Premier League Fixtures Announced as Manchester City Visits West Ham on Day 1
Premier League 2022-23 season kicks off with spectacular fixtures that promise to give the fans thrillers worth remembering.
The first round of the event is set to start on Friday, 5th April with Crystal Palace facing off against Arsenal.
This season’s premier league fixtures have a six-week mid-season break to accommodate the 2022 World Cup.
The long-anticipated premier league 2022-23 season will kick off on Friday 5th April. The season is set to begin with Arsenal launching the league at Crystal Palace. Football analysts say that this will be the third season in a row that the Gunners are starting the Premier League campaign with a London derby.
Summary of the fixture on Friday, 5th April:
Crystal Palace vs Arsenal (20:00 BST)
Saturday, 6th April also promises to be interesting as the league features seven amazing face-offs. Most of these teams have kept an amazing track record thus far and this keeps fans wondering what these teams are capable of.
The Premier League fixtures on Saturday, 6th April include:
Fulham vs Liverpool (12:30)
Bournemouth vs Aston Villa (15:00)
Leeds United vs Wolverhampton (15:00)
Leicester City vs Brentford (15:00)
Newcastle United vs Nottingham Forest (15:00)
Tottenham Hotspur vs Southampton (15:00)
Everton vs Chelsea (17:30)
Two matches are lined up for Sunday, March 7th and they are:
Manchester United vs Brighton (14:00), West Ham United vs Manchester City (16:30)
A peculiar feature of this season’s premier league is the recent adjustments made to accommodate the 2022 World Cup, which is scheduled to take place in the middle of the league’s calendar.
Due to the world cup event, the Premier League is designed to have a mid-season break and as a result of this, the new season’s mid-break would start a week earlier and finish a week later than usual.
The mid-season break would span over six weeks as it aims to enable players participating in the league to be free and fit to also participate in the World Cup.
Games on 12-13 November before World Cup include:
Bournemouth v Everton
Brighton v Aston Villa
Fulham v Manchester United
Liverpool v Southampton
Manchester City v Brentford
Newcastle United v Chelsea
Nottingham Forest v Crystal Palace
Tottenham Hotspur v Leeds United
West Ham United v Leicester City
Wolverhampton v Arsenal
Meanwhile, current EPL champions will be visiting Anfield on 15th October as the two heavyweights compete for the title.