The English Premier League is gearing up for an exciting title race as it sets to begin in August with the fixture list revealed on Wednesday.
Title holders Chelsea FC will open their title defense against Burnley FC at Stamford Bridge on the weekend of 12-13 August, before the Antonio Conte’ side will go on to face rivals Spurs the following weekend at the Wembley Stadium.
Jose Mourinho’s Red Devils will face tough ties in a three-week period in October and November, as they’ll be meeting Liverpool, Tottenham and Chelsea. First, they play away to Liverpool, then host Spurs and later travel to Stamford Bridge to face champions Blues.
Also, the first Manchester derby will hold on December 9 at Old Trafford, before United will visit Pep Guardiola’s City in April next year.
Here’s just a compilation of key fixtures among last season’s top six teams – Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester United – and the dates they get to meet throughout the 2017-18 season.
Aug 19 – Tottenham vs Chelsea
Aug 26 – Liverpool vs Arsenal
Sep 9 – Manchester City vs Liverpool
Sep 16 – Chelsea vs Arsenal
Sep 30 – Chelsea vs Manchester City
Oct 14 – Liverpool vs Manchester United
Oct 21 – Tottenham vs Liverpool
Oct 28 – Manchester United vs Tottenham
Nov 4 – Chelsea vs Manchester United
Nov 4 – Manchester City vs Arsenal
Nov 18 – Arsenal vs Tottenham
Nov 25 – Liverpool vs Chelsea
Dec 2 – Arsenal vs Manchester United
Dec 9 – Manchester United vs Manchester City
Dec 16 – Manchester City vs Tottenham
Dec 23 – Arsenal vs Liverpool
Jan 1 – Arsenal vs Chelsea
Jan 13 – Liverpool vs Manchester City
Jan 31 – Tottenham vs Manchester United
Feb 3 – Liverpool vs Tottenham
Feb 10 – Tottenham vs Arsenal
Feb 24 – Arsenal vs Manchester City
Feb 24 – Manchester United vs Chelsea
Mar 3 – Manchester City vs Chelsea
Mar 10 – Manchester United vs Liverpool
Mar 31 – Chelsea vs Tottenham
Apr 7 – Manchester City vs Manchester United
Apr 14 – Tottenham vs Manchester City
Apr 28 – Manchester United vs Arsenal
May 5 – Chelsea v Liverpool