Manchester City. Manchester United, who lost to Watford, 4-1, last weekend, take the field in the PL for the first time since the dismissal of manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Michael Carrick, who played for Manchester United for 12 years from 2006-18, will lead the team as interim manager. Arlo White and Graeme Le Saux will call the match live from Stamford Bridge, and will report before and after the match from a pitch-side desk.
The weekend’s coverage gets underway Saturday with Premier League Mornings at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN, leading into fifth-place Arsenal hosting Newcastle at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo.
Three matches will be presented live at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday: Norwich City v. Wolverhampton Wanderers (NBCSN), Mohamed Salah and third-place Liverpool v. Southampton (USA Network, Universo), and Crystal Palace v. Aston Villa (Peacock).
At 12:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Brighton & Hove Albion host Leeds United on NBC, Peacock and Universo. White and Le Saux will call the action live from American Express Community Stadium in Brighton.
Rebecca Lowe hosts this weekend’s Premier League Mornings, Premier League Live and Goal Zone shows alongside former U.S. Men’s National Team and Premier League player Tim Howard and former Premier League player Robbie Mustoe.
On Sunday, a two-hour Premier League Mornings begins at 7 a.m. ET on Peacock, followed by four matches at 9 a.m. ET on Peacock: Brentford v. Everton, Burnley v. Tottenham, Leicester City v. Watford, and second-place Manchester City v. fourth-place West Ham.
The Manchester City v. West Ham match on Peacock will be called live by Telemundo Deportes’ Andres Cantor alongside Danny Higginbotham. Manchester City v. West Ham will mark the second time Cantor calls a Premier League match in English after previously calling the Manchester United-Aston Villa match on Sept. 27.
Following is NBC Sports’ schedule for the Premier League this week (all times ET, subject to change):
|Sat., Nov. 27||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Nov. 27||7:30 a.m.||Arsenal v. Newcastle||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Nov. 27||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Nov. 27||10 a.m.||Norwich City v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||NBCSN|
|Sat., Nov. 27||10 a.m.||Liverpool v. Southampton||USA Network, Universo|
|Sat., Nov. 27||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Aston Villa||Peacock|
|Sat., Nov. 27||10 a.m.||Goal Rush||Peacock|
|Sat., Nov. 27||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Nov. 27||12:30 p.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Leeds United||NBC, Peacock, Universo|
|Sat., Nov. 27||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sun., Nov. 28||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||Peacock|
|Sun., Nov. 28||9 a.m.||Brentford v. Everton||Peacock|
|Sun., Nov. 28||9 a.m.||Burnley v. Tottenham||Peacock|
|Sun., Nov. 28||9 a.m.||Leicester City v. Watford||Peacock|
|Sun., Nov. 28||9 a.m.||Manchester City v. West Ham||Peacock|
|Sun., Nov. 28||9 a.m.||Goal Rush||Peacock|
|Sun., Nov. 28||11 a.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock|
|Sun., Nov. 28||11:30 a.m.||Chelsea v. Manchester United||Peacock|
|Sun., Nov. 28||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock|