Premier League English soccer kicks off Sunday, August 18 with the match between Chelsea and Hull City. Kick-off is set for 11 AM EST/ 4 PM BST.
The excitement levels are said to be the highest in the league’s history. NBC is live streaming the match and the remaining 379 matches this season through a variety of platform, making it more accessible for fan in United States more than ever.
The last time the two clubs played at Stamford Bridge on the first day of the season, Chelsea were 2-1 winners in August 2009.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes Chelsea can win the title this year and has said Manchester City and Manchester United's Premier League-winning sides of the past two seasons were not "extraordinary" due to weak title opponents.
Chelsea: Vorm; Cech; Ivanovic, Terry, Luiz, Cole; Essien, Lampard; Schürrle, Oscar, Hazard; Lukaku
Hull City: McGregor; Davies, Chester, Figuero; Elmohamady, Quinn, Meyler, Brady; Koren; Sagbo, Graham
NBC Sports Live Extra, the network’s online streaming service, will provide coverage of every match for desktops, tablets and mobile devices for free.
The Premier League schedule, including the times and dates and the names of the teams matches, can be found on NBC Sports Group platform.
NBC Sports Live Extra allows you to watch every game online at NBCSports.com/liveextra and on iOS and Android mobile and tablet devices with the free NBC Sports Live Extra app. Extra Time is only on your TV.