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Erling Haaland Ends Champions League Goal Drought Against Young Boys

Erling Haaland hasn’t scored since the very start of the Champions League, but his goal drought is finally over! Man City’s star player scored an epic second-half double to lead them to a confident victory against Young Boys on Wednesday. After the goalless first half, both teams were fired up during the second stage of the game. Manuel Akanji netted an epic opener three minutes into the first half, but Meschack Elia equalized the score just a few minutes later. Tensions were running high, but Haaland kept his composure and gave Man City a crucial lead with a 67th-minute penalty, before sealing the deal with another goal four minutes before the final whistle. This triumph ended his Champions League goal drought after he had gone five games in the competition without a single one. Man City boss Pep Guardiola had no doubts that Haaland would make a comeback despite several missed opportunities. “People expect him to score four goals every time, people want him to fail. But I'm sorry, he's going to score all his life with the chances and the incredible threat… It's about playing as much good as possible because he's going to score until the last days he plays football,” said Guardiola post-game. Man City’s win against Young Boys extends the team’s unbeaten run in the Champions League to 15 matches, with ten wins and six draws.