Haaland breaks premier league scoring record as Man. City move top
By Kazeem Ugbodaga
Erling Haaland on Wednesday broke the premier league scoring record with his 35th goal, as Manchester City thrashed West Ham 3-0 to move top.
Haaland becomes to first player to score 35 goals in a premier league season, a record previously held Alan Shearer and Andrew Cole who had scored 34 goals in a premier league season.
In Wednesday’s game, after a goalless first half, City sprang back to life, opening scoring on 50 minutes against West Ham at the Etihad Stadium.
Riyad Mahrez sent a free-kick in and Nathan Ake leapt high to connect with it on the edge of the 6-yard box. His close-range header went low into the middle of the net.
Twenty minutes later, Haaland scored his record-breaking goal to make it 2-0 for the homers.
Jack Grealish found Haaland inside the box, he spotted goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski off his line and chipped the ball into the net.
City made it 3-0 five minutes to duration time. Phil Foden picked the ball up in space and from the edge of the box lashed in a shot that was deflected past the helpless Lukasz Fabianski.
On added time, Foden ran onto a loose pass inside the box and released a tremendous shot low towards the middle of the goal. However, Lukasz Fabianski anticipated the shot and made an easy save.
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