Manchester City marched into the Champions League final for the second time in three seasons after outclassing holders Real Madrid 4-0 for a 5-1 aggregate victory.
But Rodrigo would score less than 60 seconds after to net a consolation for Sam Allardyce’s side.
Haaland watched the encounter from the stand after being sidelined by an injury prior to the last international break.
However, one goal in each half for City further added to their woes as they remained fifth on the table and could further drop down if Liverpool win their fixture against Man United on Sunday.
For the second time in three days, Manchester City have defeated Chelsea twice, handing The Blues a 4-0 thrashing at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday evening.
Notwithstanding City’s 75 per cent ball possession and 16 shots on target against Everton’s 25 per cent and two shots on target, the match ended 1-1.
The 51-year-old Spaniard joined City in 2016, took charge of 374 matches, won 271 of those, and four Premier League titles.
The impressive 2-1 victory puts an end to City’s unbeaten 16 matches run at home.
Manchester City defeated Super Eagles defender Joe Aribo and his Saints side 4-0 to move top of the league table
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