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In Pictures: Harry Kane, Mohamed Salah, Leander Dendoncker

Video Assistant Referee was used in the Premier League for the first time.

The Premier League season got under way as reigning champions Manchester City target a third successive title under Pep Guardiola.

Champions League winners Liverpool kicked off the campaign on Friday evening against newly-promoted Norwich, but the biggest talking point of the weekend was the addition of the Video Assistant Referee system in England's top flight.

Here, PA looks at the best sporting images from an action-packed weekend.

Mohamed Salah, centre, was among the goals as Liverpool began the season with a 4-1 win against Norwich
Mohamed Salah, centre, was among the goals as Liverpool began the season with a 4-1 win against Norwich (Martin Rickett/PA)
Celtic came from behind to record a comfortable 5-2 at Motherwell
Celtic came from behind to record a comfortable 5-2 victory at Motherwell (Jane Barlow/PA)
VAR was used for the first time in the Premier League as it disallowed a Raheem Sterling goal at West Ham
VAR was used for the first time in the Premier League when it disallowed a Gabriel Jesus goal for Manchester City at West Ham (Adam Davy
Raheem Sterling scored a hat-trick for Manchester City as they won 5-0 at the London Stadium
Raheem Sterling scored a hat-trick for City as they won 5-0 at the London Stadium (Adam Davy/PA)
Ireland were 29-10 winners aganst Italy
Ireland were 29-10 winners aganst Italy (Donall Farmer/PA)
Billy Sharp celebrates with the Sheffield United fans after scoring a late equaliser at Bournemouth
Billy Sharp celebrates with the Sheffield United fans after scoring a late equaliser at Bournemouth (Mark Kerton/PA)
Ashley Barnes scored twice as Burnley eased past Southampton in a 3-0 win at Turf Moor
Ashley Barnes scored twice as Burnley eased past Southampton in a 3-0 win at Turf Moor (Martin Rickett/PA)
Wilfried Zaha was on the bench for Crystal Palace after a failed deadline-day move to opponents Everton
Wilfried Zaha was on the bench for Crystal Palace after a failed deadline-day move to opponents Everton (Nigel French/PA)
Brighton boss Graham Potter celebrated a 3-0 victory in his first Premier League match in charge at Watford
Brighton boss Graham Potter celebrated a 3-0 victory in his first Premier League match in charge at Watford (Nick Potts/PA)
Harry Kane, centre, scored a late double to help Tottenham to a 3-1 win at home to Aston Villa
Harry Kane, centre, scored a late double to help Tottenham to a 3-1 win at home to Aston Villa (John Walton/PA)
2019 European Modern Pentathlon Championships – Day Five – University of Bath
Great Britain's James Cooke won gold at the 2019 Modern Pentathlon European Championships (Jacob King/PA)
South Korea's Mi Jung Hur claimed her third LPGA Tour title with a brilliant final round in the Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open
South Korea's Mi Jung Hur claimed her third LPGA Tour title at the Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open (Kenny Smith/PA)
Wolves surround referee Andre Marriner at the end of the match after VAR ruled out a goal against Leicester
Wolves surround referee Andre Marriner at the end of the match after VAR ruled out a goal against Leicester (Tim Goode/PA)
Arsenal won 1-0 thanks to a Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang strike at a rain-drenched St James' Park
Arsenal won 1-0 thanks to a Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang strike at a rain-drenched St James' Park on Sunday (Owen Humphreys/PA)
England defeated Wales 33-19 in a pre-World Cup warm-up at Twickenham
England defeated Wales 33-19 in a pre-World Cup warm-up at Twickenham (Adam Davy/PA)
Jermain Defoe scored a hat-trick as Rangers eased to a 6-1 triumph over 10-man Hibernian
Jermain Defoe scored a hat-trick as Rangers eased to a 6-1 triumph over 10-man Hibernian (Ian Rutherford/PA)
Manchester United inflicted Frank Lampard's heaviest defeat as a manager with a 4-0 win against Chelsea
Manchester United inflicted Frank Lampard's heaviest defeat as a manager with a 4-0 win against Chelsea (Martin Rickett/PA)
Great Britain's Kate French, left, won the silver medal at the 2019 Modern Pentathlon European Championships
Great Britain's Kate French, left, won the silver medal at the 2019 Modern Pentathlon European Championships (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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