Thursday 12 May 2022 – 15:24
Van / Ahmed Zahran.
Abu Dhabi, May 12 / WAM / With three goals in the first 24 minutes of the game, the Belgian football star added a new line to his record with the Manchester City team in the English Premier League and strongly pushed history of the tournament after scoring the third fastest hat-trick in tournament history.
De Bruyne scored four goals (Super Hattrick) to lead his team to a stunning 5-1 win over Wolverhampton on Wednesday night, and his team are approaching a big step from crowning the title as Manchester City now need just four points from the remaining two. matches in the league to crown the precious title regardless of the results of its only competitor, Liverpool.
De Bruyne’s first three goals came in the opening 24 minutes of the game and became the third fastest hat-trick in Premier League history, surpassed only by Senegal’s Sadio Mané, who scored the fastest hat-trick in tournament history during his first season with Liverpool when he scored a hat-trick in the opening 16 minutes of their game against Southampton on 16 May 2015.
The second fastest hat-trick in the tournament’s history went to Trinidad Dwight Yorke, who scored a hat-trick for Manchester United in the opening 22 minutes of the game, beating Arsenal 6-1 on 25 February 2001.
De Bruyne has never scored a hat-trick or super-hat-trick at Manchester City, but he became the third player to score at least one hat-trick for Manchester City this season following his team-mate Raheem Sterling’s hat-trick against Norwich City last February. when Manchester City won 4-0 and Brazil’s Gabriel Jesus hat-trick against Watford last April, when the team won 5-1.
With these four goals (super hat-trick), De Bruyne led the top scorer list in the English Premier League this season, taking his score to 15 goals to push through to fourth in the list of top scorers in the English Premier League.
De Bruyne also increased his score to 86 goals in 305 games he played with Manchester City in several tournaments.
It is worth noting that Argentine Sergio Aguero, the former Manchester City player, holds the record for the number of hat-tricks scored in English Premier League history with 12 hat-tricks with the team, the latest in January 2020.
In addition to these numbers and excellent stats for the Belgian star, yesterday’s game witnessed a record for Manchester City as the team maintained its unbeaten record in the games played outside its stadium in the English Premier League for the 17th game on row, knowing that yesterday’s win is the fourteenth win against 3 draws in these matches alone.
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