Brenden Aaronson will lead Leeds United against Chelsea on Sunday. (Photo courtesy of MLS)
In a game that will put three leading U.S. men’s national team players against one another, Leeds United will host Chelsea on the USA Network on Sunday at 9 a.m. ET.
Coached by former USA assistant Jesse Marsch, Leeds boasts midfielders Brenden Aaronson and former Red Bull Tyler Adams.
Chelsea has Christian Pulisic, regarded as the Americans’ best player, even though he hasn’t played much in the game’s opening two matches in the English Premier League.
For many other fans, Mohamed Salah and Liverpool visit Manchester United this Monday, Aug. 22, at 3 p.m. ET on Peacock, highlighting EPL action across NBC Sports this weekend.
Liverpool and Manchester United meet this week as both clubs are in search of their first EPL win of the season. Liverpool drew Crystal Palace, 1-1, last week and Manchester United, under new manager Erik ten Hag, fell to Brentford, 4-0. Peter Drury and Lee Dixon will call the action live from Old Trafford. Peacock will also present the match live in Spanish with Andres Cantor and Manuel Sol calling the action.
This weekend’s coverage begins Saturday with Premier League Mornings live at 7 a.m. ET on USA Network, followed by Harry Kane and Tottenham hosting Wolverhampton Wanderers at 7:30 a.m. ET on USA Network and Universo.
Four matches will be presented live at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday: Leicester City v. Southampton (USA Network, Universo), Everton v. Nottingham Forest (Peacock), Crystal Palace v. Aston Villa (Peacock), and Fulham v. Brentford (Peacock). The Goal Rush whip-around show will stream live on Peacock at 10 a.m. ET, providing viewers the most compelling action in real time and on replay so they won’t miss a single goal or key play.
Saturday’s match coverage concludes at 12:30 p.m. ET as Arsenal visit Bournemouth on NBC, Peacock and Universo. Arsenal are one of two clubs (Manchester City) in the Premier League this season to win both of their opening matches following last weekend’s 4-2 victory over Leicester City. Bournemouth, who topped Aston Villa 2-0 in their season opener, fell to Manchester City, 4-0, last weekend. Drury and Dixon will call the match live from Vitality Stadium.
On Sunday, Premier League Mornings begins at 8 a.m. ET with Brighton & Hove Albion visiting West Ham (Peacock) at 9 a.m. ET.
At 11:30 a.m. ET on Sunday, Kevin De Bruyne and unbeaten Manchester City visit Newcastle on USA Network and Telemundo. Joe Speight and Stephen Warnock will call the match live on USA Network.
Following is the NBC Sports’ schedule for the this weekend’s Premier League coverage (all times ET, subject to change):
|Sat., Aug. 20||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||USA Network|
|Sat., Aug. 20||7:30 a.m.||Tottenham v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||USA Network, Universo|
|Sat., Aug. 20||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||USA Network|
|Sat., Aug. 20||10 a.m.||Leicester City v. Southampton||USA Network, Universo|
|Sat., Aug. 20||10 a.m.||Everton v. Nottingham Forest||Peacock|
|Sat., Aug. 20||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Aston Villa||Peacock|
|Sat., Aug. 20||10 a.m.||Fulham v. Brentford||Peacock|
|Sat., Aug. 20||10 a.m.||Goal Rush||Peacock|
|Sat., Aug. 20||12:30 p.m.||Bournemouth v. Arsenal||NBC, Peacock, Universo|
|Sat., Aug. 20||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC, Peacock|
|Sun., Aug. 21||8 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||USA Network|
|Sun., Aug. 21||9 a.m.||Leeds United v. Chelsea||USA Network, Telemundo|
|Sun., Aug. 21||9 a.m.||West Ham v. Brighton & Hove Albion||Peacock|
|Sun., Aug. 21||11:30 a.m.||Newcastle v. Manchester City||USA Network, Telemundo|
|Sun., Aug. 21||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||USA Network|
|Mon., Aug. 22||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock|
|Mon., Aug. 22||3 p.m.||Manchester United v. Liverpool||Peacock|
|Mon., Aug. 22||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock|