The Premier League champion wasled onto the pitch at Etihad Stadium by 102-year-old Vera Cohen and her sister, 97-year-old Olga Halon.
The hosts got number three two minutes into the second half.
"Sometimes he has to realise for himself, like a professional (what) he has to do - (I am) delighted for his performance".
The win takes them in the top-half and puts their objective for a European spot at the least on track thanks to Wilfred Zaha's first half effort. "The most important thing and the most important issue we have is to help them to grow". I believe in all the guys in my squad - Sane, for example, is only 22 and he realises why he hasn't played many minutes. Sometimes, for some players, it's that way [a slow start].More news: USA border agent charged in 2-week killing spree
"Consistent domestic success and further development in the Champions League will be our focus in 2018-19 and the seasons to come", he said. When he fell down, he felt something. "It feels that we are only halfway up our Everest", the billionaire said as he reflected on the past decade and, spelling out his vision for the future, declared that there was "much more to win".
"He could play but after 3-0, no risk".
David Silva reached a half-century of Premier League goals when he scored against Fulham - so look back at his best bits here. "It was never going to be an easy day for us".More news: Tropical cyclones Florence and Mangkhut pose threats - Philippines
"At the end, the result is completely fair".
Swiss star Granit Xhaka got the opener for Arsenal in the 49th minute and Mesut Ozil added the second for the Emirates dwellers in the 58 before Ciaran Clark pulled one back for the home-side in the 90th minute.
With that Barcelona team possessing arguably the greatest player to ever grace the game in Lionel Messi, and the outstanding midfield duo of the generation in Xaxi and Iniesta, it's hard to make a strong case for City playing against this side.More news: Vehicle driver plows into crowds in southeastern France, 2 wounded
"We didn't find our best level or our flawless level, and without this level at this place it is not easy to play football".
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