The opening day of the new Premier League season did not disappoint as there were a total of 19 goals scored from only 9 games…
Fulham smashed Norwich 5-0 at Craven Cottage as Croatian Mladen Petric scored twice on his debut. It was the worst possible start to Chris Hughton’s reign as the Canaries boss.
Across the city at Loftus Road, new Swansea boss Michael Laudrup had a dream start to management in English football as his side demolished QPR 5-0 with Michu and Dyer both scoring doubles.
New boys Reading scored a late penalty to mark their return to the Premier League with a battling draw against Stoke City.
West Brom hammered Liverpool in the game of two new managers. Steve Clarke outwitted Brendan Rodgers as his West Brom side humiliated the scousers in a 3-0 defeat.
Elsewhere, Sam Allardyce’s West Ham beat Aston Villa 1-0, Newcastle beat Tottenham 2-1 at the Sports Direct Stadium and Arsenal drew to Sunderland 0-0.