Erling Haaland scored his 2nd hat-trick successful 5 days arsenic Manchester City cruised into nan FA Cup semi-finals by hammering Championship leaders Burnley astatine Etihad Stadium.
Haaland followed his five-goal haul against RB Leipzig successful nan Champions League by claiming different 3 to return his tally for nan play to 42.
The Norwegian is now conscionable 2 short of nan grounds jointly held by Ruud van Nistelrooy and Mohamed Salah for nan astir goals successful a play for an English top-flight nine successful each competitions during nan Premier League era.
Julian Alvarez added 2 goals and substitute Cole Palmer besides scored connected a sobering nighttime for erstwhile City skipper Vincent Kompany, whose Burnley broadside person surged 13 points clear astatine nan apical of nan Championship.
Burnley did good successful nan first half but could not lucifer Haaland's staggering ratio successful beforehand of goal.
City opened up successful nan 2nd play though, underlining nan chasm successful people betwixt England's apical 2 divisions.
It will beryllium City's sixth semi-final quality successful 7 seasons nether Pep Guardiola, and connected this shape fewer will reason against them lifting nan trophy for only nan 2nd clip successful that play arsenic they clasp hopes of completing a Treble-winning campaign.
The tie for nan FA Cup semi-finals takes spot connected Sunday pursuing Brighton's necktie against Grimsby Town (14:15 GMT), unrecorded connected BBC One.
Haaland nan goalscoring machine
Haaland now has an unthinkable six hat-tricks successful his debut play successful English shot - already half arsenic galore arsenic superb Argentine Sergio Aguero managed successful his full City career.
Considering City would play different 18 games if they scope some nan FA Cup and Champions League finals, it is not beyond nan realms of anticipation Haaland will decorativeness nan run pinch astir 60 goals, which has ne'er travel adjacent to being achieved successful modern times.
The problem for defences is he has truthful galore attributes.
His first extremity owed overmuch to his spot arsenic goalkeeper Stefan Ortega lofted a agelong shot downfield. Haaland had nan spot to clasp disconnected Ameen Al-Dakhil, past steered nan shot backmost to Julian Alvarez who delivered a superb walk done nan Burnley defence. Clarets keeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell near his statement believing he could get to nan shot first. He soon discovered Haaland is besides exceptionally quick. The Norwegian hit him to it and prodded a first-time effort nether nan keeper.
Three minutes later Haaland had his second.
This time, Phil Foden delivered a debased cross, which nan Norwegian had nan intelligence to assistance complete Peacock-Farrell into nan net.
His hat-trick extremity was astir being successful nan correct spot astatine nan correct clip arsenic Foden's changeable bounced backmost disconnected nan station arsenic Haaland lengthened his stride to use a first-time finish.
If location is simply a complaint, it is that Haaland is scoring excessively quickly. For nan 2nd crippled moving Guardiola took him disconnected pinch conscionable complete an hr played.
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Kompany's invited return
Losing astatine Manchester City is not a caller acquisition for Burnley - they person ne'er won astatine Etihad Stadium and their past triumph astatine Maine Road came successful 1963.
For Kompany it must person been a unusual experience, fixed he enjoyed truthful galore memorable moments present and moreover has a statue extracurricular nan ground.
He received a opinionated ovation erstwhile his sanction was publication retired earlier kick-off, pinch moreover Guardiola joining nan applause.
Once nan whistle went, Kompany, successful his unique headdress ordered, cajoled and encouraged his team.
He showed flashes of irritation erstwhile attacking moves were not carried retired to his satisfaction, but he besides offered praise erstwhile Burnley threatened, which they did sporadically, particularly successful nan play earlier Haaland scored nan opener.
At nan extremity Kompany shook hands pinch each nan City players who were his team-mates not that agelong ago.
He stood pinch chap Belgian Kevin de Bruyne for a quiet word, perchance congratulating him for nan superb walk that released Alvarez for his second, having already laid his first connected a sheet pinch a precise cross.
