Manchester City (England)’s ‘monster striker’ Erling Hollan (22) wrote a new history once again. Breaking various records this season, he became the first English Premier League (EPL) player to score 45 goals in all competitions.
Hollan started in the 2022-2023 season European Football Federation (UEFA) Champions League (UCL) quarterfinal first leg home game against Bayern Munich (Germany) held at Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England at 4:00 am (Korean time) on the 12th. He scored 1 goal and 1 assist in Manchester City’s 3-0 victory.
Hollan, who recently boasted amazing scoring ability, shook the net without fail. In the 31st minute of the second half, he penetrated in front of the gate and received a pass that John Stones (28) dropped with his head and pushed it with his right foot, splitting the net. Earlier, in the 24th minute of the second half, he added help by connecting an accurate cross to Bernardo Silva (28).
According to the sports statistics media ‘Opta’, Hollan has scored 45 goals in all competitions this season with this goal. This is the highest scoring record among EPL players based on a single season. Indeed, once again, the great work has been accomplished.
Previously, Hollan set a new record for the most goals in a single season in Manchester City’s history (39 goals). It’s been 94 years. Not only that, he also holds the EPL record for the shortest period of time to score 30 goals (27 games) and the UCL record for the youngest time to score 30 goals (22 years and 236 days). He also became the third player in history to score five goals in a game in the UCL. And on this day, he is showing off his phenomenal scoring pace while setting a ‘great record’ again.
Hollan’s record-breaking streak raises more expectations in the future. He is close to reaching the record for the most goals scored in an EPL season.먹튀검증 Andy Cole (51) and Alan Shearer (52, retired) have four goals left to the 34 goals achieved in the 1993-94 and 1994-95 seasons, respectively. There are still 9 games left, so it is worth looking forward to breaking the record. In addition, it is worth aiming for the record for the most goals scored in a single UCL season. Cristiano Ronaldo (38, Al Nasr) has 6 goals left to the 17 goals recorded in the 2013-2014 season.