Lukaku marks Chelsea return with one goal, Kane back for Spurs




Two of the best strikers in the world Romelu Lukaku and Harry Kane were back in the Premier League on Sunday after some time away.

Lukaku made a better impression.

Making the first appearance of his second stint at Chelsea, the Belgium international marked his return to the English Premier League after a two-year absence by scoring one goal and playing a role in the other in a 2-0 victory at Arsenal.

Kane, the Tottenham striker heavily linked with a move to Manchester City, had not been seen in the Premier League since the final day of last season, returning late for pre-season training amid a growing intrigue about his future.

The England captain entered as a 71st minute substitute against Wolverhampton – to applause from Spurs fans despite his apparent desire to join City – and lost a one-on-one opportunity before his side sealed a victory 1-0 at Molineux.

Chelsea and Tottenham opened the season with back-to-back wins. Manchester United couldn’t quite join them.

Mason Greenwood’s second-half goal earned United a point in a 1-1 draw at Southampton. Paul Pogba scored the goal with his fifth assist this season, having scored four in United’s 5-1 win over Leeds on the opening weekend.


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