Kevin De Bruine scored a double, served each time by Haaland, and provided an assist for Stones.
The citizens dominated the game categorically, in all chapters, scoring quickly, in the 7th minute, after a quick combination, on the counterattack. Haaland passed to De Bruine in midfield, the Belgian beating Ramsdale with an effective shot from outside the box.
After several good chances to double their lead, Stones made it 2-0 in first-half stoppage time with a header from De Bruine’s free-kick. The goal was initially canceled due to offside, but it was later validated after the intervention of VAR.
Early in the second half, City recovered a ball in midfield, Halland passed to De Bruine, who beat Ramsdale for the second time with a shot into the far corner.
Holding reduced the handicap in the 86th minute, but it was Haaland who closed the scoreboard to 4-1, scoring his 33rd goal of the season in the league and his first with his hair down, after removing his elastic from his hair before to enroll.
The Norwegian’s goal extends his lead in the race for the Golden Boot and brings him within striking distance of Mo Salah’s 38-match championship record. The Egyptian reached 32 in 2017/18.
Andrew Cole and Alan Shearer currently share the record for the entire Premier League era, scoring 34 in 1993/94 and 1994/95 respectively, when the season spanned 42 games.
Man City accumulates 73 points and is only 2 away from Arsenal, with 2 games less played.
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