We fell behind after 21 second when John McGinn scored - but the inspired Phil Foden equalised before Rodri's header proved to be the winner.
It means we now need eight points from our final five matches to be crowned champions once more.
And you can take a look back at the best of the action and relive the night from an alternative angle via the TECNO Match Recap above!
Carabao Cup final
We will have full coverage of Sunday's Carabao Cup final at Wembley right here on ManCity.com.
Live text updates will get under way in our Matchday Centre at 14:30, before our We're Not Really Here show starts at 15:25. Andy Morrison and Shaun Goater will join us in the studio, with Shaun Wright-Phillips reporting from Wembley.
And CITY+ subscribers can watch a full 90-minute replay from midnight.
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