Enjoy all the Premier League action on the Showmax app
FOOTBALL By Sponsored Content | August 19th 2021
With the first weekend of the English Premier League done and dusted, fans around the world are licking their fingers in anticipation of a thrilling season.
Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool and Leicester all secured wins in matchday 1, with newcomers Brentford upsetting the odds by thrashing Arsenal and defending champions Manchester City kick-starting their season with a rare loss at the hands of Tottenham Hotspur.
You can watch all the matches in LIVE and on the Showmax app, from as low as Sh1050 a month.
On Saturday, August 21, Liverpool host Burnley at Anfield as a Grealish-less Aston Villa welcome Newcastle to Villa Park. Patrick Vieira’s Crystal Palace will look for their first point(s) in the league against giant-killers Brentford, as Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds United tackle Rafael Benitez’s Everton. Wounded Manchester City will look to dust off against newly-promoted Norwich City, with Brighton capping off the evening with a sumptuous clash against promoted side Watford.
Sunday sees in-form Manchester United travel to Southampton, with Nuno Espirito Santo’s Tottenham making the trip to his former employers Wolverhampton Wanderers.
The Super Sunday fixture is a London Derby; Arsenal hosting Chelsea at the Emirates, before another London team, West Ham taking on FA Cup and Community Shield holder Leicester City in the late kick-off.
Premier League fixtures this weekend (Matchday 2 of 38) – East African Time
Liverpool v Burnley – 2:30 pm
Aston Villa v Newcastle – 5:00 PM
Crystal Palace v Brentford – 5:00 PM
Leeds United v Everton – 5:00 PM
Manchester City v Norwich – 5:00 PM
Brighton v Watford – 7:30 PM
Southampton v Manchester United – 4:00 PM
Wolverhampton v Tottenham – 4:00 PM
Arsenal v Chelsea – 6:30 PM
West Ham v Leicester City – 10:00 PM
Showmax Pro is a streaming service available for Showmax subscribers in Africa that bundles the existing Showmax entertainment offering with music channels, news and live sports streaming from SuperSport. Live sport featured on Showmax Pro includes all Premier League, Serie A, La Liga, and PSL games, and included every game of the UEFA Euro 2020 and all the action from the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
Stream the 2021 seasons of the EPL, La Liga Santander and more on Showmax Pro from Friday, 13 August.
Also watch a wide range of other live sports events including athletics, professional boxing, and the world’s biggest marathons. Available sports differ between countries.
When your live match is over, enjoy magazine shows, sports documentaries and recent sporting highlights.
Showmax Pro also includes a selection of live news channels, such as SABC News (South Africa only), Euronews, Africanews and Newzroom Afrika.
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