Erling Haaland has scored another Hat-Trick for Norway in their 5-1 Victory against Gibraltar. Currently, Erling Haaland has scored 12 goals in 15 games for Norway. All this at the age of 21 and the player can’t stop his goal-scoring record this year.
Erling Haaland has been on a monstrous streak of goal scoring since the last season for Norway as well as for Dortmund. While many speculated that the player would be sold this year, it didn’t come to reality. The Striker has been linked with multiple teams such as Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid. The 21-year-old has proven again that he simply isn’t a one-season wonder. This season in the Bundesliga is already in the first three games. The player has gone on to score 3 goals and assist 2 for his club. Those are some crazy numbers from a 21-year-old. One must note that for a player to score the number of goals he has, the team will need to have to use a system to benefit him.
While Erling Haaland was the goal-scoring sensation, there was another player who was gifted the man of the match by many. Martin Ødegaard who must be told had one of the best games of his life. Stats wise as well and even as a talent. The player broke the record for the most number of key passes in an international game bypassing 12.
He has a passing accuracy of 86% while completing 95 passing during the game. It must be said that the player didn’t secure any goals or assists but that goes to show the lack of clinical finishers in Norway other than Erling Haaland.
How Impressive Was Erling Haaland During His Time With Norway This International Break?
Erling Haaland was one of the best players during the International Break. Well,, one must also note that he scored 5 goals during these two matches. While Norway doesn’t have a good enough team to win the euros or the World Cup, the country is trying to make sure to develop the youth in the nation. Erling Haaland is one of the generational talents. Each time he plays, he is learning another skill. Comparing his average positions from this year to the last season, he has started playing deeper. His pressing intensity hasn’t reduced and instead multiplied. The player drops to defend when there are players out of position to cover the spaces left around the pitch.