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Great results for City and Villa. Worl to be done elsewhere...
Aston Villa 2 Newcastle United 0
Crystal Palace 0 Brentford 0
Leeds United 2 Everton 2
Manchester City 5 Norwich City 0
Looks like Palace and Brentford are settling for a draw - four points from two games gets the Bees well up the table - while shared points at Elland Road in a four-goal thriller between Leeds and Everton. Great win for Villa over Newcastle and a proper statement from the champions City against Norwich. Just awaiting the whistles.
GOAL! CITY 5 NORWICH 0
Mahrez completes the rout with six minutes to go. This has been ruthless from City and great to watch.
GOAL! LEEDS 2 EVERTON 2
The mavericks have done it again! 12 minutes to go and Raphinha rasps in a leveller.
PALACE 0 BRENTFORD 0
No joy for Brentford as we approach 15 mins to go. But there are having a real go as Toney puts one over. Loving these guys and their spirit.
GOAL! CITY 4 NORWICH 0
They are flying in now as Sterling slots home to eradicate that shonky opening loss to Spurs and get the defending champions back on track.
GOAL! VILLA 2 NEWCASTLE 0
Looks like game over in Birmingham also as Anwar El Ghazi slots home from the penalty spot.
GOAL! CITY 3 NORWICH 0
Easy street now for City as Aymeric Laporte bangs it home.
GOAL! LEEDS 1 EVERTON 2
Great finish from Demarai Gray as he corrects himself to bury the ball in the far corner. We know Leeds score goals, but how many will they concede this season?
LEEDS 1 EVERTON 1
It is chucking it down in Leeds as both teams struggle on the slippery surface. Having said that...
Back up and running at four games across the EPL. Can City see it out? Will Leeds grab three points? What about Brenford holding their own? Will Villa but Newcastle in the doldrums?
GOAL! VILLA 1 NEWCASTLE 0
As I was tidying that up, a cheeky Danny Ings snuck in to give Villa the lead over Newcastle. Could be a long season for Steve Bruce's side.
Story of the 45 has to be Grealish getting his first City goal. The first of many, Pep will be hoping...
Aston Villa 1 Newcastle 0
Crystal Palace 0 Brentford 0
Leeds 1 Everton 1
Man City 2 Norwich 0
GOAL! LEEDS 1 EVERTON 1
Well, the goals are coming at Elland Road and Leeds are level. They never do things the easy way but they are a joy to watch when attacking. Mateusz Klich picks up a Bamford pass and clips it over Pickford.
CITY 2 NORWICH 0
Five minutes to half-time and City would like another to kill this. The game has quietened down a bit after that barnstorming start.
No goals at Palace v Brentford or Villa v Newcastle yet, but there have been plenty of chances from all four teams. Don't expect them to be drawing a blank on 90 minutes.
CITY 2 NORWICH 0
As I suspected, that first goal has been given as an own-goal to Norwich keeper Tim Krul. Harsh on the fantasy guys with either Torres of Krul in their team.
GOAL! LEEDS 0 EVERTON 1
Spoke too soon. Calvert-Lewin converts from the spot after he was tumbled in the box.
Brentford's Mbeumo just mussed a golden chance against Palace. Oddly, Leeds have not scored nor conceded yet. That is weird.
GOAL! CITY 2 NORWICH 0
You could say justice is served, but there is more of a story to this goal, as it is Jack Grealish - City's 100m-pound man - who grabs his first goal in the Sky Blue shirt. And how he is loving it. (I bet he won't celebrate like that if he scores against Villa).
So despite the new rules (online and in favour of the striker, etc...), we have a big debate. That looked fine to me and most of those inside the Etihad. So where is the line drawn?
NO GOAL: CITY 1 NORWICH 0
Torres thinks he has his second as he wheels away to celebrate. The evil VAR and ref Graham Scott say no-no. On we go. All City still.
Elsewhere, Newcastle's Wilson shoots wide against Villa, and Palace's Gallagher hits the crossbar against Brentford. It's all happening at one game though...
GOAL! CITY 1 NORWICH 0
Didn't take long. Torres plonks into the net with shades of own-goal. We shall see who that is given to. Torres takes the plaudits. Perfect start for City.
CITY 0 NORWICH 0
City set out their stall by camping deep in the Canaries' area. Not chances of note, but possession around 90 per cent after 5 mins.
Manchester City have lost three games in a row and Pep has never lost four. Will we see a new (unwanted) landmark? Norwich upset City last season, remember...
