Haaland scored City’s treble the previous season, scoring 52 times in his first year at the club.
It took just three minutes for the 23-year-old to open his account once again in the new campaign when he headed home Rodri’s header after a well-worked corner between De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva and Phil Foden. Gave.
Burnley boss Vincent Kompany has erected a statue outside the city’s Etihad Stadium to honor his illustrious playing career with the English champions.
Kompany returned the Clarets to the Premier League at the first time of asking and changed Burnley’s style of play in the process during his first season in charge.
Regardless of the scoreline, the home side were far from being left behind but made to suffer for the lack of a clinical finisher like Haaland.
Luca Colesho and Zeki Amdouni missed good chances to equalise, while Amdouni also turned down a penalty appeal.