In the most eagerly anticipated Premier League clash this season, City seized the momentum in the title race
Browsing: Erling Haaland
Andreas Pereira’s penalty looked to have earned Fulham a point at the Etihad Stadium, but Haaland won it for Pep Guardiola’s side at the death, converting after Antonee Robinson had fouled Kevin De Bruyne inside the box.
The Citizens were dealt a major blow before kickoff as goal machine Erling Braut Haaland was not named in the matchday squad due to a minor foot injury.
A first-half brace from goal machine Erling Braut Haaland put the Citizens in control at the break, and although Leandro Trossard pulled one back for the Seagulls early in the second half, a 25-yard wonder strike from Kevin De Bruyne helped the Citizens return to winning ways following last weekend’s loss against Liverpool.
Haaland now has 19 goals in 11 competitive games for City and was denied the chance of a fourth hat-trick in five home games after being rested for the second half by Pep Guardiola.
He has made a stunning start at City, scoring 17 goals in just 11 appearances since his summer move from Borussia Dortmund.
The Norway striker has torn up England early on after his summer move from Borussia Dortmund.
The Norwegian had been kept remarkably quiet, but only needed the slighted glimpse of goal to extend his scoring streak to six games as his telescopic left leg prodded home the winner six minutes from time.
The prolific Norwegian maintained his stunning start at City – and his own remarkable record in the competition.
The Norwegian made it double figures for the campaign already with a simple finish from inside the six-yard box five minutes into the second half, but Leon Bailey’s strike 16 minutes from time earned a point for the under-fire hosts.
Haaland has scored a league record nine goals in five games since joining City from Borussia Dortmund
Forest is keen to invest after sealing promotion via the Championship play-offs and Awoniyi has proven himself at top flight level by netting 15 goals in the Bundesliga during the recently concluded 2021/22 campaign.
The 21-year-old will join the club on July 1 and will follow in the footsteps of his father Alf-Inge Haaland.
Kane has won three Golden Boot awards in the English top-flight: 2015/2016, 2016/2017 and 2020/2021.
Mbappé comes in as the most valuable, having had a stellar season with Paris Saint-Germain with 60 goal involvements (39 goals, 21 assists) in 46 games in all competitions.
“We just still adjust here and there and are in talks,” coach Marco Rose said on Thursday. “I believe that we still want to do something in the central striking area.”
Haaland, 21, will join City at the end of the season having spent two-and-a-half successful years at Dortmund
There were reports late on Monday that Manchester City boss Ferran Soriano has got in touch with Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke.
Official; Italian Football Agent, Mino Raiola is dead. He is the Agent of Erling Haaland, Paul Pogba, Marco Verati, Donaruma and many other Football stars.
Borussia Dortmund have temporarily cut the gap to leaders Bayern Munich to six points, just a week before their clash at the Allianz Arena.