Read more about sharing. Gabriel Jesus injured his knee when Manchester City played at Crystal Palace on New Year's Eve last season Premier League teams will have one more day's rest in this year's festive period than they had in , but will all still play four games in two weeks.
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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola said last season the schedule would "kill players" after they faced Watford 48 hours after a New Year's Eve game. There were no fixtures on 24, 25 and 29 December in This year 24, 25, 28 and 31 December have been left blank.
City will have had a day's less rest than Liverpool before the teams meet.
City, meanwhile, have trips to Leicester on 26 December and Southampton on 30 December. That means Liverpool have four days' rest before the title rivals face each other, while City have three.
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- Man City will be hoping to hold onto their title and claim their third consecutive Premier League win, with Liverpool — fresh from their Champions League victory — keen to dethrone them. Scroll down to see the full list of this month's games Sky Sports Premier League fixtures The results of the recent Premier League auction mean that the majority of Premier League fixtures on TV will be screened on Sky Sports, totalling games throughout the entire season.
Manchester United get only two days' rest between their home game against Bournemouth on 30 December and their trip to Newcastle on 2 January. Tottenham are the only team in the top five to play on both 23 December and 26 December. Fans of promoted Wolves face an early start to watch their team's game at Fulham on 26 December as it kicks off at GMT.