Erling Haaland scored five goals, including a hat-trick in the first half, to lead Manchester City to a 7-0 victory at home to Razin Pal Sport Leipzig in the second leg of the Champions League round of 16 and qualify for the quarter-finals on Tuesday. City qualified for the quarter-finals after winning 8-1 in the result. Back and forth matches.
The Norwegian striker scored his five goals in just 63 minutes before he was substituted and his colleague Julian Alvarez came in his place.
The 22-year-old young striker opened his goals in the 22nd minute from a penalty kick, and two minutes later he followed up with a powerful shot from his teammate Kevin De Bruyne, which bounced off the crossbar, to convert it with a powerful header into the goal.
He added his third goal with a header following a cross from a corner kick in the second minute of stoppage time for the first half.
After the break, Ilkay Gundogan made it 4-0 for the home side in the 49th minute, and four minutes later Haaland continued to score when he followed a shot that bounced off the guest goalkeeper.
In the 57th minute, he scored his fifth and sixth goal for City, with a shot from inside the penalty area, after a ball bounced off the defense.
Despite Haaland’s exit, City continued to score when De Bruyne finished off the Premier League title holder’s goals in the second minute of stoppage time.