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Chelsea will face Everton on the opening day of the 2022/23 Premier League season, it has been confirmed.
The Premier League released the 38-game schedule on Thursday morning which will see the Blues begin their campaign at Goodison Park.
They will come up against their former boss Frank Lampard on Merseyside, hoping to get the better of the Toffees who beat them 1-0 last month which led them to Premier League survival.
Thomas Tuchel’s side will be hoping to replicate their 3-0 win against Crystal Palace on the opening day last season which saw Chelsea finish the season on 74 points, 19 points behind Manchester City who won their fourth league title in the last five seasons.
Chelsea last won a league title back in 2017 under Antonio Conte and Tuchel and the new ownership will be hoping to put up a real fight after falling short last term, a challenge which faded due to several reasons, including injury and Covid-19 problems.
And now it’s going to be Everton in their way of getting off to the perfect start in August, with the opening round of Premier League fixtures to be played on the weekend of the 6 and 7 August.
They will head north for the late kick off on Saturday 6th August, with Crystal Palace and Arsenal kicking off the league campaign on the Friday night.
Tottenham Hotspur are up against Southampton, with Leicester City facing Brentford, while Nottingham Forest head north to play Newcastle United.
AFC Bournemouth versus Aston Villa and Leeds United's home match against Wolves completes the opening day calendar for the 2022/23 campaign.
The full 2022/23 Premier League opening day fixture list
Friday 5th August: Crystal Palace vs Arsenal - 8pm (UK)
Saturday 6th August: Fulham vs Liverpool - 12.30pm (UK)
Saturday 6th August: AFC Bournemouth vs Aston Villa - 3pm (UK)
Saturday 6th August: Leeds United vs Wolves - 3pm (UK)
Saturday 6th August: Leicester City vs Brentford - 3pm (UK)
Saturday 6th August: Newcastle United vs Nottingham Forest - 3pm (UK)
Saturday 6th August: Tottenham Hotspur vs Southampton - 3pm (UK)
Saturday 6th August: Everton vs Chelsea - 5.30pm (UK)
Sunday 7th August: Manchester United vs Brighton - 2pm (UK)
Sunday 7th August: West Ham vs Manchester City - 4.30pm (UK)
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