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  1. Nine-man Chelsea beaten 3-2 by Burnley
  2. Cahill & Fabregas sent off, Morata scores on debut
  3. Huddersfield win 3-0 at Palace on PL debut
  4. Rooney gives Everton 1-0 victory v Stoke
  5. West Brom beat Bournemouth 1-0
  6. Watford drew 3-3 with Liverpool earlier
  7. Brighton v Man City (17:30) ends the day's action

Live Reporting

By Patrick Jennings and Gary Rose

All times stated are UK

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OK, that's all from us this afternoon.

Burnley beat the champions at home, Huddersfield tonked Palace on their top flight return, and then there was Wayne Rooney's sparkling goal back at Goodison.

If you're just joining in, go ahead and catch up on it all below.


Head over here for Brighton v Manchester City.

And over here for Middlesbrough v Sheffield United.

Until the next time!

'It's Wayne's day'

Everton 1-0 Stoke

Stoke City

Stoke boss Mark Hughes: "The story is all about Wayne Rooney because he has won the game for Everton. The one man you don't want in those situations is Wayne.

"I'm disappointed with the result but not the performance."

On Jordan Pickford's late save to deny Xherdan Shaqiri an equaliser: "It was fantastic. Obviously Everton have invested a lot of money in their side. There didn't seem a great deal of difference between the two sides."

'We need to improve a lot'

Everton 1-0 Stoke


Everton boss Ronald Koeman: "The points are really welcome because you don't know what to expect on the first day. It wasn't the performance we like. The team looked nervous on the ball - that's the reason I changed the system at half-time. We need to improve a lot."

On Wayne Rooney scoring the winner: "Wayne showed he is still one of the best in his position. He was very comfortable on the ball, made good decisions and scored a great goal."

'A special moment'

Everton 1-0 Stoke


Everton's Wayne Rooney, speaking to Match of the Day: "I'm delighted. It was a tough game but the most important thing is that you get off to a winning start.

"On a personal note I'm absolutely delighted to score the winning goal at Goodison Park - it was a special moment for me. There was a lot of relief and a lot of emotion came out in the celebration.

"It was an important goal just before half-time. I've felt at home since I first stepped in the training ground. I've been looking forward to this moment for a long time."

Wayne Rooney
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'We lacked that final product'

West Brom 1-0 Bournemouth


Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic: "It was a difficult game for us and we got what we expected. We had enough possession and passes but we lacked that final product, and that is something we need to work on.

"To be beaten on the back post is difficult. It just was not our day. Generally we cope with set pieces well, but it was not meant to be."

'We are a big threat'

West Brom 1-0 Bournemouth

West Bromwich Albion

West Brom forward Jay Rodriguez said: "It is a great feeling to win. The lads worked extremely hard. Bournemouth are a good side.

"It is a fresh start and I love football, and to be given the opportunity to play is brilliant. I was dying to score. The main thing is to get the three points for the team.

"We are very well drilled and you can see that we work on our set pieces. We are a big threat and I think that showed today.

"We are a tight-knit squad and the lads made me feel welcome as soon as I came in. We want to win games and push up the table."

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'We'd made it difficult for ourselves'

Chelsea 2-3 Burnley


Andreas Christensen, Chelsea defender, at Stamford Bridge: "Everyone knows what's happened today. We are proud of our second half, we fought well, but we'd made it difficult for ourselves. Now we have to look forward.

"It felt like, once we scored our first, the belief grew in the stadium and the noise, everything, went to a higher level. In the end we could have got something from the game.

"We have to work in our next game at Tottenham how we played in the second half today."

'A fantastic three points'

Chelsea 2-3 Burnley


More from Burnley manager Sean Dyche: "We scored some very good goals but in the second half we felt stuck. Did we expect this situation? No, if we're honest. And Chelsea have top class players who got themselves back into it.

"It was a fantastic three points and the referee, I just want to say, was fantastic today.

"Our mentality I was really pleased with, to see the game through. We had to get on, get the job done and I'm please we've done that. We are not naive - we know this is only the start of the season."

'They deserved the win'

Crystal Palace 0-3 Huddersfield

Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer: "If you analyse the game, it is quite simple. We started well but after 10 minutes the game changed. Tactically, we did not do what we spoke about and paid an expensive price. We were close to making it 2-1 and if we did, I had a feeling we would get a point.

"We were not pressing up top and they were allowed to get crosses too. We did not make the right choices and got punished.

"You cannot go suddenly from one to 10, you have to do it step-by-step. We showed some good football but a game does not last 75 minutes, you have to concenterate for 95 minutes.

"Huddersfield did a fantastic job and the compliments to them. They played how they always do, but if you lose 3-0, they deserve it."

'We're written off at the start of every season'

Chelsea 2-3 Burnley


A delighted Burnley boss Sean Dyche: "Today big decisions changed the outcome, quite obviously. The first half pleased me because although Chelsea went to 10 men it was not easy. We kept going, kept probing and it's 3-0 at the interval. And it was weird at half-time because you have to decide how you're going to approach it from there.

