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Erling Haaland keep the evening interesting- Man City 3-1 win over Leeds United

Man City strolled to a 3-1 victory at Leeds United on Wednesday, closing the distance to Premier League leader Arsenal to five points

Man City strolled to a 3-1 victory at Leeds United on Wednesday, closing the distance to Premier League leader Arsenal to five points as Erling Haaland continued his fantastic season ahead of goal with a brace.

Man City defeats Leeds United with a double from Erling Haaland

At Elland Road, City struggled against a focused and determined home team. Their own carelessness for the whole of the first half. However, City took the lead shortly before the break through Rodri’s follow-up finish. And then surged away in a lopsided second half.

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Haaland, who was playing in his hometown against the team he supports, did not celebrate his goals. But showed little mercy in securing them to raise his amazing tally in just his 14th game of the season.

Having been put up in front of an open goal by the selfless Jack Grealish. Who himself had missed a hat-trick of splendid opportunities in the opening 45 minutes. He was unable to miss his first attempt.

Grealish again set up Haaland for his second goal. Which he scored from close range after a deflection to leave Leeds with an impossible deficit to overturn.

In keeping with their performance, the home team didn’t give up. They responded with a goal via Pascal Struijk’s header from a corner.

And if Joe Gelhardt’s poked finish hadn’t trickled to the wrong side of the post, they might have been able to stage a spectacular finish.

Leeds remains in 15th place, two points clear of the relegation zone, while second-placed Man City moved back within five points of Arsenal at the top of the standings thanks to the victory.

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Erling Haaland surpassed his father’s record

Erling Haaland of Man City set a Premier League record on Wednesday by defeating Leeds 3-1. He outperformed his father, Alfie Haaland (181 applications), in the Premier League, with 19 goals scored (14 apps).

Alf-Inge Haland was present to watch the Manchester City vs. Leeds game on Wednesday. Prior to signing with the Sky Blues, Alfie Haaland also played for Manchester City between 1997 and 2000.

“It’s wonderful with my dad over there in the (stands),” “I’m thrilled today; this is a really significant turning point in my career… Erling Haaland said after his victory, “It’s my wildest ambition that I could be at Elland Road and score for Man City against Leeds”.

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Pratik Sharma
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A college student who live football and must say a huge supporter of Barcelona. He is also an hip-hop rap artist who just loves to make music and spend his other time in watching European football matches.
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