And there you have it, Chelsea made sure that last season’s top four all got off to a winning start – Jose Mourinho’s side were arguably the most convincing.

Burnley may well surprise a few people this season

Sean Dyche’s men clearly hadn’t read the script, as they started the game against Chelsea with a real electricity and desire. The Clarets exciting start was rewarded with a goal, when Arfield fired past Chelsea’s new No.1 Thibaut Courtois.

Chelsea finally have a striker

Many believed that if Chelsea had, had better options at their disposal than Fernando Torres, Samuel Eto’o and Demba Ba last season, they’d probably have won the Premier League.

Jose Mourinho moved to rectify that this summer by signing Diego Costa from Atletico Madrid and it is already proving a masterstroke.

The Blues have found their new ‘keeper for the next decade

The pre-match talk surrounded Jose’s decision to make Thibaut Courtois – who was returning from three seasons on loan with Atletico Madrid – his No.1.

You’ve got to be pretty special to oust Petr Cech from between the sticks but it appears that the Belgium international is the new ‘Special One’.

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