Haaland the star again! 

By Razeen Gutta

Once again on Uefa Champions League match day, it was Erling Haaland to the rescue as the Norwegian became both the youngest and fastest player to 40 goals in the competition. 

After going two goals down to Young Boys after just 33 minutes, Manchester City came back to win in the second half.

Haaland’s record-breaker began the comeback before Phil Foden and Julian Alvarez sealed the win to help Pep Guardiola’s champions top their group for the seventh season in a row. 

Borussia Dortmund went top of the group of death with a 3-1 win at the San Siro that leaves AC Milan in last place, but still in the hunt, ahead of the final game. 

The group’s other game saw PSG steal a point late on against Newcastle United, with Kylian Mbappe beating Nick Pope from the spot after a controversial VAR decision to make it 1-1.

Barcelona booked their spot in the next round with a 2-1 win over Porto at the Nou Camp, with Joao Cancelo scoring a sumptuous goal for the hosts. 

In the earlier games, Shakhtar Donetsk beat Antwerp 1-0 to keep their last 16 qualification hopes alive. 

Meanwhile Celtic became the first British side in history to go 15 games without a win in the Champions League as they lost 2-0 away to Lazio.

On Wednesday, Manchester United visit Galatasaray while Bayern Munich take on Copenhagen, Arsenal host Lens and Real Madrid face Napoli.

Pictured above: Erling Haaland 

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