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Arsenal target Szoboszlai nets hat-trick for RB Salzburg in 8-2 win

The Hungary international was an integral part of the thumping victory and his reputation continues to improve

 
12:07pm on Sunday 29th November 2020
By
Paul Macdonald

Arsenal target Dominik Szoboszlai struck the second hat-trick of his career at RB Salzburg absolutely dismantled St Polten 8-2 on Saturday.

📷 Dominik Szoboszlai: Match Performance

⏱️ 12' Szoboszlai showed composure from the spot to hammer home to the goalkeeper's right after a handball inside the area.

⏱️ 25' And thirteen minutes later he produced a carbon copy after another penalty was awarded, and he rifled the ball home into the same position of the goal.

⏱️ 52' And he was able to complete his treble when team-mate Karim Adeyemi ran through on goal and unselfishly rolled to his right to allow the Hungarian to tap into the net.

As well as his three goals Szoboszlai's set-piece delivery and general crossing was always a threat, creating one Big Chance for team-mates in the process.

〽️ Dominik Szoboszlai: Rating

✔️ IMPROVEMENT

It was a disappointing night for Salzburg against Bayern in the Champions League in midweek, who went down 3-1 and Szoboszlai missed a glaring chance, smashing over on the way to a 6.4 FC Rating. But here his score markedly improved, collecting a 9.1 FC Rating.

🗝️ Key Stats

Szoboszlai match stats

StatisticValueNotes
FC Rating9.1
Mins Played75
Touches in box6
Shots4
On Target3
Goals3

Szoboszlai: What Next?

The 20-year-old is rapidly looking too good for this level in a similar vein to Erling Haaland when he was scoring multiple goals every week. It's unlikely the player will leave in January, but Mikel Arteta has identified him as a key target for next summer and at this rate, he won't be the only one.

READ MORE:

St Polten 2-8 RB Salzburg: Player Ratings, Match Stats, Player Stats

Dominik Szoboszlai: Player Stats: Position, Fixtures and Results

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