Week 9 of the 2016-17 Premier League season is here. It all kicks off with Bournemouth hosting Tottenham Hotspur (7:30 a.m. ET live NBCSN andonline via NBC Sports.com) at the Vitality Stadium with two teams full of young English players to go head-to-head. Then Arsenal welcome Middlesbrough (10 a.m. ET live NBCSN and online via NBC Sports.com) to the Emirates with Arsene Wenger‘s side searching for a seventh-straight win in the PL, while Boro have won just one of their opening eight games. Rounding things off on Saturday, Liverpool and West Brom clash at Anfield (12:30 p.m. ET live NBC and online via NBC Sports.com) in a battle between two different styles. Can Tony Pulis‘ pragmatic approach
Qatar's World Cup organisers have announced that a worker employed in the construction of one of the stadiums for the 2022 tournament has died in a "work-related" incident. It is the first time World Cup organisers in Qatar have announced a work-related death in regard to the tournament. "A full investigation is underway to determine the factors which contributed to the death of one of our workers," it added.
Juventus defender Andrea Barzagli was left fuming after the Serie A champions suffered a 1-0 defeat to AC Milan at San Siro. A stunning strike from Manuel Locatelli in the second half sealed a win for the home side that takes them to within two points of Juve at the top of the table. The visitors were furious when Miralem Pjanic's first-half free-kick nestled into the far corner, only for the officials to disallow the goal after Milan players had complained about offside infringements from Medhi Benatia and Leonardo Bonucci.