After having spent most of the last few weeks spread around the globe on international duty, the squad honed preparations ahead of the resumption of Premier League action.
And one of the drills at the CFA saw Pep Guardiola's side embark on a fun filled bucket challenge with the focus on one-touch skills with the lads spilt into sides of five.
Under the watchful eye of the boss, the players also went through some sharp shooting practice ahead of the Etihad clash with Rafa Benitez's side.
Which side came out on top in the bucket challenge and how did the players fare taking on our goalkeepers?
Play the video above to find out…