Liverpool’s first three fixtures confirmed with Premier League set for return

LFC Globe
7th June 2020
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Liverpool's first three fixtures after the restart of the season have been confirmed, starting with the derby.

The Premier League is set to resume the 2019/20 campaign on 17 June, with taking on and in action against .

A full round of fixtures will take place the following weekend, with the Reds set to take on Carlo Ancelotti's side on Sunday, 21 June for a late kick-off.

vs Liverpool – 21 June, 7 pm (Sky Sports)
Liverpool vs Crystal Palace – 24 June, 8.15 pm (Sky Sports)
Man City vs Liverpool – 2 July, 8.15 pm (Sky Sports)

The derby will be televised live on Sky Sports, who have announced they will broadcast the fixture for free to viewers in the United Kingdom.

Liverpool Training at Anfield

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There have been suggestions that the game could be moved to a neutral venue, amid safety concerns from authorities. However, Joe Anderson, mayor of Liverpool, has said he would be in favour of the fixture taking place at Goodison Park.

Should Man City suffer a defeat against Arsenal, Liverpool have the possibility of clinching the Premier League title with a win against their local rivals.

If not, a win against the Blues would see Jurgen Klopp's side needing just one more win to seal the title, with Crystal Palace provisionally set to visit Anfield on Wednesday, 24 June at 8.15pm.

Liverpool then face Manchester City on Thursday, 2 July - also at 8.15pm. The game is set for the Etihad Stadium, however, it could still be subject to further change.

Trent Alexander-Arnold

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First list of rescheduled fixtures

Wednesday 17 June
18:00 Aston Villa v Sheff Utd (Sky Sports)
20:15 Man City v Arsenal (Sky Sports)

Friday 19 June
18:00 v (Sky Sports/Pick)
20:15 Spurs v Man Utd (Sky Sports)

Saturday 20 June
12:30 v (BT Sport)
15:00 Brighton v Arsenal (BT Sport)
17:30 West Ham v (Sky Sports)
19:45 AFC v Crystal Palace (BBC)

Sunday 21 June
14:00 v Sheff Utd (Sky Sports/Pick)
16:15 Aston Villa v (Sky Sports)
19:00 Everton v Liverpool (Sky Sports/Pick)

Monday 22 June
20:00 Man City v (Sky Sports)

Tuesday 23 June
18:00 Leicester City v Brighton (Sky Sports)
20:15 Spurs v West Ham (Sky Sports)

Wednesday 24 June
18:00 Man Utd v Sheff Utd (Sky Sports/Pick)
18:00 Newcastle United v Aston Villa (BT Sport)
18:00 Norwich City v Everton (BBC)
18:00 Wolves v AFC Bournemouth (BT Sport)
20:15 Liverpool v Crystal Palace (Sky Sports)

Thursday 25 June
18:00 Burnley v Watford (Sky Sports/Pick)
18:00 Southampton v Arsenal (Sky Sports)
20:15 Chelsea v Man City (BT Sport)

Saturday 27 June
12:30 Aston Villa v Wolves (BT Sport)

Sunday 28 June
16:30 Watford v Southampton (Sky Sports/Pick)

Monday 29 June
20:00 Crystal Palace v Burnley (Amazon Prime Video)

Tuesday 30 June
20:15 Brighton v Man Utd (Sky Sports/Pick)

Wednesday 1 July
18:00 Arsenal v Norwich City (BT Sport)
18:00 AFC Bournemouth v Newcastle United (Sky Sports/Pick)
18:00 Everton v Leicester City (Sky Sports)
20:15 West Ham v Chelsea (Sky Sports)

Thursday 2 July
18:00 Sheff Utd v Spurs (Sky Sports)
20:15 Man City v Liverpool (Sky Sports)

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