Pep Guardiola has warned against complacency, ahead of City's eagerly-awaited FA Cup trip to Newport, asserting the Exiles boast a physical advantage.
The Premier League Champions travel to Rodney Parade in the Fifth Round to face the League Two outfit, in one of the most intriguing ties of the weekend.
While the condition of the pitch has been a major talking point, Guardiola outlined other key areas in which he feels the home side pose a threat.
Asked how his side prepare to face unknown opposition, the Catalan boss replied: "When we play Premier League games, the players already know it.
"They didn’t know the players; now they know.
"They are good in set pieces, throw-ins, they use the channels to put balls into the box...
"We will suffer because they are taller and stronger than us. In some areas, they are better than us so we have to find ways to be stronger than them."
Watch part one of the manager's press conference in full above...