Youngster Phil Foden, affectionately known as Stockport’s Iniesta, fired Manchester City into the Premier League’s top four for the first time this season.
Manchester United will host Liverpool in the tie of the fourth round of this season’s FA Cup which will be played later this month.
Bernardo Silva rediscovered the goalscoring touch which has deserted him in the current campaign for Manchester City.
Rare goals from John Stones and Fernandinho brought derby delight to Manchester City who became only the second team to reach four successive finals of the Carabao Cup.
Manchester City hit top form as they beat Chelsea with a first half trio of goals by Ilkay Gundogan, Phil Foden, and Kevin De Bruyne.