The weekend of August 14 will be an exciting one for soccer fans, as the Premier League returns for the 2021-22 season with its opening slate of games.
Manchester City will begin its title defense and the league will also see some new-ish faces as Norwich and Watford make their return after a year of relegation and Brentford rejoins the league for the first time since 1946-47.
One of the headline matches of the entire campaign will be when Chelsea and Manchester City face off on September 21, as it marks a rematch of the Champions League final in which Chelsea came out on top.
Here's a look at the full slate of opening weekend games:
- Brentford vs Arsenal
- Burnley vs Brighton
- Chelsea vs Crystal Palace
- Everton vs Southampton
- Leicester City vs Wolverhampton
- Manchester United vs Leeds United
- Newcastle United vs West Ham United
- Norwich City vs Liverpool
- Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester City
- Watford vs Aston Villa
Games all season long can be watched on NBC Sports. Check out the entire schedule here.