Christian Pulisic and fifth-place Chelsea visit Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Arsenal in a Boxing Day matchup this Saturday, Dec. 26 at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo, headlining a stretch of “Festive Fixtures” holiday season matches on nine of 10 days across NBC Sports.
Chelsea defeated West Ham, 3-0, on Monday behind two goals from Tammy Abraham, while Arsenal look to bounce back from a 2-1 loss to Everton over the weekend. Arlo White and former Arsenal player Lee Dixon will call the action live from Emirates Stadium.
This weekend’s coverage begins Saturday on NBCSN with Premier League Mornings at 7 a.m. ET, followed by Jamie Vardy and second-place Leicester City hosting Marcus Rashford and third-place Manchester United at 7:30 a.m. ET (NBCSN). At 10 a.m. ET, Aston Villa host Crystal Palace on NBCSN, and Southampton visit Fulham on Peacock Premium.
Following Arsenal-Chelsea, the day’s match coverage concludes at 3 p.m. ET as Kevin de Bruyne and Manchester City host Newcastle on NBCSN and Universo, and Dominic Calvert-Lewin and fourth-place Everton travel to face Sheffield United on Peacock Premium.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live this weekend, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle. Former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe joins coverage Saturday, and Danny Higginbotham joins Sunday.
Sunday’s match action begins at 7 a.m. ET on Peacock Premium as Patrick Bamford and Leeds United host Burnley. Next at 9:15 a.m. ET on NBCSN, Brighton & Hove Albion visit West Ham.
At 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo, Mohamed Salah, the Premier League’s leading scorer with 13 goals, and first-place Liverpool host West Brom. Liverpool defeated Crystal Palace, 7-0, last weekend, marking the Reds’ largest win in Premier League history.
The weekend’s match action concludes at 2:15 p.m. ET as Harry Kane and sixth-place Tottenham visit Wolverhampton Wanderers on NBCSN and Universo. Sunday’s coverage continues with Goal Zone at 4:15 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Here’s the schedule of soccer commentators for this weekend’s Premier League matches (all times Eastern):
Saturday, Dec. 26
Leicester City v. Manchester United, 7:30 a.m., NBCSN, fuboTV, Sling Blue and Hulu + Live TV — Peter Drury and Jim Beglin
Aston Villa v. Crystal Palace, 10 a.m., NBCSN, fuboTV, Sling Blue and Hulu + Live TV — Seb Hutchinson and Danny Gabbidon
Fulham v. Southampton, 10 a.m., Peacock Premium — Gary Taphouse and Efan Ekoku
Arsenal v. Chelsea, 12:30 p.m., NBC, Universo, fuboTV, Sling Blue and Hulu + Live TV — Arlo White and Lee Dixon
Manchester City v. Newcastle, 3 p.m., NBCSN, Universo, fuboTV, Sling Blue and Hulu + Live TV — Rob Palmer and Leon Osman
Sheffield United v. Everton, 3 p.m., Peacock Premium — Conor McNamara and Michael Gray
Sunday, Dec. 27
Leeds United v. Burnley, 7 a.m., Peacock Premium — Jonathan Beck and Stephen Warnock
West Ham v. Brighton & Hove Albion, 9:15 a.m., NBCSN,
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