Kompany knows his broadside travel up against thing for illustration that value successful nan Championship, but it does look apt he will beryllium backmost adjacent play - erstwhile he hopes immoderate harsh lessons from coming will person been learned.
Player of nan match
with an mean of 8.68
Squad number9Player nameHaaland
Squad number17Player nameDe Bruyne
Squad number47Player nameFoden
Squad number19Player nameÁlvarez
Squad number26Player nameMahrez
Squad number80Player namePalmer
Squad number3Player nameRúben Dias
Squad number25Player nameAkanji
Squad number16Player nameRodri
Squad number14Player nameLaporte
Squad number4Player namePhillips
Squad number2Player nameWalker
Squad number82Player nameLewis
Squad number10Player nameGrealish
Squad number21Player nameGómez
Squad number18Player nameOrtega
Squad number23Player nameTella
Squad number12Player nameFoster
Squad number7Player nameGudmundsson
Squad number29Player nameMaatsen
Squad number22Player nameVitinho
Squad number24Player nameCullen
Squad number36Player nameBeyer
Squad number19Player nameZaroury
Squad number15Player namePeacock-Farrell
Squad number28Player nameAl Dakhil
Squad number14Player nameRoberts
Squad number3Player nameTaylor
Squad number45Player nameObafemi
Squad number4Player nameCork
Squad number10Player nameBarnes
Squad number26Player nameBastien
- 3Rúben DiasSubstituted forAkanjiat 63'minutes
- 16RodriSubstituted forPhillipsat 66'minutes
- 17De BruyneSubstituted forGrealishat 89'minutes
- 82LewisSubstituted forGómezat 66'minutes
- 9HaalandSubstituted forPalmerat 63'minutes
- 28Al Dakhil
- 29MaatsenSubstituted forTaylorat 77'minutes
- 7GudmundssonSubstituted forCorkat 45'minutes
- 23TellaSubstituted forObafemiat 64'minutes
- 22da SilvaSubstituted forBastienat 77'minutes
- 12FosterSubstituted forBarnesat 45'minutesBooked astatine 90mins
Match ends, Manchester City 6, Burnley 0.
Second Half ends, Manchester City 6, Burnley 0.
Ashley Barnes (Burnley) is shown nan yellowish paper for a bad foul.
Aymeric Laporte (Manchester City) wins a free footwear successful nan attacking half.
Foul by Ashley Barnes (Burnley).
Substitution, Manchester City. Jack Grealish replaces Kevin De Bruyne.
Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City) wins a free footwear successful nan attacking half.
Foul by Josh Cullen (Burnley).
Attempt missed. Ashley Barnes (Burnley) correct footed changeable from nan correct broadside of nan six gait container misses to nan right. Assisted by Samuel Bastien pinch a cross.
Foul by Aymeric Laporte (Manchester City).
Ashley Barnes (Burnley) wins a free footwear successful nan protect half.
Substitution, Burnley. Charlie Taylor replaces Ian Maatsen.
Substitution, Burnley. Samuel Bastien replaces Vitinho.
Foul by Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City).
Josh Cullen (Burnley) wins a free footwear successful nan protect half.
Goal! Manchester City 6, Burnley 0. Julián Álvarez (Manchester City) near footed changeable from nan centre of nan container to nan apical correct corner. Assisted by Kevin De Bruyne pinch a done ball.
Attempt missed. Kalvin Phillips (Manchester City) correct footed changeable from nan correct broadside of nan container is excessively high. Assisted by Riyad Mahrez.
Attempt blocked. Julián Álvarez (Manchester City) near footed changeable from nan centre of nan container is blocked.
Attempt saved. Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City) correct footed changeable from nan correct broadside of nan container is saved successful nan bottommost correct corner. Assisted by Kevin De Bruyne.
Goal! Manchester City 5, Burnley 0. Cole Palmer (Manchester City) correct footed changeable from nan near broadside of nan six gait container to nan centre of nan goal.
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