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over their team selection at Chelsea on Sunday.

City's success also came in the face of a difficult atmosphere. The stadium was not full but the home fans were highly vocal and it was little wonder the club were so pleased UEFA lifted the order to have the game played behind closed doors.

MANCHESTER City produced one of their best performances of the season to seize the advantage in their Champions League last-16 tie with a superb 3-1 win at Dynamo Kiev.

First-half goals from Sergio Aguero and David Silva put City in control at the Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex before Yaya Toure made sure after a Vitaliy Buyalskiy reply.

Buyalskiy's effort just before the hour threatened to make life diffi-cult for City as a side playing their first competitive match since December woke up.

But Toure made amends for missing an earlier chance with a fine curling finish in the last minute to put City in sight of the quarter-finals for the first time.

City's whole-hearted performance, amid snow flurries on a cold night, made light of their recent poor form and the controversy

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Date:Feb 25, 2016
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