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Haaland tearing apart Farmer's League: Manchester City’s Manchester United decimation has fans abuzz

8:52 PM GMT+4 02/10/2022
Erling Haaland Manchester City
The Norway international was the star of the Manchester derby as he contributed three goals and two assists in the Red Devils’ obliteration

Erling Haaland has turned the Premier League into a Farmer’s League, some fans have reacted following his breath-taking performance as Manchester City overpowered Manchester United 6-3 on Sunday.

The Norway international not only got a hat-trick in the nine-goal thriller, but records also tumbled for him – one of which saw him become the first player in English top-flight history to score a hat-trick in three consecutive home games in the competition.

Although Haaland was the talking point, others queried why super-sub Anthony Martial was not handed a starter’s role for United.

Not left out of this discourse is Cristiano Ronaldo, who a few suggested should think about quitting the beautiful game as he is being underutilized at Old Trafford.

Interestingly, this was the first time that the Citizens scored six goals in a home game against Manchester United in all competitions

  • Erling Haaland Manchester City United 2022-23

    Farmers League

    Haaland is a very good goal scorer.  The world shouldn't have allowed him to play in a Pep team. It's criminal. He's going to get 100 goals a season. EPL is a farmers league after all - @IamAfeez.

    Haaland turning the premier league into a farmer's league is not being talked about enough. - @SA_Adebola.

  • Erling Haaland Phil Foden Manchester City United 2022-23

    Beast of a player

    Haaland is a beast. What a baller!!!. -@SirElshakim

  • Erik ten Hag Manchester United 2022-23

    Sack Race

    Ten Hag is eligible for sack by the way. - @BashorunEgba

    Trust me, Erik Ten Hag will get a sack letter during the week - @Taiwotunde

  • Pep Guardiola Manchester City 2022-23

    Genius Pep

    Pep Guardiola and schooling Manchester United. - @GrantEdion.

    Yes, it is always Pep Guardiola. He is a genius and Sir Alex Ferguson knows that. - @Footballvet.

  • Manchester City Manchester UNited 2022-23

    Crown the Citizens

    Once again, congratulations to Manchester City for winning the 2022/23 premier league title We should all start preparing for next season, yes , including Arsenal. - @sacredsaintmj.

    Manchester City are going to win five league titles in six years?-@teeblow__

  • Cristiano Ronaldo Manchester United 2022-23

    Think retirement CR7!

    It's clear Ten Hag Hates Ronaldo. Starting him in Europa, keeping him on bench to frustrate him out. Your best and highest goal scorer of last season? Cannot suddenly "Press"? - @ShugarWildlings

    Ronaldo should retire abeg. Disrespect dun too much. - @ojoGideon5

  • Anthony Martial Manchester United 2022-23

    Super Martial

    Martial influence's a silver lining, he has been limited to one sub per appearance so far yet scored twice on his return. -@Abolade_Bashir

    Anthony Martial should be starting games for us. - @CarterMiikey

    Anthony Martial, don’t allow yourself get injured again. Please. - @gracieoguns

  • Riyad Mahrez Manchester City 2022-23

    Mocking Mahrez?

    Guardiola bringing on Mahrez again??? - @Itz_Yemi

    Imagine being 6 nil down and Mahrez is coming on. Mocking it. -@Jaythekeed