Manchester City Reaches Champions League Knockout Stage
Even with two group matches remaining, the Sky Blues are assured of bracket time in Europe.
A tricky Champions League visit to Sevilla turned into a relatively routine romp as Manchester City won, 1-3.
The Mancunians weren't considered to have had the easiest draw in this competition, but now they've confirmed their place in the Round of 16:
Now, this is how the Premiership's leaders are supposed to play.
It was Mr Money -- Raheem Sterling -- who netted the first goal in Spain:
Eat your hearts out, Liverpool.
Sterling was full service in this match. Dude not only scored but assisted. Value for dosh:
No rest for Sevilla's keeper. City keep hammering at it.
However, there was a slight glimmer of hope for Los Rojiblancos as Benoît Trémoulinas narrowed the margin:
Leaving a man free in the penalty box. Classic Premiership defending, that is.
But Wilfried Bony made sure City would grab all trois points:
That's that, then. Nothing left to do on the continent except tune up, wait for the bracket draw, and lace up the boots in February.