Haaland Scores 35th Premier League Goal In Win Over West Ham

Haaland Breaks EPL Record, Scores 35th League Goal

07:42 AM WAT, Thu May 04, 2023

Erling Haaland set a new Premier League record for goals scored in a season as Manchester City beat West Ham united 3- 0 to return to the top of the table.

Haaland's chip over Lukasz Fabianski on the 70th minutes took him on to 35, one clear of Andy Cole and Alan Shearer, whose 34-goal tallies had come in a 42-match campaign.

The 22-year-old now has 51 goals in all competitions, 12 behind Dixie Dean's all-time English record, with a potential nine games still to play.

His goal handed the citizens a ninth successive league win, a point ahead of Arsenal and a game in hand.

Nathan Ake put them Pep Guardiola’s side in front when he headed home Riyad Mahrez's free-kick on the 50th minute, Phil Foden's added a third with 5 minutes to full time.

The third was City's 1,000th since Guardiola took over at the club in 2016