Haaland continues to destroy opponents and leads City to a 6-3 victory over United

Erling Haaland continued to score profusely, scoring three goals and assisting two goals in Manchester City's 6-3 crushing victory over his neighbor Manchester United in the city's summit in the English Premier League on Saturday.

Phil Foden also managed to score three goals for City, while Anthony scored for United and his substitute teammate Anthony Martial added two goals, one of them from a penalty kick in the last moments.

City's tally of 20 points from eight games is second, one point behind leaders Arsenal, while United remain in sixth place with 12 points, and a series of four consecutive victories has stalled.

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