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Manchester City face a tricky start to their title defence as the Premier League fixture list has given them a trip to face Tottenham Hotspur on the opening day. Photo The Goal

Pep Guardiola's side won the title at a canter last term, but the likes of Man Utd, Liverpool and Chelsea will be expected to close the gap.

Key Dates for Manchester City Premier League 2021-22 Fixtures

Manchester City will begin their return to the topflight against Liverpool at Carrow Road on Saturday, August 14. City fans will recall that the 2019-20 season also began against Liverpool, Teemu Pukki scoring at Anfield that day.

One week later, Manchester City will travel to the home of the champions to face Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, August 21.

Leicester City will be the visitors at Carrow Road on Saturday, August 28 for our final game before the first international break of the season.

A trip to the Emirates Stadium to face Arsenal on Saturday, September 11 is followed by the visit of fellow promoted side Watford on Saturday, September 18 to conclude our first five fixtures.

City fans can look forward to Saturday, October 30 for the first topflight meeting between Norwich City and Leeds United since 1995 as Marcelo Bielsa's side travel to Norfolk.

One week later, Canaries will be making their first trip to the new Brentford Community Stadium, where Norwich drew 1-1 in the Sky Bet Championship last season.

From Wednesday, December 1 to Saturday, January 1, Manchester City will play eight games across the festive period against Newcastle United (A), Tottenham Hotspur (A), Manchester United (H), Aston Villa (H), West Ham United (A), Arsenal (H) on Boxing Day, Crystal Palace (A), and Leicester City (A) on New Year's Day.

Their final five fixtures take place from Saturday, April 23 to Sunday, May 22 against Newcastle United (H), Aston Villa (A), West Ham United (H), Wolverhampton Wanderers (A) and Tottenham Hotspur (H) on the final day of the season.

Read More: Premier League 2021-22 FIXTURE & Matches SCHEDULE in Full for All 20 Teams

Manchester City Premier League Fixtures 2021-22

Date

Time

Match

14/08/2021

15:00

Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City

21/08/2021

15:00

Manchester City v Norwich City

28/08/2021

15:00

Manchester City v Arsenal

11/09/2021

15:00

Leicester City v Manchester City

18/09/2021

15:00

Manchester City v Southampton

25/09/2021

15:00

Chelsea v Manchester City

02/10/2021

15:00

Liverpool v Manchester City

16/10/2021

15:00

Manchester City v Burnley

23/10/2021

15:00

Brighton v Manchester City

30/10/2021

15:00

Manchester City v Crystal Palace

06/11/2021

15:00

Manchester United v Manchester City

20/11/2021

15:00

Manchester City v Everton

27/11/2021

15:00

Manchester City v West Ham United

30/11/2021

19:45

Aston Villa v Manchester City

04/12/2021

15:00

Watford v Manchester City

11/12/2021

15:00

Manchester City v Wolverhampton

15/12/2021

20:00

Manchester City v Leeds United

18/12/2021

15:00

Newcastle United v Manchester City

26/12/2021

15:00

Manchester City v Leicester City

28/12/2021

15:00

Brentford v Manchester City

01/01/2022

15:00

Arsenal v Manchester City

15/01/2022

15:00

Manchester City v Chelsea

22/01/2022

15:00

Southampton v Manchester City

09/02/2022

20:00

Manchester City v Brentford

12/02/2022

15:00

Norwich City v Manchester City

19/02/2022

15:00

Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur

26/02/2022

15:00

Everton v Manchester City

05/03/2022

15:00

Manchester City v Manchester United

12/03/2022

15:00

Crystal Palace v Manchester City

19/03/2022

15:00

Manchester City v Brighton

02/04/2022

15:00

Burnley v Manchester City

09/04/2022

15:00

Manchester City v Liverpool

16/04/2022

15:00

Wolverhampton v Manchester City

23/04/2022

15:00

Manchester City v Watford

30/04/2022

15:00

Leeds United v Manchester City

07/05/2022

15:00

Manchester City v Newcastle United

15/05/2022

15:00

West Ham United v Manchester City

22/05/2022

16:00

Manchester City v Aston Villa

MANCHESTER DERBIES

It's the first fixture many look out for when the calendar is released: the first Manchester Derby of the season!

There have been 185 meetings between the two Manchester Clubs. When will the 186th and 187th take place?

NEWLY-PROMOTED TEAMS

Both Norwich and Watford secured immediate returns to the Premier League in the automatic promotion spots with the Canaries lifting the Championship title.

City will face Brentford in Premier League competition for the very first time, after the the Bees were promoted to the top-flight for the first time in their history, defeating Swansea at Wembley in the Play-Off Final.

Our last meeting took place in January 1997 in the FA Cup with Nicky Summerbee on the scoresheet. City have won seven of our 13 competitive encounters.

Can City win a fourth Premier League title in five years?

Manchester City have been crowned 2020-21 Premier League champions, our third title success in the last four years.

Plus, when are the Manchester derbies taking place, what’s their festive calendar like and who do we start the season with and end it against?

The Premier League fixtures for 2021/22 have now been released and the answers to all the above questions can now been revealed – and plenty more.

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