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Gameweek 2, August 18-20

Saturday

Cardiff City 0 Newcastle United 0

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Both sides were in their home kits, as they had been the previous week, though both goalkeepers changed from the opening game.

Everton 2 Southampton 1

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Everton launched their 2018-19 home kit at home to the Saints at the end of 2017-18, when Jordan Pickford wore green, but here he was in yellow while Alex McCarthy switched to green from blue.

Leicester City 2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 0

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A needless change from Wolves, underlined by the fact that Kasper Schmeichel wore orange.

Their away kit is the same style as the old-gold home, but with the faint squares pattern common to most teams who use the Condivo design.

Tottenham Hotspur 3 Fulham 1

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A first outing for Spurs’ home, which features graded navy lines flowing into the shorts, similar to the Manchester United design.

Fuham rolled out their attractive 2016-17 away kit as their navy away was deemed to clash, though the shorts and socks had white adidas stripes where the shirt had black.

West Ham United 1 Bournemouth 2

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West Ham’s home doesn’t have the traditional blue sleeves but it is still quite an attractive kit.

To the completist in us, Bournemouth’s away would be better with black and red trim rather than navy and pink, but it is in itself quite pleasing to the eye.

Chelsea 3 Arsenal 2

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The red and white flashes on the Chelsea shirt bring back memories of their Le Coq Sportif outfits in the 1980s.

Arsenal became the first team to wear change socks with their home shirts while Petr Cech’s maroon-trimmed black shirt looks to be a bespoke colourway unique to the Gunners.

Sunday

Burnley 1 Watford 3

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Despite being keen to wear their away kits as much as possible over the last few years, Watford turned in out in their home strip.

Burnley’s home is quite nice, featuring a subtle chevron from the club crest, mixed with the hexagonal pattern of the away shirt.

Manchester City 6 Huddersfield Town 1

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Having begun watching football in 1990, navy socks for Manchester City always seem right to us. They have the same buttoned neck style as France’s new kit.

Huddersfield claim not have away and third kits but rather two alternatives and they wore the yellow and navy one here while goalkeeper Ben Hamer had a previously unseen pink version of Umbro’s new goalkeeper kit.

Brighton & Hove Albion 3 Manchester United 2

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Brighton goalkeeper Matthew Ryan got to wear Nike’s new template, having had to wear an older kit the previous week.

Monday

Crystal Palace 0 Liverpool 2

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Liverpool’s grey third kit is reminiscent of the 1989-91 strip, though it falls short of surpassing it.