City returned to Premier League action in perfect fashion as we fought back to record a vital 2-1 win at Villa Park to go 11 points clear at the top of the table.
Pep Guardiola's side had fallen behind to a 21st second goal from John McGinn.
An action-packed game then saw both sides reduced to 10-men.
John Stones was dismissed on the stroke of half-time for a late challenge on Jacob Ramsey after a lengthy VAR check.
Matty Cash then followed suit for the hosts in the second half for a rash tackle on Foden with City holding firm to record a 10th straight league win on the road.
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