Jordy Hiwula was the four-goal hero as the Elite Development Squad returned to winning ways with a thrilling 6-0 win over Blackburn Rovers at Leigh Sports Village.
City were beaten for the first time in 12 games at under-21 level when they last took to the field in the league, losing in the last minute to Southampton at the Etihad Stadium a fortnight ago.
Daunting though it may have been to be back at the foot of the mountain they’d been scaling, City hoisted themselves vertical and took the first steps towards another potential invincible streak, putting in a performance laced with personality and perspiration.Read full match report
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