Erling Haaland scored a brace on his EPL debut to inspire Manchester City to a 2-0 victory over West Ham in the last game of the opening week.
Erling Haaland opened his English Premier League account when he fired past Hammers goalkepeer Areola from the spot in the first half .
Haaland added a second in the second half to seal a opening day 0-2 victory for Champions Manchester City in London .
In other games decided on Sunday August 7, Manchester United lost 1-2 to Brighton and Hove Albion at Old Trafford same time Leicester City were held to a 2-2 draw by Brentford .
The 2022/2023 English Premier League season began on Friday 5th August 2022 . Crystal Palace fell 0-2 to Arsenal at Selhurst Park on the opening day .
On Saturday August 6, Fulham were denied a surprise victory on their Premier League return by Liverpool . Mohamed Salah firing a 80th minute equalizer to secure a 2-2 draw at Craven Cottage .
Tottenham Hotspur defeated Southampton 4-1 to lead the standings after week one courtesy of a +3 goal difference .
Fabian Schar and Callum Wilson fired Newcastle past Nottingham Forest 2-0 same scoreline Bournemouth marked their EPL return with Vs Aston Villa .
Leeds United came from behind to defeat Wolverhampton 2-1 . In the evening kickoff, Everton bowed 0-1 to Chelsea courtesy of Jorghino’s first half Penalty.
A total of 28 goals were scored in the opening week. Erling Haaland (Manchester City ) , Alexander Mitrovic (Fulham) and Pascal Gross (Brighton) lead the goalscorers chart with 2 each .