A crazier, more entertaining game of football you'd be hard-pressed to find as City beat AC Milan 5-3 in the opening game of the 2013 Audi Cup in Munich.
With the Blues racing into a 5-0 lead after 35 minutes courtesy of goals from David Silva, Micah Richards, Aleks Kolarov and a brace from Edin Dzeko, Milan then scored three in five minutes to complete a breathless first period.
With the temperatures soaring inside the impressive Allianz Arena and more than 52,000 fans in attendance, the scene was set for the Blues’ sternest pre-season test yet. Or so we imagined.
Manuel Pellegrini gave Stevan Jovetic his first start in a City shirt while experimenting with Javi Garcia in the back four after suggesting he had more than enough options to cover for the injured Matija Nastasic at his Tuesday Press conference.Read full match report