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Premier League fixtures 2019-20: Man United face Chelsea on opening day

Premier League fixtures 2019-20: Man United face Chelsea on opening day

Manchester United face Chelsea in a crunch opening clash in the 2019-20 Premier League season, while newly-promoted Norwich City begin their campaign with a difficult trip to Liverpool.

The sides meet at Old Trafford on Sunday, August 11, two days after Daniel Farke’s Norwich tackle the ominous task of containing Roberto FirminoMohamed Salah, Sadio Mane at Anfield.

Aston Villa mark their return to the top-flight with a trip to Tottenham, while fellow promoted side Sheffield United travel to Bournemouth.

Champions Manchester City begin their defence with a home clash with West Ham, with Newcastle welcoming Arsenal to St James’ Park.

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The Premier League will feature a short winter break in February for the first time, with fixtures staggered over a two-week period to ensure each team gets a week off.

The season’s curtain raiser takes place on August 4 as Manchester City face Liverpool in the Charity Shield at Wembley Stadium.

OPENING DAY FIXTURES

DateMatch 
09/08Liverpool v Norwich City 
10/08West Ham v Manchester City 
10/08Bournemouth v Sheffield United 
10/08Burnley v Southampton 
10/08Crystal Palace v Everton 
10/08Leicester City v Wolves 
10/08Watford v Brighton 
10/08Tottenham v Aston Villa 
11/08Newcastle United v Arsenal 
11/08Manchester United v Chelsea