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However City inexplicably fell off the pace in the second half and came away with only a point after Doumbia dragged CSKA back in to the game and then Bebras Natcho converted a late penalty

Midway through the first half, Jesús Navas’s acrobatic effort from just outside the box took a huge deflection and left the Milan goalkeeper, Michael Agazzi, with no chance

The Frenchman netted 11 times for City last season, including decisive goals in their Capital One Cup final win over Sunderland and the opener in their final-day win over West Ham, which secured a second league title in three seasons

City face stiff competition from Chelsea and Manchester United for the 18-year-old but, with Gaël Clichy having lost his first-team berth and doubts about the defensive abilities of his replacement Aleksandar Kolarov, the Southampton defender represents an attractive, long-term investment

The 33-year-old Nigerian defender revealed he rejected a host of offers from other countries to join Norwich, thanks to manager Chris Hughton’s persuasive argument

After Sergio Aguero had put them ahead early in the first half, Yaya Toure doubled City’s advantage from the penalty spot immediately after the restart, after Danny Rose was red carded for bringing down Edin Dzeko

He scored six goals in seven matches – including one in Nigeria’s victory over Mexico in the final and four in one match against the same opposition in the group phase – and also provided seven assists

City goalkeeper, Joe Hart, was left with an ugly cut beneath his left eye after saving at the feet of Cameron Jerome in the first half and it was to mark the start of a frantic afternoon for the England man

Head Coach, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, was quoted by team’s spokesman, Ben Alaiya, as saying that he had to sanction the departure of the player after his father, James Iheanacho, personally put a call to him on Monday afternoon requesting the release of his son for the trip to England

Musa, whose goal against Man City was disqualified last week Wednesday, believes they can cancel out the 2-1 deficit and go on to the next stage of the competition

The Spaniard collected the ball on the left and skipped past Martin Demichelis before giving Joe Hart the eyes and smashing an effort off the angle of bar and post from the edge of the box as the Blues went in ahead at the break

A cross-field Rafinha pass found Ribery on the left flank and the Frenchman cut inside onto his right foot and rifled a low 25-yard effort past Joe Hart and into the bottom corner

Sergio Aguero volleyed home an acrobatic goal in the 16th minute, Yaya Toure doubled the lead in the 45th minute and Aguero scored his second goal in the 47th

Winning the FA Cup has already secured the Europa slot for the Lactics and would want to put the icing on this rare achievement to get a result away to Arsenal in their bid to escape relegation