Manchester City’s Norwegian star Erling Haaland and Liverpool’s star Siam Mohamed Salah played for the second consecutive match in the fifth round of the English Premier League.
Halland led Manchester City to a convincing six-clean win over their guest Nottingham Forest in a match that brought them together last Wednesday at Al Ittihad Stadium, scoring three consecutive hat-tricks in minutes. (12, 23 and 38).
According to Statistical Network Opta, Erling Haaland became the first player to score 9 goals in the month of August in the Premier League, beating English star Harry Kane’s Tottenham striker’s record of 8 goals in 26 matches.
The Norwegian star also became the first player to score 9 goals in his first 5 league matches, beating the record held by retired English players Mickey Quinn and former Manchester City legend Sergio Aguero of 8 goals each.
Haaland, 22, scored his second hat-trick in a row after a 4-2 win against Crystal Palace in the fourth round of the Premier League.
While Egyptian star Mohamed Salah, Liverpool’s and last season’s top scorer in the English Premier League, fasted, scoring in the second match in a row, while last season’s other top scorer, South Korean Heung-Min Son, Tottenham Hotspur The Hotspur striker has not yet opened his scoring record.
Here is a list of the top scorers in the English Premier League after the matches of the fifth round:
1- Erling Haaland (Manchester City) – 9 goals
2 – Alexander Mitrovic (Fulham) – 5 goals
3. Harry Kane (England) (Tottenham Hotspur) – 4 goals.
3- Spaniard Rodrigo (Leeds United) – 4 goals
3- Ivorian Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) – 4 goals
6- Brazilian Roberto Firmino (Liverpool) – 3 goals
6- Brazilian Gabriel Jesus (Arsenal) – 3 goals
6- Colombian Luis Diaz (Liverpool) – 3 goals
6- Herman Pascal Gross (Brighton) – 3 goals
6- Brazilian Gabriel Martinelli (Arsenal) – 3 goals
6- Raheem Sterling (Chelsea) – 3 goals
6- Martin Odegaard (Arsenal) – 3 goals
13- Scot Che Adams (Southampton) – 3 goals
13- Argentine Julian Alvarez (Manchester City) – 2 goals
13- Belinda Joshua DaSilva (Brentford) – two goals
13- Portuguese Fabio Carvalho (Liverpool) – two goals
13- Anthony Gordon (Everton) – 2 goals
13- German Ilkay Gundogan (Manchester City) – 2 goals
13- Alexis McAlister (Brighton) – two goals
13. James Madison (England) (Leicester City) – 2 goals.
13- Bernardo Silva (Manchester City) – 2 goals
13- Egyptian Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) – two goals
13- Jadon Sancho (Manchester United) – 2 goals
13- Evan Tonier (Brentford) – two goals
13- Kalium Wilson (England) (Newcastle United) – 2 goals
Source: Premier League