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Kevin De Bruyne key to Manchester City chances against Everton

Published 14/10/2016

Statistics show Manchester City fare better with Kevin De Bruyne in the team
Statistics show Manchester City fare better with Kevin De Bruyne in the team

Manchester City fans will be hoping playmaker Kevin De Bruyne is fit to return from injury in Saturday's Premier League clash with Everton - and it is easy to see why. Since the Belgian joined the club in August 2015, statistics show City have fared much better in games where he has featured than when he has not. Here, Press Association Sport looks at the numbers:

MAN CITY PREMIER LEAGUE MATCHES IN WHICH DE BRUYNE HAS PLAYED

P 31

W 18 (58%)

D 8 (26%)

L 5 (16%)

MAN CITY PREMIER LEAGUE MATCHES IN WHICH DE BRUYNE HAS NOT PLAYED

P 10

W 3 (30%)

D 1 (10%)

L 6 (60%)

AVERAGE MAN CITY PREMIER GOALS SCORED WITH DE BRUYNE ON PITCH (PER 90 MINS): 2.06

AVERAGE MAN CITY PREMIER GOALS SCORED WITHOUT DE BRUYNE ON PITCH (PER 90 MINS): 1.27

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