This prestigious league and fledgeling season have improved bounds since our last encounter.
Mario Balotelli has returned, four sides: Chelsea, Swansea City, Tottenham and Manchester City have extended their 100-percent records and despite spending £59.7 million on Angel Di Maria, Manchester United are in what seems to be early turmoil.
Strange? Mysterious? Shocking?
Nope, just English football in late August.
This week should see three noteworthy debuts, Chelsea traveling to Merseyside taking on Romelu Lukaku and Samuel Eto'o while Tottenham—coming off the back of the season's largest win—host a hungry Liverpool side keen to right their ship.
As most football enthusiasts will tell you, predictions are essentially impossible. If you could predict the future, there seems little point watching the games. That said, we all like to test our knowledge and clairvoyant abilities on occasion, so you have stumbled on the right place should you be into these sort of mental exercises.
Over the Premier League's 380-game schedule, spanning 38 rounds and 281 days, Bleacher Report is going to be your crystal ball—looking over the sublime landscape of top-flight English football and providing answers, whether win, lose or draw.