Premier League 2020-21: Action in pictures as new season begins with an eventful week

Premier League 2020-21 kickstarted on September 12 as teams look for a fresh season with new objectives on the board. Newly-promoted side Fulham faced Arsenal in the season opener as players took a knee to support the Black Lives Matter movement. As plenty of twists and turns await the fans in the new season of Premier League, let us look at the best photographs from the season so far. 

Players take a knee before commencing Premier League 2020-21

Premier League 2020-21 kickstarted on September 12 as teams look for a fresh season with new objectives on the board. Newly-promoted side Fulham faced Arsenal in the season opener as players took a knee to support the Black Lives Matter movement. As plenty of twists and turns await the fans in the new season of Premier League, let us look at the best photographs from the season so far. 

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Arsenal start campaign with 3-0 win over Fulham

Arsenal started the 2020-21 Premier League campaign with a thumping 3-0 win over Fulham as Mikel Arteta-managed side embarked on a first full season under the Spaniard. Star striker Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang was on the scoresheet for the Gunners.

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Crystal Palace bag first win of the season

Crystal Palace overcame a stern Southampton side to win their first match of Premier League 2020-21 by 1-0. Wilfried Zaha was on the scoresheet for the Eagles and Palace will look forward to many more goals from Zaha in the new season.

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Liverpool start with a Mo Salah hat-trick

Liverpool were just victorious against newly-promoted Leeds United, who made life hard for the defending champions. Mo Salah scored a hat-trick to help Liverpool win 4-3 including a last-minute penalty. The Jurgen Klopp-managed side would look towards many more win to successfully defend their Premier League trophy.

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Newcastle United thump West Ham

Newcastle United started with a 2-0 win over West Ham, courtesy goals by new signing Callum Wilson and Hendricks. West Ham looked all over the place as the Magpies used their chances to start the new season with all three points.

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Jamie Vardy's new party begins as Leicester start with a win

Golden boot winner of 2019-20 season, Jamie Vardy commenced the new season with a cracking brace while Castagne score one as Leicester City defeated West Brom 3-0. 

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Everton's warning to other clubs after defeating Tottenham Hotspur

Everton defeated Tottenham Hotspur by 1-0 as the Toffees signalled a warning to all the other clubs with some whopping new signings including the likes of James Rodriguez, Allan and Doucoure. Everton dominated the proceedings to humble Jose Mourinho's Spurs.

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High-flying Wolves at it again

Wolves were comfortable for the majority of the match as they won 2-0 against Sheffield United. Wolves would be looking to fight for the top 6 once again and big things are expected from the team that has done so well since being promoted to Premier League.

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Lampard's new Chelsea off to a flyer

Arguably one of the strongest sides on paper, Chelsea will look to continue their winning run after defeating Brighton and Hove Albion 3-1. While youngster Reece James stole the limelight, the likes of Timo Werner and Kai Havertz made their full debut after switching to the London club. 

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