Carabao Cup 2017/18: West Bromwich Albion 1-2 Manchester City: 5 Talking Points
The Hawthorn almost saw an upset on Wednesday evening as West Bromwich Albion went down two goals to one against Manchester City in the 3rd round of the Carabao (EFL) Cup.
Leroy Sane, however, came to the rescue, as Manchester City ensured safe passage to next round
The German's brace was the headline grabber of the night, as City made eight changes to the side that thrashed Watford 6-0 away from home, over the past weekend.
In a game in which both coaches have their own styles of play, the teams went toe to toe with each other and there were enough flashpoints in the match to make it worthy of a knockout clash.
Both teams wanted to stamp their authority on the game. Nevertheless, there was only one winner on the night and it was City, who took the laurels.
A feisty game which also saw Mike Jones, the referee, dish out 5 yellow cards, was indeed an entertaining tie. Here are some of the talking points from the highly entertaining knockout tie: