Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 2: Open Thread

For viewers in the United States, here’s the TV/Internet schedule:

Saturday, August 23:

Chelsea vs Leicester, 10am, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra
Crystal Palace vs West Ham, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra and movie theaters
Southampton vs West Brom, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra
Swansea vs Burnley, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra
Everton vs Arsenal, 12:30pm, NBC and mun2 and NBC Sports Live Extra

Starting lineups:

Chelsea: Courtois, Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta, Matic, Fabregas, Schurrle, Oscar, Hazard, D Costa

Leicester: Schmeichel, De Laet, Morgan, Moore, Konchesky, Mahrez, King, Hammond, Schlupp, Ulloa, Nugent


Crystal Palace: Speroni, Kelly, Hangeland, Delaney, Ward, Bannan, Jedinak, Ledley, Bolasie, Chamakh, Campbell

West Ham: Adrian, O’Brien, Tomkins, Reid, Cresswell, Noble, Kouyate, Downing, Zarate, Vaz Te, Cole


Southampton: Forster, Clyne, Fonte, Yoshida, Bertrand, Wanyama, Schn’lin, W-Prowse, S Davis, Tadic, Pelle

WBA: Foster, Wisdom, Dawson, Olsson, Pocognoli, Mulumbu, Gardner, Berahino, Dorrans, Brunt, Anichebe


Swansea: Fabianski, Rangel, Amat, Williams, Taylor, Ki, Shelvey, Dyer, Sigurdsson, Routledge, Bony

Burnley: Heaton, Arfield, Mee, Jones, Shackell, Marney, Trippier, Ings, Taylor, Jutkiewicz, Duff


Before, during or after today’s matches, join the conversation in the comments section below with fellow soccer fans from around the world.

7 thoughts on “Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 2: Open Thread”

  1. Impressed with the physicality of Leicester. Hard to tell if it’s Chelsea’s subpar play or Leicester really tightening up.

  2. Another strong second half performance by Burnley so far. Swansea needs another goal to put this game to bed.

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