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The Soccer Affiliation (FA) introduced on Wednesday that the Neighborhood Defend, the standard curtain-raiser for the brand new English season, would happen at Wembley on 29 August.
The match between Premier League champions Liverpool and the winners of Saturday’s FA Cup closing between Arsenal and Chelsea will probably be performed two weeks earlier than the beginning of the top-flight season.
It has been reported that the match may function a take a look at occasion to welcome a restricted variety of followers into Wembley as a part of plans for supporters to make a socially distanced return to sports activities venues extra broadly from 1 October.
The match will probably be instantly adopted by a world break from 2 to 10 September.
The Premier League mentioned final week that the 2020/21 season would begin on 12 September and run till 23 Might, 2022.