Superb acrobatics shock Leicester as Hull turn on the style

All eyes are on the KC Stadium this afternoon as the Premier League new boys Hull City opened the season against Claudio Ranieri’s champions, Leicester.

The Tigers began the season with a mismatched and injury hit side and it seemed that the champions were an easy pick for this one. However, things are not going to plan in the Foxes’ title defence as – after a dull first half – Mike Phelan’s side took the lead into half time in spectacular style.

There is still some debate around who the goalscorer is but Adama Diomande has been awarded the first goal of the new season, over Abel Hernandez.

The goal sparked a flurry of celebration and reaction on social media, one fan summed up the un-predictability of the Premier League:

Whilst a Hull fan started with some rather premature celebrations:

Others pointed out that the finished was comparable to some Japanese martial artists turning their hand to football: