Man. Utd/Chelsea Match to Kickstart 2019 Premier League Season
The 2019/2020 English Premier League season will start in a grand style with two major rivals, Manchester United and Chelsea set to do battle at Old Trafford.
The Red Devils, who finished sixth in the concluded season, missed out of a place in the UEFA Champions League.
They will hope their dismissal performance will not continue in the coming season, as they face scary rivals in Wolves (who beat them twice last season), Crystal Palace, Southampton and Leicester City in the next four fixtures after hosting the Blues.
Chelsea, on their part, will entertain Leicester next before playing against Norwich and Sheffield United.
Defending Champions, Manchester City will start the defence of their title at West Ham. They will next go through their first acid test in the next game when they host Tottenham Hotspurs, who eliminated them in the last UEFA Champions League season.
But it will be Liverpool that will raise the curtain of the season on the 9th of August, when they host promoted Norwich on the evening of Friday 9 August.
The current winners of the UEFA Champions will hope to win the title this time, have come so clos, fighting till the last day of last season. They face Southampton, Arsenal and Burnley in their next three matches.
They will however have a tough end to the season as they travel to Arsenal (May 2), play at home to Chelsea (May 9) and then conclude the season at Newcastle on May 17.
Manchester City and Liverpool, the two teams who fought for the title last season, have been paired to meet at Anfield on November 9, 2019, before the return at the Etihad on April 4, 2020.