Bolton Wanderers stunned Tottenham Hotspur 4-2 at the Reebok in Saturday’s early game. The Trotters were in their standard white and navy ensemble, pushing Spurs into their solid-sky blue change kits.
Blackburn Rovers defeated Wigan Athletic 2-1 at Ewood Park in a battle of clubs having a rough go of it so far in 2010/11. Rovers were winners in their fantastic home kits while Wigan lost again in their solid-black change version.
An injury-time equalizer from Brede Hangeland gave Fulham a 1-1 draw with Aston Villa at Craven Cottage. Both clubs were in their normal kits.
Manchester United also got an injury-time goal, but theirs was for the win, in a 2-1 defeat of Wolverhampton Wanderers at Old Trafford. Both sides were in their home kits.
An Asamoah Gyan brace gave Sunderland a 2-0 win against Stoke City at the Stadium of Light. Sunderland were in their home kits meaning Stoke had to don their all-navy changes.
Birmingham City came from two goals down to earn a 2-2 home draw with West Ham United at St. Andrew’s. With Brum in their home blues, the Hammers combined their home shirts with their change shorts and socks.
Blackpool and Everton rounded out Saturday’s games with a 2-2 draw at Bloomfield Road. The Tangerines were appropriately dressed while the Toffees went with their now-familiar solid-blue alternate look.
On Sunday, Newcastle United opened the day by taking down Arsenal 1-0 at the Emirates. Both clubs wore their home kits.
Manchester City got a nice 2-0 away win against West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns in another game where both sides were able to come dressed in their standard attire.
And Liverpool bested Chelsea 2-0 at Anfield Road to round out the weekend. The classic match-up of Reds v. Blues played out perfectly, at least startorially.