The new season’s Premier League fixtures point to last season’s title rivals Manchester City and Liverpool continuing their strong opening-day records. And with West Ham and Norwich respectively awaiting them, there appears little resistance this time around. Sergio Aguero has the most opening-day goals in the Premier League among the competition’s active players, with six. Manchester United and Chelsea meet on the opening weekend (Nigel French/PA)The opening weekend’s marquee fixture sees Manchester United host Chelsea on Sunday, August 11, with both teams enjoying strong records. Tottenham will look to build on back-to-back opening wins when they face promoted Aston Villa, who have only one defeat in their last six curtain-raisers.
Source: Irish Examiner June 13, 2019 08:03 UTC