Liverpool crashed to a shock 3-0 defeat at West Brom in Brendan Rodgers' first Premier League match as Reds boss, while Arsenal started life without Robin van Persie with a dour 0-0 draw against Sunderland on Saturday.
West Bromwich Albion's Peter Odemwingie celebrates scoring during a match in February 2012. Brendan Rodgers endured a disastrous first Premier League game as Liverpool manager as his 10 men succumbed to a 3-0 defeat at West Bromwich Albion.
Rodgers took over from Kenny Dalglish after Liverpool finished eighth last season, their worst final position for 18 years, and on the evidence of a shocking result at the Hawthorns the former Swansea manager still has plenty of work to do.
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