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FA Cup, England: Five-pack – Haaland leads ManCity into the Cup quarter-finals

As of: February 27, 2024 11:30 p.m

With a historic five-pack, Erling Haaland led Manchester City to the quarter-finals of the FA Cup on Tuesday evening (27.02.24). In the 6:2 (3:1) win at Luton Town, the Norwegian scored the first five goals for the Champions League winners – Kevin De Bruyne provided the preparatory work four times.

Mateo Kovacic (72nd) ensured the final point, but the injury-related substitution of Jack Grealish (38th) dampened the mood.

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Second five-pack for Haaland

Haaland’s second five-pack was during his time with the Skyblues: He also managed one in the premier class in a 7-0 win against RB Leipzig; on Tuesday in Luton he scored five times in 58 minutes (3rd, 18th, 40th). ., 55., 58.).

Luton temporarily reduced the score to 2:3 through Jordan Clark (45′, 52′), but Haaland delivered the big show. Team manager Pep Guardiola took the striker off the field in the 77th minute – after all, the record for an FA Cup game was still a long way away. This is held by the now 77-year-old Scotsman Ted MacDougall, who scored a sensational nine goals in AFC Bournemouth’s 11-0 win against Margate FC on November 20, 1971.

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