The statistics were damning as Manchester United were hit for six by Tottenham on a happy homecoming to Old Trafford for Jose Mourinho.
Raheem Sterling’s goal was cancelled out by Rodrigo’s equaliser after Leeds Utd earned a draw against Manchester City at Elland Road
Jamie Vardy hit a hat trick to expose Manchester City’s defensive frailties once again as Leicester City thrashed five goals past them at the Etihad.
Bruno Fernandes’ 100th minute penalty sealed a dramatic victory for Manchester United at Brighton who hit the woodwork five times.
A gloomy Pep Guardiola described it an ‘incredible victory’ as Manchester City made it an opening day win for 10 successive seasons, a Premier League record.