Crystal Palace 2-4 Man City: De Bruyne’s Dominant Performance Seals Victory

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  • Man City secured all three points thanks to Kevin De Bruyne’s dominant performance
  • City maintains their position in the top three of the Premier League table to stand a chance of winning the league
  • Kevin De Bruyne sets new record with Manchester City

Manchester City secured a win away from home, despite Crystal Palace starting strong with an early goal from Mateta in the 3rd minute.

Crystal Palace lead ended when Kevin De Bruyne Kevin De Bruyne’s wonder strike cancelling out Jean-Philippe Mateta’s impressive opener.

Crystal Palace’s lead was short-lived as Belgian Kevin De Bruyne’s remarkable goal canceled out Jean-Philippe Mateta’s impressive opener.

In the second half, goals from Rico Lewis, Erling Haaland, and De Bruyne propelled Manchester City to a comfortable away win, leveling them on points with table-toppers Liverpool before their upcoming match at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Pep’s side maintained complete control of the game after taking the lead, and Haaland sealed the victory by scoring with a poacher’s finish. Assisted by De Bruyne’s near-post cross, the Norwegian tapped the ball home from close range just after the hour mark, putting the game out of reach for Crystal Palace.

Odsonne Edouard scored a consolation goal from the bench with a smart finish to reduce the deficit, but it wasn’t enough to stop Pep Guardiola Man City from securing a comfortable three points by the final whistle.

The Stats in Crystal Palace vs Manchester City

Belgian international Kevin De Bruyne reached a milestone by scoring his 100th goal across all competitions for Manchester City, achieving the feat with a brace and an assist at Selhurst Park.

De Bruyne has assisted Erling Haaland’s goals for Man City on 17 occasions, marking the highest number of assists from one Premier League player to another since the start of last season across all competitions.

What Next?

Manchester City is set to face Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-final on April 9th, 2023, at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, with the game being played away from home.

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