Kevin de Bruyne says 20 wins are nothing without trophies

Pep Guardiola makes promise to Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri by SMS – report

Shakhtar Donetsk advanced to the knockout stage of the Champions League with a 2-1 victory over Manchester City on Wednesday, ending the English club's unbeaten record in all competitions this season.

De Bruyne says Manchester City will not sit back and play on the counter like Jose Mourinho does in big games for United.

And the City chief now hopes his side will recover quickly ahead this weekend's huge Premier League derby against Manchester United.

It was City's first competitive loss since being beaten by Arsenal in an FA Cup semifinal in April.

Guardiola told reporters on Tuesday that Silva is doubt for Sunday's Manchester derby against United, but refused to specify the midfielder's problem, simply describing the issue as "something". "The gap between them and the rest is big at the moment, but the Premier League is hard and hopefully they are big contenders for the title".

Mourinho's first season at Real Madrid in 2010-11 culminated in an infamously spiky series of matches against Guardiola's Barcelona, who would have the last laugh by claiming a La Liga and Champions League double.

First-half goals from Brazilian pair Bernard and Ismaily stunned Pep Guardiola's side on a freezing night at the Metalist Stadium in Kharkiv, with Sergio Aguero's injury-time penalty too late to affect the outcome. I think it's going to be a spectacle.

A grim 0-0 draw left both teams locked in a battle for fourth place as Antonio Conte's Chelsea streaked towards glory.

Recent results, however, give United reason for optimism.

"If City were to win this, are they uncatchable?"

Angelo Ogbonna's opener for West Ham came directly from a corner, as did the goal that City conceded against Huddersfield last week, while Southampton troubled them from set pieces during the week.

Gabriel Jesus also spoke on a next weekend's derby match against United, which he expects to be different: "It will be a good game, a great game, great players, great players".

David Silva runs off in celebration after scoring the victor yesterday.

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