He Manchester City, current champion of England, clearly won the derby against Manchester United (3-0)as a visitor in Old Trafford at the close of the 10th day of the Premier Leaguethanks to a doublet and one attendance of Erling Haaland.
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This new display by the Norwegian star allows the 'Citizens' to remain on the podium, as thirdwith the same points as Arsenal (2nd), who on Saturday had defeated the bottom team 5-0 Sheffield United. Both are two units away from leader Tottenhamwho on Friday beat 2-1 away from home against Crystal Palace.
He Manchester Unitedfor its part, He is eighth and sees the teams moving away from the upper part of the table.
FULL-TIME | Derby day victory! -
— Manchester City (@ManCity) October 29, 2023
He City took an early lead in its neighbor's stadiumafter a foul by Rasmus Hojlund on Rodri In the area. He first penalty in history awarded to the 'Sky Blues' in the Premier League at Old Trafford was converted by Haaland in the 26th minute.
André Onana made an effort to keep United within the party. The Cameroonian goalkeeper deflected a powerful header from Haaland before the break (45+5) and then won a duel in the 71st minute.
His defending abandoned him later, in a cross from Bernardo Silva that Haaland reached to finish off with a header at the far post (2-0, 49).
The Haaland's perfect afternoon was marked by an assist for Phil Foden put the final 3-0 for visitors in 80.
In the table of scorers of the English championship, Haaland leads with 11 goals in ten games, maintaining a dynamic that makes us think of last seasonwhen he was the tournament's top scorer with 36 goals in 35 games.
With his eleven goals, Haaland has three ahead of the Egyptian Mohamed Salah for the moment (Liverpool) and the South Korean Son Heung-min (Tottenham), his most direct pursuers.
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