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Manchester Metropolis vs. Southampton – Soccer Match Report – October 8, 2022

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Manchester Metropolis strolled to a different routine win within the Premier League, easing previous Southampton 4-0 on Saturday as Erling Haaland saved his wealthy scoring kind going.

Joao Cancelo set the champions on their approach to a routine win earlier than Phil Foden grabbed his fifth objective in three matches. Riyad Mahrez made it three early within the second half earlier than Haaland scored his customary objective to make it 4.

Southampton confronted the uneviable activity of attempting to cease a Metropolis aspect that had struck 20 targets prior to now 5 matches in all competitions and naturally Haaland, who went in seek for a fourth successive dwelling hat trick within the league, however needed to accept simply the one this time.

Haaland hit the put up contained in the opening quarter-hour earlier than Metropolis broke the impasse by Cancelo, who discovered the web after a high quality solo run. Foden doubled the lead on 32 minutes when he was afforded far an excessive amount of area and he made no mistake, chipping the ball over Gavin Bazunu.

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Southampton made it to half time with simply the two-goal deficit however 4 minutes after the restart, the hole widened additional as Metropolis began to take management. Rodri’s cross discovered Mahrez and he volleyed in for Metropolis’s forty fourth objective of the season — fairly the feat within the first week of October.

Pep Guardiola took goalscorer Foden off with the sport received, although the Etihad crowd grew more and more stunned as Haaland failed to search out the goal. They needn’t have fearful, although, as his objective finally got here on 65 minutes to make it 20 for the season.

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