The big Friday Premier League quiz

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Premier League football returned with a bang last weekend.

Title hopefuls Manchester City and Liverpool had varying form on the opening weekend, with Jurgen Klopp's side twice coming from behind in a 2-2 draw with Fulham while Erling Haaland inspired City to a 2-0 win against West Ham.

Highlights of this weekend's action include a fierce London derby that could set the tone for a gripping top-four tussle, with Chelsea tackling Tottenham on Sunday, and the City Ground plays host to top-flight football for the first time since the turn of the century as Nottingham Forest welcome West Ham.

Elsewhere, Manchester United will be looking to bounce back from a surprise defeat at Old Trafford to Brighton and Hove Albion, while Arsenal and Newcastle United are among those looking for back-to-back wins to mark encouraging starts.

Ahead of the latest round of action, you can whet your appetite and test your top-flight knowledge with our Opta-powered quiz. The answers are at the bottom of the page.

1. Leicester have dropped 23 points from winning positions since the start of last season. Who are the two clubs to have dropped more?

2. Haaland got his Manchester City career off to a fine start last weekend with a brace. Who are the only two players to score in both of their opening two appearances for the club in the Premier League?

3. Liverpool have won 10 consecutive games with Crystal Palace. Against which other 2022-23 Premier League team are they enjoying a longer unbeaten run against?

4. Alex Ferguson was the last Manchester United manager to lose their opening away league match, a 2-0 defeat to which current League One club?

5. Harry Kane has scored 41 Premier League goals in London derbies – who is the only player to have netted more?

Harry Kane stat
Harry Kane stat

Answers:

1. Southampton (32) and Newcastle United (24)

2. Robinho and Emmanuel Adebayor

3. Wolves – 11 wins in a row

4. Oxford United

5. Thierry Henry (43)