Friday, April 12, 2024

Manchester City school Kompany’s Burnley in Premier League opener

Manchester City run riot past newly promoted Burnley as Erling Haaland kicked off his goal scoring tally with two on Friday night.

Manchester City legend and Burnley coach Vincent Kompany introduced his new signing in the top flight football as Guardiola benched his summer signings as he kicked off his search for a fourth consecutive Premier League tittle.

Three minutes into the clash Haaland who closed the previous campaign with 36 goals tapped from close range a Rodri’s header to end his seven goalless drought.

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The Clarets struggled to make an impact coming up with a set of clean passes especially from Zeki Amdouni whose efforts failed to hit the target before City’s talisman De Bruyne was taken off with an injury.

Norwegian goal scoring machine was at it again before the break inside the penalty area in his ninth touch of the clash silencing the home supporters hoping for a different result.

Merciless Pep Guardiola’s side did not rest at two but Rodri kept the match at rest when his shot went past James Trafford who had survived a number of threats as Vincent Kompany new very well what he was up to.

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