Erling Haaland has broken the Premier League season scoring record with his 35th goal, as Manchester City defeated West Ham 3-0 to move top.
Gatekeepers News reports that Haaland netted his 35th goal to become the highest goal scorer in a premier league season, breaking the record previously held by Alan Shearer and Andrew Cole who had scored 34 goals in a premier league season.
Despite ending the first half of the Wednesday’s game goalless, City sprang back to life, opening scoring on 50 minutes against West Ham at the Etihad Stadium.
Nathan Ake’s close-range header went low into the middle of the net to open the scoreline.
Twenty minutes later, Haaland scored his record-breaking goal to make it 2-0 for the Blues.
Phil. Foden shot moved past the helpless Lukasz Fabianski to make the scoreline 3-0 in favour of City.
With Haaland’s goal ratio of 1.26 per 90 minutes, there are chances that the 22-year-old has five league games remaining to extend the record-breaking tally.