Goal-machine Erling Haaland has MORE Premier League goals this season than Chelsea’s ENTIRE team
Goalscorer Erling Haaland has MORE Premier League goals this season than the ENTIRE Chelsea team… with Man City striker against Southampton taking this tally to 30 league goals for the season
- Erling Haaland reached 30 Premier League goals with his Southampton brace
- Norwegian is now just two goals away from tying Mo Salah’s season record of 38 games
- Meanwhile, a failing Chelsea side have scored just 29 goals between them
Erling Haaland’s brace for Man City against Southampton saw the Norwegian striker surpass Chelsea for Premier League goals this season.
Jumping high to meet Kevin De Bruyne’s cross, Haaland opened the scoring for Pep Guardiola’s side as they cruised to victory at St Mary’s on Saturday.
After the break, Haaland continued his unprecedented goalscoring form by adding a second with an acrobatic finish in the penalty area, marking his 30th goal of the season after just 27 appearances.
The brace also means that Haaland is now just two goals away from tying Mo Salah’s incredible 2017-18 season, which saw the Egyptian set the record for most goals by a single player in a 38-match Premier League campaign.
The former Borussia Dortmund star is also on course to top Alan Shearer and Andy Cole’s 34-goal seasons in 1994-95 and 1993-94 respectively.
Erling Haaland scored a brace against Southampton to take his Premier League tally to 30 for the season
The Man City star has now scored more goals than eight Premier League clubs this season
Speaking on Sky Sports at half-time, Jamie Redknapp was full of praise for the 22-year-old’s performance since his move to the Premier League in July.
“He’s just an incredible player. This man is phenomenal. Just a phenomenon, a joy to watch, I really like his attitude, the way he plays, the smile, he must love his life at Man City.’
Harry Redknapp highlighted Haaland’s ability to use his physical attributes to his advantage to help score his goals.
Despite significant investment, Chelsea endured a dismal campaign in front of goal
‘He’s got everything, hasn’t he? So strong, he’s fast, lightning fast over long or short distances, and what a finisher. Just a winner.’
Chelsea, meanwhile, endured their worst campaign in recent history, with a returning Frank Lampard unable to prevent his side losing 1-0 to Wolves on Saturday.
Despite significant investment in Todd Boehly’s first full season at the club’s helm, the Blues have failed to bring in a goalscorer to turn their fortunes around. the summer.