Frank Lampard tallied for Chelsea in a 4-1 rout of Wigan Athletic, while Michu grabbed a brace to see Swansea beat Queens Park Rangers by the same scoreline at the Liberty Stadium.
One of the delights of a new season is getting acquainted with the new faces in the league, so with the Premier League about to begin, FIFA.com runs through its latest foreign additions.
New Chelsea signing Marko Marin believes the Blues will win the UEFA Champions League final against Bayern Munich on Saturday as they have "better players", but warns they must stop Franck Ribery and Mario Gomez.
Chelsea have confirmed their agreement to sign Marko Marin for an undisclosed fee from Bundesliga side Werder Bremen, with the midfielder to join the Blues at the end of the season.
Borussia Dortmund opened up a three-point lead at the Bundesliga summit with a 1-0 win at Hertha Berlin, while Bayern Munich took a tumble in their pursuit after a goalless draw at Freiburg.
Werder Bremen consolidated their position in the Bundesliga with an impressive 3-1 victory over rivals Hamburg, with Marko Marin, Tom Trybull and Marko Arnautovic all on the scoresheet.