13 incredible stats from Erling Haaland’s record-breaking 2019-20

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Erling Haaland has emerged as one of the best talents in Europe this season, having already scored 39 goals in 2019-20 to date.

Haaland burst onto the scene at Red Bull Salzburg and has continued to break records during his first two months at Borussia Dortmund.

And we’ve compiled some of the stats which show just how good the Norwegian striker has been.

– Since joining Dortmund in January, his 11 goals have come in only 440 minutes of football, averaging a goal every 40 minutes.

– His 11 Dortmund goals have come from just 13 shots on target.

– The striker has scored more goals than any other player across the top five European leagues (in all competitions) since his Dortmund debut. He also has as many goals as Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi combined in that time.

– Despite making just five league appearances in Germany, only 11 players have scored more Bundesliga goals than Haaland this season.

– He won the Bundesliga player of the month award for January, even though he only played for 59 minutes.

– Haaland has more Champions League goals (10) than Barcelona and Atletico Madrid (9) this season.

– In all but one club competition he has played in this season, Haaland has scored more than a goal per game. The German Cup is the only competition he has failed to do so, although even in that he scored once in a 44-minute appearance off the bench.

– Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane are the only other players to score 10 goals in their first season in the Champions League.

– He is the first teenager to score 10 Champions League goals in a single campaign. Kylian Mbappe is the only other teenager to reach that figure but the Frenchman did it over two seasons.

– Haaland’s 10 Champions League goals in seven games makes him the quickest player to reach double figures in the competition’s history.

– He is the first Dortmund player ever to score on his debut in the Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal and the Champions League.

– He has scored 39 goals in 28 appearances for Borussia Dortmund and Red Bull Salzburg this season and is averaging a goal every 48.7 minutes.

– In his club career, Haaland has already scored 60 goals in 100 games and has eight hat-tricks to his name.

– A bonus stat for you: Haaland still holds the world record for the longest standing long jump for a five-year-old. An impressive 1.63m, set in 2006, if you were interested.


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