WATCH: Classic Kevin De Bruyne! Man City star lands early hammer blow with stunning individual goal in title showdown with Arsenal
- De Bruyne fired into bottom corner
- Gives City lead just seven minutes in
- Result will be vital in title race
WHAT HAPPENED? The Belgian playmaker received the ball from Erling Haaland and drove deep into the Arsenal half before firing low into the bottom corner. The goal came just seven minutes into the potential Premier League title decider at the Etihad Stadium.
OH Kevin De Bruyne! 🎯— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) April 26, 2023
A great takedown from Erling Haaland who passes to De Bruyne for a stunning run and finish! 😮💨 pic.twitter.com/Ex4pyouHVJ
THE CHAMPIONS STRIKE FIRST!— NBC Sports Soccer (@NBCSportsSoccer) April 26, 2023
📺: @peacock | #MCIARS pic.twitter.com/UjokfdUCqh
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THE BIGGER PICTURE: Arsenal held a five-point lead at the top of the Premier League table heading into this clash. A win for City would pull them within two of the Gunners while still having two games in hand over Mikel Arteta's men.
WHAT NEXT? Arsenal will look to haul themselves back into the match, while Pep Guardiola's side will attempt to hold on to their advantage.