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  1. Burnley hold on to beat Liverpool 2-0
  2. Late Costa goal gives Chelsea win at Watford
  3. Wanyama header givers Spurs victory against Palace
  4. Hull take three points away at Swansea
  5. Koeman gets first win as Everton boss

Live Reporting

By Emlyn Begley and Saj Chowdhury

All times stated are UK

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We've heard from all 10 Premier League managers involved in the 15:00 BST games. So that's the end of this live text commentary.

But there's plenty more action to be following right now. Leicester are playing Arsenal. That's 0-0 - updates from that game here.

Derby v Aston Villa is this way.

Honduras v Nigeria in the Olympics? Watch here.

As well as all that, Match of the Day is on at 22:40 BST. I don't want to give away too many spoilers but I believe Gary Lineker is fully clothed tonight.

'It’s better to focus on the game'

Watford 1-2 Chelsea

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte to BBC Sport: "I’m pleased for the substitutes that came off the bench. They showed great attitude and commitment with Cesc Fabregas and Michy Batshuayi making a real impact. 

"We all know Cesc’s quality, he’s a great player but it’s important to understand that we are at the beginning of the season and I am looking for the right balance."

On claims Diego Costa, who avoided a second booking for what appeared to be a dive, should have been sent off: "I don’t accept this because if every game people find something on Diego it is no good for Chelsea.

"It’s better to focus on the game. For me, the first yellow is no good for me. I don’t accept the idea for a second yellow card for a dive but he does have to avoid the first. 

"I’m in contact with my club every day and we talk to try and find a solution to buy the players that can improve this team. With the defenders we have we have a few players but it’s important to understand that I don’t just buy to buy – they need to improve my team."

'The win is very important'

Watford 1-2 Chelsea

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte speaking to BBC Sport: “I feel good because I saw the right commitment, the right spirit from my team. 

"This game wasn’t easy this game because we were 1-0 down. I’m pleased to see the reaction from my players and this win is very important for us as it gives everyone confidence. 

"It is wrong to come to Watford and to think it’s very simple to win. In the first half I saw a good balance between the teams. I think we showed a great intensity in the second half and we pushed them a lot. 

"I like to thank the fans because they pushed us on during the worst period. We must understand that we have to fight together and today is another game that we won at the end so it’s very important."

'We deserved it'

Spurs 1-0 Palace

Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino speaking to BBC Sport: "It’s important to win the three points in the first game at home. I think we fully deserved it, I am happy with the performance, we played very well. 

"I was always confident, full credit to the team because they fight to the end. We created a lot of chances in the first half and sometimes it is hard to keep going in the second, you can feel the frustration, but their energy was fantastic.

"I am happy for Victor Wanyama, it’s important to score and feel the love of the supporters, and I am happy with Vincent Janssen, he was fantastic and created a lot of chances. I am happy with the way he works and fights, the supporters see he is a fighter.

"Dele Alli had some problems, he was ill for three days this week and not 100%. We have a lot of games with the Champions League this season and we have to manage them to be in a better condition for the season.

"Michel Vorm’s work was important t too, it is not easy to replace Hugo Lloris and he did very well."

Breaking Lukaku news

West Brom 1-2 Everton

These words just came out of manager Ronald Koeman's mouth...

'@RonaldKoeman confirms @RomeluLukaku9 has told him he wishes to stay at Everton.

'@ronaldkoeman on @RomeluLukaku9: "He told me yesterday that he made the decision by himself to stay for at least one more season." #EFC

'@ronaldkoeman on @RomeluLukaku9: "It's great news for everybody." Asked could it mean a new contract? "That's possible." #EFC

'Not good enough'

Burnley 2-0 Liverpool

Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum: "I think Burnley created two chances and they scored two goals. We created chances but they were not big chances. It's not good today. If you don't score more than your opponent then it is always a concern. We made mistakes. It's sad. At the end of the game we have nothing."

