Erling Haaland was on target for Manchester City in the 2-1 win over Fulham in a 2022-23 Premier League encounter, Sportivationng.com reports.
The victory has now helped the defending champions to overtake Arsenal on the Premier League table.
The Gunners are now one point behind Manchester City having played one more game.
Haaland opened the scoring from the spot in the third minute.
90 seconds in and Man CIty win themselves a penalty ????
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He has now scored 34 goals in the Premier League to equal the most goal scored in the history of the competition.
The record was shared by Alan Shearer and Andrew Cole.
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Carlos Vinicius brought Fulham back into the game 12 minutes later.
Julian Alvarez restored Man City’s lead in the 36th minute to make it 2-1 heading into halftime.
Guardiola’s men held on to earn a vital win which helped them to the top of the Premier League log for the first time since mid-February.
Haaland has now scored 50 goals in all competitions for Manchester City this season.
The Norwegian striker is the first player to score 50+ goals across all competitions in a single English top-flight season since 1931.