Premier League 2019–20 Fixtures Schedule With Match Timings in IST: The most keenly followed football league in the world – the English Premier League begins on August 10, 2019. The fixtures of the 2019-20 Premier League season was announced, and fans are now waiting eagerly for the games to begin. With the transfer season finally ending on Thursday, all eyes are on the 20 clubs as they prepare for a gruelling season ahead. Champions Manchester City begin their campaign with an away fixture against West Ham United. Liverpool who came agonisingly close to winning the league last season are at home to Norwich City, a club Luis Suarez loved playing back in his days at Anfield. Fans will get full Premier League fixtures schedule for 2019-20 season in PDF, which they can download for free online. The EPL time table will consist of matches scheduled over 38 weeks with match timings in IST and venue details. For now, you can check Premier League fixtures here.
Manchester United fans who cut a frustrating figure with a below-par season by their club will see the Red Devils take on Chelsea at home in the first game. Chelsea under their new manager, and former club legend Frank Lampard with a transfer ban in effect, stare at the huge season ahead. Arsenal finished 5th and missed out on a Champions League after losing the Europa League to Chelsea open their account away at Tyneside where Newcastle United awaits. Surprise Champions League finalist of 2018-19 season Tottenham Hotspurs host newcomers Aston Villa at home and will be keen to induct new players after two barren spells in the summer transfer windows. Football Transfer News: Alex Iwobi, David Luiz, Giovani Lo Celso & Other Confirmed Signings on Premier League Deadline Day 2019.
If we take a look at the important fixtures of the 2019-20 EPL season, the first Liverpool Manchester City game is slated to take place on November 9 at Anfield. The first Manchester Derby is set for December 7 at the Etihad Stadium. The infamous North London derby featuring Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur is as early as the August 31 which will certainly light things up. There is another derby with a lot of history behind it, and that is the Merseyside Derby featuring Everton and Liverpool. The first of it is scheduled for December 5 with the return fixture on March 2020.
Manchester United have a good opening run of games but need to take points off Chelsea and Wolves before they embark on a winnable game against Crystal Palace, Southampton and Leicester City and West Ham United. Manchester City face Tottenham Hotspurs in their very second game but will be quite confident with fixtures. Newcomers Norwich City open play Manchester City and Chelsea in their first five-game which is quite a challenge. Arsenal play Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur in August itself which again will test Unai Emery’s resolve.
The new season comes in with a few changes as VAR is set to be in action as well as a mid-season break in February. The fixtures to be moved in February will be decided in December after consultation with the broadcasting partners. The effect of VAR will only add more drama to a league known for its high viewer rating throughout the world.