Erling Haaland came through for Manchester City to score a 95th minute winner against Fulham.
Erling Haaland’s 95th-minute penalty gave Manchester City a 2-1 victory over Fulham, moving them to the top of the Premier League.
Julian Alvarez’s third Premier League goal gave City the lead early on. Following Joao Cancelo’s dismissal just before the half-hour mark, City’s task for the afternoon became more difficult.
In the penalty area, the full-back tackled Harry Wilson, leaving referee Darren England with no choice but to dismiss him.
Andreas Pereira, a former midfielder for Manchester United, stepped up and beat Ederson with his penalty kick.
In the second half, City was compelled to use their backup players. Haaland, who missed City’s last two games with a foot injury, was on it.
Shortly after coming on, the 22-year-old believed his header had given City the lead. But the VAR ruled that it wasn’t an offside.
Late in the game, he was given another opportunity to give Pep Guardiola’s team all three points. When Kevin De Bruyne was fouled in the vicinity, Haaland was given a chance to shoot from 12 yards.
Haaland successfully beat Bernd Leno with his effort before celebrating by removing his shirt.
The 18 Premier League goals the Norway international has now scored this season are equal to Cristiano Ronaldo’s third-highest total from the previous campaign. genuinely terrifying material