Manchester City striker Erling Haaland entered the club’s history books for his remarkable contribution in inspiring the club to a win over West Ham in their first Premier League game of the season. The 22-year-old Norwegian striker scored twice in his debut to match Sergio Aguero’s feat as the only player to hit a brace in his league debut for the Citizens.
Following the disappointing showing in the FA Community Shield defeat to Liverpool, Haaland came up good at the London Stadium and it took him 35 minutes to show Premier League fans his goalscoring prowess on Sunday. City’s $62M summer signing from Borussia Dortmund opened his account from a penalty that he won himself after being fouled by the Hammers’ substitute keeper Alphonse Areola. The latter had replaced Lukasz Fabianski, who was forced off before the half-hour mark after colliding with Haaland and Aaron Cresswell. Read More