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Man United’s 2020/21 PL fixture list – How the season pans out for Solskjaer’s men

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An intimate look at the Manchester United 2020/21 Premier League campaign

As confirmed by the Premier League, Manchester United will begin their 2020/21 Premier League campaign on September 19.

This is a whole week after the season officially kicks off on 12th September. The delay in our case is owing to the club’s participation in the Europa League.

Our first match will see us turn up at home against Crystal Palace. This is followed by a trip to Brighton and Hove Albion on the 26th of September.

Manchester United kick off theiri 2020/21 Premier League campaign against Crystal Palace at home
Manchester United kick off theiri 2020/21 Premier League campaign against Crystal Palace at home

United’s first major clash will take place at home on 3rd October. Former boss Jose Mourinho and his Tottenham Hotspur side will be the visitors to the Theatre of Dreams.

The Red Devils play their last home game against newly-promoted Fulham on 15th May. We end our season with a trip to the Molineux to play Wolverhampton Wanderers on the 23rd.

The Manchester derby

The season’s first Manchester derby in the league will be held on December 12 at Old Trafford. The return fixture will be played at the Etihad on 6th March.

United did the double over City last season
United did the double over City last season

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side completed a double over their City rivals last season. Hopefully, we can do the same this time around and remind Pep Guardiola that Manchester is red.

The biggest game in English football

Speaking of red, United face off against reigning Premier League champions Liverpool at Anfield on 16th January. The return fixture will be played at Old Trafford on 1st May.

United only face Liverpool in 2021
United only face Liverpool in 2021

With the Merseysiders closing the gap on our league title count, we have to get our act together.

Solskjaer is yet to beat Jurgen Klopp since taking over as United boss. Hopefully, he will buck the trend this season and show Liverpool who the predominant team in Red is.

Facing the Gunners

United face off against a Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal at Old Trafford on 31st October. We then travel to the Emirates on 30th January for the reverse fixture.

United will look to finish above Arsenal again
United will look to finish above Arsenal again

An old enemy returns

Manchester United will come face to face against an old enemy in Leeds United. The Yorkshire outfit returned to the top-flight after a period of 16 years.

Manchester United and Leeds United will resume their rivalry this season
Manchester United and Leeds United will resume their rivalry this season

Led by the impressive Marcelo Bielsa, Leeds are a formidable outfit we must be wary of. United face them on 19th December at Old Trafford in a match sure to be filled with festive cheer.

The Red Devils travel to the Elland Road on April 24 for the return fixture.

The festive season

The month of December is a make or break time owing to the busy schedule faced by the English clubs. United endure a tricky but doable set of matches this time around.

We start the month off by facing West Ham United away on December 5. It is followed by the Manchester derby (home) on the 12th before facing Sheffield United three days later on the 15th at Bramall Lane.

Manchester United have a tricky festive pileup
Manchester United have a tricky festive pileup (Getty Images)

United then face Leeds on the 19th at home before travelling to face Leicester City on Boxing Day. The festivities continue when we face Wolves on the 28th and Aston Villa on 2nd January. Both games are at home.

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Manchester United 2020/21 Premier League Fixture List

September

Sat Sep 12 Burnley (Away) [Rescheduled-date not yet announced]
Sat Sep 19 Crystal Palace (Home)
Sat Sep 26 Brighton & Hove Albion (Away)

October

Sat Oct 3 Tottenham Hotspur (Home)
Sat Oct 17 Newcastle United (Away)
Sat Oct 24 Chelsea (Home)
Sat Oct 31 Arsenal (Home)

November

Sat Nov 7 Everton (Away)
Sat Nov 21 West Bromwich Albion (Home)
Sat Nov 28 Southampton (Away)

December

Sat Dec 5 West Ham United (Away)
Sat Dec 12 Manchester City (Home)
Tue Dec 15 Sheffield United (Away)
Sat Dec 19 Leeds United (Home)
Sat Dec 26 Leicester City (Away)
Mon Dec 28 Wolverhampton Wanderers (Home)

January

Sat Jan 2 Aston Villa (Home)
Tue Jan 12 Fulham (Away)
Sat Jan 16 Liverpool (Away)
Tue Jan 26 Sheffield United (Home)
Sat Jan 30 Arsenal (Away)

February

Tue Feb 2 Southampton (Home)
Sat Feb 6 Everton (Home)
Sat Feb 13 West Bromwich Albion (Away)
Sat Feb 20 Newcastle United (Home)
Sat Feb 27 Chelsea (Away)

March

Sat Mar 6 Manchester City (Away)
Sat Mar 13 West Ham United (Home)
Sat Mar 20 Crystal Palace (Away)

April

Sat Apr 3 Brighton & Hove Albion (Home)
Sat Apr 10 Tottenham Hotspur (Away)
Sat Apr 17 Burnley (Home)
Sat Apr 24 Leeds United (Away)

May

Sat May 1 Liverpool (Home)
Sat May 8 Aston Villa (Away)
Tue May 11 Leicester City (Home)
Sat May 15 Fulham (Home)
Sun May 23 Wolverhampton Wanderers (Away)

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