Man City ace De Bruyne hails performance for Chelsea win: But new role was bizarre | OneFootball
Man City ace De Bruyne hails performance for Chelsea win: But new role was bizarre
Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne hailed the manner of their 3-1 win at Chelsea.
De Bruyne struck in the impressive triumph.
“The difference today is when we had the chances we took them," he reflected after the victory at Stamford Bridge.
“I think the years we were champion we were winning these big games.
“Last year and this season we have played some good games but not won them so I think today we showed we can win the big games.
“We're fighting an uphill battle but we're coming closer and that's the only thing we can do right now."
With Gabriel Jesus and Sergio Agüero both still on the road to recovery, De Bruyne was used in an unconventional false nine role against Chelsea.
But while it may have taken a few minutes for him to adjust to his new position, he feels that it certainly ended up paying dividends.
“(It was) a little bizarre in the beginning," the midfielder admitted.
"I've done it a couple of times in my career but the coach asked me to do this job so I tried to do it the best as possible and it's good that we won it this way."