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Haaland helps Man City qualify for the last 16 

Erling Haaland took his Champions League goal count to 39 in 34 matches as Manchester City sailed into the last 16 with two matches to spare by hardly breaking a sweat against Young Boys.

Erling Haaland took his Champions League goal count to 39 in 34 matches as Manchester City sailed into the last 16 with two matches to spare by hardly breaking a sweat against Young Boys.

Clinical Penalty Conversion

Despite an ankle injury that forced him off the pitch at halftime during a previous match, Norwegian striker Erling Haaland displayed his resilience and skill. He clinically converted a 23rd-minute penalty after Matheus Nunes was fouled by Sandro Lauper.

Second Goal from the Edge of the Area

Haaland wasn’t done yet. He smashed home a second goal from the edge of the area just six minutes into the second half, further solidifying his impact on the game.

Red Card for Sandro Lauper

Shortly after Haaland’s second goal, Sandro Lauper’s evening took a turn for the worse as he received a red card for a second booking following a foul on Nathan Ake.

An Unexpected Exchange

In an unexpected and somewhat bizarre exchange, Haaland had already handed his shirt over to Young Boys skipper Mohamed Ali Camara during the halftime break. Camara had requested the shirt as players made their way to the tunnel, adding an intriguing twist to the match’s narrative.

Erling Haaland’s impressive performance and clinical finishing were the highlights of Dortmund’s victory in a match filled with dramatic moments and intriguing storylines.

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