Manchester City's 3-0 victory over Sunderland brought joy for City's assistant manager, David Platt, who were pleased seeing that his players gave the perfect reaction after their poor Champions League tie against Borussia Dortmund in midweek.
Manchester City can't seem to have a little bit of rest as shortly after their tough Champions League tie against Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday, this Saturday the Citizens will already be facing another tricky test against Sunderland.
Borussia Dortmund were very close in getting home with all three points from their trip to Manchester on Wednesday, if not for a debatable last minute penalty kick which was executed perfectly by Mario Balotelli.
Manchester City earned a lucky draw and manager, Roberto Mancini, publicly thanked Joe Hart as his team's savior on the day as the keeper made plenty saves to deny Borussia Dortmund a victory at Manchester.
Arriving in a pretty large number to support their beloved club in their Champions League tie in Manchester on Wednesday, Borrusia Dortmund supporters showed a spirited support without making much trouble.
The Premier League champions are struggling on keeping up with the other clubs of Group D.
Borussia Dortmund came into the pitch with hopes of not only overcoming Manchester City but also wanted to prove what they are made of as they are stuck in what is considered to be the toughest Group of this Champions League.
Champions League match day two continues its fixtures this Wednesday and some interesting games are in store for football fans.
Premier League champion, Manchester City will host Bundesliga title holder, Borussia Dortmund and Roberto Mancini's men will be eager to pick up their first group win this season.
Manchester City will be facing a tough battle in the Champions League this midweek as they host Bundesliga champion, Borussia Dortmund. Preparing for that tie, City's manager, Roberto Mancini, once again stated the need for his defense to step up their game, starting from Wednesday.
Another busy weekend of football in store for Bundesliga fans as many interesting matches are set to entertain everyone. One of the most interesting tie would be Borussia Dortmund clash against Borussia Monchengladbach this Saturday.