City capped their week-long trip to the United States with a 5-3
victory against Chelsea
in Rafael Benitez's final game in charge of the London club in New York.
In front of a 39,462 crowd at the Yankee Stadium, the Premier League
runners-up came out on top in a game which was high on entertainment and low
on defensive quality.
But with eye-catching goals from Samir Nasri and Edin Dzeko embellishing
City's win, the squad flew back to England having lifted the mood of the
club in the wake of Roberto Mancini's sacking as manager two weeks ago.
City had already made a success of their Stateside trip by gaining widespread
publicity for their move into the MLS with New York City FC prior to
Thursday's dramatic 4-3 victory against the Europa League winners in St