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Manchester City-Chelsea live stream: Watch Premier League game online

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Manchester City-Chelsea live stream: Watch Premier League game online

Saturday's match between Chelsea and Manchester City features two of the English Premier League's heavyweights. Get your popcorn ready. 

With 26 and 25 points, respectively, the Blues and the Cityzens currently sit in third and fourth place in the Premier League standings with a significant cushion over fifth. City lost to Liverpool 3-1 in their last match before the international break, and the back-to-back reigning league champions could find themselves as many as 12 points back of the first-place Reds at Saturday's conclusion, depending on the results of Liverpool's match against Crystal Palace. City's 35 goals and plus-22 goal-differential lead the league.

As the hottest team in the Prem, Chelsea have won six straight matches, the longest active streak in the league. American star Christian Pulisic has been in top form, having scored five goals over the last three games, but he is expected to miss Saturday's match against City with a hip injury. If Pulisic can't go, that will be a big blow to Chelsea's chances.

Here's how to watch Manchester City-Chelsea live on TV and online:

When: Saturday, Nov. 23, at 12:30 p.m. ET/9:30 a.m. PT
TV Channel: NBC
Live Stream: NBC Sports

Why Manchester Derby is about 'reversal of fortunes' for United, City

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Why Manchester Derby is about 'reversal of fortunes' for United, City

The blood will be boiling Saturday in Manchester and the anxiety at a fever pitch when two long-standing rivals lock horns at City of Manchester Stadium. 

Manchester United and Manchester City have been going at each other since the "Manchester Derby" first was contested in 1881. For a long while, especially in the 1990s, United owned the Derby. From May 4, 1991, through Feb. 12, 2011, United went 17-5-8 against City, owning a stranglehold on their rival. 

The times they have changed. 

Since a 2-1 United win on Feb. 12, 2011, City have become top dog in Manchester, going 10-4-2 against the mighty Red Devils. 

So, what happened to flip this historic rivalry? If you ask Roger Bennett of "Men in Blazers," it's a simple tale. 

"Manchester Derby is just fascinating proof that in football golden dominance is never a given," Bennett told NBC Sports Bay Area. "The tectonic plates are always shifting. For decades, Manchester United were the kings of the north. Sheikh money, oil money pumped into tiny, puny, self-sabotaging Manchester City and made them a superpower overnight. 

"It's really about a team that has been an absolute joke, rising up and absolutely jamming up a team that has humiliated them for decades. It's really about reversal of fortune." 

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Manchester City currently sit in third place in the table, while City have sunk to sixth. 

The Red Devils will look to get back on top Saturday when the two renew their hatred. 

Arsenal-Brighton live stream: Watch Premier League game online

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Arsenal-Brighton live stream: Watch Premier League game online

Two struggling clubs will try to get back to their winning ways when Brighton & Hove Albion face Arsenal on Thursday.

The Gunners are winless in their last six Premier League matches, dating back to a 1-0 victory over AFC Bournemouth on Oct. 6. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored exactly half of the club's 20 goals in league play, including both markers in Arsenal's 2-2 draw with Norwich City on Dec. 1.

Meanwhile, Albion hasn't been much better, having lost each of its last three matches to drop to 16th in the Prem. However, a win Thursday would pull the Seagulls within a point of Arsenal in the thick of the table.

Here's how to watch Thursday's Brighton-Arsenal match live online and on NBCSN:

When: Thursday, Dec. 5 at 3:15 p.m. ET/12:15 p.m. PT
TV Channel: NBCSN
Live Stream: NBC Sports