It’s that time of the week again, you’re at work on a Friday and you’re already planning what Premier League games you will wake up to watch on a lazy Saturday morning.
Life is great.
It all kicks off on NBCSN from 7am ET on Saturday, as Sunderland host a Southampton at the Stadium of Light. Then Arsenal face Fulham live on NBCSN at 10am ET, and to round things off on Saturday Liverpool welcome Aston Villa to Anfield at 12:20pm ET live on NBC, as Liverpool strikers Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge aim to get past USMNT ‘keeper Brad Guzan in goal for Villa.
Then on Sunday Swansea City host Tottenham at the Liberty Stadium, live on NBCSN at 8:30am ET. Then the big one takes place at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea welcome Manchester United to West London at 11:o0am ET as Jose Mourinho and David Moyes lock horns.
And on Monday, West Brom’s new manager Pepe Mel takes his first game in charge of the Baggies against Everton as the Toffees head to the Hawthorns, tune into NBCSN at 3pm ET to watch that one.
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What an incredible weekend of action we have to look forward to and you won’t miss a thing.
You can watch NBC Sports Network for our feature games and watch every single second of every single game live this season online via NBC Sports Live Extra and the NBC Sports Live Extra App.
Via your TV you can watch the games live on Premier League Extra Time. Here’s your full TV schedule for the coming weekend. Enjoy.
FULL TV SCHEDULE
7:45am ET: Sunderland v Southampton – NBCSN
10am ET: Arsenal v Fulham – NBCSN
10am ET: Manchester City vs. Cardiff City – Premier League Extratime
10am ET: West Ham vs. Newcastle – Premier League Extratime
10am ET: Hull City vs. Norwich City – Premier League Extratime
10am ET: Crystal Palace v Stoke City – Premier League Extratime
12:30pm ET: Liverpool vs. Aston Villa – NBC
8:30 am ET: Swansea City vs. Tottenham – NBCSN
11:00am ET: Chelsea vs. Manchester United – NBCSN
3pm ET: West Bromwich Albion v Everton – NBCSN
Despite sitting at the top of the table in the Premier League, things are not going well for Manchester City.
Star striker and leading goalscorer Sergio Aguero suffered a torn hamstring while playing for Argentina, and now he is joined by David Silva on the injured list.
Silva lasted nine minutes in Spain’s EURO qualifying match against Luxembourg, forced off after taking a bad challenge from behind. Silva went down in pain and tried to play on, but asked for a substitution just minutes later.
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Spanish news outlet AS is reporting that Silva has suffered “lateral internal ligament damage in his right ankle,” and could face 2-3 weeks on the sidelines.
With Aguero set to miss at least a month, Silva’s injury could leave Manchester City without two of their top players in the coming weeks.
Silva has arguably been the best player in the Premier League this season, the quarterback of the City attack, which has scored a league-leading 19 goals through eight matches.
City travels to Old Trafford for the Manchester derby on October 25, which falls into that 2-3 week range for Silva’s recovery. In a match that could decide who sits top of the table, Manuel Pellegrini would be very shorthanded without Silva and Aguero.
Alejandro Bedoya will not feature for the United States in the CONCACAF playoff against Mexico on Saturday, and has been replaced on the roster by Bobby Wood.
Bedoya traveled to Los Angeles from his club team Nantes in France, but Jurgen Klinsmann has announced he will be unable to play after falling ill.
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Without Bedoya, Union Berlin midfielder Bobby Wood has been added to the USMNT side. Wood scored the first two goals of his international career this summer in wins over the Netherlands and Germany, and has scored four goals in ten matches for Union Berlin this season. Wood has been training with the U.S. camp throughout the week for the upcoming friendly against Costa Rica.
Bedoya has played well for the USMNT, discounting his short performance against Brazil in September. In that match, Klinsmann played Bedoya out of position against a potent Brazil attack, and he was substituted before halftime. However, playing in his more natural role as a winger or attacking midfielder, many believed Bedoya could be in line for a start against Mexico.