Taylor Harwood-Bellis made his Manchester City debut alongside fellow youngster Eric Garcia as they beat Preston North End in the Carabao Cup.
Nicolas Otamendi is now Manchester City’s only fit senior central defender after Pep Guardiola revealed that John Stones has is out for up to six weeks.
Manchester City right back Kyle Walker may have some extra training at the City Football Academy to keep him busy during the international break after boss Pep Guardiola mentioned a tactical switch option with Aymeric Laporte out injured.
Sergio Aguero’s first half goal secured victory for a much-changed Manchester City side over Burton Albion as they qualified for the Carabao Cup Final on a freezing night in Staffordshire.
Kevin De Bruyne’s glorious first half strike was cancelled out by Marc Albrighton’s second half equaliser as Leicester City kept up with the Manchester City to take their Carabao Cup tie to penalties.