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West Ham United vs. Manchester Metropolis – Soccer Match Report – August 7, 2022

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Erling Haaland scored a brace on his Premier League debut as Manchester Metropolis beat West Ham United 2-0 on the London Stadium on Sunday.

Haaland, who has scored his aspect’s opener for the third season in a row, scored from a penalty within the first half after which a made a well-timed run within the second half for his second aim.

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“It was good. [It was a] good begin, there may be nothing a lot to say aside from that, and it was 2-0. Good to get some minutes within the legs early within the season and now we have to maintain going,” Haaland mentioned after the sport.

“As anticipated, we noticed the potential in opposition to Bayern [Munich in preseason] and it was a bit down in opposition to Liverpool. It is going to include video games; it ought to have been extra at this time.”

It was a horror begin for substitute goalkeeper Alphonse Areola, who changed Lukasz Fabianski on 29 minutes.

He gave away the penalty simply six minutes later. Haaland arrived within the field and the goalkeeper mistimed his problem for the ball, taking out the 22-year-old.

Haaland stepped as much as take the penalty and fired it into the far left of the web, sending Areola the flawed approach.

His second aim got here from a elegant cross from midfield from Kevin De Bruyne, who put the ball in behind the West Ham defence. Haaland ran onto it and slid it throughout Areola and into the far nook.

“Sure. I ought to have been there [to connect with Ilkay Gundogan‘s cross]. It is in regards to the connections we do each day in coaching and practising, so we get higher and this may come,” Haaland added when requested if he ought to have scored greater than two targets.

“There have been some good celebrations, so I am completely happy. Good that he [his father, Alfie] noticed each targets as it’s a massive second for me as a debutant on this competitors.

“Additionally now it’s nearly half-hour since I scored the final aim, so I’ve to maintain going.”

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