Watch, Stream live: Premier League TV schedule – Week 3

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Are you ready for the final Premier League weekend until September 9? With the international break fast approaching, it’s time to soak in all the PL action we can.

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Kicking things on Saturday Bournemouth host Manchester City at the Vitality Stadium (Watch live, 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via NBC Sports.com) with Eddie Howe‘s men hoping to halt a run of four-straight defeats in the Premier League to Pep Guardiola‘s side.

Newcastle then host West Ham at St James’ Park (Watch live, 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via NBC Sports.com) in a battle between two teams who have yet to pick up a point this season.

To round things off on Saturday Manchester United welcome Leicester City to Old Trafford (Watch live, 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and online via NBC Sports.com) as Jose Mourinho aims to make it three wins from three to start the season.

Sunday sees Chelsea host Everton at Stamford Bridge (Watch live, 8:30 a.m. ET on CNBC and online via NBCSports.com) with Antonio Conte‘s men looking to build on their big win at Tottenham when Wayne Rooney and the Toffees come to west London.

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Week 3 ends with a massive clash between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield (Watch live, 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via NBC Sports.com) with the title hopefuls colliding. Rumor has it that defending is optional for both of these teams…

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

Saturday
7:30 a.m. ET: Bournemouth vs. Manchester City – NBCSN [STREAM]
10 a.m. ET: Newcastle United vs. West Ham United – NBCSN [STREAM]
10 a.m. ET: Crystal Palace vs. Swansea City – NBC Sports Gold [STREAM]
10 a.m. ET: Huddersfield Town vs. Southampton – NBC Sports Gold [STREAM]
10 a.m. ET: Watford vs. Brighton & Hove Albion – NBC Sports Gold [STREAM]
12:30 p.m. ET: Manchester United vs. Leicester City — NBC [STREAM]

Sunday
8:30 a.m. ET: Chelsea vs. Everton – CNBC [STREAM]
8:30 a.m. ET: West Brom vs. Stoke City – NBC Sports Gold [STREAM
11 a.m. ET: Liverpool vs. Arsenal – NBCSN [STREAM]
11 a.m. ET: Tottenham vs. Burnley – NBC Sports Gold [STREAM]

Mesut Ozil discusses critique of Turkish background

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Germany’s dismissal from the World Cup came as a shock to many, but one of its players received heavier scrutiny for off-the-field actions.

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Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil appeared in two of the three group stage matches for the Germans in Russia, however, his play was overshadowed by his meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan prior to the start of the tournament.

The meeting between the two caused several German media outlets to criticize Ozil due to the heated relations between the two European nations.

Additionally, Ozil says his brand was affected as well, with various sponsors pulling their support due to the meeting with Erdogan.

The 29-year-old is of Turkish and German descent, which would have made him eligible to represent either country.

Ozil took to Twitter on Sunday to discuss how the ordeal has affected how the media and sponsorship has affected him over the last month.

Barcelona, Sevilla to play Spanish Super Cup in Morocco

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La Liga champions Barcelona will meet Sevilla in the 2018 Spanish Super Cup in Tangier, Morocco on August 12.

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The Real Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF) announced the decision on Sunday, as Barca looks to kick off the 2018 season against last year’s Copa Del Rey runners’ up.

Lionel Messi and Co. defeated Sevilla, 5-0, in the 2017/18 Copa Del Rey final, giving the Blaugrana a domestic double for the first time since the 2015/16 campaign.

La Liga play opens up in Spain on August 19, however, the full fixture list will be revealed on Tuesday.

Ibrahimovic: MLS is “lucky I didn’t come 10 years ago”

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been a major bright spot, as expected, in his debut season in Major League Soccer.

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The LA Galaxy striker recorded a goal and an assist in Saturday’s 3-1 win over the Philadelphia Union, raising his goal tally to 12 on the year — which ranks fourth-best in the league.

At the age of 36, Ibrahimovic has shown he’s more than capable of producing as a veteran, but it raises the question: how amazing would he have been in MLS had he joined sooner?

Following the Galaxy’s win over the Union, Ibrahimovic joked with media, suggesting he could have had the entire country in his hand if he had arrived in the United States sooner.

“They’re lucky I didn’t come 10 years ago,” Ibrahimovic said, “because I would be the president today.”

Puel insists Chelsea hasn’t inquired about goalkeeper Schmeichel

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Chelsea could very be in the market for a goalkeeper over the summer, but Leicester City’s manager insists that their number one isn’t being targeted by the Blues; or at least not yet.

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With the Blues likely set to lose Belgium international Thibaut Courtois to Real Madrid, new manager Maurizio Sarri would have to look elsewhere to solidify the team’s goalkeeping situation.

One player that has drawn significant interest after a strong World Cup performance for Denmark is Leicester’s Kasper Schmeichel, who played a big role in the Foxes’ 2015/16 Premier League title.

Although Schmeichel would be a viable replacement for Courtois at Stamford Bridge, Leicester boss Claude Puel says Chelsea hasn’t expressed its interest to this point.

“No, there is no problem with this,” the Frenchman told Sky Sports. “There is a lot of speculation at this moment, it is normal.

“I think he [Ward] can bring more competition to the squad and more possibilities. It is a good thing to have competition between players in the squad to develop desire.

“It gives good focus and concentration.”

The Foxes recently brought in young Liverpool keeper Danny Ward, which raised further questions about the future of Schmeichel at Leicester.