Tottenham Hotspur ended a week in which they apologised to supporters for further delay in their move back to White Hart Lane by continuing to flourish at their second home of Wembley where they beat Fulham 3-1 in the Premier League on Saturday.
Marcos Alonso set up the unmarked Pedro to sidefoot past Petr Cech with nine minutes gone as Chelsea dominated and, after Pierre-Emerick Aubamayang had blazed a great chance horribly over, the home side went 2-0 up through Alvaro Morata.
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Across the capital, Harry Kane was happy with just the one goal to end his August hoodoo in England's top division.
Steve Cook handed Bournemouth a 2-1 win over West Ham United on Saturday afternoon.
Everton's £50-million signing Richarlison continued to quieten queries of his price tag with the victor as Southampton was defeated 2-1 at Goodison Park, while Leicester saw off Wolves 2-0 despite a red card for Jamie Vardy.
Spurs had already revealed they were due to play at the ground until at least October 6 when they take on Cardiff at home in the Premier League.
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Three minutes after Trippier's goal, Harry Kane also found the net, scoring his first ever Premier League goal in the month of August.
We'll have all the goals from Spurs' continued temporary home, as well as the latest from West Ham vs Bournemouth, Everton vs Southampton and Leicester vs Wolves.
The England striker was handed a straight red card for a strong tackle on Wolves right back Matt Doherty, who had earlier scored an own-goal to give Leicester the lead.
Wayne Routledge achieved the feat in the space of just 16 goals for Swansea, having not scored in his first six top-flight campaigns. "After scoring a quality second goal, they scored a quality third goal", he told BBC Sport.
Arsenal, meanwhile, suffered a 2-0 loss to title holders Manchester City to make a disappointing start to Unai Emery's reign after the Spanish head coach replaced Arsene Wenger.
While Kane returned from the World Cup in a confident mood with the Golden Boot, he looked sluggish in Tottenham's opener against Newcastle as Jan Vertonghen and Dele Alli secured a 2-1 victory at St James' Park.
Spurs' final game before the September worldwide break comes away at Watford.
Tottenham have agreed with UEFA to play their first Champions League match at Wembley.