David Moyes will have a difficult start to his new job as Manchester United manager - after the fixture list was released this morning.

The champions will have to travel to the Capital One Cup winners, Swansea City on the first weekend of the season. Swansea had a very good campaign last year, finishing in a better than expected league position and securing their first ever domestic cup back in March. After their cup win however, Swansea came off the boil a bit towards the end of last season. 

David Moyes will be looking for a good start to the season, but if Swansea's home form continues from last year, they will have a tricky time of it.

Any new manager for any team will also wish for an easy game when they first play at home, but that doesn't always work out and it hasn't for David Moyes. 

In fact it couldn't have worked out any worse for Moyes because his first game at Old Trafford will be against Chelsea and the Special One. 

The Eurpoa League winners couldn't throw up a bigger challenge for United with them wanting to get a strong if they want to be in contention at the end of the season. 

With the return of Jose Mourinho as well, Chelsea will be extra motivated to get a strong start! Moyes will be hoping Chelsea have a poor start to the season.

United's third game of the season is possibly even bigger than the Chelsea game, because it brings Moyes back to Merseyside and it also allows two of the biggest rivals to face up to each other, United and Liverpool. 

United versus Liverpool has also been a massive game and especially In the last couple of seasons, where there has been controversial stories left, right and centre. 

 Moyes will win the Old Trafford crowd round very early if he can pick up all three points at Anfield, a feat which the Red Devils achieved last season.  

So Moyes has a difficult start to the season, he needs to think very carefully about how he is going to approach them, because those games could be the make or break of his season.

 

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