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Four more teams begin their Premier League seasons at 9 a.m. ET Sunday as Newcastle, Arsenal, Leicester City, and Wolves take their bows on the NBC family of networks.

It’ll be Arsenal and Newcastle United at St. James’ Park, where Steve Bruce makes his managerial debut with record signing Joelinton atop an attack with previous record signing Miguel Almiron underneath (Watch live at 9 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via NBCSports.com).

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Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac did not travel to Newcastle for safety reasons in the follow-up to a robbery attempt made on Ozil’s vehicle last earlier this month.

Nicolas Pepe, Alexandre Lacazette, and David Luiz are all on the bench for Arsenal.

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Over on CNBC, two clubs with Top Seven ambitions kick off their seasons at 9 a.m. ET in Leicester (Watch live on CNBC and online via NBCSports.com).

Brendan Rodgers‘ Foxes see Ayoze Perez starting in attack after his move from Newcastle.

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Nuno Espirito Santo‘s Wolves played Thursday in the Europa League, and keep new signing Patrick Cutrone on the bench.

Watch Live: Arsenal, Man City, Spurs in 10 a.m. ET kickoffs

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Title hopefuls Manchester City, Arsenal, and Tottenham Hotspur are headlining a sextet of 10 a.m. ET kickoffs in the Premier League on Saturday.

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Four matches are on NBC Sports’ Gold, and there’s a free trial of “Premier League Pass” this weekend. Once first-time users sign up for the free trial here, you’ll be able to watch the games listed below and also enjoy an extensive library of daily and weekly news shows, plus classic archive programming never available in the U.S. prior to last year’s debut. The free preview runs from September 26th through October 1st on desktop, mobile, tablets, and connected TV devices.

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For those of you familiar with the Premier League Breakaway Show during busy days (Boxing Day, New Year’s Day, Championship Sunday etc.) in the PL, this will follow that model of being similar to the NFL RedZone with action shown from all of the games in the 10 a.m. ET window. More info is available here.

The schedule for all four games at 10 a.m. ET is below and you can stream each game live by clicking on the links.


10 a.m. ET: Man City vs. Brighton and Hove Albion – NBCSN [ STREAM ]
10 a.m. ET: Huddersfield Town vs. Tottenham Hotspur — CNBC [ STREAM ]
10 a.m. ET: Newcastle United vs. Leicester City [ STREAM ]
10 a.m. ET: Arsenal vs. Watford [ STREAM ]
10 a.m. ET: Everton vs. Fulham [ STREAM ]
10 a.m. ET: Wolves vs. Southampton [ STREAM ]

Watch Live: Chelsea-Liverpool; Wenger’s last Arsenal home match

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A pair of Top Seven tilts finish the Premier League weekend at 11:30 a.m. ET Sunday.

One of the matches, however, carries more significance in terms of what it means to the hosts.


Arsenal will host Burnley in Arsene Wenger‘s final home match as the Gunners’ manager (Watch live on CNBC and online via NBCSports.com).

“I try to focus on what’s most important, to win the game,” Wenger said “Over the years I’ve learned to disconnect from my emotions. Today maybe it will be a bit more difficult.”

Arsenal won’t have Mesut Ozil, and Burnley is without striker Chris Wood.

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Arsenal: Cech, Bellerin, Chambers, Mavropanos, Kolasinac, Xhaka, Wilshere, Mkhitaryan, Iwobi, Aubameyang, Lacazette. Subs: Ospina, Mertesacker, Mustafi, Monreal, Maitland-Niles, Ramsey, Welbeck.

Burnley: Pope, Lowton, Long, Tarkowski, Ward, Lennon, Cork, Hendrick, Westwood, Gudmundsson, Barnes. Subs: Heaton, Taylor, Marney, Vokes, Nkoudou, Wells, Bardsley.


There are massive Top Four implications in the other kickoff, where Chelsea looks to pull within three points of Liverpool with a win at Stamford Bridge (Watch live on NBCSN and online via NBCSports.com).

It looks like Trent Alexander-Arnold will slide into the midfield as Jordan Henderson gets a rest for Jurgen Klopp‘s Reds.

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Chelsea: Courtois; Azpilicueta, Cahill, Rudiger; Moses, Kante, Bakayoko, Fabregas, Alonso; Hazard, Giroud. Subs: Caballero, Christensen, Zappacosta, Emerson, Barkley, Pedro, Willian

Liverpool: Karius, Clyne, Lovren, Van Dijk, Robertson, Alexander-Arnold, Wijnaldum, Milner, Mane, Salah, Firmino. Subs: Mignolet, Henderson, Klavan, Moreno, Ings, Solanke, Woodburn.

Watch Live: Chelsea vs. Arsenal

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Lose and feel a gulf between your club and your ambitions: This is the daunting early task for Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on Sunday (Watch live, 8:30 a.m. ET on CNBC and online via NBCSports.com).

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Mesut Ozil is out for Arsenal, while Alexis Sanchez starts on the bench. For Chelsea, there are the usual suspects with Willian holding his spot ahead of Eden Hazard.

Chelsea entered the season looking to defend its Premier League title while advancing deep into the UEFA Champions League. The Blues took their first step toward the latter on Tuesday with a home destruction of Qarabag, but go into Sunday’s match knowing a loss to Arsenal will have it more than a single result behind Manchester City and possibly Manchester United.

As for the Gunners, their poor start to the campaign has the North Londoners seven points back of City at the start of the day. The 12th place Gunners have two less days rest than Chelsea thanks to the Europa League, and are on the road with a minus-1 goal differential.

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Chelsea: Courtois; Azpilicueta, Luiz, Cahill, Moses, Kante, Fabregas, Alonso, Willian, Morata, PedroSubs: Caballero, Christensen, Rudiger, Zappacosta, Bakayoko, Hazard, Batshuayi.

Arsenal: Cech, Mustafi, Koscielny, Monreal; Bellerin, Xhaka, Ramsey, Kolasinac; Iwobi, Welbeck; Lacazette. Subs: Ospina, Mertesacker, Maitland-Niles, Elneny, Alexis, Walcott, Giroud.

STREAM LIVE: Massive six-pointer pits Palace, Hull

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Frayed nerves will be in abundance at Selhurst Park when Crystal Palace hosts Hull City in a high-stakes relegation six-pointer (Watch live, 7 a.m. ET Sunday on CNBC and online via NBCSports.com)

Swansea City beat Sunderland on Saturday to pull level with Palace on 38 points, four more than Hull.

Palace knows it can clinch top-flight status for itself with a draw or better, and for Swansea with a win. Hull needs a win to fight into Week 38.

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Palace is at Manchester United on the Championship Sunday, with Swansea hosting West Brom and Hull at home to Tottenham Hotspur.