Guardiola: 'Give me players like De Bruyne' 1Guardiola: 'Give me players like De Bruyne' 1

At Selhurst Park on April 6, Man City let Jean-Philippe Mateta concede a goal in the 4th minute. Less than 10 minutes later, De Bruyne equalized 1-1 with a superb right-foot curler to the far corner, sending the ball home.

De Bruyne celebrates the goal to increase the score to 4-1 for Man City in the 4-2 win over host Crystal Palace in round 31 of the Premier League on April 6.

De Bruyne also contributed an assist when crossing for Erling Haaland to break a three-match streak with a close-range shot in the 66th minute. De Bruyne assisted 17 of Haaland’s goals in a Man City shirt – the best assist statistics of the team.

De Bruyne scored 100 goals and 158 assists for Man City in all competitions, since joining the team in 2015. `Ten years at Man City, the numbers, presence, stability are amazing

In the first half, John Stones lost the ball leading to Crystal Palace’s opening goal and Rodri lost the ball twice creating dangerous opportunities for the hosts in the first half.

Guardiola: 'Give me players like De Bruyne'

Coach Guardiola was worried at the beginning of the match after Man City was ahead by Crystal Palace.

Guardiola is confident that the Belgian midfielder is ready to explode in the sprint period, after missing the first half of the season due to a hamstring injury.

De Bruyne is the 18th player to reach 100 goals for Man City and is proud of this achievement.

On April 9, Man City marched to the Bernabeu to face Real Madrid in the quarterfinals of the Champions League first leg.

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