Erling Haaland scores Man City's first ever Premier League penalty at Old Trafford

Manchester City striker Erling Haaland celebrates after scoring a penalty against Manchester United at Old Trafford.
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Manchester City striker Erling Haaland has scored the club's first-ever penalty at Old Trafford in the Premier League era to give the champions the lead in the derby clash with Manchester United.

City were awarded the spot kick after Rasmus Hojlund stuck out an arm to hold back Rodri in the area and Haaland made no mistake from 12 yards out.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.