After the sweeping victory achieved by Manchester City against its neighbor Manchester United in one of the tops of the English Premier League football;
Many numbers were recorded in this fiery derby, which witnessed 9 goals.
In the match that ended with the Citizens' 6-3 victory over "Almano", the Norwegian Erling Halland scored a "hat-trick" (three), as did Phil Foden.
The following are the most important numbers of the football battle hosted by the "Al Ittihad" stadium:
The third time in the history of the Premier League that two players scored 3 goals each;
The first was Arsenal vs Southampton in May 2003 and Leicester vs Southampton in October 2019.
The remarkable figure that was scored in this match was for the Norwegian Hurricane, who scored his third hat-trick this season in the Premier League (Crystal Palace, Nottingham Forest and Manchester United) to equal in only 8 matches what the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored 3 hat-tricks in 232 Premier League games.
Erling Haaland - who contributed to 5 out of the 6 goals his team scored against United today - became the player with the most goals scored in the five major leagues with 14 goals, and his Belgian colleague Kevin De Bruyne is the highest goal-maker with 7 assists.
Today's derby result is the highest in the history of matches, which amounted to 187 official matches between the two sides.
Haaland is the first player from Manchester City to score a hat-trick against Manchester United since 1970 and the third in the history of the heavenly team.
Since the start of the 2020-2021 season, the Red Devils have conceded 4 or more goals in 4 Premier League matches (Tottenham in October 2020, Liverpool in October 2021 and Brentford in August 2022).
Foden (22 years and 127 days) became the youngest player to reach his 50th goal under coach Pep Guardiola, surpassing Argentine star Lionel Messi (22 years and 164 days).
Haaland is the second youngest player from Manchester City to score in his first derby against Manchester United after the Italian Mario Balotelli.