'We played well against a good team'

Watford 1-2 Chelsea

Watford manager Walter Mazzarri talking to BBC Sport: "I am happy for how we played for 70-80 minutes because we played very well but I am not happy with the result. 

"What can I think? They scored two goals that could have been avoided. We are a team that still has room to grow and there is margin for improvement. 

"The new players can help us a lot and they can help us improve as a team. We played very well so the way we played in the first half, we could have scored twice."

Barry happy to end barren run

West Brom 1-2 Everton

Everton goalscorer Gareth Barry speaking to Sky Sports: "It's been a long time since I've scored in the league - about two and a half years (v Norwich in January 2014). I actually missed an easy one in training, so I'm glad I put that one away."


Burnley 2-0 Liverpool

Burnley boss Sean Dyche, speaking to Match Of The Day: "I thought we made Liverpool look uncomfortable. We think we can be a threat to teams. We have never been bogged down with all the stats about possession. There is something marvellous when you see someone give everything to the cause. That's what I thought we did."

Burnley's Sean Dyche
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Lukaku to stay at Toffees?

'@RonaldKoeman confirms @RomeluLukaku9 has told him he wishes to stay at Everton.

Everton's Romelu Lukaku
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'Burnley have the biggest heart'

Burnley 2-0 Liverpool

Burnley goalscorer Andre Gray, speaking to Match Of The Day: "It feels unreal to score my first Premier League goal. It's nice to do it early because the longer the games go without scoring it plays with your head. It was a great team performance. I don't think we deserved to lose last week and it was important to make it right this week. We know we're not going to out-play teams every week but we have the biggest heart."

Spanish La Liga

Barcelona are six minutes into their La Liga season and they lead 1-0 over Real Betis with Arda Turan notching.

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John Ballard: Jurgen Klopp's likeable but Liverpool haven't improved one jot since he replaced Brendan Rodgers.

Ben, London: I knew it, two strikers for Chelsea will get results, should stick to it from now on. Fabregas in place of Matic too, Kante is doing well enough! 

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'We wait to see if we'll get five players'

West Brom 1-2 Everton

West Brom manager Tony Pulis talking to BBC Sport: "The first half - Gareth Barry's had a shot and then their goal came in the 46th minute - it was disappointing to concede before half time. 

"Everton bringing Romelu Lukalu and Yannick Bolasie on made a difference. And then Ashley Williams comes on for them at the end. 

"Everton will be looking for a top-six finish with the money they've spent. 

"We need five players. Whether we will get them or not we will see."

'Not clinical enough'

Burnley 2-0 Liverpool

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp, speaking to Sky Sports: "How can I be happy with this? When we gave away the first goal they defended for their lives. Both of their strikers Andre Gray and Sam Vokes are really hard workers. 

"We had absolutely no luck and everybody needs to be more clinical. We have to accept it. Burnley deserved to win with a very passionate performance. We have to say it was not enough today."

Leicester v Arsenal (17:30 BST)

Leicester v Arsenal kicks off in 10 minutes, you can follow that game with my colleague Patrick Jennings (not that Pat Jennings) - here.

League Two headlines

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After losing their opening game of the season at Grimsby, three wins on the bounce sees Morecambe sit top of League Two win Kevin Ellison's goal secure a win at Yeovil.

Two late Gareth Roberts goals saw Portsmouth beat Colchester 2-0, with Graham Carey also getting two for Plymouth as they beat Mansfield by the same score.

Exeter City got their first points with a 2-1 at Accrington, with Stevenage, Notts County and Leyton Orient also taking three points today.

League One headlines

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Josh Vela's late goal kept Bolton as the only side in the EFL with a 100% record, as they came from a goal down to beat Fleetwood 2-1.

Scunthorpe put five past Gillingham to sit second, two points behind the Wanderers, in the biggest scoreline of the 2016-17 season.

Coventry City were leading when their defender Jordan Turnbull was sent off, and that was the catalyst for Bradford City to head to a 3-1 win.

Late goals saw Oxford, Shrewsbury, Millwall and MK Dons pick up wins.

