Erling Haaland scores five goals as Manchester City defeats RB Leipzig 7-0 (8-1 agg) to go to the quarterfinals.

Erling Haaland scores five goals as Manchester City defeats RB Leipzig 7-0 (8-1 agg) to go to the quarterfinals.Erling Haaland scores a penalty for Manchester City

Erling Haaland is the third player to score five goals in a single Champions League game after Luiz Adriano in October 2014 (Shakhtar Donetsk vs BATE Borisov) and Lionel Messi in March 2012 (Barcelona v Bayer Leverkusen)
Erling Haaland rewrote the record books by scoring an incredible five times as Manchester City swept RB Leipzig aside to reach the Champions League quarter-finals.

Haaland becomes the fastest and youngest player to reach 30 goals in Europe’s elite club competition.

He is also the youngest player to score five times in a single Champions League game, joining Argentina great Lionel Messi and Brazil forward Luiz Adriano as the only players to do it……..Continue Reading

The 22-year-old is now on 39 goals for the season in all competitions, the first City player to reach that figure in a single campaign. His five hat-tricks are three more than any other player in the big five leagues.

On any normal day, Ilkay Gundogan’s precise low shot into the bottom corner would have merited praise. On this historic night, which matched City’s 7-0 triumph over Schalke in 2019, it was nothing more than a footnote.

On this evidence, no-one, not even Real Madrid, will want to be paired with Pep Guardiola’s side in Friday’s last-eight draw.

Legendary former club captain Vincent Kompany can only hope his old club have got this calibre of performance out of their system when he brings his Burnley side to Etihad Stadium in the FA Cup on Saturday.

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Manchester City
Starting XI
Squad number 31 Player name Ederson
Squad number6Player nameAké

Squad number3Player nameRúben Dias

Squad number25Player nameAkanji

Squad number16Player nameRodri

Squad number 8 Player name Gündogan
Squad number 17 Player name De Bruyne
Squad number 5 Player name Stones
Squad number10Player nameGrealish

Squad number 20 Player name Bernardo Silva
Squad number9Player nameHaaland


Squad number4Player namePhillips

Squad number19Player nameÁlvarez

Squad number21Player nameGómez

Squad number 26 Player name Mahrez
Squad number 47 Player name Foden
RB Leipzig
Starting XI
Squad number21Player nameBlaswich

Squad number39Player nameHenrichs

Squad number4Player nameOrbán

Squad number32Player nameGvardiol

Squad number22Player nameRaum

Squad number8Player nameHaidara

Squad number44Player nameKampl

Squad number27Player nameLaimer

Squad number10Player nameForsberg

Squad number17Player nameSzoboszlai

Squad number11Player nameWerner

Squad number2Player nameSimakan

Squad number7Player nameOlmo

Squad number9Player namePoulsen

Squad number16Player nameKlostermann

Squad number19Player nameAndré Silva

Man City
Formation 3-2-4-1

3Rúben Dias
25AkanjiBooked at 77mins
16Rodri Substituted forPhillipsat 63’minutes
8Gündogan Substituted forMahrezat 55’minutes
17De BruyneBooked at 67mins
5Stones Substituted forGómezat 64’minutes
10Grealish Substituted forFodenat 55’minutes
20Bernardo Silva
9Haaland Substituted forÁlvarezat 63’minutes
RB Leipzig
Formation 4-2-3-1

39HenrichsBooked at 21mins Substituted forKlostermannat 80’minutes
8Haidara Substituted forSimakanat 63’minutes
10Forsberg Substituted forAndré Silvaat 63’minutes
17Szoboszlai Substituted forOlmoat 72’minutes
11WernerBooked at 34mins Substituted forPoulsenat 63’minutes
19André Silva
Slavko Vincic
Match Stats
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Match ends, Manchester City 7, RB Leipzig 0.

Second Half ends, Manchester City 7, RB Leipzig 0.

Goal! Manchester City 7, RB Leipzig 0. Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Riyad Mahrez.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match because of an injury David Raum (RB Leipzig).

Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by David Raum.

Attempt saved. Manuel Akanji (Manchester City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Bernardo Silva with a cross.

Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Willi Orbán.

Attempt blocked. Julián Álvarez (Manchester City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution, RB Leipzig. Lukas Klostermann replaces Benjamin Henrichs.

Attempt missed. André Silva (RB Leipzig) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Willi Orbán with a headed pass.

Manuel Akanji (Manchester City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Manuel Akanji (Manchester City).

Dani Olmo (RB Leipzig) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Sergio Gómez (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Dani Olmo (RB Leipzig).

Foul by Bernardo Silva (Manchester City).

Dani Olmo (RB Leipzig) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution, RB Leipzig. Dani Olmo replaces Dominik Szoboszlai.

Foul by Rúben Dias (Manchester City).

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