Why is the Arsenal vs Crystal Palace Premier League game not shown live on TV in the UK?
The Gunners will be hoping to bounce back from their shock Europa League exit where penalties did for their hopes of going all the way despite a broad dominance from Sporting in the round of 16.
With Manchester City out of action due to FA Cup commitments, beating Vincent Kompany’s Burnley 6-0 on Saturday thanks to another hat-trick from Erling Haaland, Arsenal can open an eight-point gap atop the league with a victory in the London derby at the Emirates Stadium. .
Crossing the capital, a Palace side in search of a vital victory as well as a new manager, having got rid of the services of Patrick Vieira on Friday.
A winless start to 2023 has left the Eagles looking nervously over their shoulder and a morale-boosting performance will be just the ticket for a club facing serious questions over their short-term future at this level.
However, fans watching from home will be disappointed to learn that Arsenal vs Crystal Palace will not be shown live on TV in the UNITED KINGDOM Today.
Although it aired on a Sunday, the match was originally scheduled for the 3pm Saturday slot – for which there is still a blackout of live football television across the country.
Even though it had been moved, broadcasters had exhausted their allocation of games for the weekend, with the FA Cup dominating the airwaves.
However, fans can still tune in for minute-by-minute updates from the Emirates via Standard Sport’s live blog, featuring Simon Collings on hand to provide expert analysis!