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Premier League 2018-19 fixtures: Arsenal host Manchester City on opening day

The opening day of the next Premier League season sees Unai Emery start his Arsenal tenure at home to Manchester City.

football Updated: Jun 14, 2018 14:15 IST
By Joe Wright
By Joe Wright
Omnisport, London
Premier League champions Manchester City will start their title defence at Arsenal.
Premier League champions Manchester City will start their title defence at Arsenal. (Twitter )

Arsenal will host Manchester City on the opening day of the 2018-19 Premier League season.

Unai Emery’s first league match in charge of the Gunners sees him face off against Pep Guardiola’s record-breaking champions at Emirates Stadium.

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Manchester United start with a home game against Leicester City, while Chelsea are away to Huddersfield Town.

Tottenham travel to Newcastle United for the second opening day in a row and West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini’s first match back in the Premier League will be a daunting visit to Anfield to take on Liverpool.

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Championship winners Wolves start at home to Everton, Fulham host Crystal Palace in a London derby and Cardiff City head to England’s south coast to take on Bournemouth.

The matches will take place over the weekend of August 11-12, subject to changes based on live broadcasts.

Premier League 2018-19 opening matches

Bournemouth v Cardiff City

Arsenal v Manchester City

Fulham v Crystal Palace

Huddersfield Town v Chelsea

Liverpool v West Ham

Manchester United v Leicester City

Newcastle United v Tottenham

Southampton v Burnley

Watford v Brighton and Hove Albion

Wolves v Everton