League football is once again back after a one week international break. The cravings you had were surely satisfied this Saturday as the top 5 European leagues, especially the premier league did not at all give a disappointing dispay. Almost every piece of action was sensetional, thrilling, unexpected and unbelievable but these events stand out from the rest as they were astounding in a good way for most football fans.
1. Jude Bellingham captaining Borrusia Dortmund at the age of 19.
I know this was pretty much expected based on the youngster's amazing display at Dortmund but it still is somehow unbelievable. He now becomes the sixth youngest ever player to captain a team in Europe, behind the following playes;
Kristoffer Ajer (16) - IK Start (Norway)
Mammodu Sakho (17) - PSG (France)
Matthijs de Ligt (18) - Ajax (Netherlands)
Ruben Diaz (18) - Porto (Portugal)
Patrick Viera (19) - Cannes (France)
On the flip side, Dortmund lost 3-2 to FC Köln hence Jude's first match as captain will be one he will probably want to forget.
2. Leandro Trossard scoring a hattrick.
This served as a bad shock to Liverpool fans and a good one to all their haters. The Belgian forward had a nice Saturday afternoon by beating Alison Becker thrice in nets he is familiar with during training to help his team to a 3-3 draw. He now has five goals in seven matches.
Trossard became the second player to score a hattrick away to Liverpool, the other one being Arsenal's Andrey Arsharvin￼3. Conor Gallegher and Pierre Emerick Aubameyang getting their first goals for Chelsea.
Aubameyang goal in the first half made things level for the blues against Crystal Palace after getting a fantastic assist from Thiago Silva who was nearly sent off just moments before the goal. The veteran Brazilian centre back used his hand to block Jordan Ayew from continuing with his run towards the box when he seemingly accidentally fell next to Ayew's feet. The VAR check about Silva denying Ayew a goal scoring opportunity hence at risk of getting a red card favoured Chelsea as it was decided that Ayew was far away from the goal and Silva might have accidentally fell, thus he only received a yellow card.
Conor Gallegher's unexpected late long range strike added insult to injury to the Palace fans since he grabbed all three points for Chelsea and at the same time making his former team lose at home.
The match was a joy to all Chelsea fans as they saw two of their new players open their goal accounts.
4. Harry Kane setting 2 records.
Kane's cool chipped penalty in the first half against Arsenal made him set two records. The first is that he became the first player in the premier league to score 100 away goals.
He also broke Thierry Henry goal record (43) as the player with the most goals in the North London Derbies and is now one goal ahead of him.
The premier league excitement is not yet over this weekend as the Manchester Derby is yet to be played on Sunday. Arsenal fans will maybe for the first time in a long while want the Red Devils to win so that they leave the Cityzens with a sizeable gap.
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