Haaland scores twice as Man City thrash Sevilla 

Key takeaways: 

  • Erling Haaland is the fourth player to score on his Champions League debut for three unique clubs, after Fernando Morientes (four clubs), Javier Saviola, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
  • Erling Haaland scored two times as Manchester City opened their Champions League crusade by whipping a horrid Sevilla side.

Haaland’s 10th objective in five games set City on their manner in Spain, with the Norwegian forward tapping in from Kevin de Bruyne’s excellent driven cross.

He added to his count after the break when he was again available to score from short proximity after home goalkeeper Yassine Bounou parried Phil Foden’s shot into his way.

In the middle, England midfielder Foden had given City a sound pad in their Group G opener, prodding his marker Nemanja Gudelj before clearing a left-foot exertion into the base right corner of the net.

Ruben Dias underlined the bay in class between the Premier League champions and the side that completed fourth in La Liga keep going term late on, side-balance Joao Cancelo’s cross into the center of an unfilled net.

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“When they played better, we scored the second with a splendid activity from Phil [Foden]. Then after it was simpler – we gave more passes,” City administrator Pep Guardiola told BT Sport.

“At times, we must rush so fast because Erling is there. You have this fascination with him; we must go after it sometimes. We must be quieter. His numbers across his vocation, not simply here, are very comparative.

“So he has an incredible feeling of objective. We have unimaginable numbers in scoring objectives, so we must proceed that way.”

The way of City’s triumph and last scoreline was not unduly complimenting, with the guests predominant all through.

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