The Argentine produced an impressive reflex save to keep out Nolito's thunderous volley as the squad enjoyed a spot of shooting practice at the CFA.
Ilkay Gundogan previews City's EFL clash with Manchester United
The potential for rotation for the EFL Cup fourth round tie sparked debate about possible team line-ups, while there was plenty of pick-up on boss Pep Guardiola's backing for star striker Sergio Aguero.
That was exactly what happened this weekend when Fernandinho replied to a fan in Brazil and invited him to be his mascot during the game against Southampton.
Yaya Toure, Samir Nasri and Carlos Tevez and Dennis Tueart star in our round-up of League Cup classics.
The Brazilian agreed to join City from Palmeiras in the summer – but he won’t join up with his new team-mates until the Brazilian league season is finishes in December.
Manchester City stars of the present and the future got together today for a team photo with a difference!
Free tickets for City Family Day are available now for Middlesbrough.