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English FA Cup: Man City beat Burnley 6-0

Erling Haaland scored his sixth hat-trick of the season as reigning English Premier League champions, Manchester City thrashed Vincent Kompany’s Burnley to reach the FA Cup semi-finals at Etihad Stadium on Saturday evening.

The Norway international, who has now scored 42 goals in 37 games since joining Pep Guardiola’s side last summer, struck twice in 179 first-half seconds to put the hosts in control.

Haaland poked the ball past goalkeeper, Bailey Peacock-Farrell for his first before curling a superb second into the far side of the goal.

Former City captain Kompany’s runaway Championship leaders, Burnley, had given a good account of themselves, but Haaland grabbed his third before the hour mark after Phil Foden’s shot came back off the post.

Argentina international, Julian Alvarez then slotted in Kevin de Bruyne’s pass, and after substitute Cole Palmer added a fifth, Alvarez fired in his second from another De Bruyne assist.

The draw for the FA Cup semi-finals takes place on Sunday following Brighton’s tie against Grimsby Town.

Writing by Fany Olumoye; Editing by Tony Okerafor