With his goal against West Ham, Erling Haaland became the player to score the most goals in a single season in the Premier League era.
Man City just had a match against West Ham at home in the framework of round 28 of the Premier League 2022/23, the home team had to wait until the 50th minute to open the scoring. From the free kick, Mahrez hung the ball up as if Nathan Ake headed high.
By the 70th minute, Man City had a goal to double the difference. From a situation where West Ham lost the ball in the middle of the field, Jack Grealish quickly made an assist for Erling Haaland to escape to face Fabianski, the number 9’s click removed the West Ham keeper.
This is Haaland’s 35th goal in the Premier League this season, he officially becomes the player with the most goals in a season in the Premier League era. Man City’s No 9 has one more goal than English duo Andy Cole and Alan Shearer in the 1993/94 and 1994/95 seasons.
The goal against West Ham also means Haaland has scored in all of his last six consecutive appearances. He currently has 51 goals in all competitions. 5 minutes before the match ended, Phil Foden sealed a 3-0 victory for the home team.
With the victory, the Green Man has reclaimed the top spot from Arsenal. They are 1 point ahead of the Gunners and played 1 game less. Pep Guardiola’s team is having great advantages in the race to the championship of the highest English football league this season.