Manchester City beat Fulham 5-1 thanks to goals from Julian Alvarez, Nathan Ake, and a hat-trick from Erling Haaland.
Alvarez gave City the lead but Fulham immediately responded with an equaliser. However, the game was soon marred with controversy as City were awarded a scandalous goal. The controversial offside goal just before halftime tilted the game in City’s favor.
Fulham went on the lose 5-1 thanks to Haaland hat-trick in the second half.
The Norwegian goal-scoring machine made it 3-1 with a clinical in the 58th minute followed by a goal from the spot 12 minutes later. And just before the full-time whistle, he made it 5 with a class finish.
Watch his hat-trick below:
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