Manchester City begin their title defense at West Ham after the curtain-raiser between Crystal Palace and Arsenal.
The 2022/23 Premier League season will begin on Friday, August 5, with Crystal Palace hosting Arsenal, followed by Manchester City’s championship defense at West Ham on Sunday, August 7.
Also, Everton’s Saturday Night Football encounter against Chelsea on August 6 and Manchester United’s Super Sunday match against Brighton – both of which will mark the start of the Erik ten Hag era at Old Trafford.
Winners of championship On August 6, Fulham visit Liverpool in a midday kick-off, while newly promoted Bournemouth welcome Aston Villa and Nottingham Forest, back in the Premier League for the first time since 1999, travel to Newcastle in 3pm kick-offs.
Manchester City will face Liverpool, their 2021/22 title rivals, at Anfield on the weekend of October 15, before facing Jurgen Klopp’s side at the Etihad Stadium on the weekend of April 1.
City’s penultimate game of the season, at home to Chelsea, before their final-day trip to Brentford on May 28, might be crucial if their title fight goes down to the wire once more. Liverpool’s season comes to a close at Southampton.
For the first time ever, the Premier League season will pause after the weekend of November 12/13 for the winter World Cup in Qatar.