Last season’s top scorer and “monster goalie” Elling Holland of Manchester City in the English Premier League scored two goals on the opening day. This season, the “God of Soccer” has scored in five consecutive games since making his debut in American professional soccer.
Reporter Iksin Cho reports.
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Holland was the top scorer in the Premier League last season, breaking the record for most goals.
On the opening day of the league, he scored two goals to announce the return of the king.
The first goal came just three minutes into the game.
The ball was crossed from the right side of the opponent’s area and crossed over the goal line to the left.
Rodri, who was waiting, flicked the ball away with his head.
Holland picks it up under his left foot and kicks it straight into the corner of the goal.
It was Holland’s first touch of the ball all season.
His second goal also came with his left foot.
In the 35th minute, Alvarez gets the ball in front of the goal.
He fakes a defender with a shooting motion and passes it to Holland next to him.
Holland curls it in with his left foot and finds the back of the net.
City beat Burnley 3-0 on the opening day of the season behind Holland’s brace.
[Elling Holland/Manchester City: Against Burnley, who are newly promoted and a tricky team, it was important to get a win and start off with a bang. To start the league with three points is fantastic].
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In the 41st minute of the second half, Messi surges toward goal.
He receives a pass from his teammate Campana on the left side of the field and slams the ball into the back of the net with a left-footed non-stop shot.
It’s his fifth goal in five games.
It’s his eighth goal in the League Cup.
He’s scored nearly half of his team’s 17 goals so far.
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