If you blinked, you may have missed the Premier League off-season. TheOutbreaks caused a delay in the English football season, which suspended games in the spring and did not end until the end of July. Liverpool won their first title in 30 years this summer and began their title defense last week when the 2020-21 Premier League season began.
Sports fans in the US can watch Premier League games live on NBC, NBCSN, USA Network and NBC’s new streaming service,2; which is ̵ . Most matches are on NBCSN or Peacock, with occasional matches shown on Saturday afternoon on NBC. Keep reading to see your options for watching English football this season.
What Premier League games are going on today?
The second match day of the 2020-21 season runs from Saturday to Monday, with eight matches at Peacock and one game each at NBC and NBCSN. No fans will attend in October at the earliest, reports the BBC.
Four matches each were played on Saturday and Sunday, including an impressive victory for Liverpool over potential title rivals Chelsea. Two more left this week, with Man City starting their campaign at Wolves. Here is the US broadcast schedule today:
Monday 21 September
- Aston Villa Vs. Sheffield United, 13:00 ET at Peacock
- Wolves vs. Manchester City, 15:15 ET at Peacock
The Guardian has previews of matches.
Which teams are the favorites this season?
There are four heavy favorites. Manchester City finished second to Liverpool last season and open as the favorite to capture the 2020-21 Premier League title, despite missing Lionel Messi. Liverpool have the second best odds of winning the league, followed by Chelsea – and its American superstar Christian Pulisic – and Manchester United.
Which teams were relegated and promoted?
Bournemouth, Norwich City and Watford finished bottom of the table last season and have been relegated to the second division, the EFL Championship. As a replacement for the relegated clubs and promotion to the top flight, Fulham, Leeds United and West Bromwich Albion, all big teams are happy to return to the Premier League.
How to watch Premier League without cable
US residents do not need a cable or satellite TV subscription to watch NBC, NBCSN or the USA Network – or authenticate an account to stream the matches on NBCSports.com or the NBC Sports app. All the big onesincludes NBC, NBCSN and USA Network, and you can use a streaming TV subscription to log in to NBC Sports live streams online.
Peacock will show 175 live matches throughout the season and will also have full replays available on request for all 380 matches during the 2020-21 season. Replays will be available after 21:00 ET (18:00 PT) match day.
If you live in a well-received area, you can watch Premier League games shown on NBC for free just by attaching ato almost any TV.
Peacock offers three levels: a limited free plan and two premium plans. The ad-supported Premium plan costs $ 4.99 per month and the ad-free Premium plan costs $ 9.99 per month. You need one of the Premium plans to watch Premier League games live and full game playbacks, although there are highlights at the free level. Read our Peacock review.
Sling TV’s $ 30 per month Blue plan includes NBC, NBCSN and USA Network. Enter your address here to see which local channels are available where you live. Read our Sling TV review.
Hulu with Live TV costs $ 55 per month and includes NBC, NBCSN and USA Network. Click on the “Show channels in your area” link on its welcome page to see which local channels are offered in your zip code. Read our Hulu with Live TV review.
YouTube TV costs $ 65 per month and includes NBC, NBCSN and USA Network. Connect your postcode on the welcome page to see which local networks are in your area. Read our YouTube TV review.
All of the above live TV streaming services offer free trial versions (except Peacock, which only has one free level), and all allow you to cancel at any time and require a solid internet connection. Are you looking for more information?.