The 2021/22 Premier League fixtures announcement, as all 20 clubs found out who they’ll be playing – with fans hopefully returned to grounds for next season.
The fast start to the season continues with Arsenal vs Chelsea the following weekend, August 21, before Arsenal travel to Manchester City and Chelsea face Liverpool at Anfield on August 28.
Man City visit local rivals Manchester United on November 6, but the return match at the Etihad marks the start of a potentially key run of games for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men.
Title hopefuls United face Man City away on March 5, and then play Tottenham at home on March 12, Liverpool away on March 19, Leicester at home on April 2 and Everton away on April 9.
Liverpool go to Old Trafford on October 23, while the north London derby is scheduled for September 25 at Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium and January 15 at Tottenham. The Merseyside derbies are November 30 at Goodison Park and April 23 at Anfield.
The opening weekend games
Here’s the first round of fixtures for the 2021/22 Premier League season, which kicks off on August 14:
Brentford vs Arsenal
Burnley vs Brighton
Chelsea vs Crystal Palace
Everton vs Southampton
Leicester City vs Wolverhampton
Manchester United vs Leeds United
Newcastle United vs West Ham United
Norwich City vs Liverpool
Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester City
Watford vs Aston Villa
The Boxing Day games
The clashes lined up for December 26:
Aston Villa vs Chelsea
Brighton vs Brentford
Burnley vs Everton
Liverpool vs Leeds United
Manchester City vs Leicester City
Newcastle United vs Manchester United
Norwich City vs Arsenal
Tottenham Hotspur vs Crystal Palace
West Ham United vs Southampton
Wolverhampton vs Watford
The Final day games
Which of these games will be pivotal on May 22, 2022?
Arsenal vs Everton
Brentford vs Leeds United
Brighton vs West Ham United
Burnley vs Newcastle United
Chelsea vs Watford
Crystal Palace vs Manchester United
Leicester City vs Southampton
Liverpool vs Wolverhampton
Manchester City vs Aston Villa
Norwich City vs Tottenham Hotspur