pete jenson at the nou camp: ronaldo scored a dramatic winner and was then sent off for diving as real madrid beat barcelona 3-1 in the first leg of the spanish super cup.
barcelona and real madrid meet on sunday in the first leg of the spanish super cup. join sportsmail's tom farmery for all the build-up and live coverage.
alan pardew: there are a number of players in dispute with their clubs - alexis sanchez, diego costa, gylfi sigurdsson, danny drinkwater, ross barkley, virgil van dijk and philippe coutinho.
garry monk turned interviewer when asked if match-winner rudy gestede has a future at middlesbrough. 'what do you think?' he returned, to which the reporter nodded.
cameron borthwick-jackson pinpointed leeds’s premier league potential when considering his temporary home this season. ‘i think this is a promotion squad, borthwick-jackson said.
ian herbert at carrow road: lewis grabban scored twice before scoring an own goal as sunderland cruised past norwich on sunday to record their first league win of the season.
ian ladyman at st james' park: life in the premier league was always going to be hard for newcastle united. newly promoted and unable to improve the squad as they'd like.
jamie redknapp: liverpool's abject defending from set-pieces at watford shows why they must splash out £60million on virgil van dijk. there are no leaders in that liverpool defence.
tony pulis plotted his first win of the season against bournemouth with the help of two new assistants — former albion boss gary megson and his four-year-old grandson luca.
immobile's first came from the spot after being brought down by juventus keeper and captain gianluigi buffon, and his second came just short of an hour's play with a heroic header.
as huddersfield’s players departed the pitch at selhurst park the club’s £11.5million record signing dashed across to a group of french football fans who had travelled from montpellier.
swansea city manager paul clement revealed the topic was discussed at a meeting last week as he deals with the fall-out of everton’s protracted interest in gylfi sigurdsson.
the same old problem was there at watford when two goals were conceded from corners, including the equaliser. it sparked another inquest on zonal marking and the need for better defenders.
the pozzo era at vicarage road has been defined thus far by a whirlwind of signings and loan recruits, mostly from overseas, but this summer has seen a shift under new boss marco silva.
antonio conte sported a tracksuit rather than his usual suit when he took to the touchline against burnley. he doesn’t need to change the way he dresses. he needs a change of personnel.
martin keown: romelu lukaku will grab the headlines with his two goals but we must not overlook the importance of nemanja matic to manchester united’s victory over west ham.
don’t rain on my parade, sang barbra streisand in funny girl. no chance of that at chelsea. who is quick enough to rain on a chelsea parade? the club beat their adversaries to it every time.
to the delight of premier league fans up and down the country, the new 2017-18 top-flight campaign got underway on friday. we get the fans' verdict following an entertaining return to action.
sami mokbel: we have seen this movie before. we know how it ends. euphoric success, an implosion of epic proportions ending in a managerial departure. that’s the chelsea script.
wayne rooney was everywhere. outside the stadium, they sold t-shirts to mark the occasion. in the programme, there were 13 separate images of him, not to mention a five-page interview.