It was another powerful attacking performance by Pep Guardiola's defending Premier League champions against a side who are 21st in the second tier.
"Create a good second league and you will see how many players make it to the Premier League".
Though last Thursday's victory was a huge night for City and their hopes of retaining the Premier League title, they have been distracted by cup competitions since.
The 19-year-old was highly rated by the club but has followed winger Jadon Sancho out of the Etihad after the England global left in the summer of 2017, going on to make a huge impact at Borussia Dortmund. David Silva, for example, was loaned to other before he became what he is right now, before he came us. 'They have gone their separate ways and everyone has their own plan in what they want to do, so fair play to them.
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"Always we try to put water on the grass but it's not necessary here". "If you want to stay, stay". We want to cut the field all the time for 10 years, so it's better conditions for both teams.
Goal line technology is also being used, a week after the Gills had a goal ruled out against Southend United which they felt had crossed the line. Phil chose to stay.
Elsewhere at Craven Cottage Premier League Fulham were upset by League Two Oldham Athletic.
As the English game begins to earn itself a reputation for letting its best talent leave without properly offering up decent first team opportunities, Guardiola said managers needed to have "more courage" in their younger players. It is hard to get in, but we all try our best. I never did [request long grass against Liverpool]. "Sometimes I'm really unfair with many, many players and when I made a decision to play him against Southampton he did really well and that's why he played against Liverpool".
"Going to Real Madrid is not a bad step in his career. I never made a phone call to say "do this to damage our opponents".