In addition to his stunning goal, the 26-year-old made 77 touches and achieved a 74 per cent pass completion rate with four dribbles.
De Bruyne hailed the victory as one of our 'best performances of the season'.
"We are here to win titles," he told CityTV. "We had a great start, it's still more than half (of the season to go) so it's still very difficult - we want to win every game and everybody who comes in is doing an incredible job."
Watch the video above to relive his Man of the Match display...