Liverpool to start Premier League defence against Leeds - 2020/21 fixtures confirmed

LFC Globe
21st August 2020
Liverpool - Premier League Fixtures 2020/21

Liverpool will kick off the defence of their title against newly-promoted side on opening day of the 2020/21 season.

The reigning Premier League champions will begin their title defence at Anfield as they take on Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds on 12 September.

It's followed by a trip to Stamford Bridge to face for their first away game of the season.

It's a challenging start for Liverpool, with games against Chelsea (A), (H), (A), (A) and (H) in their opening ten fixtures.

are this year's Boxing Day opponents at Anfield, followed by away trips to Newcastle and either side of the New Year.

The Reds round off the season at home against Crystal Palace, with the hope Jurgen Klopp's side can lift a second consecutive title - this time in front of their supporters.

While plans are far from concrete at this stage, authorities have been working to see fans return safely to stadiums as early as October.

Unlike last season, there is no scheduled winter break this year whilst replays have been scrapped to prevent a fixture pile-up.

Liverpool FC Fixtures - 2020/21

Fixtures subject to change once TV selections are made.

Liverpool - Premier League Fixtures 2020/21

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September

Leeds United (H) – 12 September
Chelsea (A) – 19 September
League Cup 3rd Round – 22/23 September
Arsenal (H) – 26 September

October

(A) – 3 October
Everton (A) – 17 October
(Matchday 1) – 20/21 October
(H) – 24 October
Champions League (Matchday 2) – 27/28 October
West Ham (H) – 31 October

November

Champions League (Matchday 3) – 3/4 November
Manchester City (A) – 7 November
Leicester City (H) – 21 November
Champions League (Matchday 4) – 24/25 November
Brighton (A) – 28 November

December

Champions League (Matchday 5) – 1/2 December
(H) – 5 December
Champions League (Matchday 6) – 8/9 December
(A) – 12 December
Tottenham (H) – 15 December
Crystal Palace (A) – 19 December
West Brom (H) – 26 December
Newcastle (A) – 28 December

January

Southampton (A) – 2 January
FA Cup 3rd Round – 9/10 January
(H) – 13 January
(H) – 16 January
Tottenham (A) – 27 January
West Ham (A) – 30 January

February

Brighton (H) – 3 January
Manchester City (H) – 6 January
Leicester (A) – 13 January
Everton (H) – 20 January
Sheffield United (A) – 27 January

March

Fulham (H) – 6 March
Wolves (A) – 13 March
Chelsea (H) – 20 March

April

Arsenal (A) – 3 April
Aston Villa (H) – 19 April
Leeds United (A) – 17 April
Newcastle (H) – 24 April

May

Manchester United (A) – 1 May
Southampton (H) – 8 May
West Brom (A) – 11 May
Burnley (A) – 15 May
Crystal Palace (H) – 23 May

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