Positioned in the axis of the Manchester City attack, Kevin De Bruyne opened the scoring in the quarter-final first leg of the Champions League this Tuesday evening against Borussia Dortmund, at the conclusion of a against he had him – even insider.
Kevin De Bruyne launched Manchester City perfectly against Borussia Dortmund. Served after a good interception by Riyad Mahrez, the Belgian international midfielder came back up the field, to secure the defense and serve Phil Foden. The Englishman’s strong cross was a bit long, but not too long, allowing Riyad Mahrez to lift his head to locate himself and thus serve Kevin De Bruyne, who cut at the near post (19th).
De Bruyne drives out old demons
Driven from the Champions League last year in the quarter-finals by Lyon, Manchester City is trying again on Tuesday against Borussia Dortmund, who remains on elimination against Paris Saint-Germain. Manchester City may be casting out their old demons. As a reminder, Pep Guardiola has never passed the quarterfinals of the competition since he was coach of Manchester City.