As the Premier League went on to unleash its second week of unparalleled footballing entertainment, both Liverpool fans and Jurgen Klopp watched in despair, as the Reds got hammered at Burnley.
Premier League is back! With a bang, as well, if you feel like it sounds better. All the cravings you've desired over the summer were met with two days of proper footballing action, and here are five things we noticed.
Huddersfield beat Reading in penalties in a tense and, ultimately, stalemate affair in the annual playoff game at Wembley, that sees the side managed by former Klopp protégé David Wagner get promoted.
The EFL Championship title-winners and runners-up have been decided, but the last spot for promotion to the Premier League is being contended by Huddersfield and Reading after their playoff victories.
Although missing out on the playoffs will leave a sour taste on Leeds' supporters, there are greater positives to take from this season, and it could get better once Radrizzani's takeover is complete.