Just under half an hour later, Diogo Jota gave Liverpool the lead. The Portugal international has passed goalkeeper Tim Kroll after preparations by Trent Alexander-Arnold and Mohamed Salah. Roberto Firmino made the score 0-2. The Brazilian scored a pass from Salah just minutes after entering Jota. Salah himself shot 0-3 in from the edge of the penalty area.
Van Dijk was the starting point for Liverpool. It was his first appearance in the Premier League since October last year. At that time, he sustained a serious knee injury in the derby match with Everton. The Dutch international played the match.
Andy Robertson was missing from Liverpool with an ankle injury. The Scotland international has been replaced by Kostas Tsimikas, the former Willem II player.
Chelsea also started the Premier League well after winning the European Super Cup. The Londoners were 3-0 strong over city rivals Crystal Palace at home.
Marcos Alonso, Christian Pulisic and Trevoh Chalobah scored the goals of Thomas Tuchel, who missed the injured Hakim Ziyech. Jairo Redwald was on base at the palace, and was replaced fifteen minutes before the time.
Marcos Alonso and Mason Mount celebrate the opening goal of the first.
Manchester United got off to a great start. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side defeated Leeds United 5-1 at Old Trafford. Bruno Fernandes and Paul Pogba were top players on the other side. Fernandes scored three goals, while Pogba provided four assists. Donny van de Beek didn’t get any minutes playing for United, just like Crysencio Summerville at Leeds. Pascal Streak participated in the whole match with the visitors.
Bruno Fernandes and Paul Pogba celebrate another Manchester United goal.
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Dutch-Belgian defender Fernandes saw the opening of the scoring after half an hour, after which Luke Ailing equalized at the start of the second half by a wide margin. The joy in Leeds did not last long, as United were then 4-1 behind by ten minutes. Greenwood and Fernandes (twice) dashed Leeds’ hopes of a score within an hour, after which Fred made it 5-1.
also Everton started well, candy 3-1 was too strong for Southampton at home. Watford 3-2 win over Aston Villa, with Anwar El Ghazi being substituted an hour later. Leicester City, who performed surprisingly well last season, Wolverhampton Wanderers (with Ki-Jana Hoover inside the lines for ninety minutes) dominated 1-0. Brighton and Hove Albion He left three points for a visit to Burnley, where Eric Peters didn’t get time to play: 1-2.
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