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Watch, Stream live: Premier League schedule – Week 1

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The opening weekend of the 2017-18 Premier League season has arrived. Let’s go!

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Kicking things off the season on Friday, Arsenal host Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium (Watch live, 2:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN and online via NBC Sports.com) with Arsene Wenger‘s side full of optimism with a title push expected. Can the Foxes spring an upset in the opening game of the season?

On Saturday Watford and Liverpool clash at Vicarage Road (Watch live, 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via NBC Sports.com) as Jurgen Klopp‘s side have one eye on their UEFA Champions League playoff first leg next week. Then, reigning champs Chelsea host Burnley at Stamford Bridge (Watch live, 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via NBC Sports.com) with Antonio Conte looking to put a tough preseason behind his side and start off their title defense in style.

At the same time Everton and Stoke clash at Goodison Park  (Watch live, 10 a.m. ET on CNBC and online via NBC Sports.com) as Ronald Koeman‘s big-spending revolution continues with the Toffees hoping for a top four push. To finish things off on Saturday Brighton & Hove Albion make their Premier League debut with the new boys hosting Manchester City at the AmEx Stadium (Watch live, 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and online via NBC Sports.com) in a real David vs. Goliath encounter on the England’s south coast.

Sunday sees Newcastle United welcome Tottenham Hotspur to St James’ Park (Watch live, 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via NBCSports.com) with the Magpies back in the PL after one year away. Can Mauricio Pochettino‘s men get off to a flier as they make another title push?

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Week 1 concludes with Manchester United host West Ham United at Old Trafford (Watch live, 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via NBC Sports.com) as Jose Mourinho’s new signings get the chance to impress but the Hammers will fancy an upset with Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez leading their line.

The full TV schedule for this weekend is below, plus you can watch every single second of every single game live online via NBC Sports.com,the NBC Sports App and by purchasing the new “Premier League Pass” via NBC Sports Gold which also includes an extensive selection of shoulder programming such as Premier League News, Premier League Today and NBC Sports originals such as Premier League Download and much more.

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You can also watch Premier League “Goal Rush” at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday for all the goals as they go in. Goal Rush is available via NBC Sports.com and the NBC Sports App,

If you’re looking for full-event replays of Premier League games, you can find them here for the games streamed on NBCSports.com and here for the games on NBC Sports Gold.

Here’s your full TV schedule for the coming days. Enjoy.


FULL TV SCHEDULE

Friday
2:45 p.m. ET: Arsenal vs. Leicester City – NBCSN [STREAM]

Saturday
7:30 a.m. ET: Watford vs. Liverpool – NBCSN [STREAM]
10 a.m. ET: Chelsea vs. Burnley – NBCSN [STREAM]
10 a.m. ET: Everton vs. Stoke City – CNBC [STREAM]
10 a.m. ET: Crystal Palace vs. Huddersfield Town – NBC Sports Gold [STREAM]
10 a.m. ET: Southampton vs. Swansea City – NBC Sports Gold [STREAM]
10 a.m. ET: West Brom vs. Bournemouth – NBC Sports Gold [STREAM]
12:30 p.m. ET: Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Manchester City — NBC [STREAM]

Sunday
8:30 a.m. ET: Newcastle United vs. Tottenham Hotspur – NBCSN [STREAM]
11 a.m. ET: Manchester United vs. West Ham United – NBCSN [STREAM

Wagner on Huddersfield Town’s 2-0 start: “This is unbelievable”

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Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner is glowing with the knowledge that his newly-promoted side is 2-0 in the Premier League.

Sunday’s win over Newcastle United was closer than an opening weekend win at Crystal Palace, with Aaron Mooy’s 18-yard beauty a moment the record crowd at The John Smith’s Stadium will remember for a very long time.

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Wagner, the one-time USMNT midfielder, pumped his fist for the home fans in a post-match salute, then waxed poetic about Mooy and the club.

From the BBC:

“It was top-class quality for the goal, Premier League quality and that is why Mooy is playing in this league. The atmosphere was incredible today, the support was Premier League quality. First Premier League game at home, a win and clean sheet.”

