English Premier League results & scorers (1st matchday)

Friday 13 August 

Brentford 2-0 Arsenal
Scorers: Canos 22, Christian Noergaard 73

Premier League champions Manchester City begin their 2021/22 season under way at Tottenham Hotspur when the new season kicks off on the weekend of August 14.

Saturday 14 August

Manchester United 5-1 Leeds United
Scorers: Fernandes 30, 54, 60, Greenwood 52, Fred 68 / Ayling 48

Burnley 1-2 Brighton & Hove Albion
Scorers: Tarkowski 2 / Maupay 73, Allister 78

Chelsea 3-0 Crystal Palace
Scorers: Alonso 27, Pulisic 40, Chalobah 58

Everton 3-1 Southampton
Scorers: Richarlison 47, Doucoure 76, Calvert-Lewin 81 / Armstrong 22

Leicester City 1-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Scorers: Vardy 41

Watford 3-2 Aston Villa
Scorers:Dennis 10, Sarr 42, Hernandez 67 / McGinn 70, Ings 90pen

Norwich City 0-3 Liverpool
Scorers: Jota 26, Firmino 65, Salah 74

Sunday 15 August 

Newcastle United 2-4 West Ham United
Scorers: Wilson 5, Murphy 40 / Cresswell 18, Benrahma 53, Soucek 63, Antonio 66

Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Manchester City
Scorer: Son 55

.FIFA has confirmed the initial schedule for the 2022 winter World Cup in Qatar.