Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  By By Warren Barton  |  Last updated 8/18/13
What an opening to the Barclays Premier League weekend! We saw some really good games, learned a few things about some of the new kids in the league, and revisited one team's growing problem in the process. Typical United But let's start at the top, with Manchester United , who looked very impressive against a promising Swansea City team on the road. United has not skipped a beat since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson, and David Moyes was right when he called the victory, simply a "Manchester United display." They were clinical on the attack, smothering on defense, and save for a late bit of dallying on the ball by Danny Welbeck, might have had the clean sheet to boot. Robin van Persie's now scored nine goals in his last eight games, and if he keeps this up, he'll be the season MVP and lead United to another Premir League title. He scored two superb goals on Saturday, taking that opener so well over his head that there was nothing Swansea's goalkeeper Michael Vorm could do abo...
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