Pep Guardiola’s side had already won the Premier League courtesy of Arsenal’s defeat at Nottingham Forest the previous night.
But the boss will have wanted to send Etihad fans home happy with three points.
Guardiola made nine changes to his side as he looked to rest some of the players who have gone to the well time and time again in search of top-flight glory.
That, in itself, offered a chance for others to star against the Blues.
The sun was shining down brightly on Manchester on a glorious afternoon in front of 53,490 fans.
But how would it all play out at the Etihad?
Play the video to find out...
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