The long summer break from Premier League football is over, and Manchester City are back and ready to defend the Premier League title they regained from Liverpool last season.
City open with a tricky looking fixture away at West Ham United, a side who will have their own ambitious hopes for the season ahead.
Here’s what you need to know about the match, including when it kicks off and how you can watch live on TV.
When does the match kick off?
Manchester City’s visit to the capital kicks off at 4.30pm on Sunday, 7 August 2022.
Is the match on TV?
For those who were unable to get a ticket to the match at the London Stadium, there is good news.
The match will be shown live and in full on Sky Sports Main Event from 4pm on 7 August.
When can I watch match highlights?
Highlights of City’s trip to West Ham will be available to watch on Sky Sports following the match on both Sky Sports News and the Sky Sports App.
Highlights of the match will also be available to view on BBC One on Match of The Day 2 which begins at 10.30pm on Sunday, 7 August.
Is there Manchester City team news?
As it is the first match of the season, City fans could see a number of the new signings in action.
Guardiola could give debuts to Erling Haaland and Stefan Ortega this weekend and it is likely City will line up with a 4-3-3 formation which could also include fellow new man Kalvin Phillips.
How can I sign up to Sky Sports?
If you want to go all out and have access to all 8 Sky Sports channels including Premier League, F1 and more then that will be an extra £25 a month on top of your current contract.
You can also sign up to a 24 hour Now TV pass which will entitle you to If you’re already in contract with another provider then you can also sign up to access Sky Sports through a Now TV membership.
On the Now TV website, it will show a sports membership and another option.
With the daily subscription, you will get 24 hour access to all of the 11 Sky Sports channels which means you could watch build up to the 3pm kick offs and then catch highlights just after full time.
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