Gameweek 1 of the 2018/19 Premier League season got off to a smooth start as expected for the big clubs and the title favourites.
Defending champions Manchester City & title hopefuls Liverpool..
Liverpool dominantly defeated West Ham United 4-0, on their way to score the most goals of the week putting them on top through goal difference. The heavy defeat leaves West Ham at the bottom of the table at the end of week 1.
Maurizio Sarri kicked off his first official match as Chelsea manager with an impressive 3-0 victory over Huddersfield Town. Chelsea dominated the game despite Eden Hazard not playing till the final quarter of the match.
The €80m signing, Kepa Arrizabalaga made his debut for Chelsea, keeping a clean sheet in the process. Huddersfield’s defeat leaves them in 19th position.
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Bournemouth and Crystal Palace lie in 3rd & 4th respectively with the Cherries registering a 2-0 win over newly promoted Cardiff City. Palace went on to beat the newly promoted Fulham 2-0. Cardiff & Fulham find themselves in 17th& 18th place.
Defending champions Manchester City had the first big match of the season as they faced Arsenal. Like last season, they dominated and eased themselves to a 2-0 win. This puts City in 5th and Arsenal down to 15th.
Watford ended the 1st week in 6th after a 2-0 win over Brighton, seeing the Seagulls in 16th place. Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur both registered 2-1 victories over Leicester and Newcastle respectively. With these wins, United are in 7th and Spurs in 8th.
Manchester United kicked off the 2018/19 English Premier League..
Wolverhampton Wanderers the 3rd promoted side for this season faced off against Everton in their first match on return, which ended in a hard fought 2-2 draw. The draw leaves Everton end the week in 9th and Wolves on 10th.