• Arsenal v Leicester City, 11 August
    Arsenal v Leicester City, 11 August Arsenal are unbeaten in their last 21 league matches v Leicester (W14 D7), with the Foxes’ only PL victory against the Gunners coming in their first meeting in November 1994
  • Watford v Liverpool, 12 August
    Watford v Liverpool, 12 August Watford are unbeaten in their last 10 opening league fixtures (W5 D5)
  • Chelsea v Burnley, 12 August
    Chelsea v Burnley, 12 August Chelsea are unbeaten in their previous six Premier League meetings with Burnley (W4 D2)
  • Crystal Palace v Huddersfield, 12 August
    Crystal Palace v Huddersfield, 12 August Huddersfield’s last top-flight match was in April 1972 and also away at Crystal Palace, when the two sides drew 0-0 at Selhurst Park
  • Everton v Stoke City, 12 August
    Everton v Stoke City, 12 August Eveton’s last four PL campaigns have started with a draw, with three of those ending 2-2 and Ross Barkley scoring in each of the last three opening-day matches
  • Southampton v Swansea, 12 August
    Southampton v Swansea, 12 August Southampton are looking for their first Matchweek 1 home win in the Premier League (currently W0 D5 L4)
  • West Brom v AFC Bournemouth, 12 August
    West Brom v AFC Bournemouth, 12 August AFC Bournemouth have lost only one of their four Premier League meetings against West Bromwich Albion (W2 D1)
  • Brighton v Man City, 12 August
    Brighton v Man City, 12 August Manchester City have won each of their last six Matchweek 1 contests, the best current run in the Premier League
  • Newcastle v Spurs, 13 August
    Newcastle v Spurs, 13 August Rafael Benitez has not lost any of his previous eight PL home matches against Spurs (W5 D3), including a 5-1 win in Newcastle’s last top-flight match in May 2016
  • Man Utd v West Ham, 13 August
    Man Utd v West Ham, 13 August Jose Mourinho has won seven of his previous eight Matchweek 1 fixtures as a Premier League manager (D1)