After an exciting Saturday evening with many interesting results, the Premier League continued with the return of Sunday football. The day also witnessed one of the must-watch clashes of the first matchday as Chelsea travelled to Manchester United’s Old Trafford.

The Reds entered this new season with the hope of improving their results from last season. A busy summer with them participating in the International Champions Cup and new homegrown signings such as Harry Maguire and Aaron Wan-Bissaka. Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s side would want to start off their campaign with a positive start and their match against Chelsea was a great chance.

On the other side, the London-based club were facing a transfer embargo but still managed to introduce some new faces. Club legend Frank Lampard returned to Stamford Bridge to fill in their managerial spot after a decent season with Derby County. The signing of Christian Pulisic was made in January and a permanent move for Mateo Kovačić went through and bolstered the squad for their expectation of qualifying for the Champions League.

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