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Three things we learnt from Man City’s 4-0 victory over Borussia Monchengladbach

All eyes were on the Etihad Stadium last night as Manchester City attempted to carry their scintillating start to the season under Pep Guardiola into the Champions League as they faced Borussia Monchengladbach.

The fixture was originally scheduled for Tuesday evening but, with the typically erratic Manchester weather rendering the pitch a virtual swamp, the match officials were given no other option but to postpone the game and rearrange it for 24 hours later.

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Despite the inconvenience caused for the German club’s supporters, most of whom would have had return flights booked for the Wednesday, they still turned up in their numbers to cheer on their side. Sadly, their loyalty was not rewarded as Andre Schubert’s side were convincingly swept aside by City, who continue their 100 per cent record under their new manager.

The 4-0 scoreline was matched by yet another impressive performance from a City side that appear to be buying into Guardiola’s ideas much quicker than many had expected.

Here are three things we learnt from the game…

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