Watching Manchester City at the moment is a slightly curious business. Up front, they're all speed and vim, rapid passing matched with even more rapid running. A front five of Gabriel Jesus, Kevin De Bruyne, Raheem Sterling, David Silva and Leroy Sane is, to say the least, impressive. You know things are in decent shape when Sergio Aguero is a useful reserve and Kelechi Iheanacho, scorer of six goals in nine starts, can barely get a sniff.
But at the back it's a different story. Of the Premier League's...
Inter came away from an ugly game against Bologna at the Dall'Ara Stadium with a full haul, courtesy of super-sub Gabriel "Gabigol" Barbosa.
Just when football's equivalent of a hangover was set to peter out into a draw or potential upset, the 20-year-old's introduction had fans in raptures.
Words can barely describe how they will have felt on 81 minutes, when a flowing move aided by Ever Banega's clever feet found Danilo D'Ambrosio and the oft-criticized veteran squared it to "Gabigol" to fire...
Manchester City fans were quite rightly very impressed with the way their side performed in their 3-1 victory over Barcelona in the Champions League group stage in November, but the time has come for their team to prove that they have well and truly arrived on the European stage.
There have been moments in the past where it's felt like the club have clicked in the competition, only for them to fall apart under a little bit of pressure in later rounds.