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Kevin De Bruyne Shines in Belgium Thrashing of Estonia

KDB can’t stop showing off!

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Kevin De Bruyne bagged an assist during Belgium’s 8-1 victory against Estonia. He provided Dries Mertens with a rolling ball across the edge of the box from a free-kick, and Mertens hammered it home in the 16th minute.

Mertens had a Man of the Match performance for the Red Devils, as he scored 2 goals and assisted twice on the day. Romelu Lukaku bagged 2 goals as well.

De Bruyne also created Lukaku’s first goal after wonderful play from the 10 slot. The City attacker managed to play all 90 minutes of the game, which seems to be a good sign for him to rejoin the starting 11 after being subbed on late during City’s match against Middlesbrough last week.

He has dealt with a hamstring injury since joining the club in 2015, but De Bruyne’s fitness is usually not in question. Pep Guardiola will likely feature De Bruyne as a central attacker in the next Premier League match against Crystal Palace.

Belgium is now 1st in their World Cup qualifying group with 12 points in 4 games, two points ahead of 2nd place Greece.