Kevin De Bruyne scored a whopping 8 goals against Arsenal alone.
Manchester City won a 4-1 victory over Arsenal in the 33rd round of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-23 season held at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England at 4:00 am (Korean time) on the 27th. As a result, second-place Man City (73 points) narrowed the gap to two points while playing two fewer games than first-place Arsenal (75 points).
It was a 6-point game. Manchester City and Arsenal are competing fiercely for the title at the end of the season. Before the match, Man City were in the chase with a five-point lead, having played two games less than Arsenal. If Man City won, it would be possible to narrow the gap to 2 points, and if Arsenal won, it was an opportunity to widen the gap to 8 points.
It was Man City who laughed first. The player who opened Arsenal’s goal was De Bruyne. De Bruyne received a pass from Ellan Holland in the 7th minute and sprinted into the penalty box. And he shook the net with a calm right-footed shot. The Brawiner’s performance did not end here. John Stones’ additional goal at the end of the first half also came from a free kick by De Bruyne.메이저놀이터
He even completed a multi-goal. De Bruyne showed his concentration in the 9th minute of the second half and cut Arsenal’s pass. A counterattack followed immediately, and De Bruyne handed a pass to Haaland. When Haaland gave up the ball again, he finished it off with a concise finish. De Bruyne, who had done his part, was replaced by Julian Alvarez in the 35th minute of the second half.
Based on the football statistics media ‘Transfer Markt’, The Bruiner is recording 8 goals and 4 assists in 19 games across all competitions against Arsenal. In the meantime, Man City has an overwhelming record of 14 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses against Arsenal. The ‘Arsenal Killer’ The Bruiner again became the main contributor to the victory with 2 goals and 1 assist.
With this, Man City crossed the 9th division ridge of the championship. Arsenal have 5 games left, Man City 7 games left. If Arsenal wins all remaining matches, the final score is 90 points. Even if Arsenal wins 5 wins, Man City can achieve a come-from-behind victory by collecting 18 points from 7 games and reaching 91 points.