With his sixth goal of the year, City’s Holland scored a hat-trick to take the league lead.
Elling Holland (Manchester City) scored a hat trick to become the top scorer in the English professional soccer Premier League.
Manchester City cruised to a 5-1 home victory over Fulham in the fourth round of the 2023-2024 English Premier League season at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, on Wednesday (Aug. 3).
With their opening four-game winning streak, City remained the only unbeaten team in the league, while Holland’s three-goal haul made him the league’s top scorer.
Holland, who scored 36 goals in the league last season to set a Premier League record for most goals in a season, has already netted six goals in four league games this season.
With his team leading 2-1, Holland made it 3-0 with a left-footed strike 13 minutes into the second half, and then scored on a penalty kick in the 25th minute.
In stoppage time, he headed home a grounded cross from the left flank by Sergio Gomes with his left foot.
It was Holland’s fifth hat-trick in the league, having played in the Premier League since last season.
On this particular day, Holland showed off his accuracy, scoring three goals from four attempts.
With his hat trick against Burnley, Son Heung-min (Tottenham) now has four hat tricks in the Premier League.
Holland also set the league record for fewest games with 50 offensive points (39) with his 42 goals and nine assists.
The previous record was 43 games, set by Andrew Cole in 1994.
Holland’s six goals moved him to the top of the scoring charts and opened up a two-goal gap on the next closest player with four goals.
Son Heung-min, 카지노사이트킴 who scored three goals on the day, is tied for fourth.