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Rio Ferdinand hails Kevin De Bruyne as ‘best midfielder in the world' after Real Madrid victory

1 month ago   |   By Metro

De Bruyne scored his 50th goal for City against Madrid
Rio Ferdinand rates Kevin De Bruyne as the ‘best midfielder in the world' after captaining Manchester City to a 2-1 win over Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu.
The Belgium international converted the winning penalty to give Pep Guardiola's side a good chance of progressing to the next stage of the Champions League .
City went a goal down on the hour mark through Isco, but a header from Gabriel Jesus drew the Manchester club back to 1-1.
Just five minutes later, substitute Raheem Sterling was fouled in the box by Madrid defender...
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Guardiola: Goals came against run of play

Guardiola: Goals came against run of play

1 month ago   |   By Football365

Pep Guardiola said that both Manchester City and Real Madrid scored against the run of play in their Champions League meeting.
Goals from Gabriel Jesus and Kevin De Bruyne saw City overturn the lead Madrid had built when Isco finished in the second half .
Guardiola insisted it was a job half done, while being hesitant over the extent of Laporte's new injury.
“We tried to come here to win the game and we did. This is just the first part,” he told BT Sport. “If one team can overcome this situation, it's this club.
“When we were better, we conceded a goal. When they were better, we scored a...
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De Bruyne praises Manchester City's fighting spirit after comeback victory

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Kevin De Bruyne hailed Manchester City's character after they fought back from a goal down to beat Real Madrid 2-1 at the Bernabeu and put themselves in pole position to claim a quarter-final spot.
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Real Madrid 1-2 Man City LIVE REACTION: City FINALLY score a pen as De Bruyne holds his nerve to secure Bernabeu triumph

1 month ago   |   By The Sun

MANCHESTER CITY fought back late on seal a thrilling 2-1 win over Real Madrid.
Kevin De Bruyne FINALLY ended City's penalty curse as UEFA'S bad boys stunned Real.
Read SunSport's report from the Bernabeu
Follow ALL of the latest reaction below...
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Manchester City secure famous win at Real thanks to De Bruyne and Jesus

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Manchester City's players have missed a clutch of penalties this season. At times they have seemed cursed from the spot. And so when Kevin De Bruyne stood over a late penalty to put his team in charge of this slow-burning Champions League tie, it is safe to say that the nerves of the travelling support were jangling. De Bruyne was a snapshot of composure and when he sent Thibaut Courtois the wrong way, it was the prompt for City to feel their hopes surge. The club have won only four knockout ties in nine seasons in this competition. A fifth is now within their grasp and this result was...
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Real Madrid 1-2 Man City player ratings: Kevin De Bruyne stars in superb comeback

Real Madrid 1-2 Man City player ratings: Kevin De Bruyne stars in superb comeback

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

A header from Gabriel Jesus and a penalty from De Bruyne saw City come from behind to cancel out Isco's opener as Real Madrid also had captain Sergio Ramos sent off
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Real Madrid 1-2 Man City: 7 talking points as Kevin De Bruyne steps up to claim victory

Real Madrid 1-2 Man City: 7 talking points as Kevin De Bruyne steps up to claim victory

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

Isco gave Real Madrid the lead, but Manchester City fought back with goals from Gabriel Jesus and Kevin De Bruyne in the Champions League last 16 tie
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Manchester City fight back to beat Real Madrid at Bernabeu

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Manchester City produced a stunning late comeback at the Bernabeu to claim a 2-1 win over Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League tie.
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PLAYER RATINGS: De Bruyne and Jesus star while Carvajal struggles as Man City beat Real Madrid 

PLAYER RATINGS: De Bruyne and Jesus star while Carvajal struggles as Man City beat Real Madrid 

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

Manchester City came from behind to beat Real Madrid 2-1 at the Bernabeu thanks to goals from Gabriel Jesus and Kevin De Bruyne.
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Video: Ice-cold Kevin de Bruyne scores penalty for Man City vs Real Madrid

1 month ago   |   By CaughtOffside

Manchester City completed a late comeback against Real Madrid this evening from the penalty spot after Dani Carvajal brought down Raheem Sterling with a reckless challenge.
The referee was left with no choice but to point to the spot after Carvajal's blunder. Midfield maestro Kevin de Bruyne stepped up and sent Thibaut Courtois the wrong way with an ice-cold penalty.
De Bruyne drilled the ball into the bottom corner.
Take a look at the Belgian superstar's strike below, courtesy of BT Sport:
Turnaround complete!
Kevin de Bruyne grabs his 5??0??th Man City goal, he won't have scored any...
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Real Madrid vs Man City: Five things we learned as Gabriel Jesus and Kevin De Bruyne earn comeback win

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Real are behind in the tie and will be without their captain for the second leg
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Real Madrid 1 Man City 2: De Bruyne holds nerve from spot as City finally score pen to take huge lead at Bernabeu

Real Madrid 1 Man City 2: De Bruyne holds nerve from spot as City finally score pen to take huge lead at Bernabeu

1 month ago   |   By The Irish Sun

KEVIN DE BRUYNE held his nerve from the spot to steal Manchester City a famous win in the Spanish capital.
Spaniard Isco punished City for defensive errors as he hammered home from close range to give the host's a lead on the hour mark.
Manchester City scored two historic away goals against Real Madrid Reuters
But Gabriel Jesus - who was deployed out wide and given the nod ahead of Sergio Aguero - headed home from a De Bruyne cross on 78 minutes.
After subbing on Raheem Sterling the England forward won a penalty on 83 minutes and despite a poor run of form from the spot of late, De Bruyne...
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Man City player ratings vs Real Madrid: Ederson, Gundogan and De Bruyne shine in vital win

Man City player ratings vs Real Madrid: Ederson, Gundogan and De Bruyne shine in vital win

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

Manchester City secured a crucial 2-1 away win in the first leg of their Champions League round of 16 showdown against Real Madrid. Express Sport rates and slates Pep Guardiola's men.
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