Liverpool 2014-15 Schedule: Manchester City, Everton Among Early Tests

Luis SuarezLiverpool officially announced its schedule for the 2014-15 English Premier League season.

Liverpool will open its campaign Aug. 16 in a home game against Southampton at Anfield before traveling to Manchester City on Aug. 23 to take on the reigning EPL champions. The Reds will square off with crosstown rival Everton for the first time of the season Sept. 27 at Anfield.

Liverpool had a strong 2013-2014 campaign, finishing just two points behind Manchester City in second place in the Premier League and qualifying for the 2014-25 UEFA Champions League for the first time since 2008-09.

The Reds were led by Premier League Golden Boot winner Luis Suarez, who finished as the league’s leading scorer with 31 goals in 38 games played.

See the team’s full schedule below.

Aug. 16 — vs. Southampton
Aug. 23 — at Manchester City
Aug. 30 — at Tottenham Hotspur

Sept. 13 — vs. Aston Villa
Sept. 20 — at West Ham United
Sept. 24 — Capital One Cup third round
Sept. 27 — vs. Everton

Oct. 4 — vs. West Bromwich Albion
Oct. 18 — at Queens Park Rangers
Oct. 25 — vs. Hull City
Oct. 29 — Capital One Cup fourth round

Nov. 1 — at Newcastle United
Nov. 8 — vs. Chelsea
Nov. 22 — at Crystal Palace
Nov. 29 — vs. Stoke City

Dec. 2 — at Leicester City
Dec. 6 — vs. Sunderland
Dec. 13 — at Manchester United
Dec. 17 — Capital One Cup fifth round
Dec. 20 — vs. Arsenal
Dec. 26 — at Burnley
Dec. 28 — vs. Swansea City

Jan. 1, 2015 — vs. Leicester City
Jan. 3 — FA Cup third round
Jan. 10 — at Sunderland
Jan. 17 — at Aston Villa
Jan. 21 — Capital One Cup semifinal, first leg
Jan. 24 — FA Cup fourth round
Jan. 28 — Capital One Cup semifinal, second leg
Jan. 31 — vs. West Ham United

Feb. 7 — at Everton
Feb. 10 — vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Feb. 14 — FA Cup fifth round
Feb. 21 — at Southampton
Feb. 28 — vs. Manchester City

Mar. 1 — Capital One Cup final
Mar. 3 — vs. Burnley
Mar. 7 — FA Cup quarterfinals
Mar. 14 — at Swansea City
Mar. 21 — vs. Manchester United

Apr. 4 — at Arsenal
Apr. 11 — vs. Newcastle United
Apr. 18 — at Hull City
Apr. 18 — FA Cup semifinals
Apr. 25 — at West Bromwich Albion

May 2 — vs. Queens Park Rangers
May 9 — at Chelsea
May 16 — vs. Crystal Palace
May 4 — at Stoke City
May 30 — FA Cup final