Haaland haunts Dortmund! Man City's winners, losers and ratings as striker again proves unstoppable

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If you think you know how to stop Erling Haaland, then you've made a huge miscalculation.

His former club Borussia Dortmund, knowing him better than anyone, kept the Manchester City striker quiet for 84 minutes and yet he still emerged the hero.

The Norwegian twisted and contorted his body to brilliantly steer in Joao Cancelo's cross and snatch a dramatic 2-1 victory at the Etihad Stadium. He chose not to make an over-the-top celebration as a mark of respect for a club that helped launch his career - but inside, he was surely euphoric.

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The German side had looked on their way to a shock victory when Jude Bellingham gave them a surprise lead in their Champions League clash. But John Stones hit a stunning equaliser before Haaland, yet again, had the final word.