Erling Haaland scores a hat-trick for Man City in the Premier League
Manchester City striker, Erling Haaland, scored a hat trick that brought his team back from behind and won 4-2 over Crystal Palace in the fourth week of the 2022/2023 Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Saturday (27/8/2022) night WIB. Man City manager , Pep Guardiola stressed the importance for Haaland to score a lot of goals.
Man City had trailed 0-2 to Crystal Palace in the first half. However, Bernardo Silva scored Man City’s reply until finally Erling Haaland scored a hat-trick and brought City to a 4-2 win in this match.
Talking about Erling Haaland’s performance in this match, Pep Guardiola hinted that the young Norwegian striker has now given something special since his arrival at the Etihad Stadium.
“We haven’t done anything special for him and he hasn’t done it before. It’s important for him to get a lot of goals. He has the sense to score goals,” Guardiola said as quoted by BBC Sport .
The empty space depends on the movement of the opponent. You have to be patient and have more players running. This gives him more space,” continued the Man City coach .
Kudos to Bernardo Silva Not only about Erling Haaland, Pep Guardiola also gave a small compliment to Man City ‘s other goalscorer in this match, Bernardo Silva.
The Spanish manager emphasized that Bernardo Silva is a player whose quality cannot be doubted and is the type of player who is ready to compete to be the best.
“I never doubted Bernardo Silva. He is a big competitor and has an extraordinary mentality. You have to be a winner,” said Guardiola.
Guardiola Comments On Victory Over Crystal Palace Man City have so far passed four matches in the Premier League with a record of 16 goals. However, at the same time Pep Guardiola’s team has also conceded seven goals.
Talking about Man City’s performance, especially in the match against Crystal Palace, Pep Guardiola highlighted the success of his team who managed to rise and win.
This was a good match. We always struggled against them, but we managed to get back,” said Guardiola.
“At last season’s meeting, we couldn’t do it. However, we started to do it. What happened in the first half was a good lesson for us. But, for now, it was a good game.”
“We have to improve. We are relaxed in some departments. There are parts we need more competition. The Premier League doesn’t wait. When you wait, it gets more difficult.”