'A galling result'

Spurs 1-0 Palace

Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew talking to BBC Sport: "We had to make a substitution at a corner, and Sod’s Law, it’s the one that goes in. Our effort and endeavour were there to see, we matched Spurs all the way. 

"We have not scored a goal yet, but I cannot fault my players. I feel so sorry for my players, they gave everything they could but it was not to be.

"We have lost on two set plays, we are a strong set play side and we will work on it and make sure it does not happen again."

On Benteke: "He’s going to give us more dynamic play going forward, free up Connor and give us a different look. We knew we needed to make changes and our fans will see we are headed in the right direction.

"He’s going to give our fans and us belief. Our players are coming back slowly but surely, but it was galling today. We need one or two more players, but we are not far away."

'Decision making was poor'

Burnley 2-0 Liverpool

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp, speaking to Match Of The Day: "Our decision making was not good. We'd put in a good cross but there were no bodies in the box and then when we had bodies in the box we ended up shooting. 

"The season is still pretty young. It doesn’t look like we are 100% fine tuned. But it's only the start of the season and I can see a lot of good things. The lesson here is don’t give the ball away like we did twice today. We will work on it 100%. We need to have a plan for deep defending teams. We have a few things to do – that is clear."

'We have to be realistic'

Swansea 0-2 Hull

Hull caretaker boss Mike Phelan: "We still are short on numbers and have to be realistic. It was a tremendous performance and the character of the group has been brilliant from day one.

"The difficulty to come here was to see if we could go after them or contain them. The players stuck to their task and we created more chances than them.

"You have to take credit sometimes. We only have 13 senior players fit and it was an opportunity to get Shaun Maloney out there and it was a bit of a gamble. It paid off, especially for him.

"There are two sides to a game of football, in and out of possession. We knew what Swansea would do with the ball and it was about conserving energy.

"We wanted to get to 75 minutes and kick on form there, it worked really well.

"There have been disturbances and upheaval at the club but the players have seen through that and been professional. It is only two games and there is a long way to go.

"Hopefully we will be doing some business in the next week, we have to."

Championship headlines

Wolves celebrate

It was a dramatic end to the Championship action in the 15:00 BST kick-offs. Here's the main headlines:

  • Huddersfield go top of the table after beating Barnsley.
  • This morning's leaders Brighton slip to second after drawing 2-2 at Reading.
  • Wolves come from behind to win the local derby at Birmingham 3-1.
  • Dwight Gayle's third goal in two games gives Newcastle victory over Bristol City.
  • Nottingham Forest win a seven-goal thriller at the City Ground against Wigan.
  • Preston and Blackburn pick up their first points of the season.

'The goal before half-time was vital'

West Brom 1-2 Everton

Everton manager Ronald Koeman talking to BBC Sport: "It's always hard to play against West Brom, the teams of Tony Pulis. 

"They have direct play and a lot of tall people. After nine minutes we were 1-0 down and we had to change the system. The one run (Mirallas goal) before half-time was a key moment.

"In this system with Gerard Deulofeu up front you hope to get behind the defenders but they dropped further back. Then you bring on Romelu Lukaku. We had two big chances at 2-1 up. We fought for everything.

"The equaliser before half-time was vital. At 1-1 it's good for us and for them it's a different situation.

"Lukaku when he came on and Yannick Bolasie came on (both did well). Bolasie's experience and defensive qualities you need in the team. It's difficult for a manager to pick his best XI. We finished strong today. We can improve, but we are much better than one week ago."

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Dave, Cheltenham: Liverpool can't defend, pass, take corners, break teams down or finish properly, but apart from that I think we're a good team and have a great chance of winning something this season. 

James Pratt: Spurs kicked lumps out of palace all game today with no punishment. Typical big club result.    

