Manchester City forward Kevin De Bruyne has riled up football supporters after he was dismissive of Bristol City following Tuesday night’s Carabao Cup semifinal.
Manchester City defeated Bristol City, 3-2, to book their place at Wembley. The club recorded a 5-3 aggregate win, and despite Bristol City putting up a fight, De Bruyne believed the Robins weren’t much of a threat.
Following the match, De Bruyne spoke to Sky Sports about Bristol City’s tactics and Manchester City’s deserved win.
“We played a very good game. They had two chances with the long balls and it’s a little bit of a shame that they scored two times but today we were very good,” De Bruyne said.
“We were very good and we didn’t give them opportunities. We scored in the last minute but I think we should have won by three or four.
“We came here, we knew the crowd would be up for it but we managed to keep them quiet. We controlled the game very well and especially in the first half they didn’t get any chances.
“After the 2-0 they were going to play long balls and in the end I think we deserved to go to Wembley.”
De Bruyne scored Manchester City’s winning goal in the sixth minute of second half stoppage-time.
Pep Guardiola’s team will take on the winner of Arsenal versus Chelsea. The two Premier League sides will meet on Wednesday night at the Emirates Stadium. The first leg between Arsenal and Chelsea ended nil-nil.
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