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Kevin De Bruyne: We'll give it our all to reach Champions League final

Published 14/04/2016

Kevin De Bruyne fired Man City into the semi finals of the Champions League
Kevin De Bruyne fired Man City into the semi finals of the Champions League

Kevin De Bruyne has set his sights on the Champions League final after firing Manchester City past Paris St Germain into the last four for the first time.

De Bruyne settled a compelling quarter-final in City's favour, 3-2 on aggregate, with the only goal of Tuesday's second leg - after Sergio Aguero had missed a penalty - on an historic and raucous night at the Etihad Stadium.

The result will put City in some elite company when the draw for the semi-finals is made tomorrow but £54m signing De Bruyne insists there is more to come.

The Belgium forward said: "I think it is huge. Everybody has talked about the Champions League and to be in the semi-finals is a great achievement.

"But it is not done yet. We are looking forward to the semis. We are only two games away from the final. We will try to do everything to reach the final."

City went into the game holding the slight advantage of two away goals after last week's 2-2 draw at the Parc des Princes.

Aguero put his spot-kick wide in the 30th minute before De Bruyne broke the deadlock with a fine curling effort 14 minutes from time.

The former Chelsea man said: "I think it was a very good performance and we deserved to go through. I think the whole team had a good game.

"It feels very good. It was a very important goal and I think we controlled the game and thought we could score more.

"We put a lot of pressure on PSG and even after the missed penalty we played well. PSG didn't create a lot of chances."

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