The defending champions Liverpool will face Chelsea and Arsenal in the first rounds. While Man Utd met with London representatives in October. Last season, Man Utd won both matches against Man City. They defied coach Pep Guardiola owns a squad of many top stars in Europe.
At two times against Liverpool in the Premier League last season, Man Utd could not win with a loss and a draw. Up to now, coach Juergen Klopp has not had any remarkable staff addition.
The Liverpool championship is under threat as top rivals are strengthened with quality deals in the summer transfer. Man City will be a worthy opponent for teachers and coach Lampard to demonstrate their abilities. Confronting the Etihad team in the middle of the season gives Chelsea time to prepare for and be on track after the summer transfer.
Last season, Arsenal won a victory and drew a draw against Man Utd. Coach Mikel Arteta has brought a new wind to the Emirates Stadium team with the FA Cup championship. This year, Arsenal will be determined to compete for a place in the top 4 to mark the club’s return under the Spanish strategist.
Last season, Man City soon fell and surrendered to Liverpool. Coach Pep Guardiola and his students could not successfully defend the championship. This year, the Etihad team will have to compete with many opponents if they want to win the championship. However, they certainly do not let Liverpool easily defend the throne.
Chelsea’s failure in the FA Cup final last season will make the London derby this year even hotter. Lampard and Arteta are both young and ambitious coaches in the Premier League. The duo is expected to become the new Klopp – Guardiola pair of English football.
Liverpool will be a difficult challenge for teachers and coaches Lampard at the beginning of the season. Chelsea rookies need to integrate with the team soon if they want to win against the defending champions in the second round match. Last season, the blue shirt team lost in both matches in the Premier League.