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De Bruyne's double helped Manchester City beat their opponents and draw level on points with the Premier League leaders (video)

ByИван Дунаев

Apr 6, 2024

 De Bruyne's double helped Manchester City defeat their opponents and level on points with the Premier League leader (video)

Guardiola's team confidently beat Crystal Palace ;.

Manchester CitydefeatedCrystal Palaceon the road in the opening match of the 32nd round of the English Premier League -league (EPL). The match at the Selhurst Park stadium in London ended with a score of 2:4.

The hosts took the lead already in the opening of the match – Jean-Philippe Mateta scored in the third minute. In the 13th minute, the “townspeople” responded with a goal from Kevin De Bruyne.

The teams went into the break with parity in the score, and in the second half Josep’s men The Guardiolas have proven their superiority in class. In the 47th minute, the reigning champions of England took the lead from 19-year-old Rico Lewis.

In the 66th minute, the Sky Blues increased their lead as Erling Haaland scored after a pass from De Bruyne. Four minutes later, De Bruyne scored a double, taking advantage of Rodri's pass.

At the end of the match, the Eagles managed to get one goal back. In the 86th minute, the final score of the game was set by Odsonne Edouard.

Review of the match “Crystal Palace” – “Manchester City”

Thanks to this victory, Manchester City (70 points) moved up to second place in the Premier League. The Citizens are level on points with leaders Liverpool, who have a game in hand. Crystal Palace (30 points) is in 14th position.

In the next round of the English Championship, Guardiola's team will host Luton on April 13. A day later, Oliver Glasner's men will play away against Liverpool.


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