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Haaland Scores Five Goals to Lead Man City to Champions League Quarter-Finals

Erling Haaland has given us one epic match after another during his time with Manchester City, but his latest may be the most impressive one yet. The 22-year-old scored five goals to lead Man City past RB Leipzig and into the Champions League quarter-finals, writing his name in history books along the way. Haaland’s first goal was a penalty shot 22 minutes into the game, and it was impossible to stop him from that point on. His second goal came just two minutes later, and he finished the first half with a hat-trick, before netting two more goals in the second half. Ilkay Gundogan and Kevin De Bruyne also had a big night and helped Man City secure a 7-0 victory. After his masterclass performance helped Man City get their spot in the Champions League quarter-finals, Haaland said he was proud to play in this competition and score the 7-0 win on such a big night. "My super strength is scoring goals. Should I be honest? A lot of goals today, I didn't think. I was just trying to get it into the back of the net. A lot of it is being quick in the mind and trying to put it where the goalkeeper is not," said the Norwegian player. Haaland is the youngest player to score five goals in a single Champions League game, and only the third to do so after Lionel Messi and Luiz Adriano. He’s also the fastest and youngest player to reach 30 goals in this elite club competition.