Imran Sheikh: Down to earth with a bump for Liverpool. Very frustrating. Beating the big teams and coming unstuck against smaller teams  

Swansea to make changes for cup

Swansea 0-2 Hull

Swansea boss Francesco Guidolin: "I am disappointed. We have to work the next day and prepare well for the next game against Peterborough in the [EFL] cup. That is our job. We did not deserve to lose today, we attacked for 90 minutes but not brilliantly. We have to play quicker but that is not easy against a compact team. It was a difficult game for us.

"Last week we were happy because we defended set pieces well and we were dangerous. Today is a step behind and we have to improve.

"I need to see other players and we need a group with more players. I will change the team for the cup on Tuesday."

'We dug in'

Burnley 2-0 Liverpool

Burnley goalscorer Sam Vokes: "The first goal came early and settled us down.The crowd was bouncing. It was good to settle those nerves. Second half we knew we had to dig in and defend for our lives. That’s what we did."

Bristol City 0-1 Newcastle

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BBC Sport's Brendon Mitchell at Ashton Gate:

"Newcastle United have their first away win since beating Tottenham Hotspur last December - but it was one they were made to work for after half-time.

"Their hosts saw plenty of the ball, but Hordur Magnusson's near-post header wide and Jonathan Kodjia's skied volley from inside the area was as close as they'd come to an equaliser.

"The crowd - who had earlier booed a man proposing on the Ashton Gate pitch at half-time - warmly applauded their team's efforts at the end, despite a second successive defeat. "And the proposal? She said yes."

Scottish Premiership results

St Johnstone 2-4 Celtic

Aberdeen 2-1 Partick Thistle

Hearts 5-1 Inverness CT

Rangers 2-1 Motherwell

Ross County 2-0 Kilmarnock

Reaction to those games here.

'Both teams had a go'

West Brom 1-2 Everton

West Brom's Gareth McAuley: "We expected to see the game out and conceded just before half-time. Darren Fletcher had a good chance for us. It was a tight game and both teams had a go today. We want to add quality to our team and hopefully that will happen."

Brilliant wins for Hull City & Burnley - surely Mike Phelan full-time Hull boss very quickly.

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Swansea 0-2 Hull

Luke: Mike Phelan surely must be given the job full time after that. 

Imer Cardona: Mike Phelan should get the job at Hull... he learned from the great man himself and seems up to it winning his first two games! 

Irfan: Hull doing a Leicester this season? You never know  

If Hull win the league, I'll do the first live text commentary of next season in my boxers. No actually, I take that back.

We'll bring you reaction from all five of the 15:00 BST Premier League games as soon as we get them.

Tigers on fire

Hull are only the second promoted team to win their opening two matches in a Premier League season, with Bolton in 2001-02 the first.

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Swansea 0-2 Hull

Sarah Morgan: Hull proving teamwork and focus key to wins - getting them despite small squad, no manager and lots of behind the scenes chaos.


Spurs 1-0 Crystal Palace

Victor Wanyama's first goal for Spurs is the difference at White Hart Lane.

Joel Ward looks dejected


West Brom 1-2 Everton

An excellent turnaround for Everton at The Hawthorns.

Gareth Barry scoring at the age of 35 in what feels like his 100th season in the Premier League after Kevin Mirallas finished off a great team move just before the break.

Four points from two games which amounts to a decent start for new manager Ronald Koeman.


Swansea 0-2 Hull

That game had 0-0 written all over it.

The second-half substitution of Shaun Maloney changed all that. He played poacher for the opener before setting up the second.

Hull keeper Eldin Jakupovic also made a couple of smart stops.

Well done Hull, you are top of the Premier League (third on goal difference).


Watford 1-2 Chelsea

For the second game in a row Diego Costa could have been sent off, but wasn't, and then scored a late winner.

Perfect start for Antonio Conte - two wins from two.

Antonio Conte and Chelsea's John Terry celebrate

Swansea 0-2 Hull

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13 players, a caretaker manager, and they have won this game easily!


Watford 1-2 Chelsea

Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi has been really busy since coming on and almost scores his second, lashing off the crossbar from 16 yards out.