Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City initiated their Premier League title defense in a dominant manner on Friday.
They comfortably triumphed over Vincent Kompany’s Burnley.
Erling Haaland, continuing his impressive performance from his record-breaking debut season in England registered his first goal of the season under four minutes.
The Norwegian striker volleyed in Rodri’s header into the corner of Burnley’s net.
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Haaland continued his brilliance thirty minutes later, skillfully placing another goal under the crossbar.
City maintained complete control of the match, leading to no surprise when Rodri, who had earlier assisted, contributed a third goal for the away side.
Taking advantage of a scramble in Burnley’s penalty area, Rodri confidently found the net from close range, enhancing his exceptional individual display.
This sealed the outcome at Turf Moor, signifying a flawless return to Premier League action for Manchester City, the treble champions.