Josep Guardiola was particularly fond of Kevin De Bruyne, when Manchester City beat Leicester.
There was a difference of class Saturday evening, as Manchester City defeated Leicester 3-1 in the Premier League topkamp.
City manager Josep Guardiola was particularly pleased with the belgian offensivspiller Kevin De Bruyne, who showed sublime bars, among other things, of the paper to Gabriel, Jesus' goal for 3-1.
- When we play like tonight, we can compete with anyone. Kevin De Bruyne was phenomenal. He won the match for us. In all my time with him he has been awesome. His commitment is incredible. He is a spectacular player, praises Guardiola.
Also, the Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers was full of admiration.
- De Bruynes level was world class, says Rodgers.
He thought of the whole, to Leicester on the day met a stronger team. Leicester could also thank keeper Kasper Schmeichel for that the defeat was not greater.
- It was a good lesson for us. City played with great quality and intensity, and we can't argue anything against the outcome. The match showed that we have to do with a young group that still has a long way, believes Rodgers.
He can, however, rejoice in the fact that Leicester are still the number two in front of City in the table. City came with the victory of 38 points for 18 matches in third place, while Leicester have 39. In the first place has Liverpool 49 points for a battle are fewer.
- To be in front of the City at this time of the season says something about how well we have done it, says Leicester manager.
Leicester in next round of meeting Liverpool at home 26. december.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 21 December 2019, 21:00