Erling Haaland: A breakdown of the Manchester City striker’s 63 Premier League goals

The Norwegian has scored more goals in his first two seasons than anyone else in the history of the competition.

Erling Haaland scored twice in Manchester City's pivotal 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday, moving Pep Guardiola's men closer to a fourth successive Premier League title.

Another win was needed to secure a fourth successive Premier League title, as they beat Tottenham to return to the top of the log.

Tottenham vs Manchester City

The Norwegian ended City's Premier League drought away to Tottenham with his goal in the 51st minute before scoring his second goal in second-half stoppage time, moments after Stefan Ortega was denied Heung-Min Son's goal.

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The goalkeeper's save to deny Heung-Min Son the equalizer continued the German's dependency on Pep Guardiola's team.

Haaland's double puts him one step closer to a back-to-back Golden Boot in English football, having scored 36 goals in his first season.

The Manchester City striker scored 27 goals in Year 2 of the Premier League, taking him to 63 goals in both seasons, more than every player in the history of the competition.

Erling Haaland and Rodri against Tottenham

Erling Haaland scored two goals in Manchester City's win over Tottenham (Imago/Action Plus)

Haaland's tally is eight goals more than Andy Cole (55), who ranks second behind the Norwegian international in terms of the number of goals scored in the first and second years in the English Premier League.

Ruud van Nistelrooy (48), Alan Shearer (47) and Kevin Phillips (44) complete the list of top five scorers in their first two seasons in the English top flight.

How did Haaland score his 63 goals in the English Premier League?

According to the Premier League, the 23-year-old striker has scored 43 of his 63 goals with his dominant left foot, eight with his right foot, and netted 11 with headers.

Haaland also scored 14 goals from 12 yards in his first and second years with Manchester City, with his last goal coming at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Tuesday night.

What's next for Haaland and Manchester City?

The striker is expected to lead the charge in the final week of the 2023-24 season against West Ham United on Sunday, with victory securing an unprecedented fourth consecutive Premier League title for Manchester City.


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