Well, the Premier League is well and truly back! Last week has seen some great matches sprinkled with surprising results with not so surprising performances.
Giant signing Darwin Nunez and Erling Haaland got off the mark for their respective sides. Haaland put two passes Lukas Fabinaki, as Man City took all three points against West Ham. Whereas Jurgen Klopp watched as substitute Nunez equalized against Fulham, unfortunately for the German, one point is all they could take away from Craven Cottage in a two-all draw, with Aleksander Mitrovic grabbing a brace for himself.Embed from Getty Images
Elsewhere it was much of the same for Manchester United, as the Erik Ten Haag reign got off to a stuttering start. Graham Potter showed his Premier League experience, masterminding a 2-1 win for Brighton as Old Trafford. Tottenham had a fun day, netting four in a thrilling display again Southampton. Unfortunatly for Ireland’s Gavin Bazunu, he was on the receiving end between the sticks for The Saints. On the red side of North London Arsenal opened this seasons premier league with a 2-0 win over Crystal PalaceEmbed from Getty Images
Elsewhere Chelsea defeated Frank Lampards Everton by a single goal, and Aston Villa fell to a shock two-goal defeat at the hands of newly promoted Bournemouth. Leicester let a two-goal advantage slip against Brentford with that game coming away all square, while Leeds picked up a win over Wolves and Newcastle bested Notthigham Forrest 2-0.
Here is how the weekend is lining up :
Saturday 13 August
Aston Villa v Everton at 12.30 pm on BT Sport
Arsenal v Leicester at 3 pm
Brighton v Newcastle at 3 pm
Man City v AFC Bournemouth at 3 pm
Southampton v Leeds at 3 pm
Wolves v Fulham at 3 pm
17:30 Brentford v Man Utd at 5.30 pm on Sky Sports
Sunday 14 August
Nottingham Forest v West Ham at 2 pm on Sky Sports
Chelsea v Spurs at 4.30 pm on Sky Sports
Monday 15 August
Liverpool v Crystal Palace at 8 pm on Sky Sports
Tune into Scoreline at the weekend if you are out and about and want all the latest from the Premier League.