Schlupp, with a masterful pass, and Townsend, with an unstoppable run, took just seven minutes to demount the Manchester United defence in the Red Devils' start to the Premier League season. De Gea couldn't do anything either.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin hit a hat-trick and James Rodriguez bagged his first Premier League goal as Everton crushed 10-man West Bromwich Albion 5-2 to extend their perfect start to the season on Saturday.
James Rodríguez has had a big impact on the match at Goodison Park. The Colombian scored a lovely goal just before the break to put Everton in front. Then, less than a minute later, Kieran Gibbs hit out at the Colombian and the West Brom man saw red.
Bayern Munich have started this season where they left off last term. In their opening match of the 2020-21 Bundesliga season, they thrashed Schalke 8-0, but they were unable to break the record Atletico Madrid hold since 1955.
Junior Firpo could try his luck in Serie A. According to the Italian press, Atalanta are interested in the Barca left-back. 'TMW' reports that the footballer's agent will head to Bergamo to speak about his possible move.
There are few surprises in Ronald Koeman's squad for the Gamper Trophy match with Elche this Saturday at the Camp Nou. Pjanic and Ansu Fati have been called up at the expense of Luis Suarez and Arturo Vidal who are both on the way out of the club.