Super Eagles and Chelsea winger, Victor Moses came in as a substitute as his club kicked off their Premier League campaign with a win.
The Blues thrashed their hosts Huddersfield Town 3-0, thanks to first-half goals by N’Golo Kante and debutant Jorginho, and a second-half third by Pedro.
In another Premier League encounter played concurrently, Watford defeated Brighton and Hove Albion 2-0.
Super Eagles defender, Leon Balogun was left on the bench throughout the encounter for Brighton, as a brace from Roberto Pereyra secured the win for home team Watford.
Elsewhere, Crystal Palace eased past newly promoted Fulham 2-0, while Bournemouth saw off new comers Cardiff City 2-0.
Earlier on Saturday, Newcastle United were beaten at home by Tottenham Hotspur, while 10-man Everton played 2-2 against promoted Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Premier League Results
Newcastle United 1 – 2 Tottenham Hotspur
AFC Bournemouth 2 – 0 Cardiff City
Fulham 0 – 2 Crystal Palace
Huddersfield Town 0 – 3 Chelsea
Watford 2 – 0 Brighton & Hove Albion
Wolverhampton 2 – 2 Everton
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