3 Facts From The First Weekend Of The Premier League Season
The new Premier League season is underway, and it threw up some surprises on its first weekend. Here are three facts from the first weekend of the Premier League season. Heir To The Throne Erling Haaland became only the second Manchester City player to score a brace on his Premier League debut. The only other Manchester City player to do so was Sergio Agüero in August 2011. Mitrovi? Means Business Virgil van Dijk was dribbled past by an opponent AND conceded a penalty in the same game. This is the first time since he joined Liverpool this has happened. Aleksandar Mitrovi? was responsible for both. Double Dutch Since Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013, only two Manchester United managers have lost their first game in charge. Louis van Gaal (2014) and Erik ten Hag (2022).