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Manchester City start next season’s Premier League against Burnley

Manchester City start next season’s Premier League against Burnley

This Thursday, the Premier League released the schedule for next season and the first round clashes. The reigning English champion, manchester citywill open the 2023-24 season against Burnley, a team commanded by its former captain Vincent Kompany, who won the Championship, English Second Division.

At Turf Moor Stadium, on August 11, Kompany will face his former club for the second time. For Manchester City, the former player was four times Premier League champion (2012, 2014, 2018 and 2019) as captain.

The first duel took place in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup, which ended at the end of May. Pep Guardiola’s team thrashed 6-0 at the Etihad Stadium on March 18, with a hat-trick from Norwegian star Erling Haaland.

In the first round, Luton will play its first Premier League game since 1992. On August 12, the team plays away from home against Brighton, coach Roberto De Zerbi.

The most striking duel of the first round will be at Stamford Bridge, where Mauricio Pochettino starts his career in chelsea against Liverpoolon the 13th of August.

O Arsenal, English runners-up, debut at home against Nottingham Forest. The other teams that will compete in the Champions LeagueNewcastle and Manchester Unitedwill play at home against Aston Villa and Wolverhampton respectively.

Treble winners City will travel to Arsenal in October and play the first Manchester derby at Old Trafford against United a few weeks later.

Source: Gazetaesportiva

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