Get the biggest City stories, analysis and transfer updates delivered straight to your inbox Scott Carson received some gentle stick from Manchester City players over his performance against Newcastle, as he joked that had Ederson played the 4-3 win would have finished as a goalless draw.
Carson, 35, was a surprise inclusion in the starting XI at Newcastle, making his debut after two seasons as City's third-choice goalkeeper.
With the Premier League title wrapped up, Pep Guardiola rotated his side again, and the result was some good attacking play but questionable defending in a seven-goal thriller. “The most important thing at the end of the day was the three points," Carson said. "It has kept the unbeaten away record going.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk