Erling Haaland set a brand new Premier League document of 35 targets in a season because the Manchester City striker took his tally in all competitions this marketing campaign to 51 by scoring towards West Ham on Wednesday.
City cruised to a 3-0 victory over the Hammers to leapfrog Arsenal and return to the highest of the Premier League desk with a one level benefit and a sport in hand.
Watch the world’s finest footballers each week with beIN SPORTS on Kayo. LIVE protection from Bundesliga, Ligue 1, Serie A, Carabao Cup, EFL & SPFL. New to Kayo? Start your free trial now >
Haaland was joined by defender Nathan Ake and Phil Foden on the scoresheet and barely seemed troubled by a toothless West Ham facet.
The 22-year-old strikes past the 34 targets scored by Alan Shearer for Blackburn in 1994/95 and Andy Cole when at Newcastle a season earlier.
However, Haaland continues to be a way wanting the all-time document for targets in an English top-flight season of 60 set by Everton legend Dixie Dean in 1927/28.
Salah penalty sufficient for Reds win | 00:52
Rivalry renewed? Messi in talks over eye-watering $602m deal to affix Ronaldo in Saudi Arabia
Rumour Mill: Spurs urged to maintain their greatest star … and lose him without cost in a yr
20 video games, one win: Blues nice ‘utterly out of his depth’ as ‘embarrassing’ Chelsea savaged
In his first season in English soccer, Haaland has rewritten the document books as City shut in on a possible treble of Premier League, Champions League and FA Cup.
He is the primary participant within the English prime flight to attain a half century of targets in all competitions since 1931.
In the opposite fixture, a penalty from Mohamed Salah was all that was wanted as Liverpool edged out Fulham 1-0 at Anfield.
The win made it 5 Premier League wins in a row for Jurgen Klopp’s facet as they proceed their late season push for a European place.