Belgian star Kevin De Bruyne, Manchester City star, confirmed that his team has proven that it is going well, stressing the importance of winning all the remaining matches this season, after the great victory over its neighbor Manchester United in the derby 4-1, at the top of the eighth-round matches. The twenty-first of Premier League.
De Bruyne spoke after the end of the match, saying: “Today we proved that we are a good team, we responded in the appropriate way. We will continue to do so until the end of the season.”
He added, “We try to win game after game, but Liverpool put more pressure on us when they win their matches.”
He continued, “I think that Manchester United played differently than usual, they tried to pressure us, they were very good in the first half, but in the second half I think we found more opportunities and spaces.”
Regarding his two goals against United, the Belgian star said: “The first goal was easy, the second goal was in the right position.”
Man City vs Man United
Kevin De Bruyne scored the first goal for Manchester City in the fifth minute of the match.
De Bruyne’s goal against Man United holds the 50th in the English Premier League, becoming the eighth player in the history of Manchester City to achieve this scoring record.
De Bruyne also became the fourth Belgian player to score 50 goals in Premier League after the trio: Hazard, Lukaku and Benteke.
Jadon Sancho scored the equalizer for Manchester United in the 22nd minute of the match.
Belgian Kevin De Bruyne added the second goal for Man City against Man United in the 28th minute of the match.
Algerian star Riyad Mahrez concluded the Manchester City quartet by scoring the third and fourth goals in the 68th and 90th minutes of the derby time.
With this result, Manchester City leads Premier League table with 69 points, 6 points behind second-placed Liverpool, with a game less for the Reds.
While Manchester United is fifth in Premier League standings with 47 points, one point behind Arsenal, who broke into the golden square by beating Watford in the same round.