Erling Haland After becoming the third player to score five goals in one game, he explained that his “superpower” is to score goals. Champions League game.
The Norwegian player said he told Pep Guardiola before the game that he wanted to score a double hat-trick. Manchester City The coach took him out of the game 63 minutes after they beat RB Leipzig 7-0.
Haaland scored 39 goals in one season, beating Tommy Johnson’s 38 goals, setting a 94-year City club record, joining Luiz Adriano and Lionel Messi as the only players to score five goals in a Champions League match.
And he said: “This is a big night. First of all, I am proud to play in this competition, I love it. Five goals. Winning 7-0 is great.
“My super power is to score goals. Should I be honest? I didn’t think there were many goals today. I was just trying to get him behind the net. Most of it is to be quick in mind and try to put it where there is no goalkeeper.
Haaland, who made his fifth hat-trick for City and became the youngest player to hit 30 Champions League goals, hoped to stay here and get more. I told him (Guardiola) that I wanted to double hat-trick, but what can I do?
Leipzig coach Marco Rose, who worked with Haaland at Borussia Dortmund last season, felt it was a special night for the striker.
He said, “He had a great night. He was very hungry and scored goals with his feet, scored goals with his head, won the second balls, made deep runs. It looked so simple tonight. He took the ball from the referee. It means it’s a special night for him and I congratulate him.”