Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl said his side knew it was "time to show up" after they carved out a point against Wolves.
"You could feel it in the dressing room. Everyone knew it was time to show up," said Hasenhuttl.
Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers: "We were keen to make it a celebration. The supporters were incredible. We needed to tap into that emotion, we didn't in the first half but we were much more aggressive after half-time.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard, speaking to Match of the Day: "The second half was the most pleasing thing. It was a good test for us today. We changed things a little in the second half and we showed a little more flexibility and creativity.
"It was a captain's performance," said Villa manager Dean Smith.
"For the other side of the game people don't see, Jack ran 60 yards to back dispossess players [at times]. He was integral to everything, he got the goal and provided an assist.
Everton manager Marco Silva insisted "pressure is a privilege" after a 2-0 win over West Ham United dampened speculation about his Goodison Park future.
"Pressure has to be a pleasure, a privilege for us," he said.
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See how Leeds United legend Eddie Gray's 'masterly goal' against Burnley in 1970 was immortalised as street art as part of the 'Goals Worth Talking About' campaign.
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The English Premier League new season is set to start this weekend and there's plenty interesting matches already. One that set to entertain many fans on Sunday, August 11, is Manchester United clash against Chelsea at Old Trafford.
It was certainly party time down at Pride Park Stadium once the news came in that Wayne Rooney had decided to sign an 18-month deal with Derby. Rams owner Mel Morris would have been cock-a-hoop at the news as the 62-year-old is known for his penchant for bringing in members of England’s Golden Generation onto his coaching staff.
With the transfer window set to close very soon, all the Premier League clubs are trying hard to strengthen their squads for the coming season.
Manchester United are pursuing Harry Maguire without any success yet, while Arsenal’s situation with Wilfried Zaha hasn’t improved any.