It was a truly breathless encounter, with eight goals and 10 yellow cards as defenders desperately tried to stay afloat amid wave after wave of attacks.
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero's man of the match display against Monaco in focus
Manchester City goalkeeper Willy Caballero reacts to his penalty save in the win over Monaco
Social media highlights after our victory over Monaco.
Rumour has it that you could see sparks flying from the Etihad Stadium press box on Tuesday night as scribes wrote, rewrote, then rewrote again on an unprecedented night of twists and turns.
The England international scored the opening goal of a brilliant last 16 first leg encounter but then saw Monaco hit back to take a 3-2 lead early in the second half.
The Blues came from behind twice to take the lead and extended their lead to hand themselves a two-goal advantage to take to the second leg.