Emirates News Agency – “City” beat “United” in the Manchester Derby Goals Festival

  • Manchester derby

LONDON, 2nd October / WAM/ Manchester City continued its distinguished start in the defense of its English Premier League title and beat its neighbor “Manchester United” 6-3 today “Sunday” thanks to a hat-trick of both players Erling Haaland and Phil Foden in the city derby. Manchester in the ninth round of the competition.
Manchester City raised its score to 20 points to be ranked second in the competition table, only one point behind leaders Arsenal, and United’s balance froze at 12 points in sixth place.
And “City” decided the match significantly in its first half, which ended in its favor with a clean four, scored by Phil Foden in the 8th and 44th minutes, and the Norwegian Erling Halland in the 34th and 37th minutes.
In the second half, Manchester United reduced the difference through a goal scored by Anthony in the 56th minute, then Haaland and Foden scored two consecutive goals for Manchester City in the 64th and 72nd minutes, while Anthony Martial ended the scoring in the meeting with two goals for “United” in the 84th minute and the first of overtime for the match.
This is the third game in the league this season, in which Haaland scored 3 goals (hat-trick), as he had previously in the two matches of Manchester City, which he beat Crystal Palace 4-2 and Nottingham Forest 6-0 in the fourth and fifth rounds of the competition.
Halland raised his score to 14 goals in 8 matches he played with Manchester City this season, to consolidate his lead in the competition’s top scorer list.

Islam Hussein / Assem Al-Khouli / Awad Mukhtar / Ahmed Zahran

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