The spotlight was on Gareth Barry on his 600th Premier League appearance, the expectation on Idrissa Gueye after an exceptional start to his Everton career and the pressure all on Ross Barkley following a very public dressing down before Middlesbrough arrived at Goodison Park. It demonstrated the latter’s refusal to hide, and lack of ego, that the entire heart of Everton’s midfield functioned as Ronald Koeman demanded.
Pep Guardiola has admitted he is surprised at how quickly Manchester City have gelled under his stewardship.
Gary Lineker was impressed with the Manchester United striker’s performance against Watford.
Sunderland lost again, leaving them second bottom of the Premier League.
Swansea City lost 1-0 to Southampton at St Mary's on the weekend.
Jamie Redknapp says Arsenal need to quickly tie down Alexis Sanchez to an extended contract.
The forward has become the club's second player to score in all of their first five league games since Jimmy McGorry.
Former Arsenal prospect scored a sensational goal for Werder Bremen.
The Gunners have picked up ten points from their first five games this season.
Fans of Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers could afford a smile at Celtic's expense on Sunday.
Swansea City announced the signing of Fernando Llorente last week, while a £15 million-deal for Borja Baston looks set to be confirmed later today.
West Ham United are still pursuing AC Milan striker Carlos Bacca.
Looking on as an unused substitute Paul Pogba had lost patience on New Year’s Eve in 2011.