Champions Liverpool will play on the opening day of the new Premier League 2020-21 season that starts on Saturday. Indian football fans will be treated to eight top matches with Chelsea and Arsenal also in action in matchweek 1.
Manchester City and Manchester United won’t feature in the opening matchweek due to their extended participation in the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, respectively, last season.
Defending champions Liverpool will open their campaign by hosting the newly promoted Leeds United. Watch live streaming of Liverpool vs Leeds.
Frank Lampard’s Chelsea could see new imports Kai Havertz, Timo Werner and Thiago Silva heading to the Amex Stadium where they face Brighton on Tuesday.
North London clubs Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur will face Fulham and Everton, respectively.
While Arsenal travel to the Craven Cottage to begin their campaign with a tricky away fixture, Tottenham welcome a heavily bolstered Everton side that looks ready to challenge for the top-four under Carlo Ancelotti.
Premier League 2020-21 fixtures and matchweek 1 schedule
All times in Indian Standard Time (IST)
Saturday, September 12
Fulham vs Arsenal - 5:00 PM IST
Crystal Palace vs Southampton - 7:30 PM IST
Liverpool vs Leeds United - 10:00 PM IST
Sunday, September 13
West Ham United vs Newcastle - 12:30 AM IST
West Bromwich Albion vs Leicester City - 6:30 PM IST
Tottenham Hotspur vs Everton - 9:00 PM
Monday, September 14
Sheffield United vs Wolves - 10:30 PM IST
Tuesday, September 15
Brighton vs Chelsea - 12:45 AM IST
Where to watch Premier League live in India
With the official Premier League broadcast and streaming rights in India with the Star Sports Network till 2022, select matches will be telecast live on Star Sports SD and HD TV channels. Online live streaming of the EPL in India for all fixtures can be found on Disney+ Hotstar - Star’s own OTT platform.