At Etihad Stadium on October 2nd, Man City just smashed Man United with a score of 6-3 in the Premier League. It was a devastating match for Manchester United and their fans. Phil Foden and Erling Haaland both scored hat-trick goals in this match. The play displayed by Man City in this game was nothing short of spectacular. They were in complete command of Man United at the start of the match and were able to cause significant damage to the defense that Man United was playing with relative ease.
In the first half of the match, Man City scored four goals, which made the score 4-0 for them. At 8 minutes, Phil Foden scored the first goal for Man City. After him, Erling Haaland scored the second goal at 34 minutes. Haaland scored again in 37 minutes, which was the third goal for Man City. The fourth goal came from Foden at 44 minutes.
There were a total of 5 goals scored in the second half, with Manchester City scoring 2 goals and Manchester United scoring 3 goals. Antony of Man United started the score board for Man United at the 56 minute mark, but it didn’t help them much because Haaland scored again at the 64 minute mark and completed his Hat-Trick goals. At the 72-minute mark, Foden accomplished his hat trick by his third goal, which resulted in a score of 6-1 for the team. Man United was experiencing utter humiliation as a result of the situation, yet despite this, the team is continuing to play to the best of their abilities. The second goal for Manchester United was scored by Anthony Martial at 84 minutes. After 90 minutes of play, Manchester United were awarded a penalty for a foul committed by a defender for Manchester City, and Anthony Martial converted this penalty to score a goal for Man United at 91 minutes. Although he scored a total of two goals in this match, which contributed to the score of 6-3, Man United was unable to come out on top over Man City in the end.
At the end of the game, Erling Haaland became the first player in Premier League history to score a hat-trick in three consecutive home games against Manchester United, Crystal Palace, and Nottingham Forest. As of this point, he has scored a total of 17 goals for Manchester City in just 11 matches. His father, Alf-Inge Haaland, was in attendance at the game and celebrated his son’s hat-trick together with the other Manchester City supporters.
The Portuguese superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, out of the field again during their match against Manchester City, in which they were defeated by a score of 6-3, Erik ten Hag chose to sit him on the bench. He said that “I wouldn’t bring him in out of respect for Cristiano, for his tremendous career,” and that statement was made public.
Man City are now in the second position with 20 points in the point table of the Premier League with their 6 wins and 2 draws after their 8 games. They didn’t lose any of the matches in the Premier League. Arsenal is currently in first place in the Premier League point table, holding the top spot with 21 points, 7 wins, and 1 defeat after playing in all 8 games.
At the Etihad Stadium, the UEFA Champions League match between Man City and Copenhagen is scheduled to begin at 1.00 am on Thursday, October 6. Man City’s next Premier League match will be on Saturday, October 8 at 8 p.m. against Southampton at the Etihad Stadium.
Man City vs Man United
Phil Foden – Man City – 8’, 44’, 72’
Erling Haaland – Man City – 34’, 37’, 64’
Antony – Man United – 56’
Anthony Martial – Man United – 84’, 90+1’ (Penalty)