Twitter reacts to Premier League fixture-list announcement

The Premier League today announced the fixture-list for the 2016-17 season. The season kicks off on 13 August and Liverpool’s trip to Arsenal represents the standout fixture on the opening weekend of the season.

Chelsea, led by Antonio Conte, will travel to Olympic Stadium to face London-neighbours West Ham United on the opening day. Manchester United will travel to Bournemouth while neighbours Manchester City will host Sunderland on the same day.

Another standout fixture will be Tottenham’s trip to Everton. Champions Leicester City will begin the defence of their title with an away game against Hull City.

Fans will have to wait until September 10 to witness the renewal of the rivalry between Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola when City, led by Guardiola, will travel to Old Trafford.

Opening day fixtures:

Arsenal v Liverpool
Bournemouth v Manchester United
Burnley v Swansea City
Chelsea v West Ham United
Crystal Palace v West Bromwich Albion
Everton v Tottenham Hotspur
Hull City v Leicester City
Manchester City v Sunderland
Middlesbrough v Stoke City
Southampton v Watford

Twitter’s reaction to the announcement of fixture list:

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