Premier League Will Start From August 5, The First Match Will Be Between Crystal Palace and Arsenal

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The 2022–23 Premier League season will begin with a match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal on 5 August, before Manchester City take on West Ham on 7 August to defend their title.

In this regard, the top English football league announced the schedule on Thursday. Manchester City’s arch-rivals Manchester United will face Brighton on 7 August, led by new manager Eric Ten Haag and alongside Cristiano Ronaldo.

Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City and Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool, the two table-toppers of the 2021-22 season, will face off at Anfield on 15 October in their second match at the Etihad Stadium on 1 April.

This will be the first time in the history of the English Premier League (EPL) that the season will be stopped for 43 days. There will be no matches until 26 December following the weekend of 12–13 November due to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

The season will resume on Boxing Day on 26 December – eight days after the World Cup final (18 December).

The 20-team EPL season will see three new teams Fulham, Bournemouth and Nottingham Forest replace Burnley, Watford and Norwich City, which were relegated.

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