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His goal in the 70th minute brought City back ahead 2-1 over Everton, after being left earlier. Then eight minutes later, crossing her headlong into the penalty box by Sergio Aguero to ensure a 3-1 victory.
However, De Bruyne could not finish the game because in the final minutes of normal time, suddenly he fell clutching his right knee as he groaned in pain.
The match was stopped a few minutes and De Bruyne must exit the field with a stretcher. Sights unwanted City certainly remember that mean De Bruyne quite severe injury.
Things which confirmed directly by the City manager, Manuel Pellegrini, related knee injuries acquired De Bruyne. Nevertheless related injury levels De Bruyne, Pellegrini still have to wait for further examination.
"It is difficult to determine the injury. He is still with the doctor," Pellegrini said as quoted by Soccernet.
"It could be the medial ligament of his hit. Tomorrow we will have news about the development of the condition, but obviously the injury is quite bad," he continued.
"We'll see about De Bruyne tomorrow. It is difficult to know at this time. I am optimistic because it is not his cruciate ligament were hit," he concluded.
Since purchased from Wolfsburg with 54 million pounds, De Bruyne performed brilliantly with a notch 11 goals and 13 assists 30 times play throughout the event.(mrp / nds)