Manchester City’s midfield genius Kevin De Bruyne scored 4 objectives on Wednesday (May 11) in a 5-1 win at Wolverhampton Wanderers to put his workforce in a commanding place to retain the Premier League with two video games remaining.
The Belgian put the sport to mattress with a hat-trick in a devastating 18-minute spell within the first half, earlier than notching a fourth after the break because the away followers alternated between chanting “Kevin De Bruyne” and “Champions of England”.
The win leaves Pep Guardiola’s facet high on 89 factors, three forward of Liverpool whom in addition they lead on objective distinction, with the title now firmly of their sights.
A second consecutive Premier League title would assuage disappointment at their Champions League exit, after City fell within the semis and Liverpool reached the ultimate.
At Molineux, De Bruyne scored the third earliest hat-trick in Premier League historical past with a sumptuously-placed end within the seventh minute, a intelligent follow-up to a rebound within the sixteenth, and a roller from the sting of the field within the twenty fourth.
Wolves had briefly threatened an upset, when Leander Dendoncker made it 1-1 after an excellent break, earlier than the De Bruyne present rolled on. He scored a fourth from shut vary within the sixtieth minute, earlier than workforce mate Raheem Sterling accomplished one other straightforward win for City together with his 84th-minute objective.
Wolves stayed in eighth place on 50 factors.
Source : channelnewsasia.com