EPL: Manchester United Off to Winning Start vs Tottenham Hotspur
Manchester United beat Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 to win their opening game of the season.
Manchester United beat Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 to win their opening game of the season.(All AFP Photos)
Kyle Walker's own goal gave Manchester United a 1-0 lead in the 22nd minute.
Tottenham kept the pressure on United's defence as they searched for an opening.
There was a hard fight to possess the ball.
United's goalkeeper Sergio Romero was tested by the Spurs, but he stood his ground as the home team held on to the lead.
Leicester stunned Sunderland 4-2, while Norwich City, promoted via the play-offs in May, lost 3-1 at home to Crystal Palace. Meanwhile the first top-flight game in Bournemouth's 116-year history ended in a 1-0 home defeat against Aston Villa, who prevailed courtesy of a 72nd-minute header from their new striker Rudy Gestede.
Chelsea took the lead twice in their opening game.
However, the visitors rallied to cancel out both goals and hold on for a a 2-2 draw.