Premier League - Burnley face Chelsea test on opening day

Newly-promoted Burnley have a daunting task on the opening day of the Premier League season as they host Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea.

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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho on the touchline (PA Photos)

The fixtures were announced on Wednesday morning with Burnley taking on a team who have already signed Cesc Fabregas from Barcelona this summer and expect to add Diego Costa from Atletico Madrid.

Another eye-catching fixture on the opening day sees Liverpool host Southampton, with Rickie Lambert facing his former side in his first Premier League game for the Reds.

Leicester City take on Everton while QPR, who won the Championships play-offs, take on Hull.

Manchester City have a tough start to their title defence as they take on Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea in their first six games.

CHELSEA'S KEY FIXTURES: AUTUMN DANGER

MANCHESTER CITY'S KEY FIXTURES: TRICKY START FOR CHAMPIONS

LIVERPOOL'S KEY FIXTURES: DIFFICULT DECEMBER

MANCHESTER UNITED'S KEY FIXTURES: SPRINGTIME CRUCIAL

TOTTENHAM'S KEY FIXTURES: NEW YEAR'S DAY CHELSEA TEST

EVERTON'S KEY FIXTURES: SPURS ON THE FINAL DAY

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