Total domination: Saliba pockets Haaland again to end Manchester City scoring streak

Total domination: Saliba pockets Haaland again to end Manchester City scoring streak

Ifeanyi Ufomadu 19:17 - 31.03.2024

Erling Haaland was once again expertly stopped by the Arsenal centre-back duo of William Saliba and Gabriel as both sides settled for a goalless draw.

Erling Haaland's nightmare run against William Saliba continued as the Norwegian striker failed to make a dent in the Arsenal rear-guard at the Etihad Stadium.

Haaland was once again trusted to provide the required firepower for Pep Guardiola's men but the 23-year-old came up short.

The hosts had scored in every single game at the Etihad and were looking to do so again =, but met the immovable Arsenal defence.

This was Haaland's 5th meeting with Arsenal since arriving in England and his fourth against Saliba.

Saliba pockets Haaland yet again

Arsenal's William Saliba was awarded Man of the Match against Manchester City.

Haaland scored in both legs of this fixture last season, but only one featured Saliba in the Gunners' defence.

The three meetings this year have seen Haaland fail to stand out, and last year's PFA winner has failed to register a shot in the last two.

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This draw means Liverpool end the weekend as big winners, climbing to the summit of the Premier League with a two-point lead over Arsenal.

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