Excluding the 2019-20 kits that may be worn at the very end of the season, this weekend saw the final instance of a kit appearing for the first time in the current Premier League campaign. It wasn’t worth the wait.
Saturday, January 19
Wolverhampton Wanderers 4 Leicester City 3
Bournemouth 2 West Ham United 0
Liverpool 4 Crystal Palace 3
Manchester United 2 Brighton & Hove A. 1
Newcastle United 3 Cardiff City 0
Southampton 2 Everton 1
Watford 0 Burnley 0
Twelve of the 23 people on the pitch had light blue sleeves, but it doesn’t seem to have been an issue.
Arsenal 2 Chelsea 0
Just a second outing for Chelsea’s blue alternative home socks.
Sunday, January 20
Huddersfield Town 0 Manchester City 3
Fulham 1 Tottenham Hotspur 2
Tottenham had used their change kit in the cups, but this was the first time it appeared in the league.
The mix of blues might have seemed like a good idea, but we’re not fans, with the shorts looking as if they were washed at too high a temperature.