• City striker Erling Haaland Scored 5 times as Manchester City cruised to a 7-0 victory over RB Leipzig

Total Dominance – Manchester City 7-0 RB Leipzig

Erling Haaland Hits Five As City Dispatch Leipzig 7-0

Manchester City were at their deadly best when the Germans came to visit at on Tuesday night

City started the slaughter early in the first half when VAR called to check a handball from Henrichs just before the 20th minute mark. The Citizens took the lead from the penalty spot through Erling Haaland. Just a minute later, the Norwegian added a second on after Kevin de Bruyne’s spectacular shot hit the crossbar. He completed his hat-trick before half-time as he helped Dias’s header, which crashed against the post, in.

Erling Haaland Hits Five As City Dispatch Leipzig 7-0

City turned on the style as Ilkay Gundogan finished a stunning team move for the fourth, before Erling Haaland completed his five goal haul for the night in the 57th minute to make it 6-0. Kevin de Bruyne added the 7th with a terrific shot into the top corner from 25-yards out to crown a masterful performance from the Belgian and the Citizens.

5th Heaven For Erling Haaland

Erling Haaland now joins an elite club of players that have scored 5 goals in a single Champions League game. Lionel Messi scored 5 goals in 84 minutes against Bayer Leverkusen, while Luis Adriano of Shakhtar completed his in the 82nd minute. Haaland scored his 5th goal just before the 58th minute mark for Manchester City, and his time record will be super hard to break.

The Norwegian has been a beast at Manchester City this season, He has been a penalty box predator who has converted chances with so much efficiency, leading to him to a scary tally of 39 goals and 5 assists in just 36 games. City will need Erling Haaland to keep firing, especially in the knockout round of this season’s UCL campaign, if they are to go one better than they did back in 2021.