Kevin De Bruyne knows Manchester City were the better team. Still, there will be no consolation in that as City were toppled by counter attacks and lost 2-0. KDB spoke about that and how City need to be sharper in front of goal.
Let’s see what he said-
“I think we played well but missed that cutting edge,” said De Bruyne.
“We kept to Tottenham to three or four chances - that’s quite good - but if you’re not sharp enough in front of goal, it’s tough.
“It’s been up and down for us with the players coming in and going out.
“It’s hard for players coming back from injury to be sharp straight away.
“We’re doing quite well in the first two thirds, but not as good in the last third but that will come.
“It’s been difficult finding consistency. We need to be a bit sharper, but as I say, hopefully that will come soon.”
“I don’t know the rules anymore, honestly,” he said.
“I thought if it was above the arm (top of sleeve) - it wasn’t handball. Everyone knows it hit him there, but honestly I don’t know the rules.
“But it will be analysed and referees will say it was a good decision.
“I’ve been playing professional football for 12 years and in the first nine years there were no rule changes and now there a lots.
“I don’t know why - football is a nice game.
“It’s been difficult. We had about seven days of pre-season. I played with national team after one training session.
“I came back Wednesday night from Belgium and couldn’t go to the club because we have to have Covid testing, so I couldn’t do any regeneration.”
Interesting words. Hits right on talking about the refs. Alas, we have to move on as the schedule demands it.