Haaland scored a perfect hat-trick against Manchester City in the Champions League quarter-finals.
The game, played amid snow at Etihad Stadium, saw Haaland showcase power, edge and certainty.
He was the standout player of the match, scoring his goals in style, especially the third with a perfect knee slide, which was replayed in slow motion on Etihad Stadium's in-house big screen.
Manchester City won the match comprehensively, with Haaland's Borussia Dortmund unable to find the back of the net.
Manchester City dominated the game, playing with an enviable attacking verve, which Dortmund failed to counteract.
Haaland's performance was exceptional, as he demonstrated his strength and speed on the pitch.
The match, played on a snowy night at Etihad Stadium, was a one-sided affair, and City's relentless attacking style was a joy to behold.
Writing in The Guardian, Jonathan Liew described Haaland's performance as "sui generis in its outsize strengths," while The New York Times' Rory Smith praised the player's ability to express "power, edge, and certainty."
The match will be remembered for Haaland's incredible hat-trick as much as for Manchester City's dominant performance.
Writing in The Independent, Miguel Delaney noted that the win for Manchester City confirmed their current position as one of the best European club sides in recent times.
The Irish Times' Emmet Malone argued that Haaland's performance was the only bright spot in an otherwise doomed Dortmund team.
While Dortmund has a difficult path to climb if they hope to progress to the semi-finals of the Champions League, the game was a memorable moment for Erling Haaland, who showcased his ability on one of Europe's biggest stages.