The opening day of the 2021-22 Premier League season will see Manchester City begin their title defence away at Tottenham Hotspur on Aug. 14, the league announced on Wednesday.
Pep Guardiola’s City will have to face Spurs, Arsenal, Leicester, Chelsea and Liverpool in their first seven games of the season.
Runners-up Manchester United begin their season at Old Trafford against rivals Leeds United followed by a more favourable run against Southampton, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Newcastle, West Ham United, Aston Villa and Everton.
Following a poor defence of their 2019-20 Premier League title, Liverpool’s season starts with a trip to Norwich. They will face both Chelsea and City at Anfield in their opening seven games.
SEE FULL MATCH DAY 1 FIXTURES
Date Time Match
14/08/2021 15:00 Brentford v Arsenal
14/08/2021 15:00 Burnley v Brighton
14/08/2021 15:00 Chelsea v Crystal Palace
14/08/2021 15:00 Everton v Southampton
14/08/2021 15:00 Leicester City v Wolverhampton
14/08/2021 15:00 Manchester United v Leeds United
14/08/2021 15:00 Newcastle United v West Ham United
14/08/2021 15:00 Norwich City v Liverpool
14/08/2021 15:00 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City
14/08/2021 15:00 Watford v Aston Villa