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Haaland’s record-breaking night Leads city’s comeback

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Erling Haaland etched his name into history. Photo- Collected

In a interesting Champions League encounter, Manchester City show their resilience, overturning a 2-0 deficit to secure a stunning 3-2 victory against RB Leipzig. Erling Haaland etched his name into history, becoming the fastest player to reach 40 goals in the tournament,spearheading City’s. sensational turnaround.

RB Leipzig took an early lead through Lois Openda, capitalizing on defensive lapses from City’s usually reliable Manuel Akanji and Ruben Dias. Despite City’s dominance in possession and territory, Openda’s power had Guardiola’s men reeling at half-time.

However, a tactical change and key substitutions breathed new life into City’s campaign. Erling Haaland, showing his great instincts, pulled one back before Phil Foden’s clinical finish leveled the score. A disallowed goal for Leipzig added to the drama before Julian Alvarez sealed the comeback, securing City’s 27th win in 29 Champions League home games.

While City had already secured their last-16 spot, Leipzig now faces the prospect of daunting matchups against European giants like Barcelona or Real Madrid in the knockout stages. Haaland’s heroics and City’s fighting spirit ensure a memorable chapter in their Champions League campaign.

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