City beat Arsenal 1-0 thanks to Raheem Sterling’s second-minute header to preserve its lead over Man United and Leicester, which both also won their respective matches. City’s last defeat in any competition? That 2-0 loss at Tottenham, 26 games ago.
The in-form German-Turkish midfielder, Ilkay Gundogan, named as the best league player for January, took his goal tally for the season to 13 by adding to Rodri’s 23rd-minute penalty at Etihad Stadium.
Pep Guardiola's men extend their winning run to 15 games in all competitions after they beat Swansea 3-1 in the FA CUP match.
The club said last week that striker Gabriel Jesus and defender Kyle Walker tested positive but manager Pep Guardiola refused to divulge the names of the other "three important players" who would not be available for Sunday's match.
Chelsea beat Leeds United 3-1 in front of 2,000 spectators at Stamford Bridge while Manchester United fought back from a goal down to win 3-1 at West Ham United.
Sergio Conceicao's side were on the defensive for long periods at the Estadio do Dragao, but a series of superb saves from Porto keeper Agustin Marchesin secured the point they needed to advance.
Manchester City Football Club had not conceded five goals in a home game since 2003 against Arsenal and it was the first time their boss Pep Guardiola saw a side he is managing concede five in what was his 686th game in the dugout.
Moussa Dembele scored twice for the French outsiders to seal a 3-1 win that sets up a meeting with Bayern Munich.
Zinedine Zidane had never lost a knockout tie in the Champions League as Real manager, having won his previous 12 encounters while winning the trophy three times, and City manager Pep Guardiola noted the significance of the victory.
A goal up after winning February's first leg, French side Lyon will face Manchester City at the final tournament in Lisbon after drawing 2-2 on aggregate and going through on away goals.
Seven months after leaving Pep Guardiola's side, Mikel Arteta outwitted his mentor to ensure his first season as Arsenal manager will end with an FA Cup final.
Jurgen Klopp admitted Manchester City are the one side capable of "smashing" his newly-crowned Premier League winners after Liverpool's first match since becoming English champions ended in a 4-0 thrashing at the Etihad.
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