The 2019/20 season of the top English league is about to commence, and the hype is already hitting the roof. The upcoming season will be its 28th edition of the competition. Manchester City are the defending champions, and they will surely be looking to keep it that way.
Twenty teams will be competing in the league, seventeen of which were the top teams from the previous season and the three remaining teams have been promoted from the EFL Championship. The promoted teams are Norwich City, Sheffield United and Aston Villa.
The three promoted teams have replaced Cardiff City, Fulham and Huddersfield Town.
You can remain updated with the football scores today by visiting the Premier League website with the commencement of the tournament.
When does the Premier League 2019/20 season start?
The Premier League season 2019/20 is scheduled to start on the 10th of August 2019 with the first seven games to be played on the same day at different venues.
The opening match of the tournament will be played between Liverpool and Norwich. The 2019/20 edition of the Premier League will be the first season to have a mid-season break in February 2020.
The season is scheduled to end on the 17th of May 2020 with the last game being played between West Ham and Aston Villa. Interestingly enough, this will be the first season to use VAR (Video Assisted Referees) for all their games.
Contenders for the League
As soon as the last season of the Premier League finished with Manchester United as the champions, discussions and speculations started doing the rounds for which team might win the competition in the next season.
Well, the new season is here, and fans have already picked their favorite teams and are supporting them. Here is our guess on the top contenders for winning the Premier League 2019/20:
Where can you watch the Premier League?
The games can be watched on Sky Sports as the Premier League has signed a three year TV deal with the broadcaster.
Games can also be streamed on the SkyGo mobile application.
Amazon Prime is another option for those who wish to but cannot make it to the stadium. The games will be streamed live on the application for those with a subscription.
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The premier league is right around the corner, and football fans are expecting everything and more. The season has gathered a lot of attention and expectations are flying.
The long stretched season tends to lose some attention, and you might even miss a few games sometimes. But you can remain updated with the latest football scores and statistics of the games regardless of which one you missed.