EPL: Man City to face Arsenal in opening match in defense of title


Manchester City will face Arsenal in the opening match of the 2018/19 Premier League season. Manchester United who were runners up last season will face Leicester City in their own game . Chelsea who won the FA Cup title last term will be away at Huddersfield Town Reigning Premier League champions.Manchester City will start the defense of their title against rivals Arsenal as the new EPL season will start on August 11, 2018.

The fixture is expected to be a great test for new Arsenal coach Unai Emery as his side face the champions who only lost two games last season with 100 points. Manchester United will entertain 2015/16 champions Leicester at Old Trafford on the opening day of the new campaign on August 11.

Last season’s beaten Champions League finalists Liverpool welcome West Ham and their new manager Manuel Pellegrini to Anfield in their own first game of the season. Tottenham who finished third on the final standings last season will travel to Newcastle again on the opening day just as they did last year where they won 2-0. See some of the fixtures below

Saturday, 11 August 2018 Arsenal v Man City AFC Bournemouth v Cardiff City Fulham v Crystal Palace Huddersfield Town v Chelsea Liverpool v West Ham Man Utd v Leicester City Newcastle United v Spurs Southampton v Burnley Watford v Brighton Wolves v Everton

Saturday, 18 August 2018 Brighton v Man Utd Burnley v Watford Cardiff City v Newcastle United Chelsea v Arsenal Crystal Palace v Liverpool Everton v Southampton Leicester City v Wolves Man City v Huddersfield Town Spurs v Fulham West Ham v AFC Bournemouth

Saturday, 25 August 2018 Arsenal v West Ham AFC Bournemouth v Everton Fulham v Burnley Huddersfield Town v Cardiff City Liverpool v Brighton Man Utd v Spurs Newcastle United v Chelsea Southampton v Leicester City Watford v Crystal Palace Wolves v Man City

Saturday, 1 September 2018 Brighton v Fulham Burnley v Man Utd Cardiff City v Arsenal Chelsea v AFC Bournemouth Crystal Palace v Southampton Everton v Huddersfield Town Leicester City v Liverpool Man City v Newcastle United Watford v Spurs West Ham v Wolves

Saturday, 15 September 2018 AFC Bournemouth v Leicester City Chelsea v Cardiff City Everton v West Ham Huddersfield Town v Crystal Palace Man City v Fulham Newcastle United v Arsenal Southampton v Brighton Spurs v Liverpool Watford v Man Utd Wolves v Burnley

The final day of the season sees Manchester City travel to Brighton, United at home to Cardiff, Liverpool hosting Wolves, Arsenal up against Brighton and Chelsea away at Leicester.

Meanwhile, you can view the whole fixtures for the 2018/19 EPL season HERE Earlier, it had beenreported how Manchester City stars were given personalized WWE title belts for winning the 2017/18 Premier League championship in remarkable fashion.

Wrestling’s biggest brand sent England’s best club a one-of-a-kind strap that the players loved posing with. Players like Nicolas Otamendi, Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson, star striker Gabriel Jesus and midfielder hard man Fernandinho were all in joyous mood after they got the gold like title.


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