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Man City 6-1 Wycombe: Player ratings as Foden & Mahrez inspire cup comeback

Manchester City prevented a possible scare towards Wycombe Wanderers within the Carabao Cup on Tuesday night time, coming from behind to beat the League One membership 6-1 on the Etihad Stadium.

Pep Guardiola had named a combined City XI to start out the sport, resting most of his ordinary starters and handing very important minutes to the likes of Kevin De Bruyne and Phil Foden after latest damage absences. But the again 4 was utterly unrecognisable, that includes 4 18-year-olds.

An completely dominant City have received this competitors in every of the final 4 seasons, though Brandon Hanlan gave Wycombe a shock early lead simply 22 minutes into the competition.

The holders and reigning Premier League champions managed to get again onto stage phrases not lengthy after when Foden fed De Bruyne, with City’s high quality ultimately shining via.

Riyad Mahrez put City forward within the closing phases of the primary half, earlier than turning supplier for Foden to increase the result in 3-1. The England worldwide later received his second help of the match when he teed up Ferran Torres, whereas Mahrez added a fifth aim within the closing phases.

19-year-old Cole Palmer rounded off the scoring together with his first senior aim for City.

Finley Burns was amongst 4 18-year-old defenders who began for Man City / PAUL ELLIS/Getty Images

Zack Steffen (GK) – 6/10 – Will be dissatisfied to not have gotten a clear sheet.

Conrad Egan-Riley (RB) 7/10: Rarely gave the ball away.

Finley Burns (CB) – 6/10 – Coped effectively in probably tough circumstances.

Luke Mbete (CB) – 6/10 – Came away with an help proper on the finish.

Joshua Wilson-Esbrand (LB) – 6/10 – Fared effectively in his 72 minutes.

Kevin De Bruyne captained a younger Man City facet / Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Kevin De Bruyne (CM) – 7/10 – Got necessary minutes underneath his belt and led effectively. Scored the primary aim that received City into their stride.

Romeo Lavia (CM) – 6/10 – Booked within the first half.

Phil Foden (CM) – 8/10 – Two assists and a aim was a tremendous option to mark his first begin of the season.

Ferran Torres scored once more / Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Riyad Mahrez (RW) – 8/10 – Scored within the closing phases of every half and bagged an help.

Ferran Torres (ST) – 7/10 – Got his third aim of the season and was substituted nearly instantly afterwards with the job carried out.

Raheem Sterling (LW) – 7/10 – Provided an help and had possibilities of his personal, however didn’t rating.

Cole Palmer scored off the bench / Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Cole Palmer (ST) – 7/10 – A primary senior aim made this an evening to recollect for {the teenager}.

James Mcatee (LB) – 6/10 – Slotted in on the again for the ultimate 20 minutes.

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