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Man City ace De Bruyne: shouldn't be Belgium man of the match

Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne did not understand why he was awarded Man of the Match following Belgium's 1-0 win against Canada.

De Bruyne and Co. narrowly beat the Canadians in their World Cup opener in Group F on Wednesday.

It was a frustrating defeat for the Maple Leafs as they dominated the game game but failed to take advantage of a penalty as Alphonso Davies' effort from the spot was saved by Thibault Courtois.

In a postgame press conference, De Bruyne admitted: "We didn't play well enough as a team. I do not know why I won man of the match, maybe because of my name.

"Credit to Canada. We could not get through their press, we did not play a good game today, me included but we found a way to win."



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