On Saturday, Tottenham Hotspur opened the weekend with a 3-1 home victory over Blackburn Rovers at White Hart Lane. Spurs wore their standard home look while Blackburn opted for last season’s change kits despite having similarly-colored shorts.
Birmingham City came from two goals down to earn an important draw with table rivals Everton, 2-2 at St. Andrews. Brum were the home side and got first pick on the match up of clubs traditionally wearing blue. The Toffees went with their black and pink change kits.
Chelsea temporarily jumped Manchester United for top of the table with a resounding 4-1 waxing of West Ham United at Stamford Bridge. The Blues were dressed appropriately which gave the Hammers the chance to wear their regular kits too.
At the Reebok, Bolton Wanderers dismantled sorry Wigan Athletic in a 4-0 rout. The Trotters got to wear their home kits forcing poor Wigan into their dreadful Halloween change kits.
Appropriately, an own-goal decided the match between Burnley and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Turf Moor, finishing 2-1 in favor of the visitors. Both sides wore their standard kits.
Stoke City held Aston Villa to a nil-nil draw at the Britannia Stadium. Stoke wore their regular kits with Villa changing to their alternate blue shorts for contrasting purposes.
Saturday’s late game saw Arsenal keep up with the top of the table with a very late 2-1 victory over ten-man Hull City at the KC Stadium. Both clubs wore their usual kits.
On Sunday, Manchester United romped back to the top of the table with an easy 3-0 home victory against Fulham at Old Trafford. Without any conflicts, both sides were able to wear their standard outfits.
Sunday’s later game saw an Adam Johnson goal in extra-time earn a 1-1 draw for Manchester City against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light. Both sides were able to wear their standard kits.
And on Monday Liverpool thrashed Portsmouth at Anfield 4-1. The Reds were of course dressed appropriately. Pompey wore their wonderful change kits.