Haaland displays his ‘super-strength’ in five-goal showing against RB Leipzig | Champions League

Erling Haaland said “my super-strength is scoring” after the centre-forward hit five goals to set a club single-season record of 39 as Manchester City defeated Leipzig 7-0 to move into the Champions League quarter-finals.

City beat the Bundesliga side 8-1 on aggregate and Haaland became only the third player to score five in the Champions League, following Luiz Adriano in 2014 and Lionel Messi in 2012, and the 10th since the European Cup’s inception.

Haaland now has 33 Champions League strikes in 25 appearances – the youngest player, at 22 years and 236 days, to reach 30. He eclipsed…

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