Coach Pep Guardiola of Manchester City in the English Professional Football Premier League (EPL) called Kevin De Bruyne, who led the team’s comeback win in the league’s return after five months, ‘legend’. He praised it.Manchester City coach Guardiola praised De Bruyne, saying, “De Bruyne is a legend” after the team achieved a 3-2 comeback win over Newcastle in the 2023-2024 EPL 21st round away game held at St. James’ Park in Newcastle, England on the 14th (Korean time).De Bruyne came on as a substitute in the 24th minute of the second half and performed well with one goal and one assist, leading Manchester City to regain second place.
This game was De Bruyne’s return to the league after five months, having devoted himself to rehabilitation due to a recurrence of a muscle injury behind his thigh in the game against Burnley in the 2023-2024 EPL opening game last August.Five minutes after taking the field, De Bruyne tied the score with a low right-footed shot from near the penalty arc.Just before the end of the game, he lifted the ball toward the goal from midfield and helped Oscar Bob score the winning goal. De Bruyne was selected as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the game with overwhelming support of 80.3% of the total 38,484 votes in the Man of the Match vote held on the league’s official website after the game.
Coach Guardiola said, “De Bruyne is a player loved by Manchester City fans,” and emphasized, “Man City needs more players like De Bruyne.”“I hope De Bruyne plays a more special role in the final third (offensive area),” he said. “That is not a matter of tactics, but of individual ability.”Coach Guardiola repeatedly welcomed his performance, saying, “We played well against Newcastle, who were in good physical condition. We gave up two goals after Bernardo Silva’s first goal, but De Bruyne changed the trend.”De Bruyne played as a substitute in the second half of the English Football Association (FA) Cup 3rd round home game against Huddersfield on the 7th and played for Manchester City for the first time in 5 months. He helped Jeremy Doku score and 슬롯게이밍 showed off his sense of the game. pulled up