Edin Dzeko climbed off the substitutes’ bench to score twice in the last 14 minutes to give the Blues a dramatic 2-1 win at West Brom.
City had been a man down since the 23rd minute following James Milner’s controversial sending off and then went behind to a fortuitous Shane Long goal on 67 minutes.
But City were far from finished and deservedly fought their way back with Dzeko scoring just a minute after he came on as a 79th-minute sub with a superb glancing header and the brilliant Bosnian secured all three points with a breakaway goal after fine work by Sergio Aguero.
Match Highlights :WBA – Manchester City 1-2 (Long 67 / Dzeko 80, 90+2)
Edin Dzeko post-match reaction
Foster, Olsson, Ridgewell, McAuley, Tamas, Yacob, Morrison (Gera 71), Dorrans (Odemwingie 63), Mulumbu, Long (Lukaku 82), Fortune
Hart, Richards, Clichy, Lescott, Kompany, Milner, Barry (Dzeko 78), Y Toure, Nasri, Balotelli (Aguero 64), Tevez (Kolarov 83)
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