Erling Haaland scored two goals when Manchester City won 3-1 at Leeds United headquarters at Elland Road, Thursday (29/12/2022) early morning. The two goals made Haaland set another personal record.
After Rodri brought Man City ahead at the end of the first half, Erling Haaland increased The Citizens' advantage to 3-0 through two goals he scored in the 51st and 64th minutes. Leeds United's reply goal scored by Pascal Struijk was unable to prevent Man City from winning in that match.
This victory also brought Man City to second place in the Premier League standings with a collection of 35 points, five points behind Arsenal who are at the top of the Premier League standings.
However, what's interesting is that Erling Haaland's two goals in that match made the Norwegian striker set quite a few new records. One of them is scoring 20 goals in the Premier League in the fewest number of games. What records did Erling Haaland make in Man City's win at Elland Road on Thursday (29/12/2022) early morning WIB? Here's the review:
Fastest Player to Score 20 Goals in the Premier League
Erling Haaland's two goals in this game at Leeds United made him score 20 or more goals in 14 matches. The number of goals and matches that make Erling Haaland the best when it comes to scoring goals in the shortest game.
Erling Haaland became a better player than Kevin Phillips who scored 20 goals in 21 matches, Andy Cole in 23 matches, and Ruud van Nistelrooy, Diego Costa and Tony Yeboah who scored 20 goals in 26 matches.
Pep Guardiola's players score the fastest 25 goals
These two goals in the Premier League made Erling Haaland score 25 goals in all competitions during his time under Pep Guardiola. This is a new record for Erling Haaland. The Norwegian striker scored 25 goals under Pep Guardiola in 20 games, making him better than any other star the Spaniard has managed.
Lionel Messi was recorded as doing it in 28 matches, while Samuel Eto'o did it in 30 matches, Sergio Aguero in 35 matches, and Thierry Henry did 41 matches.
Contributed to 100 Goals in League Competitions
The two goals scored by Erling Haaland in Week 17 of the Premier League match made him involved in the creation of 100 goals in 81 league matches, from the Bundesliga to the Premier League. The breakdown is that Erling Haaland scored 82 goals and contributed 18 assists in those 81 matches.
Equaled Van Nistelrooy and Aguero's records
After scoring more than 20 goals in his first season with Man City, Erling Haaland became the sixth foreign player in Premier League history to score more than 20 goals in his debut season in the Premier League. Apart from Erling Haaland, who set that record this season, there is Fernando Torres, who scored 24 goals in his debut season with Liverpool in 2007/2008.
Then Ruud van Nistelrooy and Sergio Aguero who scored 23 goals in their debut season, respectively in the 2001/2002 and 2011/2012 seasons.
Likewise with Jurgen Klinsmann and Diego Costa who also scored 20 goals in their debut season, respectively in the 1994/1995 and 2014/2015 seasons.
Score 20 goals in 14 matches in the Champions League and Premier League
Two goals against Leeds United made Erling Haaland make the exact same record as he did in the Champions League.
Erling Haaland became a successful player scoring 20 goals in 14 matches in the Premier League. Identical records he has made in the Champions League.
The Norwegian striker also recorded 20 goals in 14 matches in the Champions League.
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