EPL: Haaland nets four as City cruise past Wolves in six-goal thriller

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Manchester City cruised past Wolves 5-1 in a one-sided affair on Saturday evening Premier League encounter.

Erling Haaland stole the show with four goals at the Etihad Stadium.

With the win, Pep Guardiola’s side moved within a point of league leaders Arsenal, keeping the title race alive and intense.

Haaland gave City the upper hand with a first-half hat-trick, which was unmatched by their visitors.

Haaland takes his Premier League goals to 25, after scoring four against Wolves – Getty image

The Norwegian’s towering header and two penalty conversions made sure City took an early command of the game.

Despite a brief response from Wolves through Hwang Hee-chan’s goal, City remained rootless, immediately restoring their lead with another goal from Haaland.

The star striker capitalized on a fine assist from Phil Foden to complete his quadruple.

Julian Alvarez, who came on as a substitute, added the fifth goal for City in the closing stages, sealing a emphatic win.

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