Opening match week actionArsenal and Crystal Palace will launch Matchweek 1 at 3 p.m. EDT Aug. 5 at Selhurst Park Stadium in London. An additional seven games will take place Aug. 6 and another two games will be played Aug. 7. Liverpool will battle Fulham to launch the second-day slate. Tottenham Hotspur will host Southampton and Everton will host Chelsea in two other Saturday matchups. Manchester United will host Brighton in the first of the two Aug. 7 games. West Ham will host reigning league champions Manchester City in the final game of the first week.
Season rundownCity and Liverpool, the Top 2 teams from last season, will meet Oct. 15 in Liverpool and April 1 in Manchester. Liverpool also will battle Manchester United on Aug. 20 and March 4. The Reds will take on Chelsea on Sept. 17 and Jan. 21. City will battle Chelsea on Jan. 2 and May 20. The Sky Blues will take on Manchester United on Oct. 1 and Jan. 20 in the Manchester derby. Chelsea will battle Spurs on Aug. 13 and Feb. 25. The Blues will face Manchester United on Oct. 22 and April 22. United will take on Arsenal on Sept. 3 and Jan. 21. The Red Devils will face Spurs on Oct. 19 and April 25. The final day of the Premier League season will be May 28. The 2022 FIFA World Cup runs from Nov. 21 to Dec. 18 in Qatar. The 2022-23 UEFA Champions League also will take place between Premier League games. The prestigious European tournament will start Tuesday and run through June 10, 2023.
Premier League television schedule pendingThe Premier League said Wednesday that it will announce live TV broadcast selections July 5 for August and September games. Reporting by Alex Butler
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