Kevin De Bruyne to the power of four. Last night, the Belgian martyred Wolverhampton by signing a quadruple. Served by Bernardo Silva, the midfielder opened the scoring with his left foot (1-0, 7th) before scoring with a recovery (2-1.16th). Then, he found the net again thanks to his left paw (3-1, 23rd) before concluding his festival (4-1, 61st). Man of the match of this meeting won 5 to 1 by the Skyblues, KDB allowed his people to get a little closer to the title in the Premier League.
An XXL performance from the 30-year-old footballer, widely praised by the press on Thursday. the Manchester Evening Newswho gave it a score of 10, wrote: “sensational from start to finish, offering its own version of the quadruple”. For its part, the Telegraph praised it: “Kevin De Bruyne’s four-goal masterclass against Wolves puts Man City four points clear of the title. If Erling Haaland is going to be the main man at Manchester City, then Kevin De Bruyne might just have something to say about it. With four goals, including a first Premier League hat-trick in the lightning first 24 minutes, he carried City ever closer to retaining the title..
KDB regrets not scoring 5
Author of 19 goals and 13 assists in 43 appearances in all competitions this season (37 starts), Kevin De Bruyne has once again proven that he is one of the leaders of Manchester City. After the game, Pep Guardiola congratulated him. “I’m disappointed for him because he missed the fifth goal because of the post. What can I say? In the second game of the league, he was beyond perfect. He is still generous and has the sense to make an assist, but I think that this season he also has the sense to be prolific and to score goals..
He added : “He won the game against Chelsea, he scored against Real Madrid. He was decisive in scoring goals, that’s what the greatest do. I’m very happy for him, scoring four goals in a decisive game in the league is so important.”. For his part, the player confided: “it was rather nice (as an evening). When you score four goals, it’s always special but I should have scored 5, honestly. As soon as we have the opportunity, we must not hesitate (to strike). My right foot is my best foot, but I’m never afraid to shoot with the left. Even if it doesn’t fit, it poses problems for the opponents because they won’t be as close to the mark and there will be opportunities for passing through.. A great evening for Kevin De Bruyne and for Manchester City.