Manchester City's Erling Haaland equals 38-game season Premier League goals record

Erling Haaland celebrates after scoring for Manchester City against Leicester in the Premier League in April 2023.
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Manchester City striker Erling Haaland has equalled the record for most goals in a 38-game Premier League season with his two first-half strikes against Leicester on Saturday.

Haaland, who took his tally to 30 in the competition with a double against Southampton last weekend, put City 2-0 ahead against Leicester inside 13 minutes after John Stones had opened the scoring for the champions with a spectacular effort on the bounce from outside the box.

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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.