Sergio Aguero and a Lewis Dunk own-goal sent Brighton to a 2-0 defeat to Manchester City on their Premier League bow.
Chelsea had two players sent off as they fell to a stunning 3-2 defeat against Burnley to open their title defence.
10-man Bafana Bafana were forced to settle for a 2-2 draw with Zambia in the first leg of their Chan qualifier at the Buffalo City Stadium on Saturday afternoon, writes Dylan Appolis.
Benni McCarthy got off to a winning start as Cape Town City edged Polokwane City 1-0 in their MTN8 quarter-final encounter on Saturday afternoon, writes MARSHALL GOUTS.
A dramatic 93rd minute equaliser by Miguel Britos ensured Watford a share of the spoils in their Premier League encounter against Liverpool.
If Chelsea manage to defend their Premier League title, Antonio Conte believes it would be a similar surprise to last season’s triumph.
Cape Town City coach Benni McCarthy says he will be counting on former Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates forward Lehlohonolo Majoro to be the go-to-guy for goals in the new season.
Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela is wary of the threat SuperSport United poses under Erick Tinkler, ahead of their MTN8 clash on Saturday.
A fully-fit Emre Can believes Liverpool’s vibrant and enthusiastic dressing room can generate a positive start to the Premier League season.
Ahead of their Premier League opener, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is confident his side can maintain his perfect second-season record.