Having won the competition for four consecutive seasons between 2017/18 and 2020/21, Pep Guardiola's men were looking to kickstart another successful campaign.
It was all set to be a tough task against Graham Potter's Chelsea side featuring a number of international stars.
Could we get the victory that would take us to the last 16 of the competition?
CITY+ subscribers can find out via the full-match replay above...
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