The English Premier League has announced the schedule for the 2022/2023 season on its official website.
The new league season starts on August 5th. The opening match will be the confrontation between Crystal Palace and Arsenal.
The start of the season so early is explained by the fact that in November-December a one and a half month pause will be made for the World Championship in Qatar. For the same reason, the season will end on May 28.
As you know, the 2022 World Cup starts on November 21 and ends on December 18. FIFA requires clubs to release players to national teams by November 14.
The full schedule of the 1st round of the Premier League season 2022/2023:
August 5, Friday
- Crystal Palace – Arsenal;
August 6, Saturday
- Fulham – Liverpool;
- Bournemouth – Aston Villa;
- Leeds United – Wolves;
- Leicester City – Brentford;
- Newcastle United – Nottingham Forest;
- Tottenham Hotspur – Southampton;
- Everton – Chelsea;
August 7, Sunday
- Manchester United – Brighton;
- West Ham United – Manchester City.
The full schedule of the 2022/2023 Premier League season is available on the official Premier League website.