“We are Huddersfield Town, nobody should forget this. We got promoted at Wembley but we have started the season with two wins and six points. This is unbelievable. Everybody has invested so much and I am happy for them.”

The mark of a decent club is outperforming expectations and picking up wins regardless of luck. Town probably wasn’t three goals better than Palace, and it failed to outchance a lifeless Newcastle United team but remains unbeaten to start life in the Premier League.

And these six points could stand up as a difference in whether Town are fighting a relegation battle or planning for next season before this one’s through.

Borussia Dortmund boy wonder the next big thing?

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Remember the name: Youssoufa Moukoko.

The 12-year-old has scored eight goals in three games for Borussia Dortmund’s U-17 side to start the season and scored four goals against Viktoria Cologne in a 6-1 win on Saturday.

Originally from Cameroon, Moukoko joined Dortmund from St Pauli in 2016 and starred for BVB’s U-15 team last season, scoring 33 goals.

Take a look at the video below to see Moukoko in all his glory.

Maybe we have a new star youngster to talk about with Karamoko Dembele stealing the show for the past 12 months.

Huddersfield Town 1-0 Newcastle United: Mooy magic tops Magpies

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  • Town starts PL life 2-0
  • Newcastle 0-2
  • Mooy scores on lone attempt

In a game with very few chances, Aaron Mooy made his count as Huddersfield Town topped Newcastle United 1-0 at the John Smith’s Stadium on Sunday.

A match between two promoted sides looked very much like a second-tier affair aside from Mooy’s moment of brilliance just after halftime.

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A boisterous stadium greeted the teams, and Town’s support was at full throat only to see Newcastle get the first chance when Dwight Gayle played Ayoze Perez into the 18 and saw the Spaniard’s shot blocked.

Town’s Elias Kachunga cut Chancel Mbemba with a high challenge, but it failed to see a card unlike two similar sending offs in the league on Saturday.

A series of sloppy plays by Newcastle allowed Aaron Mooy to test Rob Elliot, but he didn’t get enough on his low attempt to best the diving keeper.

Town remained the better money for an opener, and Tom Ince laced a hard shot at Elliot off a Christian Atsu turnover well into Newcastle’s end.

Matt Richie nearly opened the scoring against the run of play in the 16th minute when he thumped a far post effort that Jonas Lossl pushed wide for a corner.

The Magpies settled into the match, though, and had the better of the play for the final 15-20 minutes of the first half.

A terrible giveaway from Mikel Merino allowed Town a prime chance to take the lead, but Chancel Mbemba made a terrific sliding tackle inside his 18 and the Magpies handled a pair of corners.

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Town took the lead in the 50th minute through Mooy, who worked a perfect 1-2 with Kachunga to curl home inside the far post from the paint of the 18-yard box.

That spurred Rafa Benitez to insert new signing Joselu for Gayle.

Quality chances remained at a premium when Merino played a long diagonal ball into the box for Javier Manquillo, but Lossl collected the pass back into the fray.

Atsu and Joselu traded passes before Lossl tipped Joselu’s low shot out for a corner. Ciaran Clark headed the ensuing corner to Perez who, alone in front of goal, blazed over the bar.

Joselu flicked another header into Lossl’s arms in the 84th minute.

Stream Live: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Chelsea

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A rivalry which has escalated in recent years rears its ferocious head when Tottenham hosts Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on Sunday (Watch live at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via NBCSports.com).

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Spurs boast a steely midfield with Victor Wanyama, Mousa Dembele, and Eric Dier behind the skillful Christian Eriksen.

As for Chelsea, Alvaro Morata moves into the starting lineup following a strong substitute’s performance in last week’s loss to Burnley.

LINEUPS

Tottenham Hotspur: Lloris, Trippier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Davies, Dier, Wanyama, Dembele, Eriksen, Dele, Kane. Subs: Vorm, Walker-Peters, Wimmer, Winks, Sissoko, Son, Janssen.

Chelsea: Courtois, Azpilicueta, Christensen, Alonso, Luiz, Rudiger, Kante, Bakayoko, Moses, Willian, Morata. Subs: Caballero, Musonda, Kenedy, Pedro, Batshuayi, Tomori, Scott.