Premier League 2020/21 Matchday 1: The opening match of this season will be played between Fulham vs Arsenal on 12 September 2020 while the final match played on 23 May 2021. Liverpool will begin its title defense with a tasty tie against newcomer and former tip-flight staple Leeds United.
There are, as usual, 38 total matchdays that span until May to decide the winner, who qualifies for Europe, and who gets sent down to the second division.
Here are the Premier League 2020/21 matchday 1 fixtures, match officials, and how to watch the games:
Matchday 1 Fixtures
Date Match TV Channel in UK
Sept 12 Fulham vs. Arsenal BT Sport
Sept 12 Crystal Palace vs. Southamton BT Sport
Sept 12 Liverpool vs. Leeds Sky Sports
Sept 12 Spurs vs. Everton Sky Sports
Sept 13 West Brom vs. Leicester Sky Sports
Sept 13 Spurs vs. Everton Sky Sports
Sept 14 Sheffield Utd vs. Wolves Sky Sports
Sept 14 Brighton vs. Chelsea Sky Sports
Postponed Burnley vs. Man Utd Postponed Man City vs. Aston Villa
Matchday 1 Match Officials
FUL v ARS Referee: Chris Kavanagh. Assistants: Daniel Cook, Sian Massey-Ellis. Fourth official: Kevin Friend. VAR: David Coote. Assistant VAR: Stephen CHild
CRY v SOU Referee: Jonathan Moss. Assistant: Marc Perry, Dan Robathan. Fourth official: Simon Hooper. VAR: Craig Pawson. Assistant VAR: Nick Hopton
WHU v NEW Referee: Stuart Attwell. Assistants: Constantine Hatzidakis, Neil Davies. Fourth officials: Darren England. VAR: Peter Bankes. Assistant VAR: Simon Long.
LIV v Lee Referee: Michael Oliver (pictured). Assistants: Stuart Burt, Simon Bennett. Fourth official: Mike Dean. VAR: Paul Tierney. Assistant VAR: Andy Halliday.
WBA v LEI Referee: Anthony Taylor. Assistants: Gary Beswick, Adam Nunn. Fourth official: Peter Bankes. VAR: Stuart Attwell. Assistant VAR: Andy Halliday
TOT v EVE Referee: Martin Atkinson. Assistants: Lee Betts, Peter Kirkup. Fourth official: Graham Scott. VAR: Andre Marriner. Assistant VAR: Scott Ledger.
BHA v CHE Referee: Craig Pawson. Assistants: Ian Hussin, Richard West. Fourth official: Simon Hooper. VAR: Kevin Friend. Assistant VAR: Simon Beck.
SHU v WOL Referee: Mike Dean. Assistants: Darren Cann, Mark Scholes. Fourth official: Lee Mason. VAR: Graham Scott. Assistant VAR: Derek Eaton.