Premier League fixtures 2019/20 season

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Fixtures come out tomorrow, there's been a leak apparently and we have Brighton at home for our first game.
 

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Are we going to have all our games on Sunday again? Seemed like every week last season.

And City get all theirs on Sunday and Monday? Whilst Liverpool get their wins in early on Saturday.
 

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Not sure leaked fixtures are ever correct but if that is correct a lot of our top 6 competition get tough away games out of the way early which is annoying
 

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Are we going to have all our games on Sunday again? Seemed like every week last season.

And City get all theirs on Sunday and Monday? Whilst Liverpool get their wins in early on Saturday.
We are in the EL so there will be a lot of sunday games.
 

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Last years leaked 'fixtures' had us playing Chelsea away when it was actually Everton!
 

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Not sure leaked fixtures are ever correct but if that is correct a lot of our top 6 competition get tough away games out of the way early which is annoying
Eh? It's a great start seeing as we can move above quite a few rivals, handing us an extra boost of cofidence which we sorely need. Teams are not always 100% prepared so early in the season and can lose points for not being in great shape from the off.
 

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Eh? It's a great start seeing as we can move above quite a few rivals, handing us an extra boost of cofidence which we sorely need. Teams are not always 100% prepared so early in the season and can lose points for not being in great shape from the off.
That works both ways
 

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That works both ways
Yeah, but the chance is greater that the top6 teams lose points on the first day of the season due to fitness concerns than in October. Everyone expects Liverpool and City to beat Burnley and Wolves mid-season, but when all players are rusty it could make for bigger upsets.

Creativity when rusty is harder than parking the bus.
 

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Are we going to have all our games on Sunday again? Seemed like every week last season.

And City get all theirs on Sunday and Monday? Whilst Liverpool get their wins in early on Saturday.
well, we are in the Europa and playing Thursdays, so lots of Sundays ahead
 

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Yeah, but the chance is greater that the top6 teams lose points on the first day of the season due to fitness concerns than in October. Everyone expects Liverpool and City to beat Burnley and Wolves mid-season, but when all players are rusty it could make for bigger upsets.

Creativity when rusty is harder than parking the bus.
How do you work that out? If anything it's the exact opposite, go and play Palace away half way through the season when they've potentially already taken points off of some of the big boys gives them the added confidence that they can do it again. Better to get those games out of the way early before any confidence or momentum has been built

There's nothing to suggest that inferior players will be fitter or more raring to go than their superior counterparts unless it's following a summer that's had an International tournament and those superior players have had less rest
 

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Bloody underwhelming Super Sunday if you're a neutral
 

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Bloody underwhelming Super Sunday if you're a neutral
I don't believe the TV companies will have agreed games yet, so calling it bollox. Whenever the games are released I'm sure they always show them as 3pm Sat kickoffs.
 

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I'm sure Southampton and Bournemouth don't play at home on the same weekend - Or have I made that up?
 

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I'm sure Southampton and Bournemouth don't play at home on the same weekend - Or have I made that up?
Pretty sure you've made that up, they're over 30 miles away from each other so that doesn't seem like enough to warrant excessive congestion / police requirement. They have even played mid-week games on the same evening. You were probably thinking Portsmouth which would be more likely, but even that is not far off 20 miles distance.
 

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Pretty annoying that Sky have changed their Sunday kick-off times to 14:00 and 16:30.
 

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Last years leaked 'fixtures' had us playing Chelsea away when it was actually Everton!
Top 6 sides don't play each other in the first or last game of the season.
 

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The person he's quoting is a Wolves fan anyway :lol:
 

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We literally played Arsenal and won 3-4 a few seasons ago :lol:
We didn't finish in the top 6 the previous season.

Man City played Arsenal on the opening weekend last season.
Completely forgot about that. They might have disgarded those rules/requests from TV broadcasters after the information leaked to the press last summer.
 

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Chelsea (H)
Wolves (A)
Crystal Palace (H)
Southampton (A)
Leicester (H)

Is our first 5 matches.
 

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The meltdowns will be strong. This should be great for Ole. Get a great start and get the haters off his back from the very outset. They will be in flux with no Hazard, no signings and (hopefully) Lamps at the helm. Best time to face them imo.
 

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Poor Norwich, do so well to get promoted and then their first game is against a team that regularly shat on them a couple of years ago. At least Suarez isn’t still around to cause mayhem.