Sunderland 1 – Chelsea 3 (Premier League, August 18, 2009) (Longer highlights here.) Darren Bent claimed his second goal in as many games to put Sunderland one-up at home to Chelsea. (First-half highlights here.) Carlo Ancelotti’s side proved their title credentials in the second half, first Michael Ballack swept the ball home from a corner, Frank Lampard put the Blues in front from the penalty spot and Deco completed the win with a fine strike.
Carlo Ancelotti’s post match interview can be seen here.
Mick McCarthy’s post match interview can be seen here.
Walsall 1 – Leeds 2 (League One, August 18, 2009) The Saddlers went ahead in the 79th minute when Sam Parkin scored from the spot, but late goals from Bradley Johnson and serial goalscorer Jermaine Beckford turned the match in Leeds’ favour.