Erling Haaland Double Fires Manchester City Past Tottenham

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Two goals from Norwegian striker Erling Haaland fired Manchester City to the top of the Premier League table, after securing a 2-0 win against Tottenham Hotspur, at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England.

The hosts featured Heung-min Son and Brennan Johnson in attack as they looked to cause an upset. Manchester City started Haaland up-front, with Phil Foden and Bernardo Silva supporting on the flanks.

Premier League top striker Haaland scored from Kevin De Bruyne’s cross after half-time, giving Manchester City the lead.

Tottenham, needed a win to keep its top-four hopes alive, while knowing a positive result would help bitter rivals Arsenal, looked determined to put up a fight against City.

Manchester City substitute goalkeeper Stefan Ortega then made vital saves after replacing Ederson. First from Dejan Kulusevski and then Heung-Min Son to keep Manchester City in the game.

However, Haaland sealed the victory from the penalty spot after Pedro Porro had fouled substitute Jeremy Doku.

Manchester City’s eighth victory in a row in the Premier League means they will be champions for the fourth year in a row if they beat West Ham at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

The defending champions took a major step towards another Premier League title as they seek to become champions for a fourth consecutive year.

Second-placed Arsenal would need to win their game at home to Everton as City are two (2) points ahead. The Gunners would also be hoping for an unlikely City slip-up.

Arsenal would be looking to win the Premier League for the first time since 2004. The Gunners had to be invincible in 2004 to secure the famous unbeaten Premier League title.

The final day of the Premier League season takes place on Sunday, with all games kicking off at 4pm (WAT) and the title race is going right to the wire.

Source Premier League

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