The Manchester City fans in the Transfer Tavern are hoping to make another huge step towards collecting silverware with a commanding victory over Bristol City this evening.
Pep Guardiola’s City side have played some of the most scintillating football the Premier League has ever seen so far this season, as their enormous lead at the top of the table suggests. But all of City’s positive displays so far will be forgotten about in the years to come if they don’t legitimise their plaudits by winning multiple trophies this season.
With that being said, there is no doubt that Guardiola and his City side are taking the Carabao cup very seriously this season. The Citizens delight after recording victory over Leicester City in the quarterfinals was there for all to see, but they will be hoping to avoid their third penalty shootout of the campaign when they face Lee Johnson’s Bristol City.
In the previous round, the Robins pulled off one of the shocks of the competition so far by scoring a late winner to send City’s bitter-rivals and current-holders Manchester United crashing out at the quarter-final stage.
Guardiola will be eager to remind his players about Bristol’s heroics in the last round in order to guard against complacency tonight.
However, City’s manager would be wise to rotate his squad and allow a couple of his key players to rest and save themselves for their huge clash with Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday.
With that being said, here are two City youngsters who will ensure City record victory over The Robins…