The Barclay’s Premier League season kicks off on Saturday, and the first game of the season will pit Manchester United against Swansea City at Old Trafford. It is a big game for Manchester United, it will be the first game for new manager Louis van Gaal, who led the team through a thrilling preseason campaign in the United States with lots of wins and goals.
Manchester United finished in seventh place last season, and a re trying to claw their way back into the Premier League title contention and the top four spots in the table to return to Champions League play. They”ll face a tough Swansea City squad though. The Swans finished in 12th place last season with 43 points.
Manchester United won both meetings in the Premier League last season, the first of which was a 4-1 win in August. The second was a 2-0 win at Old Trafford in January. Swansea City did get a win over Manchester United in the FA Cup last season.
Want to catch Saturday’s Premier League action? Here is all the information you’d need below.
Date: Saturday, August 16
Start Time: 7:45 a.m. ET
Location: Manchester, England
Stadium: Old Trafford
TV Info: NBC Sports Network, Mun 2
Radio Info: Sirius XM FC
Online Radio Stream: Talk Sport Radio
Live Stream: NBC Sports Live Extra