"Winning away from home on the first days quietens down some stories - we're written off at the start of every season. It kills a few things off early doors.

"Chelsea have players of such calibre and to see the game through is so pleasing."

'I am ready to fight with these players'

Chelsea 2-3 Burnley


More from Chelsea manager Antonio Conte: "We must focus on working very hard with these players. As for the transfer market, the club is trying to do the best. I am not worried, I am ready to fight with these players. I repeat: it is important for us to concentrate on our work, to be focused every day in training and to try to work in our best way. No excuses.

"Morata is very important and it's important that he now adapts himself to our philosophy - today he played a good game with the right intensity. Now he has to continue to work with all the rest of our players.

"I prefer not to answer questions about Diego Costa - for me it's in the past."

Chelsea 2-3 Burnley

How many times can you lose your head?

'We lost our heads'

Chelsea 2-3 Burnley


Chelsea manager Antonio Conte: "The sending off of Cahill was a key moment, because to play the rest of the game with 10 and then nine men is not easy. In recent games we have finished with nine or 10 men. I have to try to adapt a new system and to anticipate playing with nine or 10 men in the next game. I don't want to comment on the referee, absolutely not.

"We tried until the end to reach a good result against Burnley - it was a pity because our fight in the second half was very good. But our first half we kept losing our heads - after the red card we lost our heads, conceded two goals and then it’s very difficult to change the final result."

Brighton 0-0 Man City

So David Silva's got a new look?

David Silva

Goalless between Brighton and Manchester City. You can follow it all live over here.

Crystal Palace 0-3 Huddersfield

Love this from Wagner too.

Q: Will the players be able to keep their feet on the ground?

A: "Their feet are so heavy, they are not able to jump."

Crystal Palace 0-3 Huddersfield

Huddersfield Town

Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner: "We came into the game quite well. Tom Ince missed a chance but we were clinical and had the right fight, attitude an togetherness. The result does not show how the game was because Palace had their chances too.

"Steve Mounie missed a big chance, we spoke about this rather than the two goals. He played well, coming into the Premier League with two goals, there is no better day for him."

David Wagner
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'Vital to sign more players'

West Brom 1-0 Bournemouth

West Bromwich Albion

More from West Brom boss Tony Pulis: "They work hard, but we need to get some players in and quickly. I think the supporters and everybody around the football club wants to see that. They have to be players that will improve us and we have to work hard over the next 2 weeks.

"The squad is just not strong enough. We have 17 senior professionals and we are at the top age as well, so it just needs restructuring and everybody is aware of it.

The next few weeks are really vital."

'How we never scored more, I just don't know'

West Brom 1-0 Bournemouth

West Bromwich Albion

West Brom manager Tony Pulis said: "We want everyone to chip in and the quality we got from set plays today was absolutely fantastic.

"How we never scored more than one I just don't know. We had the most shots on goal and the most corners. We had really good opportunities and chances, we are not a possession team.

"Jay Rodriguez has been fantastic during pre-season. He has brought a lot of energy to the football club. He looks as though he is going to score every time he gets the ball. Ahmed Hegazi looks like a really, really good buy. And you have got to give credit to Matt Phillips and Chris Brunt; the quality coming into the box was fantastic."

West Brom 1-0 Bournemouth

Tony Pulis' face made for very different reading. A home win, a brilliant showing from Jay Rodriguez and a debut winner from Ahmed Hegazi.

And what's that? Maybe a few more signings still to come?..

'I thought we were ready'

West Brom 1-0 Bournemouth


Eddie Howe speaking in the West Brom tunnel: "I am disappointed. It is unlike us to have so much possession and to not create chances- that is the most disappointing thing. The build-up to the goal was very disappointing. We gave away a needless free-kick, and against West Brom that is a dangerous thing.

"We have had enough football in pre-season to be ready. I thought we were ready. The pitch was slow, and that is not an excuse.

"I expected us to have the possession that we did but I thought we would have been more creative with it. There is obviously stuff for us to work on."

Eddie Howe
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West Brom 1-0 Bournemouth

Eddie Howe's face was telling all kinds stories. Bournemouth were deservedly beaten.

He said he "thought they were ready".

An unusual nickname

Crystal Palace 0-3 Huddersfield

Huddersfield Town

Huddersfield defender Mathias Jorgensen has been speaking post match and explains why he wears the name 'Zanka' on the back of his shirt.

He said: "It has been a nickname since I was 10 and it stuck. It comes from the character in the film Cool Runnings. I wanted it on my shirt."

'During 90 minutes, there are no friends'

Everton 1-0 Stoke

Stoke City

Stoke City midfielder Darren Fletcher: "We were undone by a moment of brilliance. It was undeserved coming in at half-time.

"I'm friends with Wayne [Rooney] but when we're on the pitch that goes out of the window. During 90 minutes there are no friends. But after the game I congratulated him on his goal and I hope he has a great season."

Brighton v Manchester City (17:30 BST)

Still one game to come today of course...

Brighton's Premier League debut at home to the free-spending Manchester City gets going in about 10 minutes.

You can follow that over here.

