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Premier League
2013-14
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Day Saturday/Sunday/Monday/Wednesday
Date 17/18/19/21 August 2013
Total matches 11
Total goals 28
Current League 2013-14
Prev match day Next match day
N/A Match day 2

Liverpool secured their first opening-day victory at Anfield since 2001 as goalkeeper Simon Mignolet marked his debut with a dramatic late penalty save to deny Stoke a point.

Christian Benteke scored twice and Antonio Luna added a third as Aston Villa came from behind to stun Arsenal at Emirates Stadium on the opening day.

Norwich's record signing Ricky van Wolfswinkel's superb header rescued a point in a thrilling opening-day encounter with Everton.

Pajtim Kasami scored his first Fulham goal as they beat a dominant Sunderland on the opening day of the season.

Rickie Lambert followed up a goal on his England debut in midweek by scoring a last-minute winner from the penalty spot for Southampton.

Joe Cole and Kevin Nolan scored in each half as West Ham United enjoyed a comfortable win over Premier League new boys Cardiff City at Upton Park.

David Moyes made a winning Premier League start as Manchester United manager with the champions cruising to a comfortable opening day victory at Swansea City.

Tottenham's record signing Roberto Soldado scored on his debut as Crystal Palace were defeated in their first top-flight match since 2005.

Oscar and Frank Lampard scored first-half goals as Chelsea marked the start of Jose Mourinho's second spell as Blues manager with victory over Hull.

New Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini enjoyed a dream Premier League start as his side swept past 10-man Newcastle with a superb display.

Branislav Ivanovic powered in a second-half header as Chelsea won a feisty game against Aston Villa.

Match Details

Saturday 17 August 2013

17 August 2013
12:45
Liverpool Liverpool FC 1 – 0 Stoke City FC Stoke Anfield, Liverpool
Attendance: 44,822
Referee: Martin Atkinson
Sturridge Soccerball 37' Report

17 August 2013
15:00
Arsenal Arsenal FC 1–3 Aston Villa FC Aston Villa Emirates Stadium, London
Attendance: 60,003
Referee: Anthony Taylor
Giroud Soccerball 6' Report Benteke Soccerball 23'62'(Pen)'
Luna Soccerball 85'

17 August 2013
15:00
Norwich City Norwich City FC 2 – 2 Everton FC Everton Carrow Road, Norwich
Attendance: 26,824
Referee: Michael Oliver
Whittaker Soccerball 51'
van Wolfswinkel Soccerball 71'
Report Barkley Soccerball 61'
Coleman Soccerball 65'

17 August 2013
15:00
Sunderland Sunderland AFC 0 – 1 Fulham FC Fulham Stadium of Light, Sunderland
Attendance: 43,905
Referee: Neil Swarbrick
Report Kasami Soccerball 52'

17 August 2013
15:00
West Brom West Bromwich Albion FC 0 – 1 Southampton FC Southampton The Hawthorns, West Bromwich
Attendance: 25,927
Referee: Kevin Friend
Report Lambert Soccerball 90'(pen)'

17 August 2013
15:00
West Ham Utd West Ham United FC 2 – 0 Cardiff City FC Cardiff City Upton Park, London
Attendance: 34,977
Referee: Howard Webb
Cole Soccerball 13'
Nolan Soccerball 76'
Report

17 August 2013
17:30
Swansea City Swansea City AFC 1 – 4 Manchester United FC Manchester Utd The Liberty Stadium, Swansea
Attendance: 20,733
Referee: Phil Dowd
Bony Soccerball 82' Report Van Persie Soccerball 34'72'
Welbeck Soccerball 36'90'

Sunday 18 August 2013

18 August 2013
13:30
Crystal Palace Crystal Palace FC 0 – 1 Tottenham Hotspur Tottenham Hotspur Selhurst Park, London
Attendance: 23,285
Referee: Mark Clattenburg
Report Soldado Soccerball 50'(pen)'

18 August 2013
16:00
Chelsea Chelsea FC 2 – 0 Hull City AFC Hull City Stamford Bridge, London
Attendance: 41,374
Referee: Jonathan Moss
Oscar Soccerball 13'
Lampard Soccerball 25'
Report

Monday 19 August 2013

19 August 2013
20:00
Manchester City Manchester City FC 4 – 0 Newcastle United FC Newcastle Utd Etihad Stadium, Manchester
Attendance: 46,842
Referee: Andre Marriner
Silva Soccerball 6'
Aguero Soccerball 22'
Toure Soccerball 50'
Nasri Soccerball 75'
Report Taylor Red card

Wednesday 21 August 2013

21 August 2013
19:45
Chelsea Chelsea FC 2 – 1 Aston Villa FC Aston Villa Stamford Bridge, London
Attendance: 41,527
Referee: Kevin Friend
Luna Soccerball 7'(og)'
Ivanovic Soccerball 73'
Report Benteke Soccerball 45'

League table after Match day 1

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Notes
1 Chelsea 2 2 0 0 4 1+3 6
2014–15 UEFA Champions League Group stage
2 Manchester City 1 1 0 0 4 0+4 3
3 Manchester United 1 1 0 0 4 1+3 3
4 West Ham United 1 1 0 0 2 0+2 3
2014–15 UEFA Champions League Play-off round
5 Aston Villa 1 1 0 0 3 0+3 3
2014–15 UEFA Europa League play-off round
6 Tottenham Hotspur 1 1 0 0 1 0+1 3
7 Southampton 1 1 0 0 1 0+1 3
8 Liverpool 1 1 0 0 1 0+1 3
9 Fulham 1 1 0 0 1 0+1 3
10 Everton 1 0 1 0 2 20 1
11 Norwich City 1 0 1 0 2 20 1
12 Sunderland 1 0 0 1 0 1−1 0
13 Crystal Palace 1 0 0 1 0 1−1 0
14 West Bromwich Albion 1 0 0 1 0 1−1 0
15 Stoke City 1 0 0 1 0 1−1 0
16 Arsenal 1 0 0 1 1 3−2 0
17 Cardiff City 1 0 0 1 0 2−2 0
18 Hull City 1 0 0 1 0 2−2 0 Relegation to 2014–15 Football League Championship
19 Swansea City 1 0 0 1 1 3−2 0
20 Newcastle United 1 0 0 1 0 4−4 0

Updated to games played on 21 August 2013
Source: Barclays Premier League
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd number of goals scored.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated.


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