Haaland's Brace Propels Manchester City to Champions League Last 16

Erling Haaland's two-goal performance secures Manchester City's place in the Champions League last 16 with a 3-0 victory over Young Boys. Explore the match highlights and City's journey to the knockout stage.

Haaland's Heroics

Erling Haaland shines as he scores twice, leading Manchester City to the Champions League's last 16 in a commanding 3-0 win against Young Boys.

Manchester City's Dominance

Pep Guardiola's squad maintains a perfect record, topping Group G with 12 points from four games, demonstrating their Champions League prowess.

Young Boys Struggles

Young Boys' chances diminish as they finish the match with 10 men due to a red card shown to Sandro Lauper in the 53rd minute. They sit at the bottom of the group with only one point.

Guardiola's Aspirations

Guardiola emphasizes the importance of finishing first to secure a second-leg advantage in the last-16, even though City's qualification is a step closer to reality.

Record-Breaking Haaland

Erling Haaland boasts an impressive 39 Champions League goals in just 34 appearances, putting him on course to break Ruud van Nistelrooy's record for the fewest appearances to reach 40 goals (45 games).

Stones' Setback

City faces a setback with John Stones leaving the field at halftime due to a muscle issue, raising concerns for the team's defensive stability.

Haaland's Penalty Opener

Haaland opens the scoring with a penalty in the 23rd minute after Lauper's tackle on Matheus Nunes in the box. The Norwegian striker celebrates by sending the goalkeeper the wrong way.

Foden's Crucial Contribution

Phil Foden doubles City's lead just before halftime, courtesy of a precise pass from Jack Grealish. Foden showcases his skills with a low shot that beats the opposition's goalkeeper.

Haaland's Sensational Strike

Haaland secures his second goal, a stunning left-footed rocket from 20 yards out in the 51st minute, leaving the Young Boys stunned. City's relentless attack kept the scoreline impressive.