Premier League Reports And Highlights – Matchday One

Liverpool 4-1 Norwich City

European champions Liverpool made a rampant start to the new Premier League season as they gave newcomers Norwich a tough start to life in the elite. Strikes by Mohamed Salah, Virgil van Dijk, Divock Origi and a Grant Hanley own goal gave Liverpool a four-goal lead at half-time before the plucky visitors restored some pride after the interval.

West Ham 0-5 Manchester City

Raheem Sterling scored a hat-trick as Manchester City got their title defence up and running in style with a 5-0 win at West Ham in which VAR played a big role.

Gabriel Jesus is mobbed by teammates after giving Manchester City the lead

Bournemouth 1-1 Sheffield United

Billy Sharp’s late equaliser ensured Sheffield United’s return to the Premier League began with a 1-1 draw at Bournemouth.

Burnley 3-0 Southampton

A second-half brace from Ashley Barnes helped Burnley to a comfortable 3-0 win against Southampton in their opening game of the Premier League season.

Crystal Palace 0-0 Everton

Morgan Schneiderlin was sent off as Crystal Palace – who only named Wilfried Zaha on the bench – were held to a 0-0 draw by Everton at Selhurst

Park on Saturday.

Watford 0-3 Brighton

Graham Potter made an instant impact at Brighton as he oversaw a 3-0 victory over Watford in his first game in charge, with new signing Neal Maupay also announcing his arrival with a goal.

Tottenham 3-1 Aston Villa

Harry Kane scored two late goals to ensure Tottenham avoided an opening-day upset as they won 3-1 against Aston Villa.

Leicester vs Wolves – Sunday, 2pm kick-off

Highlights of the game will be published shortly after the final whistle on the Sky Sports website and app plus the Sky Sports Football YouTube channel.

Newcastle vs Arsenal – Sunday, 2pm kick-off

Newcastle vs Arsenal is live on Super Sunday from 1pm; Kick-off is at 2pm.

Sky Sports customers can watch in-game clips in the live match blog on the Sky Sports website and app. Highlights will also be published on the Sky Sports digital platforms and the Sky Sports Football YouTube channel shortly after the final whistle.

Manchester United vs Chelsea – Sunday, 4.30pm kick-off

Manchester United vs Chelsea is live on Super Sunday from 1pm; kick-off is at 4.30pm. Sky Sports customers can watch in-game clips in the live match blog on the Sky Sports website and app. Highlights will also be published on the Sky Sports digital platforms and the Sky Sports Football YouTube channel shortly after the final whistle.

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