​Premier League Fixtures
​Premier League Fixtures: Liverpool Start Title Defense Toward Promoted Leeds

​Premier League Fixtures, Liverpool will begin their Premier League title defense with a match at Anfield against newly-promoted Leeds United.

The Reds have stormed spectacularly to their first top-flight crown since last season in 1990, while Leeds sealed their return to top level under Marcelo Bielsa after 16 years away.

One of the standout initial fixtures announced for the 2020-21 season, which starts on September 12, was Liverpool v Leeds on opening day.

Thursday’s fixture announcement also saw another promoted side, Fulham, listed to host FA Cup winners Arsenal in a London derby to begin the campaign.

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Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham will play at home to Everton, while West Brom mark their Premier League return with a difficult home match against Leicester City.

Chelsea start with an away game against Brighton and Hove Albion on September 14, which is the same day as Wolves travel to play Sheffield United.

West Ham are due to face Newcastle United and Crystal Palace will meet Southampton.

Manchester United are due to start away to Burnley and Manchester City are at home to Aston Villa, but those games will be moved to a later date due to the sides managed by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Pep Guardiola recently being involved in European competition.

After they have negotiated their first games, a huge contest on the second matchday will see Chelsea host champions Liverpool on September 19.

Opening weekend Premier League fixtures:

Burnley vs Manchester United (Sep 12) *

Crystal Palace vs Southampton (Sep 12)

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Fulham vs Arsenal (Sep 12)

Liverpool vs Leeds United (Sep 12)

Manchester City vs Aston Villa (Sep 12) *

Tottenham Hotspur vs Everton (Sep 12)

West Brom vs Leicester City (Sep 12)

West Ham vs Newcastle (Sep 12)

Brighton vs Chelsea (Sep 14)

Sheffield United vs Wolves (Sep 14)

* Matches will be shifted to a later date.


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