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Updated February 28th, 2024 at 12:42 IST

WATCH | Erling Haaland scores 5 goals in one match, more than Jesus & Hojlund's entire 2024 tally

In a stunning display, Erling Haaland's five-goal performance propels Manchester City into the FA Cup quarter-finals in remarkable fashion.

Reported by: Aryan Suraj Chadha
Erling Haaland scores 5 vs Luton
Erling Haaland scores 5 vs Luton | Image:FA Cup
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In a commanding performance, Manchester City triumphed over Luton Town with a resounding 6-2 victory in the FA Cup fifth round. Erling Haaland showcased unparalleled skill, netting an impressive five goals, while Mateo Kovačić added to City's lead. Luton's Jordan Clark countered with a brace, but City's dominance was unmistakable. The match saw relentless attacking play and clinical finishing from City, highlighting their prowess. With 17 shots and 15 on target, City's offensive display was exceptional. The result cements City's position as a force to be reckoned with in the FA Cup.

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WATCH | Erling Haaland and Kevin de Bruyne destroy Luton Town in the FA Cup 

In the fifth-round match at Kenilworth Road, Manchester City defeated Luton 6-2 thanks to a brilliant effort from Erling Haaland, who netted five goals. Three of Haaland's goals were assisted by Kevin De Bruyne, demonstrating their productive collaboration. Even though Luton had a brief comeback, Haaland's expert finishing made sure that City dominated the game and earned them a trip to the FA Cup quarterfinals.

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Haaland acknowledged his steady recovery to peak performance while expressing happiness with his own post-injury form. The manager of Manchester City, Pep Guardiola, commended Haaland for his superb performance and highlighted the complementary roles that he and De Bruyne played in the team's victory.

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Erling Haaland's incredible five-goal outing, his second for City, highlights his goal-scoring ability. Haaland, who has scored 27 goals this season across all competitions, is keeping City competitive. With this triumph, City's stellar record of 14 wins in their past 15 games across all competitions is extended.

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The deadly duo of Haaland and De Bruyne presents a serious danger to City's rivals as they strive for victory on both the domestic and European stages. The focus now shifts to Sunday's Premier League matchup between Manchester City and Manchester United, where Haaland and De Bruyne will be essential if they are to continue their winning streak.

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Published February 28th, 2024 at 10:25 IST

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