‘Monster striker’ Elling Hollan (23) has not stopped his tremendous performance since his first season in the English Premier League (EPL). This time, he broke the record for the most goals scored by an EPL player in a single season and led Manchester City (hereafter Man City) to the threshold of the semifinals of the UEFA Champions League.
Manchester City won 3-0 in the first leg of the 2022-2023 UEFA Champions League quarterfinals against Bayern Munich held at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England on the 12th and laid the foundation for advancing to the quarterfinals of the Champions League for the fourth time in three consecutive seasons. . The second leg will be held at Munich’s home, the Allianz Arena, on the 20th.메이저사이트
The protagonists of the victory on this day were Bernardo Silva and Hollan, who each scored one goal and one assist. Silva assisted Rodri’s opening goal in the 27th minute of the first half, and in the 25th minute of the second half, Halan’s cross from the left side of the penalty area led to a header and split the net.
In the 31st minute of the second half, when John Stones dropped a cross from the right side to his head, Hollan connected it with a non-stop shot and hit a wedge.
Adding 1 goal in this match, Hollan increased his official scoring tally to 45 this season. With this, Hollan established the record for the most goals in a single season by an EPL player. The previous record was 44 goals by Manchester United’s Ruud van Nistelrooy (retired) in the 2002-2003 season and Muhammad Salah (Liverpool) in the 2017-2018 season.
Hollan, who moved to Man City from Dortmund (Germany) before this season, has been bombarding the EPL, which is called the world’s best league, from the first season of his transfer. He has scored 30 goals in the league this season and is 7 goals ahead of Harry Kane (Tottenham, 23 goals) in second place, running at an overwhelming lead in scoring.
In addition, he scored 11 goals in the Champions League, 3 goals in the English Football Association (FA) Cup and 1 goal in the League Cup. His whole body was a weapon, as he scored 28 goals with his left foot, 10 goals with his right foot and 7 goals with his head. His explosive power was also extraordinary, with his hat-trick recorded as many as six times.