Two big derby fixtures highlight English Premier League action across NBC Sports this weekend as first-place Arsenal hosts third-place Tottenham in the North London Derby on Saturday at 7:30 a.m. ET on USA Network and Universo and fifth-place Manchester United visit second-place Manchester City in the Manchester Derby on Sunday at 9 a.m. ET on Peacock.
Saturday’s North London Derby features Arsenal, which defeated Brentford, 3-0, on Sept. 18, and Tottenham, who beat Leicester City, 6-2, on Sept. 17 as Heung-Min Son netted a hat-trick. Arsenal sit in first place with 18 points, one point ahead of Manchester City and Tottenham (17). Tottenham is one of two remaining unbeaten teams in the EPL (Manchester City). Peter Drury, Lee Dixon, and Graeme Le Saux will call the action live from Emirates Stadium.
Sunday’s Manchester Derby marks the 188th edition of the match-up and the 19th time NBC Sports will present the fixture. Manchester City defeated Wolverhampton Wanderers, 3-0, on Sept. 17. City’s Erling Haaland, who leads the league with 11 goals this season, has scored at least one goal in each of his last five EPL appearances. Manchester United have won four consecutive EPL matches, including a 3-1 victory over Arsenal in their most recent league match on Sept. 4. Drury and Le Saux will call the match live from Etihad Stadium. Peacock will also present the match in Spanish, with Andres Cantor and Manuel Sol calling the action.
This weekend’s coverage begins Saturday with Premier League Mornings at 7 a.m. ET on USA Network leading into Arsenal-Tottenham. Five matches will be presented live at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday: Crystal Palace v. Chelsea (USA Network, Universo), Bournemouth v. Brentford (Peacock), Fulham v. Newcastle (Peacock), Liverpool v. Brighton & Hove Albion (Peacock), and Southampton v. Everton (Peacock). Peacock will also present the Liverpool-Brighton & Hove Albion match live in Spanish with Cantor and Sol calling the action. 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 coverage concludes with West Ham hosting Wolverhampton Wanderers at 12:30 p.m. ET on USA Network and Universo, followed by Goal Zone at 2:30 p.m. ET on USA Network.
Coverage on Sunday begins with Premier League Mornings at 8 a.m. ET on Peacock leading into the Manchester Derby (9 a.m. ET, Peacock). At 11:30 a.m. ET, Aston Villa visit and Leeds United on USA Network and Universo.
This weekend’s coverage concludes Monday, Oct. 3 with Premier League Live at 2 p.m. ET on USA Network followed by Leicester City hosting Nottingham Forest at 3 p.m. ET on USA Network and Universo. Following the match is Goal Zone is at 5 p.m. ET on USA Network.
Following is NBC Sports’ schedule for this week’s Premier League coverage (all times ET, subject to change):
|Sat., Oct. 1||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||USA Network|
|Sat., Oct. 1||7:30 a.m.||Arsenal v. Tottenham||USA Network, Universo|
|Sat., Oct. 1||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||USA Network|
|Sat., Oct. 1||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Chelsea||USA Network, Universo|
|Sat., Oct. 1||10 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Brentford||Peacock|
|Sat., Oct. 1||10 a.m.||Fulham v. Newcastle||Peacock|
|Sat., Oct. 1||10 a.m.||Liverpool v. Brighton & Hove Albion||Peacock|
|Sat., Oct. 1||10 a.m.||Southampton v. Everton||Peacock|
|Sat., Oct. 1||10 a.m.||Goal Rush||Peacock|
|Sat., Oct. 1||Noon||Premier League Live||USA Network|
|Sat., Oct. 1||12:30 p.m.||West Ham v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||USA Network, Universo|
|Sat., Oct. 1||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||USA Network|
|Sun., Oct. 2||8 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||Peacock|
|Sun., Oct. 2||9 a.m.||Manchester City v. Manchester United||Peacock|
|Sun., Oct. 2||11 a.m.||Premier League Live||USA Network, Peacock|
|Sun., Oct. 2||11:30 a.m.||Leeds United v. Aston Villa||USA Network, Universo|
|Sun., Oct. 2||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||USA Network|
|Mon., Oct. 3||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||USA Network|
|Mon., Oct. 3||3 p.m.||Leicester City v. Nottingham Forest||USA Network, Universo|
|Mon., Oct. 3||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||USA Network|