Manchester City cruise into Champions League quarter-finals as Erling Haaland makes history with five goals, becoming the youngest and fastest player to reach 30 goals in the elite European club competition.
Haaland joins an elite group of players, including Lionel Messi and Luiz Adriano, as the only ones to score five goals in a single Champions League game.
His 39 goals this season across all competitions, including five hat-tricks, make him the first City player to reach that figure in a single campaign.
Despite Ilkay Gundogan’s precise low shot for a goal, this historic night will be remembered for Haaland’s record-breaking performance. With this kind of form, even Real Madrid would think twice before facing Pep Guardiola’s side in the next round.
Former club captain Vincent Kompany, now with Burnley, will hope City have expended their energy ahead of their FA Cup match on Saturday at Etihad Stadium.
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