Chelsea first opponents for Spurs at new 'home' Wembley

Chelsea first opponents for Spurs at new 'home' Wembley

Last season Arsenal suffered a chaotic defeat at Anfield on the opening weekend.

Holders Chelsea are up against Burnley, Arsenal play Leicester City, Manchester United take on West Ham and Liverpool are at Watford.

- Sergio Aguero has five goals in six previous opening day matches for Manchester City.

Anyways, you can find the whole slate of fixtures at Arsenal's official website.

That's because of Chelsea's return to Europe and awful title defence last time out - and the money City have spent this summer, along with favourable fixtures, making them early favourites.

United's first meeting with Liverpool, always one of the highlights of the season, will be at Anfield on October 14.

Fixtures against Huddersfield Town and Swansea City precede Liverpool and Newcastle United to finish the campaign. They host Everton on December 9, while the return fixture is April 7.

Next season's fixtures were released on Wednesday, with West Ham to start their season at Manchester United followed by a home fixture on August 19 against Southampton.

Atos has been responsible for compiling Premier League fixtures since its inception in 1992 and is now responsible for scheduling the 2,036 Premier League and EFL matches that comprise the 2017-18 season.

The first game will be one of the teasers of the season, as Tottenham will be looking to revenge the League which they lost to Chelsea.

As for the rest, City's games at the beginning of April - against United and Tottenham - could be huge for their title hopes, while Liverpool will hope they don't suffer from fatigue at the beginning of 2018 in the same way they did this year.

FA Cup winners Arsenal will return to Wembley for the north London derby in February, with Spurs first heading to the Emirates on 18 November. This means Chelsea may also miss him in Tottenham's first game at Wembley.

Following three rounds of Championship football, they face Spurs, Chelsea and Everton which could test their squad depth and team shuffling. It's true, the Premier League is tough and we start in Newcastle, that will be exciting because it's our first game and then our first game at Wembley is against Chelsea, I'm sure the fans will be excited for that as well. City, meanwhile, face four away games following their six European games. The first Manchester derby of the season takes place on 9 December - the same weekend that Liverpool are scheduled to meet Everton at Anfield.


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