Fantasy Football fans lose their heads as City score six and Haaland gets none

FPL bosses have lost their minds after checking the Manchester City score – to see they'd hit Bournemouth for six, but Erling Haaland scored none.

City were back to their showman best as they danced around a poor Bournemouth side at the Etihad Stadium. Jeremy Doku opened the scoring, before Bernardo Silva bagged a brace and Manuel Akanji, Phil Foden, and Nathan Ake all helped themsleves to goals.

However, there was no room on the score sheet for Haaland, who was forced off with an injury at half-time. And the result has left FPL managers fuming.

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"Just the 6 goals with no Alvarez or Haaland involvement. That is peak FPL," one fan fumed. While a second shared: "Alvarez, Walker & Haaland (triple-captain) blanks in FPL… That’s me done for the year."

"Six goals and not a single one by Haaland? I put the L in FPL," a third joked. And another added: "Erling Haaland has just been subbed off. A moment of silence to everyone who captained him in FPL!"

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Doku was the man of the moment for Pep Guardiola's side, and alongside he goal he totted up four assists on Saturday afternoon. "He creates something for the crowd," said Guardiola. "When he takes the ball everyone gets excited – me too.

"The first game I saw him in was on TV against Fulham when I was recovering with my back. He was so shy.

"We talked about that. I asked him why he was here, why Manchester City had decided to invest in him. For his skills. What are his skills? Dribbling, be aggressive. Had he done it all his life? Do it [here]."

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