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Norway’s Haland hits U20 WC record 9-goal haul

Warsaw – Norway's Erling Haland smashed the Under-20 World Cup record for goals scored in a sin..

By Sunday Herald Team , in Sports , at May 31, 2019

Warsaw – Norway's Erling Haland smashed the Under-20 World Cup record for goals scored in a single match when he hit a whopping nine in a 12-0 thrashing of Honduras on Thursday, the biggest win in the competition's history.

Goalless in his first two matches as Norway lost to Uruguay and New Zealand, the 18-year-old RB Leipzig starlet opened the scoring in the seventh minute, had another three by half-time before ramming home an incredible five after the break, including two in the final two minutes.

His remarkable single-game tally eclipsed the previous record of six made by Adailton in Brazil's 10-3 hammering of South Korea in 2007.

However despite the comprehensive win Norway are not yet sure of qualifying for the knockout stages thRead More

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