Haaland scores another hat-trick as Manchester City show Burnley no mercy football news
company that won four Premier League titles in an 11-year career at City as a player Etihad,
But on the pitch City showed no mercy to their former captain as Haaland scored 42 goals for the season.
🎶 A, B, C…🕺🏼🔵 #mancity #FACup https://t.co/oXGiO72gBP
— Erling Haaland (@ErlingHaaland) 1679179749000
Julian alvarez He also scored twice, with Cole Palmer scoring the second, as City remained on course for a treble of Premier League, Champions League and FA Cup.
Haaland scored five goals as RB Leipzig were thrashed 7-0 in Champions League midweek.
The Norwegian has now scored at least a hat-trick in six of his 19 appearances at the Etihad this season.
Haaland said, “It’s been some good play – important games. (To win) 7-0 and 6-0 before the break of the national team is impressive. I’m really happy.”
Sorry @VincentKompania but great to see you back at Etihad, Legend! 💙 https://t.co/skBVxgtb4p
— Kevin De Bruyne (@KevinDeBruyne) 1679177713000
“I think we are in the part of the season where we should be at our best.”
Burnley are heading for a return to the Premier League in Company’s first season in charge.
But the championship leaders were shown by a clinical City display what they had to do next season.
“It’s always a place I’m proud to come back to but I’m also proud to be here with Burnley,” Kompany said.
Wembley 🔜 https://t.co/iNvdX977FQ
— Phil Foden (@PhilFoden) 1679176549000
The visitors had started the brighter of both sides, but were undone after Haaland opened the scoring on 32 minutes by parrying Alvarez’s pass.
moments later it was 2-0 Phil Foden Haaland was dropped down the left to square to stroke home.
City’s number nine completed his hat-trick on the rebound after Foden’s shot came back off the post.
His impressive form has overshadowed a promising start to Alvarez’s City career.
The Argentine World Cup winner celebrated an extended contract at the Etihad this week with a double of his own Kevin De Bruyne helps.
In half-time, Palmer scored City’s fifth with a simple tap-in after Bailey Peacock-Farrell had headed in Foden’s cross.
Big step forward in the FA Cup! Now focus on the international break. We’ll be back soon Cityzens 🦈💪🏼 https://t.co/tpzxNYgsa5
— Ruben Dias (@rubendias) 1679175154000
City are the first team to seal a place in the last four with the other three quarter-finals taking place on Sunday.
Manchester United hosts Fulham, while fourth-tier Grimsby aim to pull off another major upset at Brighton if they return to form.
A place on a Championship side is guaranteed wembley as Sheffield United host Blackburn.
Next stop: Wembley 🏟️ https://t.co/bnrI5LxiFZ
— Calvin Phillips (@calvinphillips) 1679173189000