Erling Haaland Scores 5 in Man City’s Champions League Demolition
Manchester City’s striker Erling Haaland made history with his 5-goal haul against German side RB Leipzig in the Champions League. The Norwegian sensation has scored 33 goals in 25 games in Europe’s premier competition, putting him ahead of some big names. The stunning performance took his tally in the competition to 30, breaking Ruud van Nistelrooy’s 34-game record in the process, and made him the fastest person to reach 30 goals. Haaland scored 10 goals for two different clubs and became only the third player to score 5 goals in a single Champions League game. He has 41 goals in 37 games this season and broke Tommy Johnson’s club record of 38 set in 1928/29. On showdown Saturday, Man City host Liverpool in a crucial Premier League game.
- Erling Haaland scored 5 goals against RB Leipzig in the Champions League
- He has scored 33 goals in 25 games in Europe’s premier competition
- Haaland broke Ruud van Nistelrooy’s 34-game record and became the fastest player to reach 30 goals
- He broke Tommy Johnson’s club record of 38 goals set in 1928/29
- Haaland scored 10 goals for two different clubs and became the 3rd player to score 5 goals in a single Champions League game
With 41 goals in 37 games this season, he is set to break the record previously held by Sergio Aguero. His unstoppable performance puts him ahead of Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah, who has 11 league goals this season. Haaland will look to continue his form when Man City host Liverpool in a key Premier League game.
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