The Manchester City midfield maestro Kevin de Bruyne proved why he is the best midfielder in the world right now. His unbelievable performance thrashed Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux Stadium. Manchester City defeated the home team by 5-1, where Kevin de Bruyne scored four goals alone. Moreover, he completed his hat-trick with his left foot within 24 minutes of the match. It is the third fasted hat-trick in the English Premier League.
Anyway, Manchester City went again three points clear of Liverpool. They are very close to winning the league title. The Guardiola boys are standing at the top of the table with 89 points. Meanwhile, Liverpool are in 2nd place with 86 points. Both teams have two more games left in the league. If Man City can continue their winning run, they will be the champion of the English Premier League this season.
Match Report: Man City 5-1 Wolves
Manchester City needed to win the match against Wolverhampton to make difference with Liverpool. So, Pep Guardiola played his best possible XI against the home team. He set up the team formation with 4-2-3-1. The manager used Kevin de Bruyne as the attacking midfielder.
Man City started playing attacking football from the beginning of the match. They were very ruthless against the Wolves. The Citizens scored an early goal as De Bruyne found the net in the 7th minute.
But Wolves didn’t take much time to equalize. They returned a goal in the 11th minute. It seemed Wolves could stop Man City from winning the league, but De Brunye didn’t let it happen. He scored his second goal in the 16th minute. After that, the home team couldn’t rise again. Man City took complete control of the match. In the 24th minute, Kevin De Bruyne completed his hat-trick by scoring a stunning goal with the help of Raheem Sterling. He scored all three goals with his weak foot.
Manchester City also dominated in the second half. De Bruyne, who was literally unstoppable, found the net again. He scored his 4th goal in the 60th minute. Moreover, Raheem Sterling made it 5-at the end of the match. Sterling scored a goal in the 84th minute for the Citizens to win the match by a 5-1 margin.