Erling Haaland Smashes The Record For The Highest Number Of Goals Scored In A Premier League Season

Erling Haaland

Erling Haaland, the striker for Manchester City, has broken the Premier League’s record for the highest number of goals in one season. The Norwegian international scored goal number 35 for this season in the league. It came in their most recent match where City faced West Ham. The goal moves him past 34, which was the previous best, jointly shared by Andrew Cole and Alan Shearer.

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Erling Haaland broke the record already previously for a Premier League season that had 38 games. This record was previously held by Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah, who scored 32 goals in the 2017-18 season. While talking to Sky Sports, Haaland said that the night and moment were special for him. He also felt very proud and happy.

22-year-old Erling Haaland can still feature in 5 more league games where he will definitely be looking to increase his tally. While speaking with BBC, he said that personal achievement is a cause for happiness for him, but so is his team getting the 3 points on the night. For him, the team victory is what matters eventually.

Erling Haaland added that things have been going well. As such, the present time requires everyone to be extra-focused and take on each game as it comes. He praised the team’s excellence and said that that was another reason behind his happiness. Goal number 35 of Haaland came in the second 45 minutes of the match which saw the striker deftly finish a splendid City attack.

The final result of the match was 3 goals to nil in favor of Manchester City. The result also propelled them to the league’s top with a point advantage over 2nd placed Arsenal. City has also played one game less than Arsenal.