Premier League - Watch the weekend's action

Eurosport - Mon, 16 Aug 02:30:00 2010

Watch the highlights from a thrilling opening weekend of the 2010/11 Premier League season.

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Click on the respective link under the picture to watch video highlights of every match (UK only).

A late mistake by Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina allowed Arsenal to salvage a 1-1 draw at Anfield on Sunday after both sides ended their opening Premier League match of the season with 10 men.

England midfielder Joe Cole was sent off on his league debut for Liverpool for a clumsy challenge on Arsenal debutant Laurent Koscielny who was himself dismissed just before the end for a second yellow card.

On Saturday, Blackpool enjoyed a dream return to English football's top flight when they thrashed Wigan Athletic 4-0 to illuminate the opening day of the season.

Champions Chelsea hammered West Bromwich Albion 6-0 inspired by Didier Drogba's hat-trick but the day belonged to seaside club Blackpool who have been in the wilderness since 1971.

Tottenham Hotspur and free-spending Manchester City, two sides intent on challenging for the title, played out a 0-0 draw at White Hart Lane in which City were indebted to a sensational goalkeeping performance by Joe Hart.

Aston Villa responded to the shock resignation of manager Martin O'Neill with a 3-0 win over West Ham United with winger James Milner, poised to join Manchester City, scoring the third goal in what could be his last game for the club.

Blackburn Rovers beat Everton 1-0 and Wolverhampton Wanderers defeated visiting Stoke City 2-1. Birmingham City grabbed a later equaliser to draw 2-2 at 10-man Sunderland and Fulham and Bolton Wanderers finished goalless.

Come back during the week for exclusive Premier League video featuring top goals, top saves, top tricks, team of the week, hot or not, the scouting report, the tactical report and the selection debate (UK only).


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