England and Premier League legend Alan Shearer has heaped praises on the Manchester City duo after a tough performance left the Arsenal duo on one side.
Alan Shearer pays tribute to Kevin De Bruyne and Erling Haaland after Manchester City beat Arsenal 4-1 last night (Wednesday April 26, 2023), with the pair on aggregate. 3 goals and 3 assists while the blue sailboat army Demolishing their opponents at the Etihad Stadium, they are now in a solid position to defend their Premier League title , just two points behind the Gunners. but less than two games And still have a chance to win the Triple Championship after reaching the FA finals Champions League Cup and Semifinals
De Bruyne and Haaland key to success The attacking midfielder has provided 27 assists and the Norway international has scored 49 goals in all competitions this UFABET season. The pair worked together perfectly again against Arsenal. And it proved too much for the artillery defensive line to withstand, with Gabriel Magalhaes and Rob Holding unable to cope with their opponents.
“They (De Bruyne and Haaland) played really well. hard for anyone to overcome He bullied two centre-halves, Gabriel and Rob Holding.” Premier League legend Shearer. The league said on Match of the Day, “Every time the ball goes forward. They understand when to run, how to run and where to run, timing and then finishing. They were never too far apart, De Bruyne was always within five or 10 yards of Haaland.
“It was a great performance from start to finish for Man City, they were superior in every position. Some of the plays tonight were absolutely gorgeous. Haaland was too strong, he scored one goal, he should have scored three or four. His finish tonight was unlike the rest of the season. Arsenal can’t handle them tonight. They bullied them (Arsenal).”
Tactically, City played differently against Arsenal, with Haaland providing the assist for De Bruyne instead, with the latter telling BT Sport after the game: “I think we’ve been playing for a while. Prepare a slightly different game. Instead of playing with two No. 8s , I was free to go left or right depending on where the space was. We need a little longer. because there is no space to pass the ball short The first half was very good.
“We could have scored more goals. The second half was 50-50, but we didn’t lose much of the ball. They are a tactical team and difficult to play against. We have to do our best today. And so are we Man City hopes to see similar performances and results. Together in the next game when they travel to Fulham on Sunday, April