English Premier League defending champions Manchester City have started their tittle defense on a strong note as they defeat West Ham United 2:0. The occasion was not only joyous for Manchester City as new player Erling Haaland had a heroic moments by scoring brace for Pep Guardiola’s side. It was a moment of triumphant presentation of The Sky Blues.
That was an incident of double by Erling Haaland in his debut in the Premier League. He ended the game as the most valuable player.. Without being his best afternoon, De Bruyne put in a very good assist.
Erling Håland is the second Manchester City player to make his Premier League debut with a double, after Agüero in 2011 against Swansea City.
It is a great statement of intent by winning the opening game of the season. Beating Wets Ham United at home speaks of how Manchester City are ready to guard their honor.
Manchester City were beaten to the Community Shield last weekend by Liverpool. Regardless of the defeat, they rallied to ensure a perfect start to the season. Fellow competitors Liverpool dropped valuable points yesterday as they drew against Fulham.
It will be interesting to see events pan out in coming weeks.
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