We are up and running. Who will get the early edge in four cracking games?
Kick-off moments away. We will bring you all the goals as they come in across the four games (I hope). I expect a feast so strap in.
15 minutes to kick-off now in our four live games. A very strong side for City (no Ake or Mendy this time), and Norwich will need to put in a strong show to come away from the Etihad unscathed
LIVERPOOL 2 BURNLEY 0
The scoreline was flattering on Burnley as Klopp's Reds dominated proceedings. With Virgil back, they are looking good. I'm probably most annoyed that Firmino came on with 10 minutes to go to mess up my fantasy team plans...
Some real juicy clashes coming up as City look to get some points on the board as defending champions - especially after Liverpool's early win. Can Brentford keep up their dream start after that brilliant opening-day win over Arsenal? What will Rafa conjure up with Everton amid so much speculation over the future of (not playing) James Rodriguez?
City v Norwich
Aymeric Laporte, Kyle Walker, Rodri, Gabriel Jesus and Bernardo Silva all return for City against Norwich after that loss to Spurs on the opening day
Manchester City XI: Ederson, Cancelo, Dias, Laporte, Walker, Gundogan, Rodri, Grealish, Silva, Torres, Jesus.
Subs: Steffen, Ake, Zinchenko, Mendy, Fernandinho, Sterling, Mahrez, Doyle, Palmer.
Norwich City XI: Krul, Aarons, Hanley, Gibson, Giannoulis, Lees-Melou, Gilmour, Rupp, Cantwell, Pukki, Rashica.
Subs: Gunn, Omobamidele, Dowell, Tzolis, Sorensen, McLean, Sargent, Mumba, Idah.
Palace v Brentford
Fresh off their win over Arsenal, high-flyers Brentford are up against Crystal Palace
Crystal Palace XI: Guaita, Ward, Andersen, Guehi, Mitchell, Kouyate, Schlupp, McArthur, Benteke, Gallagher, Zaha.
Subs: Butland, Matthews, Tomkins, Ayew, Mateta, Kelly, Riedewald, Rak-Saky.
Brentford XI: Raya, Ajer, Jansson, Pinnock, Henry, Janelt, Onyeka, Mbeumo, Norgaard, Canos, Toney.
Subs: Goode, Forss, Wissa, Fernandez, Ghoddos, Dervisoglu, Bidstrup, Sorensen, Roerslev.
Villa v Newcastle
Both Aston Villa and Newcastle will be out for points
Aston Villa XI: Martinez, Cash, Konsa, Mings, Young, McGinn, Ramsey, Douglas Luiz, El Ghazi, Buendia, Ings
Subs: Steer, Targett, Wesley, Hourihane, Tuanzebe, Nakamba, Hause, Philogene-Bidace, Chukwuemeka
Newcastle XI: Woodman, Murphy, Schar, Fernandez, Lascelles, Ritchie, Hayden, Willock, Almiron, Wilson, Saint-Maximin
Subs: Gillespie, Clark, Joelinton, Lewis, Hendrick, Krafth, Fraser, Gayle, S. Longstaff
Leeds v Everton
Kalvin Phillips returns for Leeds against an Everton side in a bit of turmoil
Leeds: Meslier, Ayling, Struijk, Cooper, Firpo, Phillips, Raphinha, Dallas, Klich, Harrison, Bamford.
Subs: Forshaw, Roberts, Klaesson, Helder Costa, Rodrigo, Summerville, Shackleton, Cresswell, Drameh.
Everton: Pickford, Coleman, Mina, Keane, Digne, Allan, Doucoure, Gray, Richarlison, Iwobi, Calvert-Lewin.
Subs: Kenny, Holgate, Delph, Townsend, Begovic, Gbamin, Davies, Kean, Branthwaite.
Team news up first
We have four more games coming up at 6pm, so let's get stuck in.
Aston Villa v Newcastle United
Crystal Palace v Brentford
Leeds United v Everton
Manchester City v Norwich City
“It will be a stern task for anyone to pull away this season, unlike in the past couple of campaigns,” says Craig Leader, manager at Crown & Lion, Byblos Barsha Heights, Dubai. “One thing is for sure is the crowds. There are back in the stadiums and back in the establishments here. It is great to see as it adds to the atmosphere.”
LIVERPOOL 2 BURNLEY 0
We already have one game in the bag as Liverpool eased past Burnley 2-0 at Anfield thanks to goals from Salah and Mane, to (temporarily, perhaps) go top of the table.
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