Brendan Aaronson Leeds United beat Wolves 2-1 to start the new Premier League season on a high note as he made his debut and earned high praise from manager Jesse Marsh.
Arronsson, who arrived this summer from FC Salzburg for a fee of around $30 million, played a major role in both of Leeds’ goals at Elland Road.
It was the United States international’s midfield push that scored the opening goal. Rodrigo Before looking ready to fold into the cross Patrick Bamford In the end, the Wolves defender scored the winning goal with his own goal. Ryan Ait-Nuri.
Aaronson was making his debut with the USMNT regulars. Tyler Adams.
“The second goal was somewhat small compared to the run of the game, but we were gathering momentum,” Marsh, who previously coached Aronsen as Salzburg manager, told the BBC.
“I think all the first players did well. The pace of the game … was at a very high level, both teams try to impose themselves on the way they want to play.
“[Aaronson] It is relentless. He is unstoppable. “His work level is amazing. I know him well and all I know about him is that he’s only going to get better.”
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And Aaronson said he thought he had to have a goal to make his mark stand out.
“I hit it in there, it came off my chin somewhere in there. I’m taking credit for it,” Aaronson said with a smile.
“We’ve been working on the back-post run and you have to be there all the time. If you’re not there, the guy will probably clear it or something, so just doing this back-post run helps.”
Still, the 21-year-old Philadelphia Union youth product is enjoying his Premier League debut.
“To win at Elland Road for the first time on my home ground, I mean it’s always good to win.” “What an amazing experience for me and the team to get the win today and a great start to the season.
“You could tell how high the standard was, how technical everyone was. Wolves were strong today. They moved the ball well, got it out the other end, which hurt us because we wanted to squeeze and keep it to one side. That was tough at one point but we battled through it. And I think we were good on the counter-attack.
It’s a great result to start the season with three points. The end of last year was tough, but it’s always good to start the year with three points.”
Data from Reuters was used in this report.