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LEEDS UNITED RETURN TO PREMIER LEAGUE – 3 DAYS UNTIL 2020-21 SEASON BEGINS

A Look at One of the Promoted Clubs: Leeds United

Leeds United Return to the Premier League After a 16-Year Absence in Season Opener at Champions Liverpool – Saturday, Sept. 12 at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC & Telemundo

Match Coverage Begins Saturday, Sept. 12 at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN & Universo, as Newly Promoted Fulham Host Reigning FA Cup Winners Arsenal

Peacock Premium Opens Season this Saturday at 3 p.m. ET with West Ham v. Newcastle; Peacock Premium to Feature 175 Exclusive Live Matches this Season and 1,500 Hours of Content

STAMFORD, Conn. – Sept. 9, 2020 NBC Sports’ coverage of the 2020-21 Premier League season kicks off in three days, this Saturday, Sept. 12. At 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Telemundo, Premier League champions Liverpool host Leeds United, who are back in the Premier League for the first time in 16 years. Arlo White will call the match, joined by former Premier League footballers Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux, live from Anfield.

Throughout the 2020-21 Premier League season, live coverage continues across the networks of NBCUniversal, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app, and on Peacock – NBCUniversal’s new streaming service. Peacock Premium will stream the first of its 175 exclusive Premier League matches this season at 3 p.m. ET with West Ham v. Newcastle.

Coverage begins Saturday at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN with Premier League Mornings, followed by newly promoted Fulham hosting Arsenal, who won their record-extending 14th FA Cup last month, at 7:30 a.m. ET (NBCSN, Universo).

New Season, Newly Promoted Teams:

LEEDS UNITED

First match: Saturday, Sept. 12 – Liverpool v. Leeds United at 12:30 p.m. ET – NBC, Telemundo

After a 16-season absence, Leeds United return to the Premier League. Led by head coach Marcelo Bielsa, Leeds earned automatic promotion after they won last season’s Championship by 10 points, ahead of West Bromwich Albion. This will be Leeds United’s first top-flight season since 2003-04, when the club finished in 19th place and were relegated from the Premier League for the first time.

As one of the founding Premier League teams and widely considered to be one of England’s biggest clubs, Leeds United have won five major trophies in their history – three top-flight titles, an FA Cup and a League Cup. Known as “the Whites,” Leeds United won their last top-flight title in 1991-92, the final season before the Premier League was established.

Following is the NBC Sports’ schedule for the first weekend of the Premier League season (all times ET, subject to change):

DateTime (ET)MatchPlatform
Sat., Sept. 127 a.m.Premier League MorningsNBCSN
Sat., Sept. 127:30 a.m.Fulham v. ArsenalNBCSN, Universo
Sat., Sept. 1210 a.m.Crystal Palace v. SouthamptonNBCSN, Universo
Sat., Sept. 1212:30 p.m.Liverpool v. Leeds UnitedNBC, Telemundo
Sat., Sept. 122:30 p.m.Premier League LivePeacock
Sat., Sept. 123 p.m.West Ham v. NewcastlePeacock
Sat., Sept. 125 p.m.Goal ZonePeacock
Sun., Sept. 137 a.m.Premier League MorningsNBCSN
Sun., Sept. 139 a.m.West Bromwich Albion v. Leicester CityNBCSN, Telemundo
Sun., Sept. 1311:30 a.m.Tottenham v. EvertonPeacock
Sun., Sept. 131:30 p.m.Goal ZonePeacock
Mon., Sept. 14NoonPremier League LiveNBCSN
Mon., Sept. 141 p.m.Sheffield United v. Wolverhampton WanderersNBCSN, Universo
Mon., Sept. 143 p.m.Premier League LivePeacock
Mon., Sept. 143:15 p.m.Brighton & Hove Albion v. ChelseaPeacock
Mon., Sept. 145:15 p.m.Goal ZonePeacock
Mon., Sept. 145:30 p.m.THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOWPeacock


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