Carlos Tevez inspires City to a 2-0 away win at Wigan Athletic. Tevez opens the scoring on 43 minutes and the Argentine sets up Yaya Toure’s first goal for City on 73 minutes to seal three points against Roberto Martinez’s side.
City manager John Bond’s son Kevin makes his City debut away to Birmingham but ends up on the losing side as City are soundly beaten 3-0 at St Andrew’s – a first defeat of the season and a morale-sapping loss at that.
City suffer a surprise Champions League group stage loss to Lyon at the Etihad. The French side take a 2-0 lead into the break thanks to goals from Maxwel Cornet and Nabil Fekir but despite a Bernardo Silva strike midway through the second half, Lyon hold out for a valuable 2-1 win.
Kevin Keegan’s City are on the wrong end of a seven-goal thriller away to Coventry. In the battle of the Sky Blues, the hosts are pegged by three times by City with Ali Benarbia, Kevin Horlock and Danny Granville all on the scoresheet at Highfield Road before the hosts grab a late winner to seal a 4-3 win.