'That's a huge result'

Chelsea 2-3 Burnley


Sam Vokes, scorer of a double for Burnley, in the Stamford Bridge tunnel: "We were sloppy at times but we ground the result out and we're delighted as a result.

"That's a huge result - a lot was made of our away form last season. So that result is huge, a massive win for us at the start of the season.

"It was always going to be tough here but we got our heads down and put in a performance."

Sam Vokes celebrates
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'This is football'

Southampton 0-0 Swansea


Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino: "We did everything to win the game but we couldn't. We controlled the ball, created chances but this is football - you have to get goals and we couldn't do so.

"As a manager, we can work on how to create chances but sometimes it is really difficult to score - we had 29 shots.

"Swansea is a good team, they were ready to attack us but we were well balanced and that was the key to controlling the game in the second half. For us it is best to keep going, keep training and we have another game on Saturday

"I think we have quality and spirit in the team."

Southampton 0-0 Swansea

Southampton had 29 shots but only two on target.

Wonder what the new boss makes of that?..

'Chelsea did not look like champions'

Chelsea 2-3 Burnley

Martin Keown

Former Arsenal defender on Football Focus

Burnley players

You could not take your eyes off Burnley's win - they struggled away from home last season but have a win this season at the first time of asking.

Chelsea did not look like champions at all, they were arguing among each other, and there are some very real problems there.

'We suffered at times'

Southampton 0-0 Swansea

Swansea City

Swansea boss Paul Clement said: "It was a hard afternoon, they had a massive amount of chances, set play after set play and we suffered at times.

"I'm happy we ended up with a point and it could have been a lot worse. The last-gasp defending was good but we didn't use the ball well enough further up the pitch.

"We are pleased we have got out of here with a draw. Every game we play we have to try to get points on the board and look to play better. I'm sure they will be disappointed and think 'how have we not won'."

Paul Clement

Southampton 0-0 Swansea

I think Swansea manager Paul Clement will be pretty happy to take a draw from a dire match at Southampton. The home side had the better chances - Saints really were wasteful - and the Swans struggled to create.

Chelsea 2-3 Burnley

A positive for Chelsea today, perhaps the only positive, was Alvaro Morata's debut. He got a goal and an assist but it's at the other end of the pitch that will be of concern. They fell apart without Gary Cahill in defence.

'At 3-0 up we should have made it safer'

Chelsea 2-3 Burnley


Burnley midfielder Jack Cork, formerly of Chelsea: "They made it hard for us in the second half but a win’s a win and we’ve got three points on the board.

"Stephen Ward has a wand of a left foot - it was a great strike, a great goal!

"At 3-0 up we should have made it safer, but we got there in the end. It's always good to have a good start in the Premier League - it means a lot to us and to all the fans that came here and those at home."

West Brom 1-0 Bournemouth

I think I described Ahmed Hegazi as the Egyptian John Terry earlier. Better comparison is David Luiz actually. Looks like a bit of a player - and his headed, match-winning goal, wasn't too shabby either. Towering.

'I will take a picture of the table'

Crystal Palace 0-3 Huddersfield

Huddersfield Town

Huddersfield striker Steve Mounie: "It is amazing, a start like this and for me to score two goals on my Premier League debut. We won our first game and it is amazing for the fans, coach and all the people in Huddersfield.

"We worked all day during pre-season, we worked hard and the coach gave a us a lot of advice. The consequences of our work has shown and we hope we do well in the next game.

On being top of the Premier League: "It is crazy, I will take a picture of the table."

Terriers on top


So who thought the top of the Premier League would look like this by 5pm today?

'We worked hard for the goal'

West Brom 1-0 Bournemouth

West Bromwich Albion

West Bromwich match-winner Ahmed Hegazi: "It is a fantastic feeling. It is a very important thing that the team is winning.

"We worked hard for the goal. We played compact. I hope we continue like this in the rest of the season. I know before, we had fantastic defenders in our team. We tried to do more.

I will try to do the maximum for me and the team and I hope to continue here in the Premier League, for sure."

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'A huge deal'

Everton 1-0 Stoke

Everton match-winner Wayne Rooney: "On a personal level scoring the winning goal at Goodison Park is a special moment. It doesn't get much better.

"To play for this club is a huge deal for me. The early games in the season are always tough because you are always finding your rhythm in games.

"We've got some tough games coming up so it's important we got off to a good start."

Everton 1-0 Stoke

What a day for Wayne Rooney and Everton too.

His first goal for the Toffees since 2004, three points, and a celebration like this:

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'Burnley are the deserved winners'

Chelsea 2-3 Burnley

Pat Nevin

Ex-Chelsea winger at Stamford Bridge for 5 live Sport

Over the entirety of the game Burnley are the deserved winners.

Until Morata came on the Clarets were the better side by a distance. When it came to it, it was the sending off of Cahill that made a real difference.

Chelsea were simply insipid until they fell 3-0 down. Then Conte made some changes and it completely changed the game - you have to ask why the changes didn't happen earlier.

Good luck to the nation's football reporters, trying to distill that into 800 words!