In a wild weekend of own goals, bone-headed calls and a new Mario Balotelli hairstyle to match his two yellow cards, City stayed unbeaten (barely) to stay ahead of the chasing pack, writes David Hirshey.
Old-school managers like Brian Clough and Sir Bobby Robson always said, "Never take any notice of the table until November." It's good advice that we should heed as we review the first five matches in the EPL, writes Ian Darke.
Was it just me, or did you too think that maybe the U.S. Open started a couple of weeks early when you saw the EPL scores this weekend? 6-0, 6-0, 6-0. Were those really the results of the Arsenal, Chelsea and Newcastle games?