Manchester City’s Erling Haaland set the record for the highest goal scorer (in one season) in the English Premier League last season. He was also the top scorer in the Champions League. The Norwegian star has also made a great start to the new season of the Premier League. Premier League winners started the season with an easy victory against newly promoted Burnley. Meanwhile, before this first game, Guardiola had said a Treble repeat this season is impossible.
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They beat Burnley by 3-0. Haaland put City ahead in the fourth minute of the match at Turf Moor Stadium. In the 36th minute, Haaland doubled the gap with a left-footed shot from Argentine star Julian Alvarez’s pass. Burnley fought to the end even after trailing by two goals in their field. However, they failed to send the ball into the Man City net. Rodri scored in the 75th minute to give Man City a 3-0 lead. The current champions left the field with victory as there were no more goals for the rest of the match.
Pep Guardiola’s battalion is terrifying. Manchester City beat Burnley nine times in a row, with a total score of 29-1. Man City dominated in all competitions last campaign, winning the league, FA Cup and Champions League title. Manchester City signed new players including Mateo Kovacic and Josko Gvardiol this season. Some important players of the City including Riyad Mahrez and Ilkay Gundogan left the club. After Riyad Mahrez’s departure to Saudi Arabia, Manchester City is considering a €50M bid for Rennes and Belgium’s right winger Jeremy Doku.