With so much change and rampant uncertainty among many of the Premier League's top sides this summer, many claimed that the current top-flight campaign would eventually prove to be wildly unpredictable.
Such bold predictions appear to have been proved right, with a number of somewhat surprising and eye-opening results and shocks having already been recorded during the opening weeks of the 2013/14 season.
Although results of this nature will undoubtedly have come as an unwanted occurrence to loyal supporters of club's on the receiving end of shocking results, these games have provided enormous entertainment for many fans and pundits alike and they have also served to keep open the very real possibility that this year's title race could be one of the closest-fought battles in recent memory.
Here, GMS takes a look at the five most surprising results of the top-flight season so far.
Feel free to comment on our choices and suggest your own below...