Erling Haaland Equals Sergio Aguero’s Premier League Record With a Quickfire Hattrick Against Nottingham

Erling Haaland Equals Sergio Aguero’s Premier League Record With a Quickfire Hattrick Against Nottingham

  • Erling Haaland matched Sergio Aguero's Premier League record of back-to-back hattricks when he notched a triplet of goals against Nottingham on the back of his 3-goal haul against Crystal Palace
  • Haaland is stepping into the huge shoes of Man City legend Sergio Kun Aguero – who also made an electric start to life at the Etihad Stadium
  • The 23-year-old striker's goal-scoring feat against the newly-promoted side takes his Premier League tally to nine goals in as many games played

Erling Haaland's first-half goal blitz has seen the prolific Norwegian striker write his name in the history books of the Premier League.

The former Borussia Dortmund marksman came under scrutiny after his quiet outing in the Community Shield but swiftly replied his critics with a brace on his Premier League debut against West Ham United.

And ever since then, the 23-year-old has not looked back, wreaking havoc on opposition defenders and leaving managers startled with his sheer proficiency in front of goal.

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Haaland levelled Sergio Aguero's Premier League record of back-to-back hattricks against Nottingham Forest. Photo credit: @ManCity
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Haaland bagged his first hattrick against Crystal Palace and quickly repeated the same dose against newly-promoted Nottingham Forest with a quickfire first-half triplet of goals.

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His feat against Nottingham ensured he became the first player to score back-to-back hat-tricks in the Premier League since Sergio Aguero in the 2018/19 season.

He now takes his goal tally to a staggering nine goals in just five games for Manchester City in the English top-flight.

Haaland's 9-goal haul has made the Norway international the fastest start of any Premier League striker in history through five games.

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Haaland has hit the ground running, weeks after he sealed a stunning summer transfer to the Etihad Stadium.

The former Borussia Dortmund hotshot is currently leading the goalscorers charts, having already found the back of the net six times in just four matches.

Source: Sports Brief News