- Erling Haaland is still only 22 years old, but he has become one of Manchester City's main players in various competitions, including the 2022-2023 Champions League.

Erling Haaland has stolen the spotlight since his debut in the Champions League, scoring a first-half hat-trick and now one of three players to score five goals in European club competition.

Erling Haaland will be a mainstay in this season's Champions League final as Manchester City look to regain control of the Big Ear trophy when they face Inter Milan.

Although the player has recently been criticized by fans for "disappearing" in big matches, the Norwegian's goalscoring contribution is clearly expected by Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.

As reported on the official UEFA website, the following are Erling Haaland's streaks and records in the Champions League.

Erling Haaland's goal in the Champions League

Erling Haaland has scored 35 goals in 29 Champions League games at the age of 22, and has scored in just four games in this competition.

Meanwhile, Erling Haaland is the 19th highest goalscorer in Champions League history, ahead of other great players such as Samuel Eto'o, Antoine Griezmann, Kaká and Wayne Rooney.

The 2022-2023 Champions League final will feature stars Erling Haaland and Lautaro Martinez (M. Yusuf/Score.ed).
Manchester City vs Inter Milan stars Erling Haaland and Lautaro Martinez in the 2022-2023 Champions League final (M. Yusuf/Score.ed).

Erling Haaland stole the spotlight with RB Salzburg in the first half of 2019 when he became a hat-trick player. He scored in the first five matches (8 goals), which is the record of Alessandro Delpiro. Diego Costa.

He then joined Borussia Dortmund (2019-2020) before joining Manchester City in the summer of 2022 and in total Erling Haaland scored his 35th goal in 27 games at 22 years and 272 days.

Goal stats: 8 goals in 6 games against RB Salzburg, 15 goals in 13 games against Borussia Dortmund and 12 goals in 10 games against Manchester City (before last game).

Out of 35 goals, 18 goals were scored in the first half and the remaining 17 goals were scored in the second half.

Haaland's goal distribution featured 23 left-footed goals, eight right-footed goals and four forehands.

Haaland has had five penalties in the Champions League, making four left-footed saves in the last occasion in the 2022-23 quarter-final second leg against Bayern Munich.

While participating in the Champions League, he scored two goals in 9 different games, scoring two hat-tricks.

Following is the list of teams that Erling Haaland has scored in the Champions League.

  • Bayern Munich, 2 matches 2 goals
  • Beşiktaş 2 matches 3 goals
  • Club Brugge 2 matches 4 goals.
  • Copenhagen 1 match 2 goals
  • Borussia Dortmund 2 match 1 goal.
  • Genk 2 match 4 goals
  • Lazio 1 match 1 goal
  • RB Leipzig 2 match 5 goals
  • Liverpool 2 game 1 goal
  • Napoli 2 matches 3 goals
  • Paris Saint Germain 2 matches 2 goals
  • Sevilla 3 matches 6 goals
  • Zeint 1 match 1 goal

Ajax (1 match), Manchester City (2) and Real Madrid (2) were the only teams Erling Haaland failed to qualify for in the Champions League.

Erling Haaland scored his first 10 goals in 7 games in the Champions League, only Sebastian Haller (6) was faster.

Haaland became the fastest player to score 20 goals, needing just 14 games, faster than Harry Kane (24 games) and Ruud van Nistelrooy (27).

In scoring his 30th goal, Haaland has scored in 25 matches, the most goals Harry Kane has missed, and Ruud van Nistelrooy needed 34 matches.

Inter Milan will face Manchester City in the 2022-2023 Champions League final.  (Dede Mauladi/
Inter Milan will face Manchester City in the 2022-2023 Champions League final. (Dede Mauladi/

Following are Erling Haaland's Champions League streak records.

  • Youngest player to score 15 goals (20 years and 126 days)
  • Top 15 goal scorer (12 matches)
  • Youngest to score 20 goals (20 years 231 days)
  • Fastest to score 20 goals (14 matches)
  • Youngest scored 25 goals (22 years and 47 days)
  • Fastest to score 25 goals (20 matches)
  • Youngest to score 30 goals (22 years 236 days)
  • Fastest to score 30 goals (25 matches)
  • Youngest scored 35 goals (22 years 272 days)
  • Fastest to score 35 goals (27 matches)
  • The only player to score in the first half of the game
  • The only player who has scored more than one goal in four consecutive games
  • Only player to score more than one goal on debut for three different clubs.

Haaland has two records to break, the youngest goalscorer with 40 goals, held by Kylian Mbappe (23 years 317 days) and the fastest with 40 goals, held by Ruud van Nistelrooy (45 matches).