Good morning, Fear the Wall.
It was so great to have the Bundesliga back this weekend. Watching Marco Reus, Erling Haaland, and the rest of the attack rip Eintracht Frankfurt to shreds felt so satisfying after four long months without BVB football. While international football might be fun, this weekend proved that there really is no substitute for club football.
It was especially awesome to have fans back in the stadium. Clearly the players appreciated it as well:
This feeling. This energy. No words.— Erling Haaland (@ErlingHaaland) August 15, 2021
Have a good week. pic.twitter.com/DoDixTdseq
The days of boring, soccer-less summer weekend mornings are no longer. Football was back in force this weekend, with most of Europe’s big leagues kicking off their domestic competitions. While Paul will break down the Bundesliga’s action in detail, I thought I’d take a look at some of the key events from other leagues this weekend.
Jadon Sancho made his first appearance for Manchester United, coming off the bench in the Red Devils’ dismemberment of Leeds United:
First minutes as a Red,— Jadon Sancho (@Sanchooo10) August 14, 2021
what a start to the season!
PP x BF link up pic.twitter.com/nfifkTYll4
When your €500 million squad can’t beat one Sonny boi:
Meanwhile, over in Spain, the post-Messi era for Barcelona started surprisingly well. The Catalan giants thoroughly defeated Real Sociedad, and by all accounts Memphis Depay was an absolute baller. Just look at this flick:
Stay tuned for a hive update and “Looking around the League.” And remember, the SuperCup is tomorrow!
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What was this weekend’s top moment for you?