The Premier League is back! And boy have we missed it.
Sure, there may have been the FIFA Women’s World Cup, the Copa
America, the Africa Cup of Nations, and the Under-20 World Cup, but there’s
just something special about the Premier League and its frenetic style of
Already we have familiar faces at the top of the table, with
Manchester City at the peak after a dominant 5-0 victory away at West Ham, closely followed by Man Utd and Liverpool. The flip side of City's big win is that the Hammers find themselves occupying
the league table’s bottom spot.
Of course, it goes without saying that there’s still a whole
lot to play for – 37 games worth, to be precise – and there are sure to be
plentiful twists and turns along the way in what is hopefully another fantastic
season of top flight football.
Even in this first weekend, we have seen several major
surprises and attention-grabbing antics – not least due to the fact that the
VAR system has been fully implemented into all Premier League games for the
Reflecting back on this opening weekend of action, here are the Ups and Downs of the Premier League’s hotly anticipated return.