Saturday, 18 August, 2018

Proud Pogba happy to repay trust as Man Utd captain

Manchester United start 2018/19 Premier League season with 2-1 over Leicester City: Highlights Silva: I knew Richarlison could play well for Everton
Cassandra Castillo | 12 August, 2018, 10:09

Indeed, since the transfer window was introduced in its current guise in 2002, the biggest-spending club has tended not to win the title.

Still, Richarlison scored his second goal in the 67th, using Conor Coady as a screen as he curled a low shot from the left side of the area around the Wolves defender and into the far bottom corner of the net.

"We knew we were not going to be fit, 100 per cent, but the most important was to start well the Premier League".

According to The Times, Premier League new boys Wolverhampton Wanderers have set themselves the incredibly ambitious goal of winning the Premier League within seven years.

Here are five things that I believe we have learned from Everton's opening game of the season.

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Jagielka saw red after 40 minutes. The Foxes grabbed one goal back through Jamie Vardy's strike during the injury-time but it was too late for Claude Puel's troops to stage a comeback.

10 man Everton (why is it 10 man and not 10 men?) take the lead at Wolves.

In an ironic twist of fate, United kick off the new season with an away trip to the King Power Stadium, where they will face off against Maguire - but he has forgotten the saga already.

If these players can keep their performances up all season as well as Wolves' other Championship stars such as Jota and Costa having more of a say, Wolves may be looking up the table rather than down this season.

The figures released showed that top-flight clubs spent an estimated £1.23 billion before Thursday's pre-season deadline - down £200 million from last summer's window. Craig Pawson deemed Phil Jagielka's challenge on Diogo Jota being worthy of a straight red card, presenting Wolves with a risky free-kick. And then, in a game which delivered so much, they were headbutted by reality, in the shape of dogged Everton.

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