"Robot and target machine"Haaland breaks records in… "Premier League"

Norwegian star Erling Haaland continued his strong performances with his new team Manchester City during the match against their guest Nottingham Forest in the fifth round of the English Premier League.

Halland scored three hat-tricks in 26 minutes of the first half (12, 23 and 38) at Al Ittihad Stadium.

According to statistics network Opta, Erling Haaland scored 9 goals in the Premier League in August, breaking the record of Tottenham striker Harry Kane’s record of 8 goals in 26 games.

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 consecutive hat-trick after a 4-2 win against Crystal Palace on match day in the fourth round of the Premier League.

The Norwegian striker scored a brace against West Ham United 2-0 in the first round of the Premier League, becoming only the second player to score two goals in his first match for Manchester City in the Premier League after being preceded by his former striker Sergio Aguero in August 2011. This is data from the Opta statistical network.

The network added that the Norwegian star also became the second player in Premier League history to receive a penalty and successfully take it himself in his first match in the English Premier League, after Brazilian Alexander Pato did the same to Chelsea. against Aston Villa, April 2016.

Erling Haaland, 22, joined Manchester City in the current summer transfer from Borussia Dortmund for £51m.

Source: RT

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