Manchester City to start title defence at Arsenal

Manchester City to start title defence at Arsenal

Manchester City to start title defence at Arsenal

Arsenal-Man City is the standout on the opening weekend in the English Premier League.

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Excited Arsenal fans were brought back down to earth with a bump after seeing the 2018-19 Premier League fixtures on Thursday morning.

Manchester United begin their league campaign at home to Leicester City and face a potentially tricky encounter in their third game when Tottenham Hotspur come to Old Trafford.

There's a midweek clash as we travel to Watford on 4 December before facing Chelsea at Stamford Bridge the following weekend (8 December).

Fulham begin with London derbies against Crystal Palace and Tottenham, while Cardiff follow their opener at Bournemouth with a home game against Newcastle.

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Spurs start the season away to Newcastle on August 11-12, and face a trip to Manchester United on August 25-26.

Liverpool will be the first visitors to the yet-to-be-named stadium on the weekend of September 15-16, the club confirmed.

Chelsea, who remain in a state of flux with question marks over their owner, manager and star players, have been handed a low-key start to the season, aside from the early meeting with Arsenal.

That game against Liverpool comes three days before matchday one of the Champions League, meaning Spurs will definitely play their group stage matches at their new home.

The 2016-17 champions open up with a trip to Huddersfield Town and then face Newcastle, Bournemouth, Cardiff and West Ham in quick succession after hosting Arsenal.

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