The biggest domestic league in the world just saw it’s opening week and it was a feast for the fans by all means.
All of the Top 6 teams barring Arsenal tasted victory.
Liverpool came out on top after the first week by thrashing West Ham United 4 goals to nil. Chelsea and Manchester City follow with 3 and 2 goals in their bags. The Blues defeated Huddersfield while the Sky Blues thrashed Arsenal brutally at Emirates. Manchester United had a comfortable fixture as well. The Red Devils kick-started their campaign by beating Leicester City (2-1) at Old Trafford.
As for now, Liverpool stands atop with 3 points and a GD of +4. Followed by Chelsea (Pts: 3; GD: +3), AFC Bournemouth (Pts: 3; GD: +2) and Crystal Palace (Pts: 3; GD: +2) to occupy the remaining spots in Top 4.
On the goal list, Sadio Mane (Liverpool), Richarlison (Everton) and Roberto Pereyra (Watford), take top 3 spots after scoring 2 goals each. Benjamin Mendy (Manchester City) and Jose Holebas (Watford) share the first place in terms of assists (2 each).
The upcoming week would see Arsenal having a trip to Stamford Bridge to face Chelsea. The Gunners, who are under a transition period following Wenger’s departure, are having a nightmare start to the season. Unai Emery’s men’s confidence looked shaken against City and a trip to Chelsea might hamper it furthermore.
To conclude, a season full of madness has begun just in the right way. Way to go English Premier League.