Emery’s First Test In The English Premier League Will Be Man City
Unai Emery’s side, Arsenal, will play their kick off match in the English Premier League against the champions, Manchester City, on the weekend of August 11-12, the announcement was made on Thursday by the league as it unveiled the fixtures for the 2018/19 season.
The match between the English Premier League top sides will be the first major match for Emery as Arsenal Coach, exact date of the game will be confirmed when television broadcasting schedules are drawn up.
City had 100 points and scored 106 goals while finishing 19 points clear of second-placed Manchester United in the 2017/18 season.
Following the Arsenal game, City will not face another top-six team until they are away to Liverpool who beat Pep Guardiola’s men in the semi-finals of the Champions League last season in October.