Manchester City made it two wins from two in their latest bid for Champions League glory as Kevin De Bruyne starred in a straightforward 3-0 win at Marseille on Tuesday.
Manchester City have had a number of injury problems already this campaign and Pep Guardiola believes that is down to the demands being placed on his side.
Pep Guardiola said that Kevin De Bruyne will miss Manchester City's weekend fixture against Arsenal as well as a few more games with injury.
England gained revenge for two defeats when the sides met at the 2018 World Cup, as Marcus Rashford's penalty and Mason Mount's deflected winner, earned all three points for the Three Lions.
Manchester-born playmaker Cole Palmer slotted into Pep Guardiola's midfield alongside Kevin De Bruyne and showed his creative abilities.
Kevin De Bruyne was nominated despite Manchester City finishing second to Liverpool domestically, and going out of the Champions League early.
While Manchester City equalled Aston Villa's record of winning 10 consecutive opening fixtures to a top-flight season, there is little doubt Liverpool remain the Premier League's preeminent force for now.
Against all expectations, Lyon who finished seventh in the curtailed French season, find themselves through to a Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich.
Pep Guardiola's Manchester City will take on Lyon in the quarterfinal of the Champions League on Saturday.
Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster admitted the Hornets' confidence is "crazy low" as they slipped into the relegation zone with one game of the Premier League season to go.
Manchester City's Kevin de Bruyne has admitted that the side knew it was impossible to catch Liverpool once Premier League resumed its suspended season.
Premier League clubs were presented with the "Project Restart" plans at a meeting on Friday and were told the remaining 92 matches of the 2019-2020 season must be played at neutral venues.
Kevin De Bruyne and his family felt ill for around two weeks, but the Belgian international did not find out whether or not it was the coronavirus.
Goals from Rodri and Kevin De Bruyne secured a 2-0 win for Manchester City.
Man Utd vs Man City: Manchester United face a huge task when the two sides meet again for the League Cup semi-final, second leg on January 29 (local time).
Man City beat Sheffield United 2-0 on Sunday thanks to second-half strikes from Sergio Aguero and Kevin de Bruyne.
Premier League: Man City blew a two-goal lead and had Ederson sent off in a dramatic 3-2 defeat at Wolves on Friday.
Leicester City arrived in Manchester on an 11-match unbeaten run, but were outclassed throughout despite taking the lead through Jamie Vardy.