Football fans around the world rejoiced as the Premier League made it’s return after a two month hiatus after the previous season came to a close. The excitement was palpable as Premier League champions, Manchester City took to the field yesterday for a face off with newly promoted side Burnley.
The Premier League’s resumption brought a sense of normalcy back to the lives of football enthusiasts. The return of live matches now seems like a breath of fresh air, with fans eagerly tuning to witness their favorite teams battle it out on the pitch, and the opening fixture between Manchester City and Burnley didnt disappoint.
Premier League Returns: Haaland Scores Brace
Erling Haaland, the young norwegian sensation, hs been making waves in Europe with his incredible goal scoring prowess. Erling Haalnd was last season’s top goalscorer with 36 goals in his debut season after his arrival from Borussia Dortmund. Erling Haaland’s first half double puts city on course for a comfortable first half although their solid start to the season was also hampered by ana injury blow to Kevin De Bruyne.
Kevin De Bruyne had also limped off in the champions league final two months ago with a hamstring injury and coach Pep Guardiola now fears that it is a recurrence of the same problem to the treble winning Belgian playmaker. After Erling Haaland’s fourth minute, thirty sixth minute opening goals, Rodri sealed the win for the defending champions in the second half to ensure all three points for the champions.
Arsenal Survive Late Forest Scare
Arsenal ensured their community shield win over reigning Premier League champions Manchester City wasn’t a fluke with a curtain raiser victory over Nottingham Forest. An eye catching footwork from Brazilian winger, Gabriel Martinelli opened up a shooting space for Eddie Nketiah and the striker fired past the newly signed Nottingham Forest goalie Matt Turner.
Arsenal doubled the lead minutes before the end of the first half when Bukayo Saka curled home a sumptuous effort to double Arsenal’s advantage. Towards the end of the game Arsenal conceded a late goal, following some impressive work from Anthony Elanga in the build up, Taiwo Awoniyi struck a goal for Forest but the strike proved to be nothing more than a consolation for the trees, whose winless run against Arsenal have extended to a whopping 13 games.
As the premier League season progresses, all eyes will be on Haaland to see if he can maintain his impressive form and continue to deliver match-winning performances. His brace against Burnley was only the beginning, and football fans will be expecting more fireworks from this young prodigy.
In conclusion, the Premier League return was a cause for celebration, and Erling Haaland’s brace against Burnley added an extra layer of excitement to the occasion. His exceptional talent and goal-scoring ability were on full display, leaving fans eager for more. As the season unfolds, Haaland ‘s performances will undoubtedly be a highlight, and football enthusiasts can look forward to witnessing the rise of a new superstar in the Premier League.