Premier League April Fixtures: Manchester City Hit As EPL Announces Changes to April Fixtures [Full List Of New Fixtures]

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Changes to Premier League April Fixtures has been announced with Manchester City hit with a marathon of games for the month.

Premier League announce changes to April fixtures

Pundits assumed the latest changes as announced could be a turning point in the Premier League title race.

Premier League champions Manchester City are more likely to bear the brunt of the latest jigsaw changes as announced by the Premier League.

After the team eliminated RB Leipzig from the Champions League to qualify for quarterfinals, they will now be playing eight Premier League April fixtures squeezed into the 30 days of the month.

Pep Guardiola will now have to bring his rotational ingenuity to bear to battle for the Premier League title and the Champions League title – the two sacrosant trophies for the star-studded side.

Premier League April fixtures
Manchester City hit with eight fixtures in April

In contrast, the Gunners’ Europa League deadlock now appears as a blessing in disguise as Premier League leaders face a relatively less busy schedule than their title contenders – Manchester City.

Why are Premier League April fixtures changed?

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The changes to the Premier League fixtures becomes necessary after English clubs sail through to the quarterfinals of Europe’s first-tier, second-tier, and third-tier club competitions.

Manchester City and Chelsea are in the Champions League quarterfinals. Manchester United are in the Europa League while West Ham sailed through to the Conference League last eight.

Premier League April fixtures
Arsenal to play 5 match’s in April

The Premier League announced the changes after the draws of the Champions League, Europa League, and Conference League to accommodate the teams in the three competitions.

There are eight matches lineup for Manchester City in the month while Arsenal has five fixtures.

This implies Pep Guardiola will play an equivalent of two matches per week for the month.

Manchester City Premier League April Fixtures and Champions League

April 1
Manchester City vs Liverpool

April 8
Southampton vs Manchester City

April 11
Manchester City vs Bayern Munich

April 15
Manchester City vs Leicester

April 19
Bayern Munich vs Manchester City

April 23
Brighton vs Manchester City

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April 26
Manchester City vs Arsenal

April 30
Fulham vs Manchester City

Arsenal Premier League April fixtures

April 1
Arsenal vs Leeds United

April 9
Liverpool vs Arsenal

April 16
West Ham vs Arsenal

April 21
Arsenal vs Southampton

April 26
Manchester City vs Arsenal

April 29
Arsenal vs Chelsea

All Premier League April fixtures affected

April 8
Southampton v Man City (altered because of Manchester City Champions League match on 11 April)

April 9
Leeds v Crystal Palace

Liverpool v Arsenal
(After Southampton v Man City was moved)

April 15
Man City v Leicester
(Due to Forest v Man Utd moving)

April 16
Nott’m Forest v Man Utd
(changed becaue of Man Utd’s Europa League game on 13 April)

April 17
Leeds v Liverpool

April 21
Arsenal v Southampton

April 23
Bournemouth v West Ham (altered due to West Ham’s Conference League game on April 20)

April 27
Southampton v AFC Bournemouth (changed because of Bournemouth v West Ham moving)

April 30
Bournemouth v Leeds (changed because of Southampton v AFC Bournemouth moving)

Todd Boehly Reacts to Chelsea Draw with Everton

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Chelsea are in the Champions League and are affected by the jigsaw changes in fixtures as announced by the Premier League.

The Blues seemed to have awakened from their slumber but were forced to surrender all two points by struggling at the dearth at Stamford Bridge against Everton.

Todd Boehly was obviously unimpressed and had exploded with an expletive when asked about the game as he heads towards his car from the stadium.

Rondezvoused and quizzed by a reporter who asked for his thoughts about the game, Todd Boehly replied
“S* f*ing game.”

He however toned down in his subsequent response but maintained he was disappointed.

“We did a lot well and we are disappointed with the goals we conceded, he said. “Really disappointed because we wanted to win”.

The result leaves Chelsea in the 8th position on the table, 11 points off the top four.

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