Manchester United and Chelsea played out a goalless draw at Old Trafford last night meaning clean sheets for the defenders on show. Jose Mourinho went without a striker and Wayne Rooney started for the hosts.
Cardiff City pulled off a stunning 3-2 win over Manchester City on Sunday and hardworking poacher Fraizer Campbell scored eight points. Campbell took advantage of some lacklustre defending to grab a brace and an assist.
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has been ruled out of the trip to newly promoted Cardiff City on Sunday. The Belgian defender injured his groin in Monday night's demolition of Newcastle.
The Fantasy League Insider is back after the first week of the season and before you start thinking about your Bank Holiday break, let's have a quick look at the fantasy football nuggets you need to know.
Fantasy football managers with Branislav Ivanovic in their team breathed a sigh of relief last night when the Chelsea defender escaped a red card, especially when he went on to score the winner one minute later.
All-action Argentine Pablo Zabaleta pocketed five points last night as Manchester City brought the first batch of Premier League fixtures to a resounding end.
Defending champions Manchester United started their title defence in style with Robin van Persie and Danny Welbeck scoring six points each. Christian Benteke also impressed on the opening day.
The transfer talk this summer has been all about Gareth Bale, Luis Suarez and Wayne Rooney, but none are expected to start when the new Premier League season begins.
The Insider Eye has been watching the video footage of the best Premier League acquisitions and been studying their stats. Here's a run-down of what to expect ahead of the opening weekend.
Here's what would be included in the fantasy football manual if there was a course at the FA's swanky new coaching headquarters.
Norwich finished 11th last season, despite briefly flirting with the relegation places. This campaign should follow a similar pattern, but the addition of record-signing Ricky van Wolfwinkel increases the Canaries' goal threat.
Sunderland appointed Paolo Di Canio towards the end of last season and that gamble was rewarded with survival. The colourful Italian has embarked on a massive rebuilding job this summer, but Premier League experience is lacking.