If you blinked, you may have missed the Premier League off-season. TheThe outbreak caused a delay in the English football season, which stopped the game in the spring and did not end until late July. Liverpool won their first title in 30 years and will begin their title defense on Saturday 12 September when the 2020-21 Premier League season kicks off.
Sports enthusiasts in the US can watch Premier League matches live on NBC, NBCSN, USA Network and NBC’s new streaming service.. Most of the games take place on NBCSN or Peacock, with the game occasionally being shown on Saturday afternoons on NBC. Read on to see what your options are for watching English football this season.
Which teams are the favorites this season?
There are four heavy favorites. Manchester City finished second at Liverpool last season and are the favorites to win the 2020-21 Premier League title despite not signing Lionel Messi. Liverpool have the next best chance of winning the league, followed by Chelsea – and their American superstar Christian Pulisic – and Manchester United.
Which teams were relegated and promoted?
Bournemouth, Norwich City and Watford finished last season in the table and relegated to the second division, the EFL championship. Fulham, Leeds United and West Bromwich Albion replace relegated clubs and are promoted to the top division. All famous teams are excited to return to the Premier League.
What Premier League games on TV this week?
The first day of the 2020-21 season runs from Saturday to Monday, with four games on NBCSN, three games on Peacock and one game on NBC. The BBC will not be there until October at the earliest, reports the BBC.
Here is the U.S. schedule for the week (all times ET):
Saturday September 12th
- Fulham vs. Arsenal, 7:30 a.m. on NBCSN
- West Ham v Newcastle United at 10am on NBCSN
- Crystal Palace versus Southampton, 10 o’clock on Peacock
- Liverpool v Leeds United at 12:30 p.m. on NBC
Sunday September 13th
- West Brom versus Leicester City at 9 p.m. on NBCSN
- Tottenham v Everton, 11:30 a.m. on Peacock
Monday September 14th
- Sheffield United v Wolverhampton Wanderers, 3pm on NBCSN
- Brighton vs. Chelsea, 3 p.m. on Peacock
How to watch the Premier League without wires
U.S. residents don’t need a cable or satellite TV subscription to watch NBC, NBCSN, or USA Network – or to authenticate an account to stream the games on NBCSports.com or the NBC Sports app. All sizesIf you’re including NBC, NBCSN, and USA Network, you can subscribe to NBC Sports Livestreams online with a live TV streaming subscription.
Peacock will show 175 live games throughout the season and will provide full replays for all 380 games of the 2020-21 season upon request. Reruns are available starting at 9:00 p.m. ET (6:00 p.m. PT) on the day of the game.
If you live in an area with good reception, the Premier League games shown on NBC can be watched for free by simply attaching oneto almost every television.
Peacock offers three tiers: a limited free plan and two premium plans. The premium ad-supported plan is $ 4.99 per month and the premium ad-free plan is $ 9.99 per month. You’ll need one of the premium plans to see Premier League matches live and as full replays. However, highlights are available at the free tier. Read our Peacock review.
Sling TV’s $ 30 a month Blue plan includes NBC, NBCSN, and USA Network. Enter your address here to see which local channels are available to you. Read our Sling TV review.
Hulu with live TV is $ 55 per month and includes NBC, NBCSN, and USA Network. Click the “See Channels Near You” link on the welcome page to see which local channels are available in your zip code. Read our Hulu with Live TV test.
YouTube TV is $ 65 per month and includes NBC, NBCSN, and USA Network. Enter your zip code on the welcome page to see which local networks are available in your area. Read our YouTube TV review.
All of the above live TV streaming services offer free trials (with the exception of Peacock, which has only one free tier). With all of them you can cancel at any time and you need a solid internet connection. Are you looking for more information?.