City started their Champions League campaign off in the best possible fashion by beating Viktoria Plzen 3-0 in the opening Group D fixture.
Three goals in a blistering ten-minute spell just after half-time blew away the Czech champions with Edin Dzeko, Yaya Toure and Sergio Aguero all on target during an impressive European City debut for boss Manuel Pellegrini.
Perhaps ‘The Engineer’ really does have the magic touch in this competition!
The Champions League proved something of a thorn in the side of Roberto Mancini who twice saw his team fail to progress from difficult groups in the past two years.Read full match report
UEFA Champions League
As of: 17 September 2013, 10:23 PMView full league table
- Duration: 92 minutes
- Home possession: 40%
- Away possession: 60%
- Home: 1
- Away: 9
- Home: 6
- Away: 11
- Home: 8
- Away: 5