Manchester City are cruising through to the quarter-finals of the Champions League, with Kevin De Bruyne scoring a fine goal to give them the lead over Borussia Monchengladbach at the Etihad.
Gladbach headed into tonight’s game with a near impossible task – to overturn a two-goal deficit and beat Premier League leaders Man City on their own backyard.
While Manchester United did manage it the weekend before last, this is the crown jewel as far as Man City are concerned, the competition that they dearly want to add to their cabinet.
That’s reflected in how they’ve started tonight’s game against Gladbach, too, with Kevin De Bruyne giving them the lead within the opening quarter of an hour – and what a goal it was from the Belgian.
A Kevin De Bruyne rocket! ?
Goal ? for Man City in all competitions this season ?
And what a goal it was! pic.twitter.com/PVAWWoulwK
— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) March 16, 2021
Pictures courtesy of RMC Sport
De Bruyne is, supposedly, right-footed, but when you can produce strikes like this with your so-called weaker foot, it’s nigh on impossible for opposing defenders to predict what you’re going to do, let alone prevent it…