A complicated gift Cristiano Ronaldo went out of his way to leave Manchester United but could not find another club. Photo: AP Photo / Ian Walton.
The Manchester Cityreigning Premier League champion, and the Arsenal they continued their perfect start to the English championship respectively by winning Bournemouth (4-0) and leicester (4-2), this Saturday on the 2nd day, in which the Man Utd last provisional after losing 4-0 in Brentford.
Both ‘Citizens’ and ‘Gunners’ have accumulated 6 points in the standings and are sending a message about their ambitions at the start of the season.
His situation contrasts with that of a United who still have zero points in the standings, after losing 2-1 to Brighton on Matchday 1.
This time the slap was given by Brentford, with a resounding 4-0with goals from Josh Da Silva (10), Mathias Jensen (18), Ben Mee (30) and Bryan Mbeumo (35).
Manchester United did not receive four goals in the first 35 minutes since May 1990, in a duel against Nottingham Forest.
The situation is already worrying for the new Manchester United manager, Erik Ten Hagwho could not hide the shortcomings of his team despite the securitization of Cristiano Ronaldo.
the Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea had a nightmare afternoon, with much of the responsibility in defeat, being particularly misled in three of the four received goals.
Brentford, with four points, are third in the standings.
United’s situation contrasts with that of neighboring Manchester City, who beat Bournemouth 4-0 in their first game against their supporters at the Etihad Stadium.
Josep Guardiola’s side already dominated in the first half, leading 3-0 at half-time, with goals from Germany’s Ilkay Gündogan, Belgium’s Kevin De Bruyne and Phil Foden.
In the second half, City’s fourth goal went up a notch against Colombian Jefferson Lerma.
Norwegian star Erling Haaland, who scored twice for City on Matchday 1, did not score on this occasion, but he assisted Gündogan to pave the way for victory.
At Emirates Stadium, in a 4-2 win over Leicester, Arsenal starred their new Brazilian star Gabriel Jesussince his brace (minutes 23 and 35) put the match on track.
Leicester have come close to a comeback goal on two occasions, with a goal against William Saliba (53) and James Maddison (74), but on both occasions Arsenal responded promptly by restoring the gap on the scoreboard, with the Swiss goals. Granit Xhaka (55) and compatriot Gabriel Martinelli (75).
With 4 points, two behind Manchester City and Arsenal, they are in the standings, along with Brentford (3rd), Newcastle (4th), Leeds (5th) and Brighton (6th).
Newcastle and Brighton drew 0-0 at home, while Leeds drew 2-2 in Southampton.
The two goals for Leeds were scored by the Brazilian nationalized Spaniard Rodrigo Moreno, who leads the top scorers with just three goals.
In a duel between two teams that had lost on Matchday 1, Aston Villa beat Everton 2-1, while Wolverhampton and Fulham drew 0-0.
Sunday is the main duel of the day, the Chelsea-Tottenham derby, while on Monday they will play Liverpool hosting the Crystal Palace at Anfield.