Because of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the English championship will start earlier and end later than usual.
Manchester City and Liverpool are the main candidates for the English Premier League / Photo: Reuters
Football season is over. The winner of the 2021-2022 English Championship was Manchester City who snatched “on the ribbon” the trophy from Liverpool.
Meanwhile, the Premier League has published a calendar for the new season of the tournament. It starts a week earlier than usual. The first round will take place from August 5-7. In it, he will visit the current champion West Ham, and Liverpool will face Fulham.
Everton’s Vitaly Mikolenko is also expected to have a tough start, as Merseysiders host Chelsea. The first match between the two teams will take place in the second round, when Chelsea hosts Tottenham.
As for the main contenders for the title, Liverpool and Man City will compete with each other. In round 11 (15-16 October) at Anfield. The return match will be held at the Citizens Stadium in the 29th round (1-2 April).
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The season ends on May 28, when the teams will take a break in the middle due to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. For this reason, a month and a half will pass between rounds 16 and 17. The primary date of the first is November 12, and the second is December 26.
A week before the start of the English Championship (July 30), there will be a battle for the Super Cup, where the same Man City and Liverpool will compete. The match for this cup is usually held at Wembley, but because of the women’s European Super Cup final it will be held in Leicester.