Manchester City and Belgian midfielder has broken another major record yesterday as Belgium thrashed Scotland 4-0 during the Euro 2020 qualifiers.
Kevin De Bruyne broke an European record yesterday after he became the first player to record a hat-trick of assists in a single UEFA Euro 2020 match as Belgium thrashed Scotland 4-0.
The Manchester City star took part in all four goals of the match, giving three assists and scoring one himself as he continued a strong start to the season.
The 28-year-old, currently leads the Premier League in assists with five from his opening four games of the new season.
De Bruyne is also the fastest player to reach 50 assists in the premier league after reaching 50 assists in a record 123 games, 18 games fewer than the previous holder Mesut Ozil.
Kevin De Bruyne – 123 games
Mesut Ozil – 141 games
Eric Cantona – 143 games
Dennis Bergkamp – 146 games
Cesc Fabregas – 165 games
David Silva – 166 games
David Beckham – 170 games
Thierry Henry – 174 games
DE BRUYNE SET TO BREAK ANOTHER RECORD
Kevin De Bruyne is set to break another EPL record if he records an assist against Norwich in their next game as Manchester City travel to Carrow Road.
Having recorded one assist in each of their matches so far this season, the Belgian has a chance to make history as the joint record player to provide an assist in five consecutive premier league games moving level with Thiery Henry.