Here are 20 fascinating stats from the opening day of the 2016-17 Premier League season:
Hull City 2-1 Leicester City
1 – Hull City’s Adama Diomandé scored the opening goal of the 2016-17 Premier League season.
1 – Leicester City became the first defending champions to lose their season opener to kick off the 25th Premier League season (19 champions have won, 4 drawn).
Burnley 0-1 Swansea City
21 – Burnley striker Sam Vokes was involved in 21 aerial duels in this fixture.
100% – Swansea City have now won all three Premier League matches versus Burnley, all by a 1-0 scoreline.
Crystal Palace 0-1 West Brom
13 – Crystal Palace have now lost 13 Premier League games in 2016 – only Aston Villa (14) have lost more.
11 – West Brom’s last 11 Premier League wins have all been by a single goal.
Everton 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur
3 – Ross Barkley has now scored in each of Everton’s last three season opening games.
7 – Érik Lamela has been involved in seven goals in his last seven Premier League appearances (3 goals, 4 assists).
Middlesbrough 1-1 Stoke City
1 – Álvaro Negredo has now scored with his first shot for both Manchester City and Middlesbrough in the Premier League.
7 – Stoke have failed to win any of their last seven Premier League season openers (D3, L4).
Southampton 1-1 Watford
6 – Dušan Tadić created six chances in this match – twice as many as any other player in this match and more than any other play in matchday 1.
0 – Watford have never won their opening game of a Premier League season (D2, L2).
Manchester City 2-1 Sunderland
18 – Sergio Agüero has scored 18 goals in 19 Premier League games in the year 2016.
13 – Sunderland have never won at Manchester City in the Premier League (D2, L11).
Bournemouth 1-3 Manchester United
11 – Bournemouth have now failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 11 Premier League matches.
1 – Zlatan Ibrahimović has now scored on his Premier League, Champions League, Serie A, La Liga and Ligue 1 debuts.
Arsenal 3-4 Liverpool
3 – This was the first time since October 1997 that three Englishmen scored in the same Premier League game for Arsenal (5-0 vs Barnsley; Ray Parlour, David Platt and Ian Wright).
71% – Five of the seven goals in this game were scored by former-Southampton players (Theo Walcott, Adam Lallana, Sadio Mané, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Chambers).
Chelsea 2-1 West Ham United
31 – Antonio Conte has lost only one of his last 31 league matches at club level (W28, D2 including Juventus).
11 – West Ham are winless in their last 11 trips to Stamford Bridge in the Premier League (D3, L8).