London: Belgian Midfielder Kevin De Bruyne's brace saw Manchester City thrash Hull 4-1 to reach the semifinals of the League Cup.
Manchester City's Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne (C) runs with the ball tracked by Hull City's English defender Isaac Hayden (R) during the English League Cup quarter-final football match between Manchester City and Hull City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northwest England. Pic/AFP
Wilfried Bony gave City an early lead, scoring the opener in the 12th minute of the match whereas Kelechi Iheanacho also chipped, turning Raheem Sterling's cross into the goal in the 80th minute.
Thereafter De Bruyne raced past the Hull defence to score twice in the 82nd and the 87th minute, thus leaving no chance for the opponents to make a comeback in the game, the Guardian reported.
Andrew Robertson dinked the Championship side's consolation in the dying moments of the game.