Manchester City to start its Premier League title defense at West ham

Manchester City to start its Premier League title defense at West ham

Manchester City to start its Premier League title defense at West ham

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola holding Premier League trophy – Google

  • The City will begin its PL campaign at West Ham.
  • Liverpool boss will be not happy with the club’s scheduled matches.
  • Crystal Palace and Arsenal will face each other on August 5.

On the first weekend of the season, Manchester City will defend their Premier League championship at West Ham, while Liverpool will travel to Fulham.

The 2022/23 schedule, which was released on Thursday, gives Manchester United’s new manager Erik ten Hag his first test at Old Trafford against Brighton, who thrashed United 4-0 last month.

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Newcastle will host Nottingham Forest’s first match in the Premier League in 23 years.

Pep Guardiola’s City will begin their attempt for a fifth title in six seasons on Sunday, August 7, at the London Stadium, after all of their competitors have opened their respective campaigns.

Frank Lampard’s Everton team, which narrowly avoided relegation, faces his former club Chelsea the evening before.


For the second consecutive year, Arsenal will open the new season with a short trip to Crystal Palace on Friday, August 5.

After a midweek Champions League match, Liverpool and City will restart their rivalry at Anfield in the middle of October, with the return match planned for the beginning of April.

In conjunction with their European obligations, Jurgen Klopp is unlikely to be impressed by Liverpool’s upcoming schedule.

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Following Champions League group play, their next three road games are against Chelsea, Arsenal, and Tottenham.

The usual “Big Six” were separated during the weekend of November 12/13, the final weekend before the midseason break for the World Cup in Qatar.


When the season resumes on December 26, Leeds will host City while United will host Forest.

On the final day of the season, City travels to Brentford, while Liverpool travels to Southampton.



Friday, August 5

Crystal Palace v Arsenal (1900 GMT)


Saturday, August 6 (1400 GMT unless stated)

Fulham v Liverpool (1130), Bournemouth v Aston Villa, Leeds v Wolves, Leicester v Brentford, Newcastle v Nottingham Forest, Tottenham v Southampton, Everton v Chelsea (1630)

Sunday, August 7

Manchester United v Brighton (1300), West Ham v Manchester City (1530)

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