Belgian international and former Chelsea football club of England star, Kevin De Bruyne was in action for Pep Guardiola's Manchester City side yesterday against French Ligue 1 champion, Paris Saint Germain at the Parc Des Princes in the first leg of the UEFA champions league semi-finals ties.
Kevin De Bruyne was exceptional in the show of the night as he continued his brilliant run of form to inspired the Cityzen to a remarkable 2-1 comeback win over the host of the night.
The incredible performance of the Belgian star earned him the Man of the Match award after inspiring and leading his team to the crucial away win.
Kevin De Bruyne scored the equaliser in the second half of the game after Manchester City were one nil down at half time, as he converted Oleksandr Zinchenko's cross with a beautiful overhead kick that make it 1-1, before Riyad Mahrez put in a stunning free-kick to end the game two goals to one at full time.
De Bruyne with his only goal of the night means he has now scored on three different occasions he has faced the French Ligue 1 champion.
⚽ (2016 QF)
⚽ (2016 QF)
⚽ (2021 SF).
Kevin De Bruyne with his astonishing performance in the show of the night became the first Manchester City player to score in a UEFA Champions League semi-final match in the club's history.
Kevin De Bruyne with his top notch delivery yesterday has now joined the exclusive list by becoming the fourth different player to score in three consecutive UEFA Champions League matches against Paris Saint Germain, after Lionel Messi, Marcus Rashford (3 each) and Neymar Da Silva Jr. (4).
He also became the 4th player to reach 50 goals for Manchester City under the Spaniard manager, Pep Guardiola as the other three started the show of the night on the bench:
⚽ Sergio Kun Aguero (121)
⚽ Raheem Sterling (102)
⚽ Gabriel Jesus (81).
Kevin De Bruyne with this sensational run of form will then be hoping to keep the pace going so as to perfect the job in the return leg of the ties to be played next Tuesday at the Etihad stadium, with half of the job already done to booked a spot in their first ever finals in the competition.
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