2020/21 Premier League fixtures released

The 2020/21 Premier League fixtures have finally been released with the season set to start on September 12th.

The current champions Liverpool will be looking to retain their title after waiting 30 years to win just one. 

They will face newly-promoted Leeds United at Anfield, as both Klopp and Bielsa look to start the new season on the front foot.

The task for Klopp’s men is to now retain a Premier League title to be classed as one of the great teams. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED BY THE EVENING STANDARD.

However, this could be the most competitive race for a Champions League place we have ever seen. With six teams (Chelsea, Man United, Spurs, Arsenal, Leicester City and Wolves) all looking for that third and fourth-place finish.

The other promoted sides Fulham and West Brom will start against Arsenal (home) and Leicester City (home).

2020/21 Opening fixtures – Saturday 12th September
  • Crystal Place vs Southampton
  • Fulham vs Arsenal
  • Liverpool vs Leeds United
  • Spurs vs Everton
  • West Brom vs Leicester City
  • West Ham vs Newcastle United
Monday 14th September 
  • Brighton vs Chelsea
  • Sheffield United vs Wolves
Fixtures that will be rescheduled 
  • Burnley vs Manchester United
  • Manchester City vs Aston Villa

Now that all the fixtures and dates have been released for all the teams, I have taken a look at the top five must-see games.

Manchester City vs Liverpool (November 7th)

The two title favourites go head to head at the Etihad Stadium in early November. The home side will still be seething after giving Klopp’s men the guard of honour last season. 

The two title rivals will race each other early in the new season. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED BY SKY SPORTS.

Even with this game being in early November it could prove pivotal in the title race.

Whichever side wins will carry on the momentum whilst the other will have to chase the leader.

Manchester United vs Manchester City (November 12th)

After doing the double over Pep Guardiola last season, Ole Gunnar Solskjær will be optimistic going into the first Manchester Derby of the season. 

Ole will be looking to continue his good form against Pep in the league. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED BY SKY SPORTS.

Should City lose to Liverpool the week before could this the perfect time for United to play their rivals?

Leeds United vs Manchester United (April 24th)

This is quite possibly the biggest game of the season for everyone associated with Leeds United. They have not faced rivals Manchester United since 2011 where Manchester United won 3-0 in the League Cup.

With fans expected to be in stadiums by then Elland Road could be rocking. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED BY LEEDS UNITED.

However, with fans expected to be back in stadiums by this date, we could be in for one of the best atmospheres of the season.

Manchester United vs Liverpool (May 1st)

Could this be the game that decides the title race? Should the title race still be on at this point? With this game coming just five games before the end of the season there will be no margin for error for either side.

With this game coming so close to the end of the season. Could this decide the title? ALL RIGHTS RESERVED BY THE TELEGRAPH.

Both sides will be looking to ruin each other’s season, whether that be a top-four finish or a Premier League title. This has the makings to be the game of the season.

Chelsea vs Arsenal (May 12th)

With both sides looking to finish in Champions League place or mount a title challenge, this midweek clash with three games left of the season could decide it.

The signing of Willian too has added something extra to this derby. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED BY NBC SPORTS.

Add Willian moving from Chelsea to Arsenal on a free adds a bit more to this fixture. 

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