Manchester City enjoyed a 2-0 win over West Ham United on Wednesday evening and Kevin De Bruyne was one of many players lauded by supporters for his performance.
The 28-year-old delivered a man-of-the-match display at the Etihad Stadium, having a hand in both goals on the night, while creating numerous opportunities and being at the heart of nearly every attack.
City’s first goal came from Rodrigo in the 30th minute – the 23-year-old headed home De Bruyne’s corner. The creator turned goalscorer for City’s second goal, firing an effort past Lukasz Fabianski after fine work from Bernardo Silva in the build-up.
Kevin de bruyne is the best player In the premier league with out a doubt #MCFC
— Michael Patterson (@michaelp240788) February 19, 2020
It’s hard to think of anyone who passes the ball better than Kevin De Bruyne. He’s an absolute genius and a joy to watch #MCFC
— Dave Prior (@daveprior81) February 19, 2020
A much needed win for multiple reasons. 2 goals and a clean sheet. Jesus woeful, De Bruyne MOTM.
— Man City Delhi Supporters Club (@ManCityDelhi) February 19, 2020
Kevin De Bruyne really is one of the best players in the prem
— Ricardo stan account (@DecisionNoGoal) February 19, 2020
De Bruyne is Top Class 🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽
— TP (@__Thaps) February 19, 2020
Against West Ham, De Bruyne had 135 touches, completed 86.3% of his 102 passes, whipped in 13 crosses, created six chances, had two shots which were both on target, made two successful dribbles, drew one foul made one tackle, blocked one shot and made one international.
The Belgian international has made 25 Premier League appearances this season, scoring and creating 24 goals. De Bruyne is only four assists away from matching Thierry Henry’s record of 20 league assists in a season and has 12 more games to achieve it.