Chelsea to Face Liverpool on Opening Week of 2023/2024 Season As Full Schedule Is Released

Chelsea to Face Liverpool on Opening Week of 2023/2024 Season As Full Schedule Is Released

Martin Moses
June 15, 2023 at 10:13 AM
  • Chelsea vs Liverpool will headline the first game week of the upcoming English Premier League season
  • Manchester City will begin their title defence against club legend Vincent Kompany
  • Last season's runners-up Arsenal will face Nottingham Forrest, who effectively ended their title hopes

Liverpool will visit Chelsea in the opening game week of the 2023/2024 season, with the full schedule now released.

The highly-anticipated clash will mark Mauricio Pochettino's return to English football following his appointment as the new Chelsea boss.

Mauricio Pochettino, Chelsea, Jurgen Klopp, Premier League 2023/2024 season
Mauricio Pochettino will renew his rivalry with Jurgen Klopp on August 13. Photo by Mike Hewitt.
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The fixture will come on Sunday, August 13, two days after defending champions Manchester City kick off the new season with an away clash to Burnley. This game will see Vincent Kompany, now Burnley's Head Coach, welcome his former side to Turf Moor.

Arsenal will have an early opportunity to exact their revenge on Nottingham Forest when they clash at the Emirates on Saturday, August 12. Steven Copper's side claimed a huge 1-0 victory over the Gunners to hand Manchester City the title with three games to spare.

Manchester United, meanwhile, will be in action on Monday night when they host Wolverhampton Wanderers at Old Trafford.

Debutants Luton Town will have a taste of top-flight football for the first time when they play Brighton and Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium.

Opening game week fixtures

Friday, August 11

Burnley vs Manchester City

Saturday, August 12

Arsenal vs Nottingham Forest

Bournemouth vs West Ham United

Brighton & Hove Albion vs Luton Town

Everton vs Fulham

Newcastle United vs Aston Villa

Sunday, August 13

Brentford vs Tottenham Hotspur

Chelsea vs Liverpool

Monday, August 14

Manchester United vs Wolverhampton Wanderers

Big 6 fixtures of 2023/2024 season

Sports Brief has also reported that the build-up to the 2023/24 Premier League season has officially begun as the fixtures were released, and it will never be short of drama when the season starts on August 11.

The first big fixture will be held at Stamford Bridge on the season's opening day. The first London derby will take place between Arsenal and Tottenham at the Emirates in September.

Gunners and Spurs face difficult opening weeks with fixtures against Manchester United and Liverpool in the season's early weeks.

The first Manchester derby of the season comes up in October, and that is when champions Man City face a real challenger as they aim to defend their title and win a fourth consecutive one.

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