Chelsea made me stronger - City star De Bruyne respectful after downing old club

Manchester City match-winner Kevin De Bruyne insisted revenge was not on his mind as he brilliantly undid Premier League champions Chelsea.

Pep Guardiola's City returned to the top of the table, above rivals Manchester United on goal difference, after De Bruyne rewarded the visitors' controlled dominance with a brilliant left-footed finish from 22 yards after 67 minutes at Stamford Bridge.

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