Danilo shared his delight at opening his account for the season away at Huddersfield to help Manchester City to a 3-0 win.
The Brazilian’s first-half strike set the tempo for the Blues 3-0 win at the John Smith’s Stadium to reduce the gap at the top of the table to four points
And he said he and his City team-mates were determined to not to slip up in the battle to retain their Premier League crown.
“I’m happy for sure to score. I’m very happy to help the team and we have to keep going that way to try and win the league,” said the Brazilian full-back via the club’s website.
“We are happy as we won the game it was not easy and we have to keep going that way.
“If we want to win the Premier League, we have to win every week – we have to do our job and at the end of the season we will see.”
— Premier League (@premierleague) January 20, 2019