Manchester City: Pep Guardiola jokes as Erling Haaland scores just ONCE in 4-0 win

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola celebrates his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Southampton on 8 October, 2022 at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola joked that he was annoyed with Erling Haaland on Saturday, after the Norwegian's record-breaking run of three consecutive home Premier League hat-tricks came to an end.

City beat Southampton 4-0 at the Etihad Stadium – becoming the first team since 1959 to score three or more goals in nine straight home top-flight games – but Haaland was only on the scoresheet once, netting his side's fourth goal.

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Tom Hancock

Tom Hancock started freelancing for FourFourTwo in April 2019 and has also written for the Premier League and Opta Analyst, among others. He supports Wycombe Wanderers and has a soft spot for Wealdstone. A self-confessed statto, he has been known to watch football with a spreadsheet (or several) open...